About the course:
Microsoft Project is the standard-bearing tool to help project managers track all the vitals of their projects: tasks, resources, schedule, and cost. With the 2013 version of Project, Microsoft introduces several new features and improves existing ones. In this course, users will be guided through techniques that allow project managers to quickly get up to speed on this powerful toolkit.
With the high-quality, best practice information from the experienced trainers, you will be able to save lots of time in the future and you will quickly gain confidence in MS Project.
Who for/Required Level: Project Managers who understand the principles of project management or who have successfully completed a training program on project management basics who now want to learn to manage projects with a software tool. You should be proficient in the use of other Windows-based software before coming to this course.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Expand your ability to access the project initiating, planning, executing, monitor & control, close capabilities of Microsoft Project
See each tool, technique, capability of the program demonstrated—and perform it yourself with your trainer’s help
Practice using Microsoft Project on real-life process improvement, IT systems and product development projects
Enhance your ability to continuously monitor and control your project using baselines, Earned Value Method as a dynamic schedule
Develop and create templates you can customize and use immediately accordingly
Return to work with a real job aid and sample project cases
Develop an integrated project plan including realistic scope, schedules, budgets and communication and risks components