This Microsoft Project course teaches project managers how to create, manage, report on and track projects and resources in the Microsoft Project environment. We cover a wide range of modules and topics including managing tasks and assignments, generating reports as well as tracking your projects. Students learn how to create and organize a task list, create dependencies, shape the schedule, as well as create and assign resources. Students also learn about resolving resource overallocations, tracking and reporting on projects.This course covers both basic and advanced topics relating to this powerful project management desktop application. We help our students with getting up to speed and being productive with Project.

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Introduction: Project

Module 1: Exploring Project & Learning What’s New

1.1: Navigating Project
1.2: Working with Views
1.3: The Backstage
1.4: Getting Help

Module 2: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

2.1: Creating a new project
2.2: Enter tasks and durations
2.3: Creating recurring tasks

Module 3: Modifying and Organizing a Task List

3.1: Inserting, moving and deleting tasks
3.2: Outlining tasks
3.3: Understand the WBS

Module 4: Shaping a Schedule

4.1: Linking and unlinking tasks
4.2: Displaying the Critical Path

Module 5: Modifying Task dependencies

5.1: Working with task dependencies
5.2: Using lag and lead time
5.3: Setting lag and lead as a percentage

Module 6: Working with Calendars

6.1: Working with the project base calendar
6.2: Creating new calendars

Module 7: Using Project Resources

7.1: Managing resources
7.2: Making initial assignments
7.3: Using the Cost resource type
7.4 Using the budget feature with the cost resource type

Module 8: Entering Project Costs

8.1: Enter and manage resource rates
8.2: Working with resource rate tables
8.3: Working with fixed costs

Module 9: Task Type Settings

9.1: Working with Fixed Units and the default task type
9.2: Working with Fixed Duration
9.3: Using the Fixed Work task type setting
9.4: Learn about variable unit assignments

Module 10: Understanding Contours and Assignments

10.1: Contour types and options
10.2: Manually adjust work distribution

Module 11: Resolving Resource Conflicts

11.1: Discovering over and under allocations
11.2: Leveling and resolving overrallocations

Module 12: Setting Constraints and Deadlines

12.1: Learn about the default constraint in Project
12.2: Apply different flexible and inflexible constraints
12.3: Set Deadlines

Module 13: Tracking Project Progress

13.1: Understanding and setting the project baseline
13.2: Marking tasks complete understanding other tracking methods
13.3: Compare Actual to Baseline task information

Module 14: Grouping & Filtering in Project

14.1: Use groups, filters and highlighting to focus on content areas
14.2: Create and manage new filters and groups

Module 15: Reporting in Project

15.1: Use built-in dashboard reports to graphically display project information
15.2: Working with Visual Reports
15.3: Customizing dashboard reports

Module 16: Customizing the Project Environment

16.1: Modifying the Gantt Chart and Gantt Bars
16.2: Enhancing the Gantt Chart area
16.3: Customize the Ribbon
16.4: Customizing and exporting Quick Access toolbar and Ribbon

 
 

On your schedule...In the Cloud

Our On Demand learning portal allows our students to learn at their own pace, on their schedule and with the support from our instructors. Students get access to a wide range of learning content and can attend our on going live sessions. Whats included:

Tutorials

Easy to follow online tutorials allow you to quickly find step by step guidance.

 

Videos

Video demonstrations and lectures help explain topics and concepts.

 

Content Libraries

A rich library of templates, exercise files, and other supporting content available for download.
 

Interactive Guides

Online interactive guides make it easy to get access to the information you need.
 

Knowledge Checks

Test your knowledge with our knowledge checks.

 

Live Sessions

Join one of our live sessions or schedule some time with one of our instructors.

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FAQ's

  • What is the difference between On Demand and Virtual Classroom?
    • On demand is learn at your own pace on your schedule while virtual classroom is instructor-led at set time and dates.
  • With On Demand, do I have access 24/7?
    • Yes, you can login and work with the material and labs anytime you like.
  • Do I need any special software?
    • A browser and an Internet connection is all you need.
  • For Virtual Classroom, is it taught by a live instructor?
    • Yes
  • Are the courses monitored by experts?
    • Yes, we only work with subject matter experts with many years of consulting and training.
  • Can I ask follow up questions with the Instructor?
    • Yes, that's why we are here.
  • How long do I have access after I sign up?
    • Most courses are 90 days but some of the bundles are one year.
  • Can I take both On Demand and attend a Virtual Classroom session for a discount?
    • Yes, just talk to one of our COD representatives and they can provide bundle discounts and pricing.
  • How long does it take after I sign up?
    • Usually within 24 hrs or less.
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