Microsoft Project Course: Managing Projects, Sydney Campus, Room to be advised, Monday, 09. December 2019

Make managing your projects easy with our Microsoft Project courses in Project helps you get started quickly and execute projects with ease. Learn Microsoft Project with our Microsoft Project courses in Sydney - short courses open to your productivity in planning and scheduling as you discover the project management capabilities and features of Microsoft Project. This Microsoft Project course is designed to kick-start people using Microsoft Project to schedule their project. The focus is on modelling and managing one project well in Microsoft Project, including the development of a schedule, the assignment of resources, estimation, tracking progress and producing reports.The course reviews the scheduling process in line with the latest edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and helps users improve their project management skills while using the software to manage project project management course is delivered by experienced, actively practising senior project managers who are registered education providers for the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The PMI Registered Education Provider designation is the highest mark of excellence in project management training. Registered Education Providers are organisations approved by PMI to offer project management training and must meet or exceed PMI’s rigorous quality standards and course is delivered by Project Managers Network Pty Ltd, a Registered Education Provider (#1467) for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Project Managers Network Pty Ltd are approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for this course. PMI, the PMI logo, PMP, CAPM, PMBOK, PMI Talent Triangle and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are the registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Learning OutcomesThis Microsoft Project course will assist project managers and team members improve their productivity by learning the major features and capabilities of Microsoft Project, and developing hands-on skills in analysing project data with the software.At the completion of this Microsoft Project course you should be able to:Understand and use project management terminology and its basic principlesDevelop a project plan (schedule) incorporating tasks and task relationshipsCreate and assign project resources, including people, facilities, equipment and materialsIdentify and resolve over-allocated project resourcesDisplay and edit their project in a variety of viewsUpdate project progressManage and report project costs and progressExtract data and copy project data to other Office productsShare resources between projectsView merged or related projects in a portfolio viewCustomise the tables, views, reports and toolbars used in the software to suit their needs and the needs of their organisationCourse DesignThe instructor will use a variety of interactive methods during the course, including:Short presentations supplemented by online exercises in each feature of the study evening downloads and web links.The documentation provided gives detailed technical information about the package – its windows, menus, options and capabilities – clarifying the details while users develop practical skills on specific features. Many sample projects are provided to allow hands on exploration of each topic and feature of the ContentThis Microsoft Project course will cover the following content:Brief introduction to Project ManagementOverview of Project Management and the Planning the Scope of the Project and the the Project Project Project of a scheduling tool like Microsoft Microsoft ProjectThe components of Microsoft Project’s interface and its and using components of the Microsoft Project ribbon, built in tables and views, including the View started – defining Project Information, data entry, setting the project start date, linking : project specific options and generic options; removing undesirable options such as manual scheduling and Effort Driven the project in Microsoft Project – The Work Breakdown Structure and task dependenciesPurpose of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) - defining deliverables, tasks and their logical relationships; outlining in Microsoft types: Fixed Duration, Fixed units and Fixed Work; recurring durations or work (effort).Contingencies in dependencies/relationships, the Network view and the Critical Task Relationships, Project and assigning resourcesDifferent types of resources: part-time, full-time, machines, material resources, personnel.The project calendar – base calendar and resource calendars; creating and assigning a and Assigning Resources – full-time, part-time and intermittent assignments; single and multiple and levelling workloads; resource sheets and resource views; limitations of automated with project costsTypes of cost: fixed costs and variable costs (period cost, per unit cost, per use cost).How to model each type of cost in Microsoft Project – labour and facilities, materials and lump sum (firm fixed price costs).Using cost rate tables for rate escalation and multiple rates per the project/troubleshootingResolving time restrictions and setting work-hour Resource Conflicts.“What if?” project dataObjects: views, tables, filters, calendars and Project drawing and filtering dataSorting Project Project Custom the baseline planCreating a Baseline a Baseline a project progressModifying the environment for data for Completed Actual data for Tasks in the schedule of future the Microsoft Project EnvironmentWorking with with Toolbars and with Global the Organiser features: Resource pools, multiple projects and automationWorking with a Resource with Sub-projects and Master macros – automating commands and tool bar AudienceManaging Projects with Microsoft Project is a course designed for participants who are occasional or regular users of scheduling software. It is suitable for:Project managers or senior team leaders in any industry (engineering, IT, finance, manufacturing or business change management) with responsibility for establishing project plans and scheduling resources for business or technical team members with responsibility for contributing components to a larger project plans, such as task lists and work of other Microsoft Office products who require an understanding of this software package to analyse reports and data extracted from Microsoft StyleThis Microsoft Project course is presented as a practical, instructor-led computer-based course in a Microsoft Windows environment. In this Microsoft Project course you’ll have dedicated access to a computer exclusively for your use so you can follow instructor training and work through examples in an application-focused teaching PrerequisitesThis Microsoft Project course assumes little or no knowledge of Microsoft Project. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of project management methodology. You should be familiar with the basic functions of a computer operating system. This includes navigating the environment using a mouse and keyboard, starting applications, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, creating folders, opening and saving files, familiarity with the accessing the Internet and use of common web browsers. If you do not have these skills, we recommend attending the Basic Computer Skills Course before attempting this MaterialsEach participant will receive:A complete set of sample files, templates and project reference work solution files for case study exercises.A certificate of attendance confirming PDUs (contact hours) DatesAdditional instances of this course may be available and published on our website. See Microsoft Project Course: Managing Projects for more information, or to join the waiting list and be advised when we schedule event is comprised of multiple sessions. Registered participants are expected to attend all scheduled times.Mon 9 Dec 2019 9:00AM - 4:30PMRoom to be advised, Sydney CampusTue 10 Dec 2019 9:00AM - 4:30PMRoom to be advised, Sydney Campus

Microsoft Project Course: Managing Projects

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