Introduction to the Project Management – MS Project

  • The new features of MS Project 2016
  • Reports
  • Task Path
  • Redesigned Backstage view
  • Support for touch input
  • Fluent UI
  • Team Planner
  • Guided tour of the MS Project 2013 Interface
  • Manual scheduling
  • Placeholder tasks
  • Inactive tasks
  • Top-down summary
  • Compare projects
  • Timeline
  • Enhanced copy and paste
  • Find commonly used commands quickly
  • The view slider

Introduction to the MS Project

  • Introduction to the various tool bars and their use
  • Create New Project
  • Set Non-Working Days
  • Set Project Options
  • Set the Project Calendar

Defining Task

  • Creating Work Breakdown structures
  • Setting Up a Task
  • Set up a recurring Task
  • Importing Tasks
  • Insert and Delete Tasks
  • Enter repeating information in multiple tasks at once
  • Enter Task Notes
  • Link URL to a task
  • Estimate Duration
  • Set Elapsed Time
  • Define Summary Task
  • Indenting and Outdenting tasks to n levels under Summary task
  • Setting up using Milestones / why Milestones are useful
  • Organizing Phases
  • Define Task Relationship
  • Linking Tasks
  • Lag and Lead Time

Defining Resources

  • Setting Up People
  • Adjusting Availability
  • Setting Up Equipment
  • Setting Up Material
  • Entering Pay Rates
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Adjusting individual Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Viewing Overallocations
  • Resolve Overallocations by levelling
  • View Levelling delay
  • Assigning Material Resources
  • Setting Constraints
  • The Critical Path
  • Change Calendar for Tasks
  • Delete a Calendar
  • Change Timeline

Defining Baseline & Tracking Project Progress

  • Linking Summary Tasks
  • Importance of linking Summary Task
  • Saving a Baseline
  • Tracking Project Schedule
  • Entering a Completion Percentage
  • Entering Actual Completion Values
  • Updating the Baseline
  • Switching baselines
  • Check Project Duration
  • Interrupting Work (Split Task)

Formatting Project Details

  • Sorting Project Details
  • Grouping Project Details
  • Filtering Project Details
  • Customizing Tables
  • Customizing Views
  • Setting up and formatting the timeline

Working with Multiple Projects

  • Sharing Resources across Projects
  • Setting up resource pool in a pool file
  • Picking up resources in multiple projects from the pool file

Printing, Review & Reporting

  • Project Views
  • Generating Reports
  • Printing Views
  • Printing Reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customized Reports
  • Print Page Setup from the print preview option
  • Show View Bar
  • View Calendar
  • View Gantt Chart
  • View Network Diagram
  • View Task Usage
  • View Tracking Gantt
  • View Resource Sheet
  • View Resource Usage
  • View Hide Task Outline Numbers
  • Insert (View) Hide Various Information Columns
  • Expand Contract the timeline view on the right
  • View More Views

35-hour course

From the course
  • Learn to define and describe common terminology, manage projects faster while using fewer resources
  • Avoid common mistakes in managing projects and learn the many tricks of the trade
  • Apply International Project Management Standards from PMI® (the PMBOK® Guide) to real-world situations
  • Study PMBOK® Guides Five Process Groups, Ten Knowledge Areas, And The Area Of Professional and Social Responsibility
  • Gain skills needed to pass the PMI®s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam
  • Prepare for PMP /CAPM exams and master test-taking techniques
  • Learn PMBOK® Guide terms, definitions, and processes
  • Practice styles and types of questions modelled on PMP/CAPM exams
From the course
  • 35 PDUs Certificate
  • 8 Full-Length Mock Exams featuring 1200 practice questions
  • Knowledge Area Questionnaire featuring 400 questions on the 10 Knowledge Areas
  • PMP Exam Blue print (PMP Exam Application steps and procedure)
  • PMP Math Formula with examples
  • PMP Exam Tips and Techniques
  • Ready to use Free Project Management Templates
  • Downloadable Courseware e-book (please carry laptop/tablet to refer during class)
  • PMP Exam Application assistance (Assistance with PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, & PMI® Application procedure)
  • End-to-end support via phone, mail, and chat

PMP, PMI, PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.