Introductory/Intermediate Microsoft Project training

Archway Computer Training
In Ferndown

£ 201-500
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Important information

Typology Short course
Location Ferndown
Duration 2 Days
Start Different dates available
  • Short course
  • Ferndown
  • Duration:
    2 Days
  • Start:
    Different dates available

We provide Microsoft Project training at your site. You can opt for either a 1 or 2 day course. If you opt for the two day course, we will spend time on the second day producing a project plan for use within your organisation, thus making the training extremely relevant.

Ask for more information through Emagister's website and an assessor will get in touch with you in order to answer your questions.


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Ferndown, BH22 0JN, Dorset, England
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Starts Different dates available
Ferndown, BH22 0JN, Dorset, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to create a project plan using Microsoft Project, and check the progress of a project. They will be able to: Create a task schedule Link the tasks in the schedule Understand the critical path Assign resources to tasks Add costs to tasks and resources Create and modify task and resource calendars Analyse and manage overall locations of resources Track progress Use views, tables, filters and reports Pool resources

· Who is it intended for?

This course aims to give delegates a practical understanding of the ways in which Microsoft Project can help them in project management tasks.

· Requirements

Familiarity with the Windows environment.

· How much is the course?

We usually train at client site where we can tailor the training. Costs for a day's training at your site: 1 to 1 £325 + VAT 2 to 4 people - £495 + VAT 5 to 8 people - £695 + VAT


Tracey Quick
What I would highlight It was helpful being in a small group and Janet made sure we were following and understanding the information presented.

What could be improved Nothing bad.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

What you'll learn on the course

Microsoft Project
IT Project Management
critical path
Track progress
Pool resources
Project Management
MS Project
Status Bar
Information Bar
Project Proposal
Project Control
Screen Layout

Course programme

Course modules:

  • Introduction to Project
  • Projects and Project Management
  • What is Microsoft Project?
  • The Stages of a Project
  • Opening Microsoft Project
  • The Screen Layout and Basic Editing
  • The MS Project Window
  • The Ribbons
  • The Status Bar
  • Shortcut Menus
  • The Information Bar
  • Getting Help
  • Planning Templates and Wizards
  • Organiser
  • Task Views
  • Resource Views
  • Creating a Project
  • Auto vs Manual Scheduling
  • The Project Information Dialog Box
  • File Properties
  • Calendars
  • Saving a Project
  • Exiting a Project
  • Tasks
  • Entering Tasks
  • Task Duration
  • Creating Recurring Tasks
  • Inserting New Tasks into the Schedule
  • Moving Tasks within the Schedule
  • Deleting a Task from the Schedule
  • Creating an Outline for the Schedule
  • Using the Task Information Dialog Box
  • Types of Task Relationships
  • Specifying Leads and Lags
  • Creating Task Relationships
  • Adding Lag or Lead Time to a Relationship
  • Removing Task Relationships
  • Editing Task Relationships
  • Task Constraints
  • The Critical Path
  • Defining a Critical Path
  • Slack
  • Customising the Gantt Chart
  • Views, Tables and Filters
  • Using Built In Views
  • Applying Filters to Views
  • Varying the Information in Sheet or Form View
  • Assigning Resources
  • What are Resources?
  • How Resources are used within Microsoft Project
  • Creating a Resource List
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Removing Resources from Tasks
  • Calculating Task Duration
  • Reassigning Resources
  • Adding New Resources
  • Adding Costs to Tasks and Resources
  • Resource Rates
  • Controlling Accrued
  • Adding Fixed Costs
  • Calendars
  • Changing the Working Time
  • Task Calendars
  • Resource Calendars
  • Resource Leveling
  • Analysing and Managing Overallocations
  • The Project Leveler
  • Using Overtime
  • Tracking Progress
  • Saving the Baseline
  • The Tracking Toolbar
  • Updating Tasks and Projects
  • Analysing Change
  • Reports
  • Print Preview
  • Page Setup
  • Project Reports
  • Saving Reports as Templates for future use
  • Resource Pooling
  • Consolidating Subprojects
  • Linking Tasks without Consolidating
  • Resource Sharing

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