Course Details

MS Project Training will provide an introduction to the basics of the Microsoft Project 2013 application. The course will also provide an overview of the project plan, tasks, and resources. Additionally, the course provides information on tracking project progress and advanced task scheduling. An outline on reporting, troubleshooting, and customizing views will be provided by the course. You will also get information on sharing project information, resource pooling and consolidation, along with an update on new features in the Microsoft® Project 2013 application.

MS Project Training Course Overview

Introduction to Microsoft Project

Overview of project management concepts that apply to Microsoft Project, Introducing the Microsoft Project interface, Customizing the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar

Creating a New Project Plan

Building a project plan Producing a work breakdown structure (WBS), Entering tasks, summary tasks and milestones, Estimating and entering task duration, Establishing relationships between tasks, Working with different types of dependencies, Adjusting the project schedule to target specific dates

Scheduling essentials Leveraging manual and automatic scheduling, Conceptualizing and identifying the critical path, Analyzing and managing the schedule

Optimizing the project plan Implementing lag and lead, Applying deadline dates to the project plan, Setting, locating and removing task constraints, Managing master and subprojects

Controlling Your Project Plan

Configuring calendars Creating new and updating existing calendars, Analyzing the relationship between project, task and resource calendars, Changing default calendar options

Applying calendars to projects, tasks and resources Assigning calendars appropriately, Updating your project plan due to calendar changes

Sharing project calendars Saving calendar changes to the Global template, Sharing and organizing calendars

Keeping Your Project on Track

Preparing for tracking Validating the project plan, Establishing the baseline

Tracking task progress Identifying key steps in the tracking process, Updating the project plan with tracking data, Analyzing variance against the project plan, Creating graphical status indicators

Troubleshooting schedule problems Reviewing project task updates for timeline problems, Resolving issues with the project schedule

Managing Project Resources and Assignments

Creating and assigning resources Defining work, material and cost resources, Assigning resources to tasks, Utilizing budget resources, Configuring resource pools

Managing and tracking resource assignments Troubleshooting resource assignments, Investigating and resolving resource overallocations, Tracking assignment progress, Leveraging the Usage views to manage assignments

Analyzing Project Data and Preparing Reports

Identifying communication needs Defining stakeholder groups, Identifying project communication requirements

Creating reports Examining basic and dynamic report types, Designing dashboard indicator reports, Building custom tables, filters and reports, Creating Visual Report templates, Automating reporting tasks via macros

Interacting with other applications Sharing data using the Timeline view, Overview of collaboration features, Employing import and export maps

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Average MS Project Salary in USA is increasing and is much better than other products.

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