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Basic Microsoft Project 2013 Course

MSPB026

Description

This beginner/intermediate course teaches participants the basics of the Microsoft Project project management software using a few simple and integrated exercises.

Topics covered

  • Project management notions: concept and terminology of project management; the role played by Microsoft Project in project management
  • Presentation of Microsoft Project: software start-up; overview of screens, menus and dialogue boxes, project screens
  • New look and feel of MS Project: concept and use of the new intuitive interface (ribbon), chronology and backstage
  • Project creation: project initiation, project calendar, work breakdown structure (WBS), creation of a project plan, manual planning, interface customization, report generator, creating views and filters and sorting and grouping functionalities
  • Resource and cost management: entering resources, resource calendar, assigning resources, detecting and resolving user conflicts, repetitive tasks, cost information, work and cost visualization (analysis and budget), critical path, project progress monitoring methods


Content

Experience a very hands-on course designed for beginners/intermediates interested in learning how to use the Microsoft Project project management software. 


The course is based on the project management best practices recommended by the Project Management Institute (PMI).


Objectives

  • Use project management concepts and terminology
  • Use Microsoft Project to better plan, organize, manage and control the various aspects of project planning
  • Produce various project reports
  • Monitor a project using Microsoft Project
  • See how the theoretical framework and project management best practices apply when using Microsoft Project


Prerequisite


Evaluation methods

  • Written assessments
  • Pre- and post-training evaluations


Educational tools

  • A workstation with a recent version of MS Project for each participant
  • Reference book





PMP, CAPM & PMBOK are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Target audience

Educational approach


Days and pricing

Development units