Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

Course Duration: 7.5 hours

Microsoft Project is a project management software program developed and sold by Microsoft, which is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

Introduction

  • Why use Project Management Software?
  • What is Microsoft Project?

Scheduling

  • Developing the WBS and Outlining
  • Creating Tasks and Milestones
  • Defining Durations
  • Making Dependencies
  • Entering Constraint Dates for Tasks
  • Managing Schedule Conflicts
  • Changing the Work Time (Calendars)

Tracking Projects

  • Setting the Baseline
  • Setting the Status Date
  • Updating the Project
  • Rescheduling the Project
  • Comparing the Baseline Plan vs. the Current Plan
  • Game Development Training
  • Apps Development Training

Multi-Project Planning

  • Consolidating Project Schedules
  • Integrating Multiple Projects(Creating Cross-Project dependencies)
  • Managing Resources across Multiple Projects (creating and using Resource Pools)

Resources

  • Defining Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Identifying Resource Conflicts using the many Resource Views
  • Managing Resource Conflicts

Working with the Schedule

  • Using and defining Filters
  • Changing Views
  • Using the Network Diagram
  • Working with Tables
  • Important of Alpha Channel
  • Using the Global File and the Organizer to set standards and exchange Views
  • Customizing Microsoft Project

Overview of Microsoft Project

  • Menu
  • Toolbar
  • Getting Help within Microsoft Project
  • Context Sensitive Help and Help Index
  • Wizards

Reporting

  • Printing Views
  • Printing Reports