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Microsoft Project 2010

MS-Project 2010 is just not a Tool to manage project schedule but it’s an effective tool to monitor, control and report the project progress. Have you ever wondered and understood how the tool behaves when making even minor changes on an existing MS-Project Plan? Are you managing a project with too many dynamics like

  • Change requests.
  • Resource challenges.
  • Schedule constraints.
  • Daily/Weekly status meetings with focus on milestones, major WBS Status.
  • Too Demanding customer who is involved with great details of project progress.

Any many such practical project situations.

Keeping in mind dynamic and typical project situations, we at Multisoft have designed a unique 30 to 40 days MS-Project 2007 tool training to cater to those people who are looking to better manage project resources, stakeholders, effectively deal with any changes to project. This would be more than a training where in a practical mock project would be referred as we learn the tool to better appreciate effectively managing projects.

The course is designed to address and ensure complete learning and be a more confident person for anyone who would want to join our course.

Project management is defined as a broad set of skills to properly initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project. The primary skills are scoping (i.e., describing and agreeing on project objectives and requirements), scheduling, and estimating. Added to these core skills are managing risk and uncertainty, managing quality, communicating, managing ourselves, and collaborating with others, including suppliers of goods and services and everyone else who works on or is affected by the project.

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills plan and manage projects using Microsoft Project 2010. The course focuses on preparing the user to pass Microsoft Exam 70-178 Managing Projects Using Microsoft Project 2010. This course is eligible for SATV’s. To get the most from any project management software, the user must understand the project management techniques upon which the software is based. This course presents the most popular project management software in the context of how a project manager will use it. Participants in this course learn the functions of the software and the project management concepts which make the software effective. This presentation begins with the basic concepts and leads participants through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-sized project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.

Project management is defined as a broad set of skills to properly initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project. The primary skills are scoping (i.e., describing and agreeing on project objectives and requirements), scheduling, and estimating. Added to these core skills are managing risk and uncertainty, managing quality, communicating, managing ourselves, and collaborating with others, including suppliers of goods and services and everyone else who works on or is affected by the project.

The course is designed to address and ensure complete learning and be a more confident person for anyone who would want to join our course.

  • Change requests.
  • Resource challenges.
  • Schedule constraints.
  • Daily/Weekly status meetings with focus on milestones, major WBS Status.
  • Too Demanding customer who is involved with great details of project progress.

Project management is defined as a broad set of skills to properly initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project. The primary skills are scoping (i.e., describing and agreeing on project objectives and requirements), scheduling, and estimating. Added to these core skills are managing risk and uncertainty, managing quality, communicating, managing ourselves, and collaborating with others, including suppliers of goods and services and everyone else who works on or is affected by the project.

Module 1: Introduction to Mastering Microsoft Project

This module provides an overview of how the features of Project relate to the job of the project manager.

Module 2: A Quick and Easy Overview of Managing with Project

This module demonstrates the steps required to create and use Project through the life cycle of a project.

Module 3: Setting Up a Project

This module explains how to create a new project and establish the basic constraints that Project will use for its calculations.

Module 4: Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule

This module explains how to manually schedule project tasks and how to leverage the auto schedule feature.

Module 5: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

This module explains how to create a useful work breakdown structure and enter it into Project.

Module 6: Identifying Task Relationships

This module explains the rules for establishing dependency links between tasks and presents the features to use Project to establish and display these dependencies.

Module 7: Defining resources within Project

This module explains how to enter resources and specific resource information in Microsoft Project and assign resources to specific tasks.

Module 8: Making Work Package Estimates

This module explains how Microsoft Project calculates task duration, task work (effort) and task resources. Students will be able to choose among three task types as they enter task estimates and they will know which task type is appropriate for the type of estimate they are making.

Module 9: Creating an Initial Schedule

This module explains how Project calculates a schedule based on task relationships and task duration. Students will understand the purpose of identifying critical path tasks and will be able to identify schedule float within the project.

Module 10: Create a Resource Leveled Schedule

This module explains how over-allocated resources create unrealistic schedules and shows methods for rescheduling in order to create a realistic schedule based on resource availability.

Module 11: Managing the Project

This module explains how to use Project to control a project. Students will save their plan to a baseline and see how entering actual task performance data enables them to view differences between planned and actual performance. This module has 3 lab exercises to complete.

Module 12: Formatting Output and Printing Reports

This module explains how to format the many views and reports available in Project.

Module 13: Managing Multiple Projects

This module explains how to view many projects as parts of one very large project in order to gain new views on resource availability and task relationships among projects.

Module 14: Advanced Topics

This module explains how to leverage some of the advanced features of Project.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Project.
  • Learn how to leverage the new Graphic User Interface (Ribbon)
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identify Task Relationships
  • Define Resources within Project
  • Make Work Package Estimates
  • Learn how to leverage Team planner>
  • Learn how to inactivate tasks
  • Learn how to leverage the task inspector
  • Learn how to leverage the Timeline
  • Create an Initial Schedule
  • Create a Resource Leveled Schedule
  • Manage and track the project through the software
  • Format Output and Print Reports
  • Integrate Multiple Projects
  • Set up a Project with a Calendar, Start date, and scheduling method
  • Understand Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule
  • Manage multiple projects.

When Time flexibility is a Constraint due to schedules , Multisoft systems provides learners with a unique training experience by giving then On Demand tailor-made Courses.

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