Onsite training solutions for Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Project 2003
  • Microsoft Project 2007

Course Level

Introductory
Intermediate
Advanced
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Project 2003

LEARNING PROJECT BASICS

  • Managing a Project
  • Recognising Management Tools
  • Starting Microsoft Project 98
  • Using the Interface
  • Displaying/Hiding Toolbars
  • Starting a Project
  • Changing Working Hours
  • Adding a non-working day
  • Closing a Project Saving a Project
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Exiting Microsoft Project 98

WORKING WITH TASKS

  • Working with Durations
  • Entering Tasks
  • Editing Tasks
  • Entering a Milestone Task
  • Entering a Recurring Task
  • Viewing and Hiding Recurring Tasks
  • Editing Recurring Tasks
  • Filtering Tasks

MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO TASKS

  • Linking Tasks
  • Unlinking Tasks
  • Changing Task Relationships
  • Inserting a Task
  • Deleting a Task
  • Moving a Task
  • Applying a Constraint
  • Entering a Start or Finish Date

OUTLINING TASKS

  • Indenting and Outdenting Tasks
  • Collapsing and Expanding an Outline
  • Linking Summary Tasks
  • Viewing the WBS Codes

WORKING WITH VIEWS

  • Changing Views
  • Using a Combination View
  • Changing the View in a Pane
  • Formatting the Timescale
  • Zooming the Timescale
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Bars
  • Formatting Gridlines
  • Creating a Formatting Style/Printing

WORKING WITH RESOURCES

  • Creating a Resource
  • Assigning Resources to Groups
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Assigning Various Resources to a Task
  • Removing a Resource Assignment
  • Changing the Task Type
  • Contouring a Work Assignment
  • Assigning a Cost per Use to a Resource
  • Selecting an Accrual Method
  • Assigning Resource Codes

WORKING WITH CALENDARS

  • Using Calendars
  • Changing Resource Working Hours
  • Adding a Non-working day for a resource
  • Creating a Base Calendar
  • Assigning a Base Calendar to Resources
  • Assigning a Base Calendar to a Project

ADJUSTING RESOURCES

  • Addressing Resource Overallocation
  • Viewing Resource Usage
  • Resolving Conflicts by Increasing Units
  • Levelling a Resource
  • Specifying Levelling Options
  • Levelling by Entering a Delay Amount
  • Clearing Levelling to Automatic
  • Setting Task Level Priority

Project 2003

REVIEW OF SCHEDULING PROCEDURES

  • Fixed duration tasks
  • Fixed unit tasks
  • Fixed work tasks
  • Effort driven tasks
  • Resource driven scheduling
  • Changing a task type
  • Changing the default task type

ADJUSTING RESOURCES

  • Addressing Resource Over allocation
  • Viewing Resource Usage
  • Resolving Conflicts by Increasing Units
  • Levelling a Resource
  • Levelling by Entering a Delay Amount
  • Clearing Levelling

ASSIGNING COSTS

  • Defining Costs
  • Assigning Standard Rates
  • Assigning Overtime Rates
  • Creating a Resource Rate Table
  • Assigning a Resource Rate Table
  • Assigning Fixed Resource Costs
  • Viewing Resource Costs
  • Viewing Task Costs
  • Assigning a Fixed Cost to a Task

USING THE NETWORK DIAGRAM

  • Change display
  • Creating tasks
  • Amending tasks
  • Linking/Unlinking tasks
  • Deleting/Moving tasks
  • Viewing the whole project
  • Inserting Task information
  • Changing the format of nodes

USING CALENDAR VIEW

  • Switching to calendar view
  • Inserting/Moving tasks
  • Linking tasks
  • Deleting tasks
  • Viewing tasks for a specific day

FORMATTING THE PROJECT

  • Adding your own information to the Printed Project
  • Changing the timescale
  • Non-working time
  • Changing the Bar colours
  • Changing the bar colours for specific types of tasks
  • Changing the settings of an individual bar

TASK CONSTRAINTS

  • Setting a Constant
  • Lag and Lead times
  • Using other views to enter work done
  • Entering overtime

MONITORING THE PROJECT

  • Saving a baseline
  • The tracking toolbar
  • Updating tasks using the tracking table
  • Entering completed work
  • Entering actuals
  • Comparing plans to actuals
  • Identifying slipping tasks
  • Identifying tasks which should have started

MANAGING THE PROJECT

  • Changing the critical path
  • Using a filter to view the critical path
  • Using the Gantt Chart to view the Critical path
  • Monitoring slack time
  • Using filters
  • Controlling costs
  • Viewing the Cost per task
  • Viewing the Project cost

REPORTING

  • Creating and Printing a Report

Project 2003

REVIEW OF SCHEDULING PROCEDURES

  • Fixed duration tasks
  • Fixed unit tasks
  • Fixed work tasks
  • Effort driven tasks
  • Resource driven scheduling
  • Changing a task type
  • Changing the default task type

TASK CONSTRAINTS

  • Setting a Constant
  • Lag and Lead times
  • Showing dependencies
  • Entering a task dependency
  • Entering completed work
  • Using other views to enter work done
  • Entering work done using the mouse
  • Displaying the tracking toolbar
  • Updating tasks using the tracking table
  • Entering actual events
  • Entering overtime

MONITORING THE PROJECT

  • Saving a baseline
  • Comparing plans to actuals
  • Identifying slipping tasks
  • Identifying tasks which should have started

MANAGING THE PROJECT

  • Changing the critical path
  • Using a filter to view the critical path
  • Monitoring slack time
  • Using filters
  • Assigning fixed costs
  • Controlling costs
  • Viewing the Cost per task
  • Viewing the Project cost
  • Scheduling conflicts

EARNED VALUE

  • Setting Status/Current Dates
  • Monitoring Earned Values

CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT

  • Understanding Critical Tasks
  • Calculating Critical Paths
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Adjusting the Gantt Chart to Display Slack

WORKING WITH MULTIPLE PROJECTS

  • Combining projects
  • Viewing information about the sub project
  • Creating a filter to display sub project tasks
  • Creating links between tasks in separate projects

SHARING RESOURCES BETWEEN PROJECTS

  • Sharing the resources
  • Discontinuing sharing

USING WORKSPACES

  • Saving a workspace
  • Opening a workspace file

CUSTOM TABLES

  • Customising Tables
  • Creating a copy of an existing table for modification

CREATING CUSTOM REPORTS

  • Amending report layout
  • Creating a crosstab report
  • Modifying an existing report

CREATING A USING MACROS

  • Recording a macro
  • Playback a macro

CREATING A CUSTOM TOOLBAR

  • Assigning a macro to the toolbar
  • Assigning a macro to a button

Course Level

Introductory
Intermediate
Advanced
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  • Tab 2
  • Tab 3

Project 2007

LEARNING PROJECT BASICS

  • Managing a Project
  • Recognising Management Tools
  • Starting Microsoft Project 98
  • Using the Interface
  • Displaying/Hiding Toolbars
  • Starting a Project
  • Changing Working Hours
  • Adding a non-working day
  • Closing a Project Saving a Project
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Exiting Microsoft Project 98

WORKING WITH TASKS

  • Working with Durations
  • Entering Tasks
  • Editing Tasks
  • Entering a Milestone Task
  • Entering a Recurring Task
  • Viewing and Hiding Recurring Tasks
  • Editing Recurring Tasks
  • Filtering Tasks

MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO TASKS

  • Linking Tasks
  • Unlinking Tasks
  • Changing Task Relationships
  • Inserting a Task
  • Deleting a Task
  • Moving a Task
  • Applying a Constraint
  • Entering a Start or Finish Date

OUTLINING TASKS

  • Indenting and Outdenting Tasks
  • Collapsing and Expanding an Outline
  • Linking Summary Tasks
  • Viewing the WBS Codes

WORKING WITH VIEWS

  • Changing Views
  • Using a Combination View
  • Changing the View in a Pane
  • Formatting the Timescale
  • Zooming the Timescale
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Bars
  • Formatting Gridlines
  • Creating a Formatting Style/Printing

WORKING WITH RESOURCES

  • Creating a Resource
  • Assigning Resources to Groups
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Assigning Various Resources to a Task
  • Removing a Resource Assignment
  • Changing the Task Type
  • Contouring a Work Assignment
  • Assigning a Cost per Use to a Resource
  • Selecting an Accrual Method
  • Assigning Resource Codes

WORKING WITH CALENDARS

  • Using Calendars
  • Changing Resource Working Hours
  • Adding a Non-working day for a resource
  • Creating a Base Calendar
  • Assigning a Base Calendar to Resources
  • Assigning a Base Calendar to a Project

ADJUSTING RESOURCES

  • Addressing Resource Overallocation
  • Viewing Resource Usage
  • Resolving Conflicts by Increasing Units
  • Levelling a Resource
  • Specifying Levelling Options
  • Levelling by Entering a Delay Amount
  • Clearing Levelling to Automatic
  • Setting Task Level Priority

Project 2007

REVIEW OF SCHEDULING PROCEDURES

  • Fixed duration tasks
  • Fixed unit tasks
  • Fixed work tasks
  • Effort driven tasks
  • Resource driven scheduling
  • Changing a task type
  • Changing the default task type

ADJUSTING RESOURCES

  • Addressing Resource Over allocation
  • Viewing Resource Usage
  • Resolving Conflicts by Increasing Units
  • Levelling a Resource
  • Levelling by Entering a Delay Amount
  • Clearing Levelling

ASSIGNING COSTS

  • Defining Costs
  • Assigning Standard Rates
  • Assigning Overtime Rates
  • Creating a Resource Rate Table
  • Assigning a Resource Rate Table
  • Assigning Fixed Resource Costs
  • Viewing Resource Costs
  • Viewing Task Costs
  • Assigning a Fixed Cost to a Task

USING THE NETWORK DIAGRAM

  • Change display
  • Creating tasks
  • Amending tasks
  • Linking/Unlinking tasks
  • Deleting/Moving tasks
  • Viewing the whole project
  • Inserting Task information
  • Changing the format of nodes

USING CALENDAR VIEW

  • Switching to calendar view
  • Inserting/Moving tasks
  • Linking tasks
  • Deleting tasks
  • Viewing tasks for a specific day

FORMATTING THE PROJECT

  • Adding your own information to the Printed Project
  • Changing the timescale
  • Non-working time
  • Changing the Bar colours
  • Changing the bar colours for specific types of tasks
  • Changing the settings of an individual bar

TASK CONSTRAINTS

  • Setting a Constant
  • Lag and Lead times
  • Using other views to enter work done
  • Entering overtime

MONITORING THE PROJECT

  • Saving a baseline
  • The tracking toolbar
  • Updating tasks using the tracking table
  • Entering completed work
  • Entering actuals
  • Comparing plans to actuals
  • Identifying slipping tasks
  • Identifying tasks which should have started

MANAGING THE PROJECT

  • Changing the critical path
  • Using a filter to view the critical path
  • Using the Gantt Chart to view the Critical path
  • Monitoring slack time
  • Using filters
  • Controlling costs
  • Viewing the Cost per task
  • Viewing the Project cost

REPORTING

  • Creating and Printing a Report

Project 2007

REVIEW OF SCHEDULING PROCEDURES

  • Fixed duration tasks
  • Fixed unit tasks
  • Fixed work tasks
  • Effort driven tasks
  • Resource driven scheduling
  • Changing a task type
  • Changing the default task type

TASK CONSTRAINTS

  • Setting a Constant
  • Lag and Lead times
  • Showing dependencies
  • Entering a task dependency
  • Entering completed work
  • Using other views to enter work done
  • Entering work done using the mouse
  • Displaying the tracking toolbar
  • Updating tasks using the tracking table
  • Entering actual events
  • Entering overtime

MONITORING THE PROJECT

  • Saving a baseline
  • Comparing plans to actuals
  • Identifying slipping tasks
  • Identifying tasks which should have started

MANAGING THE PROJECT

  • Changing the critical path
  • Using a filter to view the critical path
  • Monitoring slack time
  • Using filters
  • Assigning fixed costs
  • Controlling costs
  • Viewing the Cost per task
  • Viewing the Project cost
  • Scheduling conflicts

EARNED VALUE

  • Setting Status/Current Dates
  • Monitoring Earned Values

CRITICAL PATH MANAGEMENT

  • Understanding Critical Tasks
  • Calculating Critical Paths
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Adjusting the Gantt Chart to Display Slack

WORKING WITH MULTIPLE PROJECTS

  • Combining projects
  • Viewing information about the sub project
  • Creating a filter to display sub project tasks
  • Creating links between tasks in separate projects

SHARING RESOURCES BETWEEN PROJECTS

  • Sharing the resources
  • Discontinuing sharing

USING WORKSPACES

  • Saving a workspace
  • Opening a workspace file

CUSTOM TABLES

  • Customising Tables
  • Creating a copy of an existing table for modification

CREATING CUSTOM REPORTS

  • Amending report layout
  • Creating a crosstab report
  • Modifying an existing report

CREATING A USING MACROS

  • Recording a macro
  • Playback a macro

CREATING A CUSTOM TOOLBAR

  • Assigning a macro to the toolbar
  • Assigning a macro to a button