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Microsoft Project (All Levels)  

Overview

Welcome to Microsoft Project 2016 course. Project is one of the most popular scheduling and project management programs on the market. This version of Project will look and feel familiar to you if you’ve used Project 2013 or even Project 2010. However, there are some new features to look forward to, such as multiple timelines, improved resource scheduling, and the natural-language help feature, called Tell Me.

By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with creating a basic project with tasks, resources, a customized calendar, and customized views as well as managing the Project environment, working within task structures, generating views, and creating reports.

This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed quickly. We will cover the basics of project management and how to set up a simple project, including how to configure the project calendar, tasks, resources, as we as Microsoft Project’s more advanced features, including task management, timelines, earned value calculation, custom reports, and custom views.

Prerequisites

This course assumes the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. Understanding and experience with printing and using a web browser is an asset, but not required. No previous experience with other versions of Microsoft Project is necessary.

Price

R4400 Incl VAT (Per Person)

Includes: eBook and Dataset CD

 

Duration

2 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Beginners

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • The CAD Corporation retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses The CAD Corporation will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at The CAD Corporation only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, The CAD Corporation reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • The CAD Corporation suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. The CAD Corporation is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

PART 1:

Module 1: Starting a Project

  • TOPIC A: Project Management 101
  • TOPIC B: Navigate and Customize the Project 2016 Interface
  • TOPIC C: Add Tasks to a Project
  • TOPIC D: Add Resources to a Project
  • TOPIC E: Save a Project

 

Module 2: Working with Project Calendars

  • TOPIC A: Manage Project Time Frames
  • TOPIC B: Changing Working Time

 

Module 3: Working with Project Tasks

  • TOPIC A: Manage Project Tasks
  • TOPIC B: Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

 

Module 4: Working with Project Resources

  • TOPIC A: Manage Project Resources
  • TOPIC B: Allocate and Level Work Resources

 

Module 5: Delivering a Project Plan

  • TOPIC A: Print Project Views
  • TOPIC B: Share Projects
  • TOPIC C: Export Projects

 

PART 2:

Module 1: Managing the Project Environment

  • TOPIC A: Link Projects
  • TOPIC B: Create and Use Resource Pools
  • TOPIC C: Baseline a Project
  • TOPIC D: Work with Custom Fields
  • TOPIC E: Change Project Options
  • TOPIC F: Extend Project with Apps

 

Module 2: Managing Task Structures

  • TOPIC A: Change a Task List
  • TOPIC B: Create a Network Diagram
  • TOPIC C: Manage Critical Path
  • TOPIC D: Use Lag and Lead
  • TOPIC E: Update Project Work
  • TOPIC F: Analyze Earned Value

 

Module 3: Generating Project Views

  • TOPIC A: Use View Commands
  • TOPIC B: Use Existing Views
  • TOPIC C: Create Custom Views
  • TOPIC D: Format and Share the Timeline View

 

Module 4: Producing Project Reports

  • TOPIC A: Use Existing Reports
  • TOPIC B: Create Custom Reports
  • TOPIC C: Export Visual Reports
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