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Microsoft Project

Location Erbil

Fee $250

Start

Sunday, 17 December 2023

End

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Overview

Microsoft Project is a project management software product. It is designed to assist a project managers in developing a schedule, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analysing workloads. This software is widely used for planning, scheduling, managing, and tracking projects of all sizes.In this course, you will gain practical knowledge and skills to effectively utilize this powerful project management tool. The course covers various aspects of project management, including project planning, resource management, scheduling, tracking, and reporting.

Course Objectives
  • Complete skillset, confidence and knowledge required to manage projects using Microsoft Project

  • Knowledge required to manage projects using Microsoft Project

  • The necessary knowledge and information to prepare schedules, anticipating delays/disturbances due to risks

  • The required understanding to document all critical aspects of a project and maintain effective communication between all stakeholders

Course content

 Module 1: Project management

  • Meet the Project program

  • Meet the Project family

  • See the new features in Project 2019

  • Review features in earlier versions

  • Take a project manager’s perspective

  • Let’s get started!

 Module 2: Take a guided tour

  • Explore the Project user interface

  • Manage files and set options in the Backstage view

  • Work with schedule details in views

  • Use reports to check a plan’s status

 Module 3: Start a new plan

  • Create a new plan and set its start date

  • Set nonworking days in the project calendar

  • Enter the plan title and other properties

 Module 4: Build a task list

  • Create tasks

  • Switch task scheduling from manual to automatic

  • Enter task durations and estimates

  • Enter milestone tasks

  • Create summary tasks to outline the plan

  • Link tasks to create dependencies

  • Check a plan’s duration and finish date

  • Document task information

 Module 5: Set up resources

  • Set up work resources

  • Enter the maximum capacity for work resources

  • Enter work resource pay rates

  • Adjust working time in a resource calendar

  • Set up cost resources

  • Document resources by using notes

 Module 6: Assign resources to tasks

  • Assign work resources to tasks

  • Control work when adding or removing resource assignments

  • Assign cost resources to tasks

  • Check the plan after assigning resources

 Module 7: Format and share your plan

  • Customize a Gantt chart view

  • Add tasks to a Timeline view

  • Customize reports

  • Copy views and reports

  • Print views and reports

 Module 8: Fine-tune task scheduling

  • See task relationships by using Task Path

  • Adjust task link relationships

  • Control task scheduling by using constraints

  • Interrupt work on a task

  • Adjust working time for individual tasks

  • Control task scheduling by using task types

  • See task schedule details by using the Task Inspector

 Module 9: View and report project status

  • Examine a plan’s variance

  • Identify tasks that have slipped

  • Examine task costs

  • Examine resource costs

Who this course is for:
  • Senior management of organisations who need to understand the benefits of using Microsoft Project for planning projects

  • Project managers, coordinators and administrators who plan and drive multiple projects for their organisations

  • Project officers who plan and set guidelines around project management and related processes of an organisation

  • Other stakeholders involved at various stages in a project life cycle

  • Any other professional who would be keen to know more about managing projects using Microsoft Project

Time and Location:
  • Location: Erbil, mselect office

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Time: 14:30 – 19:30

  • Refreshment included

  • Price: $250

Training Methodology

Range of proven advanced learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes group discussions, facilitated case studies, presentations and exercises.

Payment:

Must be made 5 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.

How do I register?

You can register by emailing training@mselect.com with the following details:

  • Full Name:

  • City/Town:

  • Email Address:

  • Phone number:

  • Name of course:

For more information, please call 0771 842-2380