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Fundamentals of Project Management with Microsoft Project Workshop


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Scheduling and Tracking project progress is one of the most crucial aspects of the project management process. Schedules provide extremely important information regarding potential problems, early warning signs, and analysis capability throughout the entire project life cycle. The extensive training program provides highly practical hands-on experience in forming, managing and reporting on project schedules using Microsoft Project. The software is designed to assist managers in developing timelines, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

The delegates will be introduced to the best practices of planning and management of all aspects of a project by integrating MS Project. Simultaneously, they will be equipped with fundamentals skills essential for engaging, communicating and interacting with stakeholders.

Day One

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Roles of Projects and Project Managers
  • Project Life cycle and Scheduling
  • Project Stakeholder Analysis; Power/Interest Grid
  • Project Initiation and Planning
  • Schedule Management Plan
  • Creating the Project
  • Deliverables
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Day Two

  • Working with Tables, Filters and Views
  • Schedule Models
  • Creating Tasks
  • Task Inputs
  • Critical Path Method
  • Near Critical Paths
  • Resource Planning Process

Day Three

  • Resources Availability, Analysis and Schedule Impact
  • Resources leveling Concepts.
  • Project Execution, Baseline, and Communications
  • Communication Management Plan
  • Schedule Review Meetings
  • Budget Analysis and Cost Control

Day 4

  • Performance Measurement
  • Schedule Status
  • Impact Analysis
  • And Variances
  • Change Control
  • What-if Scenario Analysis
  • Schedule Compressions
  • Master Projects
  • Project Reporting
  • Defining Custom Tables, Filters, Groups and Views
  • Understanding the entire process of project scheduling and identifying the critical components
  • Use Work Breakdown Structure to represent all the elements and deliverables of the project.
  • Extract key milestones and project constraints and incorporate them into the project schedule.
  • Apply Critical Path Methodology Analysis
  • Create “what if” scenarios to compare various possible approaches to schedule issues, including fast-tracking and crashing.
  • Work with master projects for multiple project analysis.

This masterclass runs for 4 day

Available on request

Our Fundamentals Of Project Management With Microsoft Project Workshop is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

  • Project Managers, Officers and Coordinators
  • HR Professionals
  • Finance and Purchasing Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Accountants
  • Administrative Staff

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