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Microsoft Project Courses – Instructor Led Training Online and In-house

Learn how to get the most out of Microsoft Project with our short online instructor led essentials class delivered remotely or book a trainer to visit your site. Whether you’re looking for a course in Microsoft Project for the construction industry or for use in IT, our Microsoft project trainers will help you gain a thorough understanding of the software, giving you the skills to efficiently manage and track projects. Our Microsoft Project trainers also offer consultancy and guidance to assist with building your own projects and standard templates to make planning new projects a breeze. We also offer Project Management courses.

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Our Microsoft Project Courses are completely flexible to fit in with your busy schedule

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Experienced

Our instructors have a minimum of 15 years industry experience and carry relevant vendor qualifications such as Microsoft or Adobe Certified 

Level 1 - Introduction/Intermediate - 1 Day

Microsoft Project Training Sydney

MICROSOFT PROJECT ESSENTIALS COURSE OUTLINE 1 DAY

The Microsoft Project Introduction course provides users with an understanding of how to set up and configure Microsoft Project and create project plans using a variety of different views. At the end of the training course delegates will have an understanding of the following topics:

NOTE: we also offer a half day basic overview of MS Project

 Explore

  • What is Microsoft Project?
  • Explore Ribbon and QAT
  • Explore Views & Tables
  • Manipulate Split & Scroll
  • Active Section
  • Scheduling Mode

 

Setup Calendars

  • Global Project options
  • Base Calendar
  • Working times
  • Holidays
  • Other calendars
  • Project Information box

 

Tasks – WBS

  • Summary Tasks
  • Detail Tasks with Indent
  • Show/Hide
  • WBS Numbering
  • Project Summary Task
  • Task Information Box
  • Durations & Elapsed Durations
  • Milestones
  • Notes
  • Recurring tasks
  • Task Calendars

 

 

Linking

  • Types of links – FS,SS,FF,SF
  • Methods of Linking
  • Multiple links
  • Lead & Lag
  • Critical Path
  • Constraints
  • Deadlines

 

Tracking

  • Tracking Gantt View
  • Tracking Table
  • Baseline
  • Track by % of task duration
  • Track by Actuals
  • Track by Scheduled Date
  • Interim Plans
  • Multiple Baselines
  • Progress Lines

 

Controlling Data

  • Highlight filters
  • Auto filters
  • Default filters
  • Custom filter
  • Edit Filters
  • Grouping Tasks

 

Printing

  • Print Preview
  • Page Setup
  • Export to PDF
  • Export to Excel
  • Export to PowerPoint
  • Timeline

 

Level 2 - Intermediate/Advanced - 1 Day

Microsoft Project Training Sydney

Our level 2 course can be combined with level 1 to provide a 2 day intense course on MS Project.

INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT PROJECT COURSE OUTLINE – 1 DAY

Course Summary

The Microsoft Project Intermediate course builds on the core knowledge taught in the intro course. At the end of the training course delegates will have an understanding of the following topics:

Resourcing

  • Creating a Work Resources
  • Create Material Resources
  • Resource Working Time
  • Resource Holidays
  • Resource Availability
  • Adjust Unit Display

 

Concepts

  • Resource Assignment Calculation
  • Fixed Work Task Type
  • Fixed Duration Task Type
  • Fixed Unit Task Type
  • Effort Driven

 

Assigning

  • Task Entry View
  • Assign Resources with Fixed Work
  • Assign Resources with Fixed Duration
  • Assign Resources with Fixed Duration & Effort Driven
  • Assign Resource with Fixed Unit
  • Assign Resource with Fixed Unit & Effort Driven
  • Set Task Type Default
  • Resource Usage View
  • Contouring
  • Assigning Fixed Material
  • Contouring Materials Usage
  • Assigning Variable Usage Material

 

Overallocations & Levelling

  • Resource Problems
  • Resource Graph View
  • Resource Usage View
  • Resource Over Allocation View
  • What is Resource Levelling
  • Fix: Assigning Overtime
  • Fix: Another Resource
  • Fix: Change or Redistribute Units
  • Fix: Reschedule or Split Task
  • Fix: Change Resource Hours or Availability

 

Customisation (Optional)

  • Creating Custom Fields
  • Inserting Custom Fields
  • Calculated Field
  • Modifying a Formula
  • Creating Graphical Indicator
  • Creating a Lookup Field
  • Entering Lookup Table Values
  • Using a Lookup Table

 

See our bespoke MSP training option for a targeted course focusing on your objectives

Bespoke Training and Consultancy
Combine topics to create your own tailor made Microsoft Project course. Ask about our free training needs analysis for a truly relevant and hands on learning experience. Ask about using your own Project examples, one on one courses or short courses that run over half a day. Looking for a Microsoft Project 2010 course? We offer all training versions.

Trainers Direct can also help you to set up projects from scratch and offer support and advice.

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