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  • Microsoft® Project 2010 | Introduction (1 Day)

Microsoft® Project 2010 | Introduction (1 Day)


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Quick Overview

This course is for anyone who needs to use Microsoft Project to plan, manage or control a project. Familiarity with project management terminology such as tasks, resources and critical path is helpful.

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Project managers must work within tight schedules, manage resources across the organisation and deliver results on time and within budget. Microsoft® Project is a powerful tool to help you break a project down into manageable parts, identify potential bottlenecks and keep your project on track. In this course, you learn how to solve typical project and business problems using the planning, controlling and reporting features of Microsoft® Project.

Course Objectives

This course will give delegates the skills to be able to create, modify and track a project schedule using the internationally acclaimed MS Project platform.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to define project dates, enter project tasks, create and manipulate summary tasks, create relationships between tasks, set task priorities, print reports and track progress.

What Does The MS Project Introduction Course Cover?

The key elements of the Microsoft® Project Introduction course are:

    Working With Tasks

  • Insert Tasks and their Durations
  • Delete Tasks
  • Create Outline Structures for Tasks
  • View Summary Tasks and Subtasks

    Adjusting & Tracking Your Project

  • Enter Actual Work
  • Reschedule Uncompleted Work
  • Track Percent Complete
  • Enter Remaining Durations
  • Compare Actual Progress with Baselines

    Using Task Relationships

  • Create Links
  • Create Finish-to-Finish Relationships
  • Create Start-to-Start Relationships
  • Create Milestones

    Viewing Project Information

  • Display Critical Paths & Tasks
  • Understand & View Slack
  • View & Modify Standard Reports

    Fine-Tuning Timelines

  • Create Lag Time
  • Set Deadlines
  • Create Constraints

    Updating Progress in Your Project

  • Change the Current Date
  • Set Project Status Dates
  • Display Progress With Progress Lines

    Getting to the Baseline

  • Save Baselines for Projects
  • Save Baselines for Selected Tasks

Delegates may wish to proceed on to the 1 day MS Project Intermediate course or alternatively take both courses

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however delegates should have knowledge of Windows and be able to use a mouse and keyboard.

Additional Information

Course Type Introductory Certificate Master MSProjIntro/1D

SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.

Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY

Bournemouth (A,L,R) - Hallmark - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS

Fareham (R) - IPSO, Forum 3, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7FH

Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT

Leeds (L,R) - Jurys Inn, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1NE

London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP

Manchester (L,R) - Cheadle House, Royal Crescent, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 3FS

Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS

Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Witney Four Pillars, Olney House, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX

Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX

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