Project Management with Microsoft Project

Project Management with Microsoft Project


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Two Days

Project Management with Microsoft Project

Course Description

This course considers the commercial constraints and opportunities open to an organisation and concentrates on how typical project management tasks should be carried out with the help of software such as Microsoft Project.

Over the two days, delegates will practice the skills of project management; learning the techniques through group discussions, exercises and the use of Microsoft Project. Delegates will create a project using Microsoft Project from the planning phase to completion whilst monitoring progress throughout.

Course Objectives

Optimum ways of managing projects
Work breakdown structures and sub-projects
Dependencies and constraints
Setting milestones and keeping to deadlines
Tools and techniques (e.g. Critical Path Method (CPM), Gantt Charts and project life cycles)
Managing resources
The stages of the project lifecycle
Using Microsoft Project to plan, manage and report.

Course Content

Planning projects in a realistic and flexible way
Breaking down projects into manageable bits
Easy-to-understand ways of representing projects
How to minimise risk
Understanding and managing the resource issues that may arise
Using Microsoft Project for planning
Using Microsoft Project for controlling resources and costs
Using Microsoft Project to report the project using various formats
Tracking and managing progress with Microsoft Project
Techniques for reporting back on project progress
Communicating with the project team

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