Microsoft Project- Intermediate
Microsoft Project Intermediate(versions 1997 to 2010)
Duration: One day
|Aims and objectives of the workshop||Delegates will extend their knowledge of the programme by building on the fundamentals of project management using MS Project. It covers the management of resource usage and costs, monitoring progress for individual tasks and exporting information to other programmes for publication or distribution. At the end of the workshop delegates will understand the implication of using effort driven tasks and will feel confident about using the programme to monitor resource costs and usage.|
|Who should attend||Users of MS Project who want to take a lead role in using this application as the main tool for tracking a project or combined projects.|
|Experience needed||Delegates should ideally have sat the Introduction course but in any case they should have a reasonable grasp of the fundamentals of MS Project.|
- Creating and managing Calendars
- Change working time and calendars for tasks and resources.
Project 2010 includes:
- Manually scheduled tasks
- and many of the new tools available in this version of the programme
- Resource costs in detail
- Resource types
- Grouping resources
- Viewing resource use
- Viewing resource costs
- Identify and deal with over allocation of resources
Monitoring a Project
- Monitoring progress
- Updating progress
- Using progress lines – how to calculate progress, earned value etc.
- Using the status date
- Insert projects/Monitor more than one project
- Using filters
- Viewing tables for costs, variances, baselines etc.
- Check variances
- Exporting project information
Related courses: Project Introduction, Project Advanced
Please note that sections of this course can be mixed with other courses to create your own bespoke training package.