Microsoft Project

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Introduction to Intermediate

Duration: 1 day
For users with no prior knowledge – 2 Days

Basic project management techniques
  • The Planning Cycle
  • Change Management
  • Critical Path Analysis
Basic Microsoft Project
  • Defining Preference settings
  • Using different project views – Gantt charts, PERT and calendar views)
  • Using different tables
Building the plan
  • Updating summary information
  • Working with Gantt charts
  • Working with calendars
  • Defining the structure
  • Defining work breakdown
  • Recording tasks
  • Estimating durations
  • Managing non-working time
Adding Task Dependencies
  • Quick scheduling
  • Adding constraints
  • Creating task relationships
  • Using the Gantt Wizard
  • Showing the Critical path
  • Using PERT techniques
  • Using the Task Driver pane
Reporting and printing
  • Printing views
  • Using the Report Gallery
Working with tables and views
  • Global views
  • Designing tables and views
  • Formatting
  • Using and defining filters
Using resources
  • Creating a resource list
  • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Adding costs
  • Creating cost reports
  • Updating calendars
  • Viewing work hours
Updating actual progress
  • Saving the baseline plans
  • Project tracking
  • Change highlighting
  • Reviewing the results
Working with multiple projects


Duration: 1 day

Tracking Project Work
  • Saving baseline and interim plans
  • Updating the progress of tasks
  • Working with the earned value table
  • Viewing task progress
Analyzing and Adjusting Schedules
  • Analyzing schedules
  • Rescheduling the project
  • Adjusting resource schedules
Formatting and Printing
  • Formatting a project file
  • Using drawing tools
  • Printing views and reports
  • Customizing reports
Project Communications
  • Setting up project messaging
  • Exporting project data to the Web
  • Working with hyperlinks
Managing multiple projects
  • Consolidating and sharing projects
  • Sharing resources across projects
Exchanging Project Data
  • Importing data
  • Exporting data
  • Copying data
Customizing the Project Environment
  • Creating custom views
  • Creating macros
  • Creating a toolbar and a menu
  • Creating custom tables