ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Reduce Costs and Drive Efficiency on Your Projects with Microsoft® Project 2010
This two day instructor-led workshop is essential for all users of Microsoft® Project 2010 who need to define, plan, monitor and communicate effectively for any type of project. You will learn powerful tools and techniques to improve the scheduling, estimating, budgeting, staffing, coordinating, controlling and reporting of projects.
Working on real case studies, participants in small project teams will be guided through a step-by-step process using standard forms and template files with proven and effective training methods to plan, execute, monitor, control and close-out projects.
Materials in this class are aligned with the Project Management Institute, ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge’ (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013.).
Courseware has been developed by Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists who also hold the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential and use Microsoft® Office Project 2010 on a daily basis.
The project framework
Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, Closing
Forms and Templates
Planning the Project*
- Define Scope and Create Work Breakdown Structure
- PERT Estimation and Network Precedence Diagramming Technique
- Resource Allocation and Commitment
- Resource Leveling
- Critical Path Method of Schedule Network Analysis
- Crashing and Fast-Tracking
- Estimate Cost and Determine Budget
Monitor Project Performance*
- Tracking Gantt
- Progress Lines
- Earned Value Analysis
* Practical Exercises and Case Studies
Who Should Participate
The workshop is perfect for managers, planners, schedulers, team-leaders and project coordinators and is suitable for all levels from beginners to experienced users of Microsoft® Project
At the end of this action-based workshop, participants will be able to:
Describe and apply a step-by-step process to plan, execute, monitor, control and close-out projects with the aid of Microsoft® Project 2010
Prepare a Project Baseline, and track and report progress against the baseline using Variance Analysis and Earned Value techniques
Apply useful and time-saving tips and tricks including standard forms and template files to help you effectively plan and execute your next project
This course qualifies for 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) under Project Management Institute (PMI) Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program Category A