Microsoft Project - Basics

Explore Microsoft Project during this basic training. Learn how to create, manage, plan and update a project.
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: $620
  • Preferential price: $560
  • Course material included

Course outline

Please note that the version most used by the group will be installed on all workstations, but the differences between the versions will be addressed during the session.

Duration : 2 days

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Prerequisites

Windows – End-user or equivalent
Knowledge of the basic principles of project management

Objectives

  • Identify the key elements of project management
  • Design simple and complete projects
  • Define options specific to a project (calendar, work schedules, etc.)
  • Manage tasks and assign them to the right project members
  • Manage resources and their assignment
  • Resolve difficulties and problems arising from resource utilization
  • Manage the planning of a project and the status updates
  • Print reports and use the view/display tool.

Contents


Introduction to MS Project
  • Interface of MS Project
  • Viewing and Modes
Creating a project
  • Defining and personalizing options
  • Project calendars
  • Saving a project
Task lists
  • Identification and properties
  • Creating tasks
  • Manipulating tasks
  • Recap tasks
  • Repetitive tasks and milestones
  • Types of tasks
  • Task constraints
  • Link between tasks
List of resources
  • Table of resources
  • Creating a list of available resources
  • Managing resources in MS Project
  • Assigning costs to resources
  • Calendar of resource utilization, re-stocking, etc.
Allocations
  • Allocating resources
  • Monitoring resource allocation
  • Managing resource allocation
The over-utilization of resources
  • Analyzing the over-utilization of resources
  • Resolving over-utilization issues
The planning of a project and progress updates
  • Initial planning
  • Follow-up and progress updates
  • Progress analysis
Page layout and printing
  • Personalizing the print layout
  • Printing selections
  • Using and printing reports
Additional elements (time permitting) :
Task management with the task management tool
  • Layout and manipulation
  • Managing links
Using filters
  • Standard filters
  • Automatic filters
Personnalization of reports
Gantt diagram modification

Surround yourself with the best

Leif Martin Bédard
Leif Martin Bédard
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Specialized in the Microsoft suite and with a background in accelerated learning, Leif is a trainer whose communication approach and adaptability are always fully appreciated
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
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