MS Project

This course covers the more complex features of Microsoft Project. This is a one- day course which will provide the delegate with excellent skills and utilise MS Project to it utmost. This course is the ultimate MS Project course. The delegate receives a manual and a digital attendance certificate.

It is imperative that the delegates understand Project Management terms before attending the MS Project courses. Our Project Management Fundamentals, Project Management Core Basics and Microsoft Project Advanced Essentials courses.

We almost run on demand as we try to accommodate the client’s work schedule when possible. We train any version of Microsoft and Office 365.

Contact Arnold + 27 083 778 4903 or email [email protected] for dates in your area?

One Day Course

Table of Contents

The general aim of this Microsoft Project Expert course is to take the skill level of users and enhance it so they can make the most of this very vital project management software. Over the span of 12 modules they will learn about file management tools, task management and operations, views, shapes, graphical indicators, formatting Gantt charts, variances, the Work Breakdown Structure code, and saving cube data.

File Management Tools

One of the first steps for getting the most out of any software is understanding it at a core level. This module helps with that as it looks at file formats, how to use AutoSave, how to set file passwords, and manage file properties.

Advanced Task Management

This module delves into task management. Here, students will learn how to: split tasks, overlap tasks, delay tasks, assign variable units to a task, and change remaining work.

Advanced Task Operations

This module gives students a closer look at tasks. They will learn about fixed duration tasks and how to: set and modify fixed tasks, add a hyperlink to a task, and add custom fields to a task.

Advanced Views

Views allow users of Microsoft Project to view project information from a wide variety of configurations. Here, students will learn how to: apply advanced views, view tables, create custom tables, and create custom views.

Adding a Shape

Shapes are useful for a Gantt chart to help illustrate the information that it is displaying. This module teaches how to: draw, move, resize, and delete a shape.

Formatting a Shape

It’s not much good to put a shape on a chart and not know how to manipulate it, and that’s where this module will be helpful. This module shows how to: change the order of shapes, change the line color, change the fill color, and attach a drawing to a task.

Adding a Graphical Indicator

Graphical indicators display the progress of a task or other information with a combination of symbols and/or colors. This module shows students how to: understand graphical indicators, set up the field, create the indicator, use formulas with graphical indicators, and import criteria from other files.

Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part One

In this module, students will learn how to: change the text style, change the gridline settings, choose a layout, and format columns.

Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part Two

This module continues on with a look at formatting Gantt charts. Covered here is how to: format bars and bar styles, choose tasks to view, choose a baseline, and show and hide task information.

Working with Variances

This module gives insight into how to: use the variance table, check for variances, display work for variances, and display cost variances.

The Work Breakdown Structure Code

The Work Breakdown Structure Code gives an idea of where a task fits into a project. Covered in this module is how to: understand the WBS code, assign WBS code to a task, view the WBS code of a project, and customize WBS code.

Saving Cube Data

An OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) cube is larger than a database and allows faster analysis of its data and can analyze data from multiple perspectives. This module shows how to: choose OLAP data, use the field picker, save the cube, and save a database.

This one-level training course presents the skills that students need to get the most out of Microsoft Project. The course covers topics such as setting up a project, scheduling work, managing resources, creating a timeline, managing tasks, working with deadlines and constraints, working with data, creating reports, adding the finishing touches, printing, and sharing.

This courses will prepare the delegate for more advanced Project Course. The delegate receives a manual and an electronic attendance certificate on completion of the relevant Project Advanced Course.

We almost run on demand as we try to accommodate the client’s work schedule when possible. Contact Arnold + 27 083 778 4903 or email [email protected] for dates in your area?

ON and OFFSITE training are offered. See our Specials for Gauteng & KZN, other areas call Arnold 083 7784903. Offsite includes teas, light lunch, and an electronic attendance certificate. Group discounts apply. ONSITE, YOUR VENUE, minimum of three delegates attending simultaneously. Prices on request.

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Want to know more about Microsoft project read our blogs about 7 Easy To Use MS Project Features  and #8 Exciting Facts About Getting Into Project Management

We provide training throughout Southern Africa and have offices in all the major cities.

Johannesburg, Pretoria, Sandton, Midrand, Centurion, Roodepoort, Edenvale, Durban, Umhlanga, Cape Town. "Other Areas on Request"

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