Microsoft Project Course Outlines

Microsoft Project Introduction

Course Duration

Two Days

Course Level

Introduction

Course Overview

Our introduction to Microsoft Project training course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Project. At the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views. Those who complete the Introduction to Microsoft Project course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

After completing this course you will be prepared to attend the Microsoft Project Advanced training course.

Course Requirements

The ability to navigate through Microsoft Windows is essential, or our Microsoft Windows Introduction course. No experience of MS Project is required.

Course Contents

Getting started

  • Project Management Concepts
  • Exploring the Project 2003 Window
  • Using Help
  • Working with Project Files
  • Closing Project Files and Closing Project

Gantt Chart

  • Understanding the Gantt Chart
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart
  • Showing the Critical Path
  • Showing Non Working Time
  • Displaying Guide Lines
  • Understanding Time Scales

Working with tasks

  • Creating a Task List
  • Modifying a Task List
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Summary Tasks

  • Setting up Summary Tasks
  • Adding a Project Summary

Scheduling tasks

  • Setting up Task Links
  • Setting Dependency Types
  • Understanding Leads and Lags
  • Effort Driven Tasks

Constraints

  • Understanding Constraints
  • Constraint Types
  • Setting up Constraints
  • Removing Constraints

Managing Resources

  • Creating Base Calendars
  • Working with Resources and Calendars
  • Working with Resource Costs
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks

Working with Views and Tables

  • Working with Views
  • Working with Tables

Tracking the Project

  • Setting the Baseline
  • Using Tracking Gantt
  • Entering Actual Values
  • Setting up the %’s Complete
  • Finalizing the Task Plan
  • Finalising Schedules
  • Resolving Resource Conflicts

Sharing with Others

  • Printing the Plan
  • Exporting to Excel
  • Using Project Reports

Useful For

This course is designed for project managers or people that are involved with the administration of managing a project. It is particularly useful for people who have been using project and are struggling with the logic of how project calculates dates and durations. The course is designed for both new and current users of project.

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft Project introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Microsoft Project Advanced

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level

Advanced

Course Overview

Our Advanced Microsoft Project training course is suitable for people who wish to improve their current knowledge of Project to take advantage of the more complex features.

On completion of the course, you will use project to help manage your resources and costs; set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.

It will take you a step further in being more precise with scheduling. Time will be spent understanding many of the default setting and tailoring project to your own company requirements.

Output and report will be examined to include customised fields and calculations.

Course Requirements

A working knowledge of Project or our Project Introduction course.

Course Contents

Review

  • Calendars
  • Outlining
  • Relationships
  • Constraints
  • Resources
  • Effort Driven
  • Levelling
  • Tracking

Using the Form

  • Splitting the Project Screen
  • Understanding the Form
  • Looking at Different Forms

Contours

  • Understanding Resource Contours
  • Flat
  • Back Loaded
  • Front Loaded
  • Double Peak
  • Late Peak
  • Early Peak
  • Bell and Turtle
  • Using Resource Usage View
  • View Resource Graph

Material Resources

  • Created & Used Material Resources
  • Calculated Overtime Costs
  • Changed Task Types

Multiple Projects

  • Consolidating Project Files
  • Save and Use a Workspace
  • Summary Projects
  • Setting up a Resource Pool
  • Sharing Resources

Customised Fields

  • Adding Customised Fields
  • Include a Drop Down List
  • Creating a Calculated Field

Organising the Project

  • Sorted, Grouped and Filtered Data
  • Views and Reports
  • Using the Organiser
  • Global.mpt
  • Exchange Project Data with Other Applications

Useful For

This course is designed for current users of Project. It will take you a step further in being more precise with scheduling. Time will be spent understanding many of the default setting and tailoring project to your own company requirements.

Output and report will be examined to include customised fields and calculations.

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft Project advanced course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Microsoft Project Introduction

Course Duration

Two Days

Course Level

Introduction

Course Overview

Our introduction to Microsoft Project training course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Project. At the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views. Those who complete the Introduction to Microsoft Project course satisfactorily will receive a certificate at the end of the computer training course.

After completing this course you will be prepared to attend the Microsoft Project Advanced training course.

Course Requirements

The ability to navigate through Microsoft Windows is essential, or our Microsoft Windows Introduction course. No experience of MS Project is required.

Course Contents

Getting started

  • Project Management Concepts
  • Exploring the Project 2003 Window
  • Using Help
  • Working with Project Files
  • Closing Project Files and Closing Project

Gantt Chart

  • Understanding the Gantt Chart
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart
  • Showing the Critical Path
  • Showing Non Working Time
  • Displaying Guide Lines
  • Understanding Time Scales

Working with tasks

  • Creating a Task List
  • Modifying a Task List
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Summary Tasks

  • Setting up Summary Tasks
  • Adding a Project Summary

Scheduling tasks

  • Setting up Task Links
  • Setting Dependency Types
  • Understanding Leads and Lags
  • Effort Driven Tasks

Constraints

  • Understanding Constraints
  • Constraint Types
  • Setting up Constraints
  • Removing Constraints

Managing Resources

  • Creating Base Calendars
  • Working with Resources and Calendars
  • Working with Resource Costs
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks

Working with Views and Tables

  • Working with Views
  • Working with Tables

Tracking the Project

  • Setting the Baseline
  • Using Tracking Gantt
  • Entering Actual Values
  • Setting up the %’s Complete
  • Finalizing the Task Plan
  • Finalising Schedules
  • Resolving Resource Conflicts

Sharing with Others

  • Printing the Plan
  • Exporting to Excel
  • Using Project Reports

Useful For

This course is designed for project managers or people that are involved with the administration of managing a project. It is particularly useful for people who have been using project and are struggling with the logic of how project calculates dates and durations. The course is designed for both new and current users of project.

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft Project introduction course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.

Microsoft Project Advanced

Course Duration

One Day

Course Level

Advanced

Course Overview

Our Advanced Microsoft Project training course is suitable for people who wish to improve their current knowledge of Project to take advantage of the more complex features.

On completion of the course, you will use project to help manage your resources and costs; set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.

It will take you a step further in being more precise with scheduling. Time will be spent understanding many of the default setting and tailoring project to your own company requirements.

Output and report will be examined to include customised fields and calculations.

Course Requirements

A working knowledge of Project or our Project Introduction course.

Course Contents

Review

  • Calendars
  • Outlining
  • Relationships
  • Constraints
  • Resources
  • Effort Driven
  • Levelling
  • Tracking

Using the Form

  • Splitting the Project Screen
  • Understanding the Form
  • Looking at Different Forms

Contours

  • Understanding Resource Contours
  • Flat
  • Back Loaded
  • Front Loaded
  • Double Peak
  • Late Peak
  • Early Peak
  • Bell and Turtle
  • Using Resource Usage View
  • View Resource Graph

Material Resources

  • Created & Used Material Resources
  • Calculated Overtime Costs
  • Changed Task Types

Multiple Projects

  • Consolidating Project Files
  • Save and Use a Workspace
  • Summary Projects
  • Setting up a Resource Pool
  • Sharing Resources

Customised Fields

  • Adding Customised Fields
  • Include a Drop Down List
  • Creating a Calculated Field

Organising the Project

  • Sorted, Grouped and Filtered Data
  • Views and Reports
  • Using the Organiser
  • Global.mpt
  • Exchange Project Data with Other Applications

Useful For

This course is designed for current users of Project. It will take you a step further in being more precise with scheduling. Time will be spent understanding many of the default setting and tailoring project to your own company requirements.

Output and report will be examined to include customised fields and calculations.

Availability

Contact us to see how we can schedule the Microsoft Project advanced course into your corporate schedule.

Our Experience

F1 Computer Services offer in-house training and open courses to companies located in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Bournemouth and Salisbury. F1 Computer Services have been offering Microsoft courses in Dorset and Hampshire to companies and individuals for over 20 years.