MS Projects Training

MS Projects Course Content

Module 1- The Basics of Project Scheduling
  • Overview
  • Opening Microsoft Project and Customizing the User Interface & Options
  • Starting a New Project
  • Working with Calendars
  • Working with Gantt Chart
  • Durations and Time Scale
  • Outlining a Project
  • Linking Tasks
  • Adding Lags to Links
  • Date Constraints
  • Milestones
  • Working with Project Tasks
  • The Critical Path & Floats
  • Filters
  • Sorting and Grouping
  • Customizing Fields
  • Other Views and Display Options
  • Reports
  • Formatting for Printing
Module 2- Working with Resources
  • The Resource Sheet
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Special Tools for Resource Assignment and Cost Estimating
  • Study of Resource graphs
  • Working with Resource usage and Activity usage sheets
  • Managing Resource Workloads
  • Resource Leveling
Module 3- Tracking Progress
  • The Baseline
  • Tracking Progress with the Percent of Completion Method
  • Tracking Planned Vs Actual
  • Earned Value Concepts
  • Progress Lines and Updating Tools
  • Issues and Problems Arising With Tracking
Module 4- Working with Multiple Projects
  • Resource Pooling
  • Consolidating Projects
  • Links among Projects in a Consolidation
Module 5- Reports
  • Generating Reports
  • Project Overview Reports
  • Cost Overview Reports
  • What is S-Curve
  • Network Drawings

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