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Project 2013 Level 1

This is a 1 day, instructor-led course.

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Project 2013 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan.
You will create a project plan containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalise the project to implement the project plan.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
 
•   Identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment. 
•   Create a new project plan file and enter project information.
•   Manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
•   Manage resources for a project.
•   Finalise a project plan. 

We recommend all delegates enrolling in this class meet the following prerequisites: 
 
•   A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts. 
•   A basic understanding of the Windows operating system. 

Project 2013 Level 1

This is a 1 day, instructor-led course.

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Project 2013 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan.
You will create a project plan containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalise the project to implement the project plan.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
 
•   Identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment. 
•   Create a new project plan file and enter project information.
•   Manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
•   Manage resources for a project.
•   Finalise a project plan. 

We recommend all delegates enrolling in this class meet the following prerequisites: 
 
•   A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts. 
•   A basic understanding of the Windows operating system. 

Course Contents

Project Management overview and introduction to the Project 2010 interface
New features and edition comparison
The new user interface with ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Using the new TimeLine feature
Introduction to Project Views
Exercise: Opening and viewing a project
Using  the ‘Group By’ Feature
Using the ‘Highlight Feature
Viewing and changing the Project Information
Viewing the Network Diagram
Applying a filter
Introduction to Project Management
Understanding how MS Project helps you plan and adjust your projects
Project Terminology

Planning the Project
Defining the Project
Completing the Project Definition
Project Planning
Completing the Project Plan
Where to begin with MS Project
Setting the project start date
Project Properties
Amending the Standard Calendar
Creating a New Base Calendar
Displaying a Specific Calendar on the Gantt Chart
Saving the New Project File
Ending a Project Session

Task Entry and Task Linking
Entering tasks, milestone and summary tasks
Inserting, deleting and moving tasks
Adding a recurring task
Adding a note to a task
Understanding the new Task Mode in Project 2010
Working with task durations and relationships
Using lag time and lead time
Exercise: Creating a new project
Creating constraints for tasks in Auto Schedule Mode
Resolving scheduling conflicts
Setting a deadline on a task
Quick Reference

Resources and Resource Entry
Using the Resource Sheet to enter resources
Assigning and amending a resource calendar
Setting Resource Availability Dates
Understanding Resource Costs
Assigning resources to tasks using Auto Schedule Mode
Using Material Resources
Exercise: Assigning resources to tasks –  Manual vs Auto Schedule Mode
Exercise: Using the Task Inspector and Team Planner  to view and change assigned resources
Baselining your project

Price per delegate

£299

Scheduled Classes

Indicia Training, Glasgow:

Please complete the contact form below or call 0141 221 5676 for further course information and available dates.
Alternatively you can email us at info@indiciatraining.com

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