Microsoft Project 2013 Introduction

Course Details

This Microsoft Office course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of Microsoft Office project 2013. This course is recommended for those who have an understanding of project management models and is responsible for creating and modifying project plans.

Course Contents

Here is a list of the topics you will cover during this course:

Module 1 – Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic A – Introduction to Microsoft Project 2013
  • Topic B – Explore the Microsoft Project 2013 Environment
  • Topic C – Display an Existing Project Plan in different Views

Module 2 – Creating a Project Plan

  • Topic A – Create a New Microsoft Project Plan
  • Topic B – Setting Project Working Time
  • Topic C – Project Information
  • Topic D – Create Summary Stages or Phases
  • Topic E – Editing the Task List
  • Topic F – Defining the Activity List
  • Topic G – Creating and Applying Task Calendars
  • Topic H – Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

Module 3 – Creating the Project Schedule

  • Topic A – Task Durations
  • Topic B – Defining Milestones
  • Topic C – Manual Scheduling and Finish to Start Relationships
  • Topic D – Automatic Scheduling
  • Topic E – Task Relationships
  • Topic F – Adding Stages to the Timeline
  • Topic G – Identifying the Critical Path
  • Topic H – Working with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Topic I – Recurring Activities
  • Topic J – Add Notes to a Task
  • Topic K – Referencing Other Files in Tasks

Module 4 – Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Topic A – Resource Types
  • Topic B – Working with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Topic C – Adding Resource Costs
  • Topic D – Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Topic E – Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Topic F – Resolve Resource Over allocation
  • Topic G – Splitting Activities

Module 5 – Introduction to Project Tracking

  • Topic A – Setting a Project Baseline
  • Topic B – Entering Actuals
  • Topic C – Viewing Progress in a Project Plan

Module 6 – Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  • Topic A – Filter, Group and Highlight Project Information
  • Topic B – Printing Views
  • Topic C – Using Standard Reports in Microsoft Project

FAQ's

What are the prerequisites for this course?

We recommend that you have at least a basic understanding of other Microsoft packages such as Word and Excel.

What am I provided on the course?

You will be provided with a courseware folder, detailed user-friendly manual, pre/post course email support, refreshments and certificate

Who will be instructing me?

The instructors at Course Bargains are highly qualified and have global experience.

When should I arrive to the venue?

You should aim to arrive at 9am.

How can I contact you?

If you would like more information about any course please feel free to either contact us on 01159 031 029 or you can email us at info@coursebargains.com.