About This Course

It’s a misconception that you need to spend many hours learning Microsoft Project. This is a tool to help you schedule and manage projects. So given our collective experience in Project Management within large global organisations, we have made a course that will get you up and running and working with best practice in a very short time frame. 

We will teach you how to get the most out of Microsoft Project. Your tutor, Martin, has many years of Project Management, Planning, PMO and Scheduling in large global organisations and is ready to pass on to you what you really need to know to create and manage an efficient and effective project plan.

Whether you are a Project Manager, Product Manager, Planner, PMO, Business Analyst or any professional who needs to manage projects, you will benefit from learning how to use Microsoft Project from us. Not only will we teach you the basic functions but more importantly we will teach you best practices. It’s not all about what you should do but also what you should NOT do in order to have your project run smoothly. Your project may look neat and tidy on paper but if your resources are overallocated or your dependencies are wrongly set, your project will likely run into trouble. 

This course teaches you how to avoid the pitfalls and create a plan that is easily manageable regardless of size or complexity.

Course Details

  • This is a crash course for those looking to manage projects in Microsoft Projects. In under 3 hours, you will have great command of this powerful tool.
  • Using Calendars to build a complete picture of schedule and delivery (Base, Resource, Task Calendars and creating Exceptions)
  • Assigning Constraints in the form of Weak and Strong to add a layer of pragmatism to your schedule
  • Creating Templates that can be re-used on future projects or for managing a programme with a consistent approach to deliver multiple workstreams
  • Understanding types of Costs – Costs (Fixed and Variable), Work and Material as well as Accruals to keep on top of your project budget

Who is the course for?

Project Managers, Product Managers, Planners, PMO’s, Business Analysts or any professionals who need to manage projects.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned to use Microsoft Project.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Navigation Overview
Network View, Ribbon And Qat Customisation 00:00:00
Timeline, Entry Table And Gantt Chart 00:00:00
Indicator Column, Resources, Critical Tasks And Network Diagram 00:00:00
Custom Options, Entry Bar, Currency And Schedule 00:00:00
Assignments, Task Usage And Summaries 00:00:00
Section 2 - Task Dependencies
Task Dependency Types 00:00:00
Leads, Lags And Overlaps 00:00:00
Section 3 - Calendars
Types Of Calendar And Exceptions 00:00:00
Resource And Task Calendars 00:00:00
Using Organizer 00:00:00
Section 4 - Costs
Resource Sheet 00:00:00
Fixed Costs 00:00:00
Section 5 - Resource Management - Overallocation
Levelling Options 00:00:00
Contouring Resources 00:00:00
Section 6 - Constraints And Deadlines
Understanding Constraints And Deadlines 00:00:00
Section 7 - Baselines
Setting Project Baseline 00:00:00
Set Task Baseline And Clear Baseline 00:00:00
Section 8 - Reports
Report Examples 00:00:00
Visual Reports 00:00:00
Section 9 - Project Templates
Setting Personal Template Location And Creating Template Files 00:00:00
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