This course is aimed at teaching students how to plan and control projects with and without resources up to an intermediate level usine Microsoft® Office Project 2007 and earlier versions.
Students should be working in a project and environment and understand how projects are planned and controlled, this includes knowledge of the following subjects:
Project management processes
How to plan a project including the development of a Work Breakdown Structure
Experience in the use of PCs and an understanding of the operating system.
The following people should consider attending this course:
Project managers and schedulers who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects
Programme Managers, Project Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against their organisational requirements
This course aims to teach participants:
The user interface and creating projects
Scheduling projects without resources
Filters layouts, printing, baselines
Updating an un-resourced project
Creating and assigning roles and resources
Contolling projects with resources and costs
Tools and Utilities
The course is delivered as a 2 day course where the instructor will demonstrate the functions of the software using a PowerPoint presentation and using the software live module by module. Students will also be given the opportunity to complete workshops at the end of each chapter to reinforce the material taught in the lesson.
Options for In House Presentation:
The course may also run as:
A one day introductory course where the students complete Day 1 of the training and learn to plan but not control a project and complete the student workshops
A one day workshop where the whole content of the course is covered in one day. The students do not complete the workshops and any questions or issues the students have are explored during the course. This is a great way to bring self taught and casual users up to speed with some of the more difficult areas of the software
This course may also be shortened to meet any customers' requirement including the writing of specialised training material to suit a customers method of operation.