Microsoft Office Project


Microsoft Office Project

Microsoft Office Project is a project management application. As part of the Microsoft Office Suite, it is a tool used to define, schedule, execute, monitor and report tasks of projects. Costs and resources pertaining to tasks are also scheduled and monitored with this application.

It is one of the most popular applications used in the project management field because of the numerous tools it possesses, its flexibility and easy of use.

The module is preceded by an Introduction to Project Management, where the student is taught the theory, principles and methodologies of project management.


  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. Basic
  3. Advance
  • Summary

    This course provides an overview of what project management is all about. It explains the theory and core methodologies and principles need to manage projects and participate on project teams.

    The course does not incorporate the use of any project management application, but instead focuses on the conceptual underpinnings that participants must know in order to use any project management application effectively.

    Objective

    Upon completion of the course participants will know about:

    • Project management concepts
    • The Project Management Life Cycle
    • Project Initiation
    • Project Teams
    • Risk Management
    • Task Identification
    • Project Scheduling
    • Project Budget
    • Monitoring and Controlling Projects
    • Project Reports
    • Closing Projects

    Prerequisite

    • Introduction to Computing

    Target

    • Persons who wish to pursue a course or career in project management or need to grasp an understanding of how projects are successfully managed. It is also meant for persons who intend to use any project management application in managing projects.

     

  • Summary

    Microsoft Office Project is a Project Management application that provides tools to manage projects successfully. It is designed to assist project managers in developing project plans, assigning resources to tasks, managing budgets and analyzing workloads.

    Objective

    Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

    • Navigate the Microsoft Office Project environment
    • Create and Modify Tasks
    • Create Work Breakdown Structures
    • Identify Task relationships
    • Schedule Tasks 
    • Work with Network Diagrams
    • Set Calendars
    • Create and schedule Resources
    • Identify Task Costs and schedule them
    • Work with Views and Tables
    • Work with Filters, Groups and Sorting
    • Finalize Project Plans and Schedules
    • Handle Resource conflicts
    • Print project documents

    Prerequisite

    • Introduction to Computing
    • Microsoft Office Word – Basic
    • Introduction to Project Management

    Target

    • Persons in the project management field or in management positions wishing to gain basic understanding of Microsoft Office Project to help them better manage projects
    • Persons seeking competence in Microsoft Office Project

     

  • Summary

    After project plans have been created and completed, the plans need to be updated and modified on a regular basis to keep the project moving on track. This course builds on the knowledge gained from Microsoft Office Project - Basic, with the aim of furnishing participants with the skills and tool required to work with project plans once they reach the project implementation phase.

    Objective

    Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

    • Work with Templates
    • Create Projects form other Programs
    • Set Baselines
    • Monitor project progress, and updating active projects
    • Analyse Plans and Reschedule tasks
    • Manage Delays and Conflicts
    • Work with Standard and Visual Reports
    • Create Custom Views and Custom Fields
    • Print Views and Reports
    • Format Gantt Chart
    • Work with Macros
    • Consolidate and Share Projects
    • Share resources across projects
    • Collaborate on Projects in a team
    • Use Hyperlinks
    • Importing, Exporting and copying data to other Office applications

    Prerequisite

    • Microsoft Office Project - Basic

    Target

    • This course is designed for persons with understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Office Project, and who need to use Microsoft Project to manage and customize those plans through the implementation stage of a project.

     



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