Managing Project Schedules and Resources Using MS Project 2013
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9:00am - 4:30pm
This 3-Day instructor-led course teaches students the skills necessary to create dynamic project schedules using Microsoft Project 2013. The class addresses creating resource loaded project schedules to assist the project manager in managing the cost, time, and resource requirements of a project from planning through execution and close. The course addresses the new features introduced in Project 2013. The course is created and taught by a Microsoft Project MVP (Most Valuable Professional).
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This is an introduction/intermediate class for Project 2013.
The course is for students who are responsible for planning, scheduling, and tracking projects and resources using Microsoft Project.
This course addresses using Microsoft Project to plan and manage projects and assumes the student has a solid understanding of project management theory and concepts including creating predecessor and successors relationships, critical path calculation, base lining, and resource loading.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-775-0244). Course is subject to minimum enrollment.
Overview of Microsoft Project Understanding Project data Applying views, tables, filters, and groupsCreating New Project Files Six steps to create a new project fileCreating the Task List Manually and auto scheduled tasks Working with durations Inserting/Deleting Tasks Recurring tasksOutlining Tasks Creating a Work Breakdown Structure Adding Task Notes Outline NumbersCreating the Task Schedule Linking manually scheduled tasks Linking manually scheduled tasks Adding lead and lag Task constraints and Deadlines Using Task Calendars Analyzing the critical path Viewing the task pathCreating Resources and Assignments Using work, material, and cost resources Resource assignments and calculations Work, Duration, and Units calculation Working with task types Assignment versus Peak units Effort-driven scheduling Resource calendarsResource Assignments and Over allocation Understanding Resource Over allocation Using the Task Inspector Reviewing assignments in Team Planner Using the Resource Usage view Resolving resource over allocations Using priorities to fine tune levelingFinalizing the plan Shortening the critical path Using Overtime Saving baselines Using interim plansTracking Progress Task tracking fields Actual field calculations Tracking progress at a task level Tracking progress using time-phased data Rescheduling incomplete workIntroduction to reports Visual reports Viewing Project reports Dashboard reports Resource reports Cost reports In Progress reports Getting Started reportsBest Practices