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Online Instructor-led MS Project® Professional Level

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International Institute of Project Management (IIPM®) Chennai is conducting courses on MS Project® in different levels.

  1. Customized course coverage
  2. The Essential/Important topics from the BASIC AND INTERMEDIATE LEVELS.
  3. Hands-on practical course
  4. Expert faculty

Date : Sat, 26 Aug 2023

Duration: 1 Day (9.00 A.M to 6.00 P.M IST)

PDUs Earned : 20 PDUs

For more details contact / whats-app Sridevi @ + 91 9445232628

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to manage a single project using MS Project® including the identification of the critical path of a project, Resource assignment, Resource leveling, Schedule optimization, Cost reports, Track Progress, Baseline schedule, CPM/PERT schedule, Schedule Risk analysis

  • Exercises

* Sample Project - for Automatic Resource Leveling
* Sample Project - for Resource Allocation
* MS Project® 2010 – Agenda
* MS Project® 2010 – Exercises
* Entering Project Tasks – Exercise with Answer
* Scheduling and Linking Project Tasks – Exercise with Answer
* Defining Project Resources and Costs – Exercise with Answer
* Assigning and Scheduling Resource and Costs – Exercise with Answer
* Tracking Project Progress – Exercise with answer

  • Plan Templates

* Building Construction Project plan
* Engineering project plan
* New product plan
* Software Development - Type 1
* Software Development - Type 2

  • Resource Templates

* Software Development Plan - Full-time Resources
* Software Development Plan - Part-time Resources

  • Final Schedule Template for Sample Project

Software Requirement:

  • Microsoft Project 2010 Professional (mandatory)

  • .Net Framework 2.0,  Microsoft Visio 2010 (required for visual reports)


1. Project Management Overview

2. Creating a Project from Start to Finish

• Setting Project Information
• Establishing Start and Finish Dates
• Setting the current Date and the Status Date
• Selecting a Project Calendar
• Priority
• Statistics
• Defining the Project Calendar
• Setting the Standard Calendar
• Changing Working Times
• Defining named calendar exceptions
• Defining recurring exceptions and different work weeks
• Creating Additional Calendars
• Setting Project Properties
• Using the summary Tab

3. Entering Project Tasks

• Planning Project Tasks
• Types of Tasks
• Entering Tasks in Gantt chart View
• Entering Tasks
• Editing Tasks
• Using the Outlining Features
• Entering Milestones
• Entering Recurring Tasks

4. Scheduling and Linking Project Tasks

• Identifying Predecessor and Successor Tasks
• Using different Types of Relationship
• Establishing Links
• Linking Tasks by Using Toolbar or Using Drag-and-Drop
• Allowing for Task Delays and Overlaps
• Entering Lags and Lead Time

5. Defining Project Resources and Costs

• Understanding Resources
• Estimating Resource Requirements
• Entering Resource Information In project
• Using the Assign Resources Dialog Box
• Using the Resource Sheet
• Using the Resource Information Dialog Box
• Defining work, material and cost resources for project
• Defining budget resource to capture the maximum capacity for a project
• Adding Resources Using Resource Pools
• Entering Additional Cost Information
• Entering Fixed Costs
• Understanding Total Costs

6. Assigning and Scheduling Resource and Costs

• Working with Duration, Work, and Units
• Assigning Resources
• Assigning a Work Resource from the Assign Resources Dialog Box
• Assigning Resources Using the Task Form
• Assigning Material Resources to Tasks. Contouring Assignments
• Applying pre-designed contour
• How task types and contour interact
• Editing a contour
• Identifying over allocations
• Locating the over allocated segments
• Viewing tasks with over allocations
• Resource leveling
• Using Task Drivers to quickly access the factors that affect task dates
• Using Multi-level undo to allow what-if experimentation with scheduling changes
• Using Projects leveling feature
• Leveling resources on your own
• Preparing for Project sign off
• Tools to avoid scope creep

7. Tracking Project Progress

• Capturing baseline data to Track progress
• Updating Tasks with Actual Data
• Understanding the Project Update Fields
• Entering Task Update Data
• Tracking Time phased Actual Work

8. Using Views to Evaluate Data

•  Calendar View
• Choosing Dates to Display
• Formatting the Calendar
• Gantt Chart View
• Network Diagram View
• Task Usage View
• Tracking Gantt View
• Resource Views
• Resource Graph
• Resource Sheet
• Resource Usage
• Task Tables

9. Assessing and managing schedule risks

• Assessing risks
• Viewing tasks with uncertain duration
• Viewing tasks with external dependencies
• Viewing tasks with long duration
• Identifying environmental risks
• Using PERT to estimate duration
• Developing PERT estimates
• Using PERT views
• Changing the PERT weights
• Viewing the critical path

10. Using Tabular Reports to Analyze Data

• Using Tabular Reports
• Overview Reports
• Current Activities Reports
• Cost Reports
• Assignment Reports
• Workload Reports
• Summary Reports
• Creating tabular reports

11. Using Visual Tabular Reports to Analyze Data

• Using Visual Reports to produce charts, graphs, and diagrams
• Using PivotTables and PivotCharts to report project data in Excel
• Using PivotDiagrams to report project data in Visio
• Task Usage category reports
• Resource Usage category reports
• Assignment Usage category reports
• Task, Resource, and Assignment Summary reports
• Creating visual reports

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