Microsoft Project 2007 Training in Annapolis

Enroll in or hire us to teach our Microsoft Project 2007 class in Annapolis, Maryland by calling us @303.377.6176. Like all HSG classes, Microsoft Project 2007 may be offered either onsite or via instructor led virtual training. Consider looking at our public training schedule to see if it is scheduled: Public Training Classes
Provided there are enough attendees, Microsoft Project 2007 may be taught at one of our local training facilities.

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This introductory workshop helps project managers and team leaders master the basic features and functionality of Microsoft ® Project 2007, such as initiating projects, planning, executing, controlling and reporting on progress. Emphasis is placed on usi ng software to effectively create and manage project schedules using accepted project management principles and techniques. Students are encouraged to bring to class samples from their work projects, which are then incorporated into the exercises. This ensures that key project management concepts are transformed into experiential knowledge, which can be immediately applied to real - life projects when participants get back to work.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $790 (US)

Prerequisites

A solid understanding of project management principles is recommended. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows

Course Outline

 

1. Introduction
Planning
Execution
Control
Getting Started:
Sequencing:
Scheduling:
Managing Resources:
Validating the Project:
Finish Planning the Project
Execution
Meeting your Reporting Needs:
Updating the Schedule
Control
Variances:
Time and Cost
Closing
Closure:
Workshop Logistics
Workshop Materials
Some Conventions
Getting the Most Out of the Workshop

2. Overview
Structure
Field
Table
View
Graphical User Interface
Right Click
Zoom
Split Window
Options
Calculation
Interface
Security and Spelling
Edit
Collaborate
Calendar
Company Calendar
Interactive Extra

3. Getting Stared
Project Information
Entering and Altering Task Information
Inserting a Recurring Task
Deleting
Editing
Indent and Outdent
Inserting
Cutting and Pasting
Moving a Task
Adding Milestones
Adding Notes
Microsoft® Project Import and Export
Wizards

4. Sequencing
Types of Logic
Methods
Lags and Leads
Selecting Tasks
Dragging and Dropping
Task Form
Some Things to Keep in Mind
The Network Diagram View

5. Scheduling
Activity Duration Estimates
Task Type
Duration vs. Work
Effort, Duration and Availability
Effort Driven Scheduling
Constraints
Deadlines
Timescale

6. Managing Resources
Resource Sheet
Resource Type
The Resource Information dialogue box
Resource Calendars
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Using the Resource Name Column
Using the Task Information Dialog Box
Using the Resource and Predecessor
form
Replacing Resources

7. Validating Your Project
Cost Resources
Budget Resources
Validating your schedule
Custom Report

8. Finish Planning the Project
Gantt Chart Wizard
Reformatting Gantt Chart
Task Drivers
Part - Time Resources
Baseline Savings
Clearing a Baseline
Multiple Baseline Gantt

9. Meeting Your Reporting Needs
Microsoft® Office Project Reporting
Crosstab reports
Visual Report Results
Excel Pivot Table

10. Updating the Schedule
Status Date
MSP has three types of percent
complete:
Tracking and Updating
Update Tasks
Entering Actual s
tart and Actual Finish
Dates and Duration
Collecting Actual Effort
Tracking by Resources
Update Project as Scheduled
Rescheduling Uncompleted Work

11. Variances: Time and Cost
Time Variance
Milestone Reporting
Preparing your project’s budget
Repo
rts with regard to cost include:
Cost Visual Reports

12. Closure
Saving Templates
Saving the Customized Items

13. Summary
Planning Section
Execution Section
Control Section
Closing Section

 

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