MS Project Level 1 Public Training Courses

Through our training partner QA we can offer public Microsoft Project courses at training centres across the UK. Retail price for this 1 day course is £265 + VAT, our discounted price is now only £245 + VAT. Please use our Contact page for more details or to book a course. For a list of training centres please visit the Public Training Courses page.

Microsoft Project Level 1 Course Overview

Course objective

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Office Project Professional 2010 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan.

 

Target Student

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans

 

Prerequisites

  • An understanding of project management concepts.
  • Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows XP, Vista or 7.

 

Delegates will learn how to

  • Identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment
  • Create a new project plan file and enter project information
  • Manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships
  • Manage resources for a project
  • Finalise a project plan

 

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
  • Topic 1B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

  • Topic 2A: Create a New Project Plan
  • Topic 2B: Assign a Project Calendar
  • Topic 2C: Add Tasks to the Project Plan
  • Topic 2D: Enter the Task Duration Estimates
  • Topic 2E: Add Resources in the Project Plan

Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

  • Topic 3A: Outline Tasks
  • Topic 3B: Link Dependent Tasks
  • Topic 3C: Set Task Constraints and Deadlines
  • Topic 3D: Add Notes to a Task
  • Topic 3E: Add a Recurring Task

Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Topic 4A: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic 4B: Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Topic 4C: Enter Costs for Resources
  • Topic 4D: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

  • Topic 5A: Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
  • Topic 5B: Set a Baseline
  • Topic 5C: Print a Project Summary Report