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Microsoft Project Training Vancouver

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Office Project helps you manage projects more efficiently. Microsoft Project lets you balance project tasks, timelines, and resources. You can identify resource allocations, print schedules, and identify up to date project costs—all while monitoring progress. Our Training will get you ready to manage projects quickly and efficiently using Microsoft Project.

Where is it?

Training Vancouver
Suite 2000
1066 West Hasting Street
Vancouver

What’s included

  • Reference book
  • Course Certificate
  • Free after-class support
  • Extra tips

Why choose us?

  • Small class sizes
  • Top instructors
  • Better practice exercises
  • Free after-class support
  • Money Back guarantee
Training Vancouver - Money Back Guarantee
Most classes are guaranteed to run. Training is available on your choice of Mac or PC.

Project Essentials
2 Days | 9am to 4pm | $749 PLUS TAX

Prerequisite: None.

In this hands-on course, we’ll show you how to use Microsoft Project to schedule and manage projects both large and small. Set up projects, add and link tasks, assign resources, fix scheduling issues, deal with resource conflicts, and track project progress.

Introduction

  • » round table
  • » agenda

Working with Project

  • » using the ribbon
  • » navigating the backstage view
  • » finding commands

Setting Up Project Files

  • » creating and saving projects
  • » creating a project from a template
  • » creating a project from an excel workbook
  • » setting up calendars
  • » defining working and nonworking time
  • » setting basic options

Creating Tasks

  • » manual and auto scheduling
  • » creating a manual task
  • » creating an autoscheduled task
  • » creating a milestone task
  • » creating a recurring task
  • » copying tasks from another program
  • » creating a summary task
  • » displaying summary tasks
  • » organizing tasks in a task list
  • » work breakdown structure codes

Linking and Timing tasks

  • » linking tasks
  • » adding lag or lead time
  • » setting task date constraints
  • » viewing tasks and task links

Creating Resources

  • » understanding resources
  • » creating a work resource
  • » creating a material resource
  • » costs for work and material resources
  • » creating a cost resource

Assigning Tasks to Resources

  • » understanding duration, work, and units
  • » assigning resources to tasks
  • » using team planner to assign resources
  • » finding overallocations
  • » assigning resources
  • » modifying resource assignments
  • » replacing resources on a task

Working with Views

  • » choosing a view
  • » working with a table
  • » inserting and rearranging table columns
  • » changing the settings for columns in a table
  • » displaying two views at the same time
  • » using the timeline view
  • » sorting tasks and resources
  • » grouping tasks and resources
  • » filtering tasks and resources
  • » modifying task bar styles and task bar text
  • » modifying task bar layout
  • » modifying text formatting

Fine-Tuning the Project Schedule

  • » reviewing the critical path
  • » task inspector to review scheduling issues
  • » splitting a task
  • » delaying a task or assignment
  • » adjusting a work contour
  • » leveling resources
  • » inactivating a task

Tracking and Managing a Project

  • » baseline, scheduled, and actual values
  • » saving and clearing a baseline
  • » adding tasks to a baseline
  • » updating the schedule
  • » assigning overtime
  • » updating costs
  • » rescheduling unfinished work

Viewing and Reporting Project Information

  • » viewing project schedule status
  • » looking for schedule progress problems
  • » looking for cost problems
  • » working with text-based reports
  • » using earned value
  • » printing views and reports

Sharing Projects

  • » saving to other formats
  • » working with the global template
  • » importing and exporting
  • » sharing project information in other ways


Dates

  • Runs on request for 2 or more people
  • Preferred date
    Students Name

"I loved the practice exercises and the fact that we could ask questions outside the box. We learned about typography and the printing process in addition to InDesign." Janice, Colliers

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy

Cancellations

» All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made in writing and emailed to info@trainingvancouver.com.

» Cancellations made more than 10 business days before the course begins qualify for a full refund less a $75 administration fee.

» Cancellations made less than 10 business days before the course begins are not eligible for a refund but classes may be rescheduled.

» Cancellations made within 48 hours of the start time are not eligible for a refund and may not be rescheduled.

» We are not able to offer refunds or rescheduling for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling

» Rescheduling requests made 10 days before the course begins are free. Rescheduling that takes place less than 10 days before the course begins will incur a $75 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

» While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will inform the Client as soon as possible of the new dates.