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Microsoft Project 2013

This two-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals, and Project Managers who want an overall walkthrough of Microsoft Project 2013 and what it has to offer. This course begins with...

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$1,090 USD GSA  $823.68
Course Code 55121
Duration 2 days
Available Formats Classroom
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This two-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals, and Project Managers who want an overall walkthrough of Microsoft Project 2013 and what it has to offer. This course begins with project management basics and follows with a complete examination of project creation, management, troubleshooting and closure. Finally, well discuss sharing project progress and the options available.

Skills Gained

  • Understand the terminology.
  • Understand project management basics.
  • Understand and utilize the Microsoft Project 2013 Interface.
  • Create and configure calendars.
  • Configure scheduling.
  • Utilize and navigate views.
  • Create tasks.
  • Modify tasks.
  • Delete tasks.
  • Create resources.
  • Assign tasks to resources.
  • Monitor resources and their tasks.
  • Delete resources.
  • Track project progress.
  • Create and configure reports.
  • Accurately troubleshoot a project.
  • Close a project.
  • Share the project using OneDrive.
  • Share the project using Project Server 2013 or Project Online.
  • Share and sync the project using SharePoint 2013.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for Project Managers and IT Professionals that manage projects for the organization.

Prerequisites

  • None

Course Details

Outline


Module 1: Course Overview
This module explains how the class will be structured and introduces course materials and additional administrative information.
Lessons

  • Introduction
  • Course Materials
  • Facilities
  • Prerequisites
  • What We'll Be Discussing

Lab 1: Course Overview
  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Successfully log into their virtual machine.
  • Have a full understanding of what the course intends to cover.

Module 2: Understanding Project Management
In this module we will explain project management terminology and fundamentals to help ensure understanding of project management basics. Next, well explore the Microsoft Project 2013 interface.
Lessons
  • Project Management Basics
  • Terminology
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Interface

Lab 1: Understanding Project Management
  • Walk-through the Microsoft Project 2013 Interface
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand project management basics.
  • Understand the terminology.
  • Understand and utilize the Microsoft Project 2013 Interface.

Module 3: Planning the Project
Project planning is instrumental to project success and in this module well cover everything you need to know to set up your projects properly and configure them.
Lessons
  • Configuring Calendars and Scheduling
  • Utilizing Views

Lab 1: Planning the Project
  • Configuring Calendars and Scheduling
  • Utilizing Views
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure calendars.
  • Configure scheduling.
  • Utilize and navigate views.

Module 4: Tackling Tasks
In this module well explore all task related activities, from creating the task, to modification and monitoring.
Lessons
  • Creating Tasks
  • Modifying Tasks
  • Deleting Tasks

Lab 1: Tackling Tasks
  • Creating Tasks
  • Modifying Tasks
  • Deleting Tasks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create tasks.
  • Modify tasks.
  • Delete tasks.

Module 5: Managing Resources
Resource management is key to ensuring a project is cost-effective. In this module well cover all aspects of resource management including a section on monitoring, so you can ensure the project stays on track.
Lessons
  • Creating Resources
  • Assigning Tasks to Resources
  • Monitoring Resources and Their Tasks
  • Deleting Resources

Lab 1: Managing Resources
  • Creating Resources
  • Assigning Tasks to Resources and Monitoring
  • Deleting Resources
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create resources.
  • Assign tasks to resources.
  • Monitor resources and their tasks.
  • Delete resources.

Module 6: Project Tracking, Troubleshooting, and Closure
What happens when things go awry? Dont panic, in this module well show you how to get the project back on track in no time at all. Well also cover reporting options and explore project closure.
Lessons
  • Tracking Project Progress
  • Reporting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Closing the Project

Lab 1: Project Tracking, Troubleshooting, and Closure
  • Tracking Project Progress
  • Reporting
  • Closing the Project
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Track project progress.
  • Create and configure reports.
  • Accurately troubleshoot a project.
  • Close a project.

Module 7: Sharing Project Performance
In this module we will discuss the options available to share project performance, which helps keep everyone on the same page. There are no exercises in this module.
Lessons
  • Sharing the Project Using OneDrive
  • Sharing the Project Using Project Server 2013 or Project Online
  • Sharing and Syncing the Project with SharePoint 2013

Lab 1: Sharing Project Performance
  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Share the project using OneDrive.
  • Share the project using Project Server 2013 or Project Online.
  • Share and sync the project using SharePoint 2013.
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