Microsoft Project Masterclass Overview

Microsoft Project Masterclass Outline

Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
  • Exploring the Microsoft Project Environment
  • Displaying an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Module 2: Creating the Project Schedule

  • Task Durations
  • Milestones
  • Manual Scheduling
  • Auto Scheduling a Task
  • Task Relationships
  • Timeline
  • Auto Scheduling a Task
  • Identifying the Critical Path
  • Working with Constraints
  • Recurring Activities
  • Add Notes to a Task

Module 3: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Resource Types
  • Assigning Calendars to Resources
  • Resolving Resource Over-Allocation

Module 4: Assigning Resources and Levelling

  • Simple Resource Assignments
  • Levelling a Single Resource
  • Assigning Part Time Resources
  • Creating Part Time Resource Calendars
  • Problem Assignments
  • Levelling a Single Resource
  • Assigning Resources, You Do Not Have
  • Understanding Resource Levelling
  • Checking Resource Usage
  • Understanding Overtime

Module 5: Costs

  • Understanding Project Costs
  • Reviewing Current Costs
  • Entering Variable Costs
  • Assigning Daily Costs
  • Assigning Per Usage Costs
  • Assigning Fixed Costs
  • Assigning Material Costs
  • Changing Rates During a Project
  • Assigning Cost Resources

Module 6: Constraints and Deadlines

  • Understanding Constraints and Deadlines
  • Creating a Constraint
  • Types of Constraint
  • Using Elapsed Time
  • Rescheduling Tasks
  • Creating a Deadline

Modules 7: Project Tracking and Controlling

  • Creating a Baseline
  • Automatically Updating Tasks
  • Manually Updating Tasks
  • Tracking Actuals on a Gantt Chart
  • Using Tracking Box
  • Viewing Task Slippage
  • Basic Data Highlighting
  • Applying Filters
  • Editing Existing Filters
  • Deleting an Unwanted Filter
  • Grouping Tasks
  • Using AutoFilters

Module 8: Reporting

  • Understanding Graphical Reports
  • Creating a New Report
  • Filtering Report Data
  • Enhancing Report Appearance

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Who should attend this Microsoft Project Masterclass?

The Microsoft Project Masterclass is designed for individuals who want to enhance their skills and proficiency in using Microsoft Project, a Project Management software. This course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Team Leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • Small Business Owners
  • Office Professionals
  • IT Administrators

Prerequisites of the Microsoft Project Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites for this Microsoft Project Masterclass.

Microsoft Project Masterclass Overview

In today's dynamic business landscape, effective Project Management is crucial for success. Microsoft Project is a powerful software used in Project Management, enabling users to efficiently organise project schedules, budgets, resources, and workforce, all in one place. This 1-day Microsoft Project Training Course by the Knowledge Academy introduces delegates to this invaluable tool, emphasising its relevance in modern Project Management.

To professionals seeking to excel in Project Management, mastering Microsoft Project is of paramount importance. Project Managers, Team Leaders, and anyone involved in project planning and execution will greatly benefit from this training. Proficiency in Microsoft Project can enhance job profiles and result in higher remuneration.

This training equips delegates with the skills to create professional reports, add graphics, animations, links, and more, without the need for external software. Delegates will discover tips and tricks to maximise the software's capabilities, set up tasks, link them, reassign resources, and efficiently manage schedules. The course covers topics like working with constraints, adding stages to the timeline, assigning part-time resources, rescheduling tasks, and basic data highlighting.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Project and its role in Project Management
  • To efficiently create and manage project schedules and budgets using Microsoft Project
  • To learn how to organise resources and workforce within a project
  • To discover advanced features for creating professional reports and visual presentations
  • To master the techniques for setting up tasks, linking them, and reassigning resources
  • To gain expertise in working with constraints, timelines, and task rescheduling

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be empowered to manage projects more effectively, leading to improved project outcomes, enhanced career opportunities, and a more competitive edge in the job market.

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What’s included in this Microsoft Project Masterclass Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Microsoft Project Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Microsoft Project Masterclass. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Microsoft Project Masterclass, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Microsoft Project Masterclass. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Microsoft Project Masterclass sessions.

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Microsoft Project Masterclass FAQs

Microsoft Project is a software that can be used in project management to assist the organisation of the project. The program allows users to understand and monitor project schedules and budgets, present project data, and organise resources and workforce.
This Microsoft Project Masterclass is designed for new and existing users who would like to improve their skills in using Microsoft Project. It would be particularly beneficial for Project Managers.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Microsoft Project Masterclass course, however, it would be beneficial for candidates to have prior experience with computers and Windows 10.
We provide Masterclass courses for, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Access, Outlook, and Visio.
Microsoft Project provides multiple views for project managers and teams. Project view is used to plan, manage workflow and status, and for scheduling tasks over a project timeline.
Communication and collaboration, co-authoring, reporting, roadmap, timesheets, and resource management are the main features of Microsoft Project.
The price for Microsoft Project Masterclass certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Microsoft Project Masterclass.
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Microsoft Project is a software product that can be used in project management to assist the organisation of the project. The program allows users to use a specific set of tools to understand and monitor project schedules and budgets, present project data, and organise resources and workforce.

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