Microsoft Project Training Course Overview

Microsoft Project Training Course 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 Training Course?

The Microsoft Project Training Certification in the United States 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 Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Microsoft Project Training.

Microsoft Project Training Course Overview

In today's dynamic business landscape, effective Project Management is crucial for success. Microsoft Project is a powerful software used in Project Management in the United States, enabling users to efficiently organise project schedules, budgets, resources, and workforce, all in one place.

To professionals in the United States 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 1-day Microsoft Project Course in the United States by the Knowledge Academy introduces delegates to this invaluable tool, emphasising its relevance in modern Project Management. This training in the United States 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.

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 in the United States, 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 Training 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 Training Course. 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 Training Course, 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.

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Microsoft Project Training Course FAQs

Microsoft Project is a project management software. It provides users with the facility to construct, see, and regulate their tasks effectively, which greatly helps in planning, scheduling, resources allocation, and collaboration that are all basic requirements for the successful running of a project.
Microsoft Project provides dedicated features for the management of rather complicated projects, such as Gantt charts, tracking of resources, and the analysis of critical paths. Excel, on the other hand, lacks these specific tools, making it harder for the user to deal with the large and detailed scheduling of resources and timeframes, which is widespread in today's complicated projects.
Certainly, the Microsoft Project is an important ability which will help Project Managers or professionals to get complicated project manageable and scheduling. It is responsible for timely and accurate management of tasks, optimising resource allocation and the overall performance of the project which ultimately contributes to organisational productivity and success.
The price for MS P's is based on the chosen plan or subscription type. Once you install the app on your smartphone, the monthly subscriptions, which vary from £7 to £56 per user per month, will be deducted from your account. Following that, the license can be purchased for additional users.
Microsoft Project contains task scheduling, personnel management, cost tracking, and collaborative features through which you can do the tasks and manage the project. Among them is a Gantt chart for project visualisation layout, task tracking, resource allocation, and reporting faculty that gives project management an omnipresent experience from planning to the due execution and monitoring stages.
Microsoft Project provides users with different views on how to visualise project data, such as the Gantt, task, and resource graphs. These approaches offer a variety of views on tackling problems, resource, and time issues. These different perspectives give a better position for making the project plans, tracking, and management.
The single disadvantage of Microsoft project is its complexity, which necessitates user`s training or experience when it comes to dealing with the apps.
Opening of a Microsoft Project file will mostly require the Microsoft Project program, which is a component of Microsoft Office suite. But apart from all this, some native project management software also could process the opening and viewing of the Project files too.
Microsoft Project 2021, which is the current version of the software, comes with some new and advanced features that can assist in better planning, scheduling and planner management.
Microsoft Planner is an amazing platform for small teams and has no complex functionality, so it is suitable for creating task lists, assigning them and tracking their completion. However as one can see, Microsoft Project is the complete software for project management, which consists of functions, like planning, scheduling, resource management, reporting, and so forth, therefore it suits large and complex projects.
A Microsoft Project Certification is the recognition of the ability to operate a Microsoft Project management system accurately, which consequently glorifies one's employability and job prospects. It explains the ability to make and keep plans, schedule and manage projects in a fruitful and reliable way. This factor gives wider recognition and better credibility in the workplace.
In the MS Project Course, three main topics are covered: software data, task scheduling, resource allocation, financial tracking, reporting, and collaborative tools. The overall goal is to provide learners with the competence to efficiently work on projects, right from the planning stage up until tracking the progress using the project software.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Microsoft Project Course, though it can be more convenient for the candidates to possess a prior knowledge of computers and Windows10 as well.
In this Microsoft Project Course, delegates will have training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this Microsoft Project Course, and a certificate after course completion.
The main target of this Microsoft Project Course are Project Managers, Team leaders and persons who already use Microsoft Project software on daily basis and interested in these skills set improvement.
This Microsoft Project Course is a 1-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
Through this Microsoft Project Certification, one can acquire skills in project planning, scheduling, resource allocation, tracking progress, and creating reports. This Microsoft Project Training Course equips individuals with competency in managing projects effectively using Microsoft Project software.
Soon after the Microsoft Project Course completion one may consider a job position of a Project Manager, Project Scheduler, Project Coordinator or even Business Analyst having industries like construction, IT, engineering, consulting among others on their job portfolios which require planning and management of projects.
The Knowledge Academy in the United States stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this Microsoft Project Course.
The training fees for Microsoft Project Training Course certification in the United States starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Microsoft Project Training Course.
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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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