Course Details

Microsoft Project 2019 Course (Online)

Price

Original price was: R3,999.00.Current price is: R3,199.00.

Difficulty

4

Effort

3

Collaboration

2

Microsoft Project 2019 E-Learning Course aims at providing participants with sufficient knowledge about the working and features of the Microsoft Project software to manage and track project schedules in the day-to-day project environment. It provides participants with working knowledge of the software which will allow them to create new projects, add resources, link dependencies, as well as track the project.

Once this basic knowledge is understood, participants will be in a position which will enable them to explore most of the product’s features within the context of what they have learned. The course will also provide industry best practices for setting-up schedules.

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PRICE

Original price was: R3,999.00.Current price is: R3,199.00.

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Course Duration

This online-based course runs over 2 weeks. There are 3 x 2hour virtual contact sessions.

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Course Benefits

This course provides delegates with enough knowledge on the working and features of the software to start using the tool immediately.

This course provides delegates with general knowledge on project management and scheduling.

It is a good refresher course for those who wish to brush up on their basic knowledge of the scheduling software.

Earn 14 Formal Project Management Education hours.

COURSE SYLLABUS

This course covers the following topics:

  • Overview
    a. MS Project as a scheduling tool
    b. Course Objectives
    c. Assumed Knowledge
  • Getting Started
    a. Settings
    b. Orientation
  • Creating a Schedule
    a. Create and Save a Schedule
    b. Project Information
    c. Setting up the WBS
    d. Enter tasks
    e. Organize with Summary Tasks
    f. Milestones
    g. Task durations
    h. Task dependencies
    i. Project resources
    j. Project calendars
    k. Assigning Resources to Tasks
    l. Cost Loading
    m. Formatting the Gantt Chart
  • Validating the Schedule
    a. Balancing Workloads
    i. Finding Resource Over-and Under Allocations
    ii. Adjusting Assignments to Correct Allocations
    iii. Levelling Assignments
    b. Testing Integrity
    c. Critical Path Analysis
    d. Near Critical Path Analysis
    e. Baseline the Schedule
  • Managing the schedule
    a. Update the schedule
    b. Notes
    c. Modifying the Schedule
    d. Schedule compression
    i. Crashing
    ii. Fast Tracking
    e. Re-baseline the Schedule
  • Communicating the Schedule
    a. Views
    b. Earned Value Management
    c. Reports
    d. Visual Reports
    e. Printing the Schedule
  • MS Project Best Practice

The course is online-based, the learner accesses e-learning material and course assignments online, via a link provided.  There are seven modules, stretching over two weeks, each with its own e-learning content and assignment.  The course includes various exercises to practice and embed the different functionalities.  Interactive sessions are included to assist the learners with specific issues.

The learner can ask questions via a discussion forum at any time.  There are two voluntary virtual Q&A session of two hours each, in which the facilitator answers questions and assists with any areas the learner may have experienced any difficulties.

COURSE PREREQUISITES:

  • Own licensed Microsoft® Project application software (2019 or later version).
  • Understanding and basic ability to work on Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Access to the internet.
Great course with professional and extremely knowledgeable facilitators. Great for the beginner as well as a course to sharpen your skills.
Marnus Pretorius
I have been a planner for over 5 years now, however I have learned a number of good things, practices and shortcuts on this course. The material on this course was well presented and really helpful. Thank You.
Cedric Nkosinathi Ntshangase
Overall the training met my needs. Very informative with electronic information and practical exercises to practice your newly acquired skills.
Petrus Anthonie Keller

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Course Format

The Microsoft Project Course is a blended learning course in which the learner accesses e-learning material and course assignments online, via a link provided.  There are seven modules, stretching over two weeks, each with its own e-learning content and assignment that builds on the previous module and assignment.  An explanation of each assignment is provided to the learner after completion of the assignment.

The learner can ask questions via a discussion forum at any time.  A voluntary virtual Q&A session of two hours is scheduled after the first week and completion of the first four modules, in which the facilitator answers questions and assists with any areas the learner may have experienced any difficulties.  Collaborative feedback and guidance are provided at this session, which include further demonstrations and discussions on the modules, as necessary.  There is also a voluntary discussion session at the end of all the modules where the facilitator discusses the application of Microsoft Project to real world projects.

 

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Who Should Attend This Course

Delegates who are:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Schedulers
  • Project Planners
  • Project Controllers
  • Project Controls Managers
  • Project Expeditors
  • Project Administrators
  • Any individual or organisation who requires the skills and knowledge to schedule work or to develop and track a project schedule.

Included

Delegates will receive the following items on the course:

  • E-learning Modules (downloadable in a course workbook)
  • Exercises
  • A Certificate of Successful Completion

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