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MS Project Course Outline

The MS Project 1-on-1 or small group training – 9 hours in 3 x 3 hour units

1st Unit

  • Covers intro to pert charts, logic network diagrams and critical path calculation.
  • Learn about Ivor’s Rules, as well as Task Types and Lag. Includes a Manual exercise.
  • Setting up a project in MS Project from above with Milestones, Predecessors and Successors.

2nd Unit

  • Set up calendars and working time.
  • Set up timescales.
  • Explain the Worksheet View, and Add new fields.
  • Insert Total Slack.
  • Add Task Notes.
  • Insert a Text Frame and Pictures.
  • Show how to print Barchart and scaling.
  • View and Print the Network Diagram.
  • Add Text Fields.
  • Use Simple and Custom Filters.
  • Pre-Defined Filters.
  • Summary Tasks, Rollups and Work breakdown structures.
  • Revision – Generate another network diagram and set up in Project.
  • Use new program as a Sub-Project.
  • Show how this technique is used to consolidate multiple schedules.

3rd Unit

  • Discussion on the use of Constraints.
  • Setup a Baseline.
  • Progress Reporting and best way to workout % Complete.
  • Issues in MS Project when reporting progress.
  • Split a Task.
  • Resource Allocation.
  • Resource Levelling.
  • Cost Tracking
  • Reporting and customising reports.
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