This course is for anyone who has not used Project before and would like to track project tasks. There will also be an overview of what else Project can do.
By the end of the course you will be able to use the basic features in Project to create a project plan and perform basic tracking.
What you will learn
In particular you will be able to:
- Create a project in a Gantt chart view.
- Schedule tasks based on their dependencies.
- Create constraints and deadlines.
- Enter and assign resources.
- Track the project so that delayed tasks will be rescheduled.
Delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse.
Introducing Project, The GANTT chart view, Creating a new project & project information, Entering holidays, Entering Tasks and durations, Milestones, Outlining – Creating summary tasks, Saving the Project.
Linking Tasks, Zooming, Navigating to tasks, Lag and Lead, Constraints, Deadlines.
Creating Resources, Resource Working Times, Allocating Resources to Tasks. Applying a Filter.
Baselines, Tracking the Project, Updating the Project, Project statistics.
The ‘Small Print’
The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.