Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 [1 day]

4.87 out of 5 based on 31 customer ratings
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Microsoft Project Training Course

 

For Microsoft Project training to be effective it needs to be integrated, applied, and enjoyable. By guiding participants through the construction and use of both sample and actual projects (from your workplace), we have found our training to be both productive, and well received. Other courses may show you how to find the product features – our course teaches you how use the features to produce meaningful results.

 

Who should take this Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 course?

 

This course is for anyone who intends to be involved in planning and/or controlling projects using Microsoft Project. (We have courses available for all versions of Microsoft Project.)

 

Where is this course offered?

 

The Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 course is offered on an open-enrollment basis at our Project Management Education Center in Bellevue, WA, (which also serves Seattle, Redmond, Renton, Everett, Federal Way, and Tacoma), as well as at our Project Management Education Center in Tucson, AZ (which also serves the Greater Phoenix area, Oro Valley, and Sierra Vista / Fort Huachuca), and other select locations such as Grand Cayman.  We also provide it on an on-site basis anywhere in the world.

 

MS Project Best Practices 101 Course Objectives

 

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Enter tasks and create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to capture the scope of your project
  • Work with project calendars
  • Link tasks together to create a network diagram that dynamically updates
  • Utilize the Timeline view to summarize your schedule
  • Use notes and hyperlinks to annotate your data
  • Save a baseline and enter project progress info
  • Utilize constraints and deadlines
  • Format your data and print useful reports that highlight the important information
  • Avoid the frustration of many novice users

 

MS Project Best Practices 101 Course Details

 

  • Length: 8 hours.
  • Style: This interactive course uses “Step by Step Microsoft Project” by Carl Chatfield, PMP,  accompanied by Key Consulting PowerPoint presentations.  Participants build projects using sample data, and then develop, and experiment with, their own project data.
  • Texts: Participants receive a course participant’s manual, course textbook, and sample files.
  • Format: Computer classroom.  We will supply you with a laptop loaded with Microsoft Project.
  • Prerequisites:  None, however we recommend you take Introduction to Project Management, or equivalent, to maximize the value of this course.

 

Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 Course Content

 

  • Project management refresher
  • Moving around and viewing data
  • Creating a project
  • Project calendars
  • Scheduling modes
  • Creating tasks
  • Entering durations
  • Modeling your Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Creating your Network Diagram
  • Adding notes and hyperlinks
  • Formatting and printing
  • The Timeline view
  • Saving a baseline
  • Entering basic progress information
  • Fine tuning task relationships
  • Constraints and deadlines
  • Sorting, grouping and filtering

 

Microsoft Project Training Course Description (PDF)

 

Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 course outline, suitable for saving or printing.

 

 

Additional information

Location

Bellevue, WA, Tucson, AZ, Grand Cayman

Start Date

January 31st, 2019, March 14th, 2019, March 21st, 2019, April 11th, 2019, May 16th, 2019, July 18th, 2019, August 29th, 2019, September 19th, 2019, November 7th, 2019, November 15th, 2019

31 reviews for Microsoft Project Best Practices 101 [1 day]

  1. 5 out of 5

    Kim M:

    It was great,very helpful.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Sashi D:

    Excellent class!

  3. 5 out of 5

    Marlys D:

    Excellent! I can go back and apply what I have learned.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Tom A:

    Great job!

  5. 5 out of 5

    Indira H:

    Excellent!!

  6. 4 out of 5

    Trevor N:

    Thank you, nice training!

  7. 5 out of 5

    Dave F:

    Very, very informative. Well paced and professional.

  8. 5 out of 5

    Donna B:

    Instructor’s knowledge and real world examples were very helpful.

  9. 5 out of 5

    David M:

    Gained a lot of useful information that will help us give ownership what they are wanting.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Josette W:

    Very informative and useful.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Martha R:

    Great instructor and class.

  12. 5 out of 5

    Debbie B:

    Great class!

  13. 4 out of 5

    Sharon M:

    Great course/overview. Thanks!

  14. 5 out of 5

    Bob F:

    Great course. Plan to enroll for 102.

  15. 5 out of 5

    Sonya S:

    To the point and yet covered all the required basics.

  16. 5 out of 5

    Kyle F:

    Very well structured and organized

  17. 5 out of 5

    Alisha R:

    Great fast paced classes. Never boring. Great!

  18. 4 out of 5

    Marcela M:

    I loved the PowerPoint slides. If we could focus more on our project and maybe have 1 or 2 people present them at the end, to see if the material learnt was applied?

  19. 4 out of 5

    Hendrik V:

    Well structured and well organized. Very knowledgeable instructor.

  20. 5 out of 5

    Sheila L:

    Many thanks for the training last Friday! I heard really positive feedback from everyone on our end and they are honestly looking forward to start working in Project after the training (instead of being intimidated by it).

  21. 5 out of 5

    Brooke B:

    Great course. Extremely useful for my role.

  22. 5 out of 5

    Eden Z:

    A lot of information.

  23. 5 out of 5

    Jenny M:

    Great instruction; very helpful!

  24. 5 out of 5

    Angie F:

    Good start to learn about setting up basic timelines in MSP2013. Thanks!

  25. 5 out of 5

    Charles R:

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  26. 5 out of 5

    Ric R:

    Recommended.

  27. 5 out of 5

    Charles P:

    Company has used this training previously.

  28. 5 out of 5

    Ann G:

    Good job.

  29. 5 out of 5

    Pete S:

    Exceeded expectations!

  30. 5 out of 5

    Randy M:

    Very informative and useful. Would of liked to have another day. Looking forward to building a small project.

  31. 5 out of 5

    Jimmy W:

    Great instruction and very insightful.

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