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Project: Essentials

About SquareOne

SquareOne is among the UK's leading providers of IT training to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our company pledge is to deliver inspiring, motivational and cost effective training which brings about tangible improvements in productivity. Through our training solutions individuals are able to gain lifelong skills and realise their full potential whilst clients achieve their corporate goals.

Who should attend?

Perfect for Project managers or those looking to streamline project plans, our one day Level 1 course, designed by industry leading trainers, will teach you all of the essentials of Microsoft Project so that you can create and manage project schedules

Prerequisites

Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, and a basic knowledge of MS Office. No existing knowledge of MS Project is required.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course you will have a good working knowledge and the ability to work confidently and efficiently to generate a plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage budgets and analyse workloads.

Upon completion, all delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and extensive manual.

To find out about the training options that we can provide, please speak to one of our team today.

Training Locations

Our open classroom courses are held in Merseyside where we have state of the art training facilities. We also provide in-house training solutions at any office location in the UK or Europe. We frequently deliver training in Liverpool, Manchester, London, Chester, Warrington, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Sheffield, Glasgow, Leatherhead and Aberdeen as well as in European countries such as France, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Ireland.

Software Versions

We offer training solutions for all versions of Project - 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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Course Duration

1 Day

Our course timings are 09:30 - 16:30.

Getting Started with Project

  • The Role of Microsoft Project
  • The Microsoft Project Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan
  • The Gantt Chart View
  • The Network Diagram/PERT Chart View

Creating a Project Plan

  • How to Create a New Project Plan
  • Assign a Project Calendar
  • Add Tasks to a Project Plan
  • Edit the Task List
  • Define the Activity List
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create Summary Stages

Creating the Project Schedule

  • Understand Task Durations
  • Define Milestones
  • Understand and Create Task Relationships
  • Link Dependent Tasks
  • Add Tasks to the Timeline
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Set Task Constraints and Deadlines
  • Add Recurring Tasks
  • Add Notes to a Task

Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Understand Resource/Types
  • Work with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Add Resource Costs
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts

Finishing a Project Plan

  • Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
  • Set a Baseline
  • Print a Project Summary Report

Booking

Looking for in-house training that can be customised to you/your businesses exact needs? Contact us below for one of our team to contact you.

Upcoming Courses

Below are a list of upcoming dates and locations where this course is scheduled to take place.

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For more information about any of our courses

please call +44 (0)151 650 6907, email enquiries@squareonetraining.com or complete an enquiry form.