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Learn MS Project - Become A PRO! 5-course Bundle

Learn MS Project - Become A PRO! 5-course Bundle

Author: MS Project

Category: Online Information Technology Training > Computer Usage

MS Project 2013/2016 e-course – PRO There never was a more complete course in MS Project, perfectly categorized on the different topics for later reference. From the author: "We took all our knowledge, tips and trics and put it in one learning path. The people that have completed all 5 levels, ...

Keywords: MS Project, Microsoft Project, ms project 2013, ms project 2016, planning, ms project beginner, ms project advanced, ms project intermediate, ms project introduction

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Table of Contents:

Milestones & Project Health – Maturity Level 1:
Project Management Fundamentals: Scope, Risk, Deliverables, Benefits, Issues etc
Scheduling Terminology and why you Need to Have a Schedule
The Right Order to Set Up a Schedule
Explanatory Tour Through Microsoft Project
Create your Own MS Project File vs Using Our Template
How to Report on Project Status and Major Milestones
How and When to Set Milestones
Milestones as Connecting Points to Other Schedules
How and When to Set a Deadline
How and Why to set the Status Date
Report your Project with a Customized Highlight Report

Task Management – Maturity Level 2:
What is a PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) and a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)
Importance of Ordering Activities
PBS/WBS Best Practices
Tasks, Summary Tasks and Outdent levels
Durations and their Estimates
Estimating Principles
Adding Tasks to the Baseline
Schedule Quality Assessment
Update Tasks
Record Task Progress
Reschedule Incomplete Work in one Go
Evaluate the Project Schedule
Reporting on Task Progress

Critical Path Management – Maturity Level 3:
Making Links between Tasks
Lag and Lead
Guidelines for Linking Tasks
Link Types
Constraints and the proper use of Constraints
Critical Path
Slack (Total Slack and Free Slack)
Check on Dangling Tasks (Tasks that have no links yet)
Critical Path Management
Dependencies with Other Projects
Adding a Dependency by Typing the Link Path
How to see the external link in MSP?
The Link Between Projects Window
Dealing with Updates
Updating Tasks
Evaluating and Optimizing the Schedule
What Lessons to Learn from your Progress against Baseline
Comparing to Baseline to Structurally Improve Business Processes
Managing against Deadlines

Resource Management – Maturity Level 4:
Preparations Before Resource Loading
How MSP Calculates: The Iron Formula
Fixed Work, Fixed Duration of Fixed Units – what to use when?
Effort Driven Scheduling – yes or no?
Resource Types
Enter Resources Using the Resource Sheet
Resource Calendar
Generic vs. Specific Resources
Assigning a Resource
Dedicated vs non-dedicated assignments
% Assignment on a task, effectiveness, and absence
Explaining the different units % fields in MS Project
Assignment Units vs. Peak (Units)
Replacing a Resource
Views for Resource Management
Resource Graph
Team Planner
Resource Usage and Task Usage
Task Form and Resource Form
Resource Leveling
Method 1: Level Resources Manually
Method 2: Let MSP Level For You
Level One Task at a Time
Level Selection
Level Resource
Level All
The Resource Allocation View
The Leveling Algorithm Explained
After Solving Resource over Allocation

Cost Management – Maturity Level 5:
Budget vs. Actual Costs
How to Set Up a Project Budget
How to Enter Costs for Resources
How to Compare Cost to the Baseline
Earned Value Management
How to Set Up Your Schedule for Earned Value Management?
Using the Earned Value Management Report
How to Use the S-Curves
How to Interpret the MS Project default Reports
How to Present Your Project Status on Costs?
Using the Highlight Report with cost Information

Hardware and Software Requirements:

MS Project 2013 or 2016 installed, download here from:

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