MS Project 2010 for Experts

MS Project 2010 for Experts

 

About The Event

Hands-on Advanced Microsoft® Project 2010 - 2 Days

MS Project 2010 for Experts

Learning Objectives:

  • Best practice guidelines and checklists on project scheduling
  • Resolving resource workload over allocation
  • Optimizing for time, cost and resource using Critical Path
  • Managing multiple projects, dependencies and shared resources
  • Customizing and sharing objects to improve productivity
  • Analyzing and measuring project performance
  • Determining suitable actions

Benefits:

This course provides a good insight on balancing resource workloads, customization of project for your project specific environment and earned value analysis. You’ll learn various techniques on optimizing project for dates, cost and resources.  The course provides advanced knowledge and skills required to manage multiple and complex projects. You’ll learn to create cross-project links, develop shared resources and track and report status across multiple projects.

Target Audience:

Project managers, senior managers and anyone responsible for planning, managing and coordinating projects, or interested in taking up the role. A hands on experience in creating and maintaining Microsoft Project schedules is required for this course. projectingIT’s Foundation course is a recommended pre-course.

Hands-on Lab: Real Time Scenarios

  • Use new features in Microsoft Project 2010
  • Implement organisation resource pool
  • Forecast resource requirements and report resource utilization
  • Identify and resolve resource over allocations
  • Compress schedules using fast tracking and crashing techniques
  • Creating master and sub projects and their dependencies
  • Handling change requests and managing project baseline
  • Customize Microsoft Project to improve productivity
  • Perform earned value analysis to measure project performance

 OUTLINE

Best practice guidelines and checklists on project scheduling

  • § Scheduling in a nut shell
  • § Scheduling best practices and guidelines
  • § How to develop and maintain dynamic project schedules
  • § Do’s and don’ts

Resolving resource workload over allocation

 

  • § Determine resource workloads
  • § Strategies for resolving resource workload over allocation
  • § Level the workload yourself
  • § Let Microsoft Project level the workload for you
    • § Best practices on workload levelling

 Optimizing for time, cost and resource

  • § Strategies for optimizing the schedule
  • § Managing critical path using Microsoft Project
  • § Running what-if scenarios in Microsoft Project
  • § Determining critical resources

Managing multiple projects 

  • § Project, program and portfolio management concepts
  • § Combining projects for progress review
  • § Creating and managing sub projects and master projects
  • § Managing project task dependencies
  • § Sharing resources amongst projects

 Customizing and sharing objects

  • § Customizing project objects
  • § Sharing objects between projects
  • § Using project templates

 

Analyzing projects 

  • § Analyzing project progress
  • § Measuring performance using earned value analysis
  • § Responding to changes in your project

 How does this course relate to other ProjectingIT courses?

In addition to this course, the following courses offered by projectingIT may be of interest:

  • Microsoft® Project Fundamentals
  • Microsoft® Enterprise Project Management Server for Executives
  • Microsoft® Enterprise Project Management Server for Project Managers
  • Microsoft® Enterprise Project Management Server for Administrators
  • Microsoft® Enterprise Project Management Server for Project Team
  • Planning and Deploying Microsoft Project Server
  • Integrated Project Management using Microsoft® Office tools
  • PMP®  - Passing the PMP using PMBOK edition 4 in your first try
  • PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification
  • Microsoft® Excel for Project Managers

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