Objective of the Workshop: This workshop is designed to provide Knowledge and hands-on practice of MS Project 2007 for effective scheduling, tracking, evaluating performance and managing their projects with greater efficiency throughout the life cycle of the project. Useful tips and features for the optimum utilization of the tool to the managers who are already using it. Guidance on Microsoft certification. In the project management community, Microsoft certifications for Microsoft Office Project Sever 2007, are highly in demand. After this workshop, participants will be able to know latest features of Microsoft Project 2007, how to use them in different phases Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring/Control and Closure of the project and will be able to manage their projects more effectively. Participants will be equipped with the knowledge to use Project 2007 more efficiently in their day to day practice to have better control on their projects, manage them effectively and spend much less time than before. We also provide post training support to help participants should they face any challenge while using this tool in day to day practice. Methodology: The workshop is highly interactive that involves demonstration of the features, hands on practice to experiment with the features, discussing cases and implementing them. The workshop will be an optimal mix of classroom discussions, demonstration and hands-on. It involves Presentation on concepts features Demonstration of features Spot quizzes Hands-on exercises using tool Discussion on cases and implementing the same using Project 2007 Post training support to resolve queries and project issues Workshop contents: 1.Microsoft Project 2007 Overview 2.Preparing Schedule 3.Execution and Tracking 4.Monitoring and Control 5.Schedule Optimization 6.Tracking the changes and project status 7.Analyzing and Reporting 8.Case Study Request for detailed course contents Faculty Profile: Vivek Prakash is a certified PMP and has 17 years of experience in IT industry. He is practicing project management for more than 10 years and has handled multi million dollars projects. He has experienced working with companies like Tata Infotech, Mastek, Mphasis and Wipro. He has managed project in Telecom, Automation and BFSI domains. Vivek has been associated with PMI Mumbai Chapter and worked in various functions like organizing seminars, professional trainings, networking and facilitating sessions on the various project management topics. Vivek served PMI Mumbai Chapter as VP PMP Club and VP Programs for more than 3 years. He has written papers, given presentations and sessions on Project Management, EPM, Software sizing estimation. He has developed training courses and conducted various project management trainings. In his 17 years of experience, Vivek has used MS Project extensively and has vast experience in project planning and tracking using MS Project. Vivek has used MS Project from day to day scheduling to reporting status to senior management. He has implemented enterprise project management using Project Server project web access. Vivek has conducted many trainings on MS Project. He has written papers and implemented EVM in many of his projects using MS Project.