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Projects Management Workshop Using Microsoft Project

By: McTimothy Associates

Lagos State, Nigeria

15 - 16 Aug, 2019  2 day

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NGN 95,000

Venue: The Professional Place: 12b, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Gbagada Lagos.

The overall aim of this course is to train participants on the use of MS Project software and enable them to discover all its features. Additionally, participants will be able to develop project plans and calendars, customize different charts, views and tables. The course also aims at training participants on a different project related techniques such as resources assignments and levelling, tracking progress and consolidating project plans.

Course Methodology

The course relies heavily on hands-on training using Microsoft Project software. The methods used will also include a mix of interactive techniques; brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, group exercises and discussions.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define projects and identify project constraints
  • Develop project files and calendars
  • Schedule tasks and entering recurring tasks
  • Produce resources and assign them to tasks
  • Identify the critical path and apply resource levelling
  • Prepare baselines and track project progress
  • Design project status reports and customizes charts
  • Create resource pools and consolidate project plans

Target Audience

Project schedulers, project planners, project coordinators, project managers, members of the project office and anyone interested in project management. This course is worth 30 PDUs.

Target Competencies

  • Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Organizing
  • Executing
  • Controlling
  • Report designing
  • Note
  • This course relies on hands-on training on MS Project. Participants are expected to come with their Laptops. 

Course Outline

  • Understanding projects
  • Project definition
  • Triple constraints
  • Project management processes
  • Project life cycle
  • Starting a new project
  • Create a project file
  • Setting project calendar
  • Entering and manipulating new tasks
  • Entering milestones
  • Scheduling tasks
  • Establishing tasks dependencies
  • Setting up task constraints
  • Entering recurring tasks
  • Splitting tasks
  • Managing resources
  • Adding and entering resource capacity
  • Resource calendar
  • Assigning work resources to tasks
  • Finding the right resources
  • Effort driven scheduling
  • Identifying critical path and resource allocation
  • Network diagram
  • Critical path analysis
  • Resource allocation
  • Resources leveling
  • Tracking progress
  • Saving project baseline
  • Tracking project as scheduled
  • Entering task completion percentage and actual values
  • Rescheduling incomplete work
  • Updating baseline
  • Organizing and formatting project details
  • Sorting and grouping project details
  • Filtering project details
  • Customizing tables, views and Gantt charts
  • Customizing and printing reports
  • Viewing and reporting project status
  • Spotlight report
  • Consolidating projects and resources
  • Creating a resource pool
  • Linking projects to the resource pool
  • Consolidating project plans
  • Creating dependencies between projects
  • Earned value calculations
The Professional Place: 12b, Olumoroti Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Gbagada Lagos. Aug 15 - 16 Aug, 2019

Registration: 09:00:am - 09:45:am

Class Session: 10:00:am - 04:00:am

NGN 95,000.00
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Blessing Aguta 07034854045, 09080022449

Group registration of 3-5 attracts 5% discount, 6 and above attracts 10%.
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