COURSE DETAILS

Microsoft Project 2010, the new version from Microsoft, has significant updates and visual enhancements compared to earlier Project versions. It provides an intuitive and easier way to simply be more productive and successfully complete all types of projects.

The course is designed for individuals who want to familiarize themselves with MS Project Professional 2010. The course is based upon the best practices of project management as suggested by the PMBOK® from PMI®. The program is an instructor led classroom session with self-paced learning through hands-on practice, which is highly interactive by means of practical exercises and case studies.

The course duration is 2 (two) days, and covers all aspects of project scheduling, monitoring & tracking using MS Project 2010.

COVERAGE
Module 1 – Introduction
What is a Project? | Overview of Project Management | Project Management Life cycle | Triple Constraint Theorem | Factors influencing Project Management
Module 2 – Scope Management
Scope definition | Work Breakdown Structure | Decomposition
Module 3 –  Scheduling
Task Relationships | Sequencing – Network Diagram | Applying Leads & Lags | PERT estimation Technique | Critical Path Method | Schedule Baseline
Module 4 – Cost Management
Top Down estimation | Bottom-up estimation | Earned Value Management technique | Change Management process | Configuration Management
Module 5 – Introduction MS Project 2010
Getting familiar with MS Project 2010 interface | Changes from MS Project 2007 to 2010 | Navigating the interface | Usage of Project Guide | Usage of Project Template
Module 6 – Project Plan Development
Creating a new Project Plan | Set-up the default project environment | Entering of Project tasks and building a WBS | Apply Task relationships | Estimate & apply Task/ Activity durations | Setting up multiple Calendars | Task Constraints
Module 7 – Resource Deployment
Identify project resources | Apply resource attributes like – cost, calendars, type etc. | Assigning Project Resources | Resource leveling | Resource constraints
Module 8 – Project Costing
Entering Cost information for all resources | Arriving to project cost & budget | Deriving Cost baseline information
Module 9 – Progress Tracking & Reporting
Saving of Baselines | Critical Path Analysis | Updating progress information into the Project Plan | Progress reporting | Timeline view | Performance reporting
Module 10 – Multiple Project Tracking
Creating Master and sub-projects | Linking Tasks crossing projects | Sharing of Multi-Project Information to the Stakeholders
Module 12 – Reporting & Customization
Generate different levels of project reports | Project summary | Project detail Gantt Chart | Milestone Chart | Customize Views | Customize Table | Customize Gantt Chart | Customize Fields | Customize Reports
Module 13 – Earned Value Management + Case Study
Earned Value fields and reports | Pre-requisites for Earned Value Mgmt | Calculating Earned Value parameters | End-to-end case study to refresh all the concepts

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