Intended audience

a) Business Analysts
b) Project Managers
c) Project Assistants
d) Project Schedulers
e) Program Managers
f) Project Portfolio Managers
g) Anyone who wants to succeed with Microsoft Project
h) Anyone who wants to be good at scheduling

Prerequisites:

a. A copy of MS Project installed (30 days Free Trial version can be used)
b. Basic proficiency with Windows UI
c. Some familiarity with MS Office will make things even easier – but not absolutely required

What you will gain from this course:

a. THIS IS NOT A “This feature does this”, “This function enables this” COURSE. YOU WILL LEARN STEP BY STEP CREATION OF A PROJECT PLAN THROUGH REAL PROJECT EXAMPLES.
b. Includes quizzes, exercise files, demo files and certificate of completion
c. Learn Project Management needed to use Microsoft Project
d. Get prompt answer & support from the instructor
e. Learn what you should have before creating your project plan in MS Project
f. Earn 8 PDUs if you are a PMP already
g. Earn 8 Contact Hours if you are a PMP candidate

Topics:

a. What are Tasks?
b. What are Resources?
c. What are Allocations?
d. What are Task Dependencies?
e. What is a Schedule?
f. The Basics – Project Start Date, Simple Options
g. Managing Calendars
h. What are Views?
i. The Gantt Chart View
j. How to add manually scheduled tasks (difference between automated scheduling and manual scheduling)
k. Work Breakdown Structure – WBS
l. Resource scheduling and the calculations that MS Project makes when you assign one or more resources to a task.
m. Task Dependencies – FS, FF, SS, SF –
n. What are summary tasks (Summary tasks summarize the data of their subtasks, which are the tasks that are grouped beneath them)
o. Milestones
p. Importing project data from Excel
q. Creating recurring tasks
r. Tasks formatting for presenting to different levels of management
s. Coming up with a complete MS project plan
t. Team Planner View – and OVERALLOCATIONS
u. Basics of Baselines
v. How to Create a Baseline
w. How to track progress of your project and track variances (in schedule, and cost)
x. Handling resource allocations
y. Leads and Lags
z. Dates constraints and flexibility
aa. Resource Management
i. Types of Resources
ii. Managing Work Resources
iii. Using Material Resources
iv. Using Cost Resources
v. Understanding Costing Concepts
bb. Effort Driven Scheduling
cc. Critical Path determination
dd. EVM calculations (Earned Value Management)

Course Commencement Dates:

 

October 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th & 16th 2020 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time Register Now Instructor : Alok Bhatia
August 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st 2020 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time Sold Out Instructor : Alok Bhatia
June 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th 2020 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time Sold Out Instructor : Alok Bhatia


Fee Structure:

Regular price: $295

Class Timings:  9:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M. Pacific Time

Address: 4580 Auto Mall Parkway #121, Fremont, CA, 94538

First class as trial (FREE)

 

Study material Provided

 

Retake classes for free

 

Quizzes and mock exams

 

Real Project Examples

 

Earn 8 PDUs (if already PMP)

 

Placement Help (through other agencies)

 

Earn 8 Contact Hours (if you are PMP aspirant)

 

 

How long is the training? What are the timings?

Generally, MS Project training is for 5 days only. Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm Pacific Time.

Is there a fee for the course?

Yes, $295 fee. You can audit the 1st class but after that you have to pay the fee.

Which version of MS Project will be taught in the training?

2019

Will I get software from you, installed on my machine?

No, you can download the trial version of software on your home machines and use for a limited time.

What books will I need to purchase (or what I need to bring to class)?

You don’t need to purchase any books, just bring your laptop. We offer you study material and stationery.

Do you provide any certificate after I complete this training?

Yes, we provide attendance certificate after completion of training.

Will the training be online or in-person?

This training will be conducted in-person as well as online. We recommend taking a training in-person unless you are not local. If you are not able to come any day(s) or all days you will benefit as much from online training. Even though it is online, please do keep in mind this is still a live training.

If I want to take the training again after having taken it once, can I?

Yes, you are very welcome to take the training again at no cost.

Do you give placement assistance?

No.

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