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Introduction to Microsoft Project 2013

MS-110 (4 Days)
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Microsoft Project 2013 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Microsoft Project 2013 class teaches attendees how to manage the complete project life cycle using Microsoft® Project 2013.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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Microsoft Project 2013 Training Objectives

All students will learn to:

  • Work with Microsoft Project 2013 on your PC or touch-enabled device
  • Build and fine-tune your project plan
  • Schedule tasks and milestones
  • Assign resources
  • Track progress and costs, and manage variances
  • Troubleshoot delays and budget overruns
  • Customize Gantt chart views, tables, and calendars
  • Use project-management best practices

Microsoft Project 2013 Training Outline

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Introduction
Microsoft Project, Project Management, And You
  • Meet The Project Application
  • Meet The Project Family
  • New Features In Project 2013
  • You As a Project Manager
A Guided Tour Of Project
  • The Project Interface: Finding Your Way Around
  • The Backstage View: Managing Files And Setting Options
  • The Ribbon And Tabs: Finding The Features You Want
  • Views: Working With Schedule Details The Way You Want
  • Reports: Seeing Project Status In New Ways
Starting a New Plan
  • Starting a New Plan And Setting Its Start Date
  • Setting Nonworking Days In The Project Calendar
  • Entering The Plan’s Title And Other Properties
Building a Task List
  • Entering Task Names
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Entering a Milestone Task
  • Creating Summary Tasks To Outline The Plan
  • Creating Task Dependencies With Links
  • Switching Task Scheduling From Manual To Automatic
  • Checking The Plan’s Duration And Finish Date
  • Documenting Tasks With Notes And Hyperlinks
Setting Up Resources
  • Entering Work Resource Names
  • Entering Resources’ Maximum Capacity
  • Entering Resource Pay Rates
  • Adjusting Working Time In a Resource Calendar
  • Setting Up Cost Resources
  • Documenting Resources With Notes
Assigning Resources To Tasks
  • Assigning Work Resources To Tasks
  • Controlling Work When Adding Or Removing Resource Assignments
  • Assigning Cost Resources To Tasks
  • Checking The Plan’s Duration, Cost, And Work
Formatting And Sharing Your Plan
  • Customizing a Gantt Chart View
  • Customizing a Timeline View
  • Customizing Reports
  • Copying Views And Reports
  • Printing Views And Reports
Tracking Progress
  • Saving a Baseline Of Your Plan
  • Tracking a Plan As Scheduled Through a Specific Date
  • Entering a Task’s Completion Percentage
  • Entering Actual Values For Tasks
Advanced Scheduling Techniques
  • Advanced Task Scheduling
  • See Task Relationships With Task Path
  • Adjusting Task Link Relationships
  • Setting Task Constraints
  • Interrupting Work On a Task
  • Adjusting Working Time For Individual Tasks
  • Control Task Scheduling With Task Types
Fine-Tuning Task Details
  • Entering Deadline Dates
  • Entering Fixed Costs
  • Setting Up a Recurring Task
  • Viewing The Project’s Critical Path
  • Scheduling Summary Tasks Manually
Fine-Tuning Resource And Assignment Details
  • Setting Up Resource Availability To Apply At Different Times
  • Entering Multiple Pay Rates For a Resource
  • Setting Up Resource Pay Rates To Apply At Different Times
  • Setting Up Material Resources
  • Delaying The Start Of Assignments
  • Applying Contours To Assignments
  • Applying Different Pay Rates To Assignments
  • Assigning Material Resources To Tasks
  • Viewing Resource Capacity
  • Adjusting Assignments In The Team Planner View
Fine-Tuning The Project Plan
  • Examining Resource Allocations Over Time
  • Resolving Resource Overallocations Manually
  • Leveling Overallocated Resources
  • Checking The Plan’s Cost And Finish Date
  • Inactivating Tasks
Organizing Project Details
  • Sorting Project Details
  • Grouping Project Details
  • Filtering Project Details
  • Creating New Tables
  • Creating New Views
Tracking Progress On Tasks And Assignments
  • Updating a Baseline
  • Tracking Actual And Remaining Values For Tasks And Assignments
  • Tracking Timephased Actual Work For Tasks And Assignments
  • Rescheduling Incomplete Work
Viewing And Reporting Project Status
  • Identifying Tasks That Have Slipped
  • Examining Task Costs
  • Examining Resource Costs
  • Reporting Project Cost Variance With a Stoplight View
Getting Your Project Back On Track
  • Troubleshooting Time And Schedule Problems
  • Troubleshooting Cost And Resource Problems
  • Troubleshooting Scope-Of-Work Problems
Applying Advanced Formatting And Printing
  • Formatting a Gantt Chart View
  • Formatting a Timeline View
  • Formatting a Network Diagram View
  • Formatting a Calendar View
  • Printing And Exporting Views
Advanced Report Formatting
  • Formatting Tables In a Report
  • Formatting Charts In a Report
  • Creating a Custom Report
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

MS-110

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

Prior experience with Microsoft Office is strongly recommended.  No prior experience with Microsoft Project is presumed.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware and a copy of Microsoft Project 2013 Step by Step.

Software Requirements:

Microsoft Project 2013 and Office 2013 (or at least Excel and Word) with the latest service packs installed.

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