Microsoft Project 2019

UMass Lowell

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UMass Lowell

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Who should attend

This seminar is intended for all members of a project team: Senior Managers, Project Managers, Team Leaders, Resource Managers and Individual Team Members - anyone interested in the basics of Microsoft Project® in the Total Project Control environment. Attendees new to project management will learn the basics, while those with more experience will gain a better understanding of the inner workings of MS Project.

About the course

This two-day seminar teaches the participant how to best use the Microsoft® Project software. We teach the functionality of Microsoft® Project using a combination of lecture, hands-on applications and case studies to reinforce and better absorb the material. Although this is our standard Microsoft® Project offering, some advanced features are explored so that the user can plan and manage projects in the PMBOK® Guide context. This seminar is taught in UMass Lowell's computer lab.

Content

  • Project Management Introduction
  • A Project Planning Checklist
  • Building Schedules in Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Project Setup Options
  • Creating Calendars
  • Working with Tasks
  • Creating Custom fields
  • Understanding Tables and Views (Gantt, Network, Timeline)
  • Auto and Manually Scheduling
  • Working the Critical Path
  • Creating and Managing Deadlines
  • Optimizing the schedule
  • Managing Resources
  • Introduction to Resource Analysis
  • Identifying & Applying Resources
  • Identifying Resource Problems
  • Resolving Resource Problems
  • Keeping Projects on Track
  • Working with Reports
  • Updating Project Status
  • Variances and Keeping the Project on Track

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand Basics of Project Management
  • Work with Project Parameters and Constraints
  • Build and Manage a Project Schedule (s)
  • Developing Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create Project, Task, and Resource Calendar (s)
  • Understand Task types and Task Relationships
  • Understand Critical Path and Display Options
  • Compress and Optimize Project Schedule (s)
  • Managing Resources
  • Apply Resources
  • Work with Overallocated Resources
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts
  • Work with Project Updates
  • Develop Baselines
  • Understand Project Status
  • Working with Variances

Microsoft Project 2019 at UMass Lowell

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