Provided by: WWP Training Ltd

Introduction to Project Management and Microsoft Project

Workplace Skills

WWP Training Ltd
Aims
This programme gives an introduction to the project management lifecycle and will enable participants to plan, schedule, monitor and control a project effectively using the most popular software planning tool, Microsoft Project. Participants will learn the essential techniques needed to gain input and buy-in to achieve goals and objectives.
Prerequisites
Anyone working in a project environment and intending to use Microsoft Project as a component of their project management process.
This is primarily ilt training
Course Level:basic
Duration:2 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by WWP Training Ltd
Introduction to Project Management and Microsoft Project
Objectives
Understand project management and the need for organisation
Develop the skills required to perform essential planning techniques
Learn to use Microsoft Project to create and maintain successful projects
Scope, initiate and manage a project to a successful conclusion
Use the analytical planning techniques supported by Microsoft Project
Manage schedules, resources, costs and changes
Produce meaningful reports and activity schedules
Course Content
Introduction and Objectives
Introduction to Project Management
What is a project?
Defining project objectives
The project lifecycle
Project roles and responsibilities
The Project Management process
Project proposal
Project definition
Project reporting and change control
Project closure
Project review
Benefits realisation
Getting started with Microsoft Project
What is Microsoft Project?
Building a simple project
Creating a project schedule
Developing a project plan
Linking tasks
Adding lag and lead time between tasks
Creating a network diagram
Allocating resources to tasks
Identifying the critical path of a project
Identifying slack time in a project schedule
Tracking a project
Saving a baseline plan
Updating a project schedule
Comparing the actual and planned progress of a project
Communicating project information
Pre-designed and custom reports
Review of Programme
About The Training Provider: WWP Training Ltd
WWP Training Ltd - WWP Training Limited is a leading Learning and Development organisation that offers an extensive portfolio of training courses within the areas of Professional Development, IT Skills and Project Management. Our aim as a trusted training partner is to provide flexible and memorable training solutions that match our customers needs regardless of their level of experience or expertise. WWP...
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