MS Project for Project Management Basic Level

MS Project for Project Management Basic Level

Course Description

MS Project is a powerful tool for scheduling, costing, and planning. This tool is being used by Project Managers, Project Management Specialists, and Project Coordinators to plan and track project deliverables. This course can be delivered into three parts – Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.

While learning the fundamentals of the MS Project, you will also be provided with a sample project that the participants will use to understand the concepts, just like setting up, planning, and tracking a project.
Advanced Learning Programs will introduce and explain PM concepts to appreciate how powerful MS Project can be as a project management tool.

This course aims to provide the participants with Project Management concepts and MS Project tools. It discusses the Critical Path Method, Starting MS Project, Options, Change Working Time, and Tasks.

Course Objectives

  • To explain the importance of the Critical Path Method, its concepts, different relationship, and calculations.
  • To provide the basic knowledge on starting with MS Project by explaining its different parts, including Ribbon, Backstage View, and Project Workspace.
  • To discuss the different options available in MS Project.
  • To understand the concept of changing the work time and setting up non-working days to ensure proper scheduling.
  • To discuss the different tasks needed by providing a sample project.
  • To introduce and apply the concept of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

Course Modules

Lesson 1 – Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Task Logical Relationships
  • Concepts
  • Calculations
Lesson 2 – Starting MS Project
  • Start Screen
  • Project Workspace
  • Backstage View
  • Touch Mode
Lesson 3 – Options
  • General
  • Display
  • Schedule
  • Proofing
  • Save
  • Language
Lesson 4 – Change Working Time
  • Create New Calendar
  • Assign Calendar to a Project
  • Setting Up Working Days
  • Setting Up Holidays and Half Days
Lesson 5 – Tasks
  • Sample Project
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Entering Tasks

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