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Microsoft Project Nexacu

Microsoft Project Training – Beginner

Learn how to manage your project’s tasks and resources with MS Project

Our MS Project Training Beginner course, includes creating project areas and working with gantt charts, learning how to schedule, resource a project and report on it. You can build on this course with the Intermediate and Advanced levels when it suits.

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Upcoming Courses:
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Thu 5-Dec-19
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Thu 9-Jan-20
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Wed 5-Feb-20
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Fri 17-Apr-20
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Tue 2-Jun-20
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Tue 30-Jun-20
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Sydney
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Thu 9-Jan-20
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Wed 5-Feb-20
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Fri 17-Apr-20
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Tue 2-Jun-20
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Tue 30-Jun-20
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Fri 10-Jan-20
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Thu 5-Mar-20
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Thu 16-Apr-20
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Mon 25-May-20
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Melbourne
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Thu 9-Jan-20
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Wed 5-Feb-20
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Tue 2-Jun-20
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Tue 30-Jun-20
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Thu 28-May-20
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Thu 28-May-20
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 10 333 Adelaide St Brisbane QLD, 4000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 3 37 Pitt Street Sydney NSW, 2000
microsoft_gold

Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 3 90 Phillip Street Parramatta NSW, 2150
microsoft_gold

Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 3 466 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne VIC, 3000
microsoft_gold

Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 1 (Ethos House) 28 Ainslie Place Canberra ACT, 2601
microsoft_gold

Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 3 97 Pirie Street Adelaide SA, 5000
microsoft_gold

Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Manuals
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Address
Level 1 140 St Georges Tce Perth CBD, WA, 6000
microsoft_gold

Project Course Outlines

  • Project Beginner
  • Project Intermediate
  • Project Advanced
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What do I need to know to attend?

There is no requirement for the Basic course. The course is suitable for people who have never worked with Microsoft Project or have just had very limited exposure to it. 

Project – Beginner Learning Outcomes

  • start Microsoft Project and identify how it works
  • explain some of the key concepts associated with project management
  • create a new project file in Microsoft Project
  • enter tasks into a project file
  • create relationships between tasks in a project

 

  • add resources, including labour, materials and equipment, to a project
  • understand and use resource assignment calculations
  • track the progress of a project
  • print various aspects of a project
  • assign resources

Project – Beginner Course Content

  • Getting to Know Project
  • How Project Works
  • Starting Project
  • Understanding the Project Start
  • Screen
  • The Project Screen
  • Project Operations
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Understanding the Backstage
  • The Project Work Area
  • Working with Views
  • Working with Split Screens
  • Understanding Sheet Views
  • Working with Tables
  • Gantt Chart View
  • Working with Gantt Charts
  • Understanding the QAT
  • Working with the QAT
  • Working with Project Files

 

 

  • Project Management
  • Tasks and Resources
  • The Importance of Planning
  • Understanding the Gantt Chart
  • Computers and Project Management

 

  • Creating a New Project
  • Steps in Creating a Project
  • Understanding Your Project
  • Creating a New Project File
  • Calendar Options
  • Changing Calendar Options
  • Working with Calendar
  • Modifying the Standard Calendar
  • Entering Public Holidays
  • Creating a New Resource Calendar
  • Creating a New Task Calendar
  • Setting Up Project Information
  • Entering File Properties

 

 

  • Creating Tasks
  • Understanding Tasks
  • Understanding Scheduling Icons
  • Our Case Study Tasks
  • Reviewing the Project
  • Entering Tasks
  • Creating Summary Tasks
  • Assignment – Creating Summary
  • Tasks
  • Working in a Sheet View
  • Working with Summary Tasks
  • Working with Task Views
  • Examining Task Information
  • Understanding Task Durations
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Checking Progress
  • Entering Milestones
  • Assigning a Calendar to a Task

 

  • Scheduling
  • Understanding Task Dependencies
  • Creating Dependencies Automatically
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Entry
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Information
  • Creating Dependencies in a Sheet View
  • Fine Tuning a Schedule Using
  • Dependencies
  • Auto Scheduling Tasks
  • Critical Path and Project Slack
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Examining Task Slack
  • Understanding Lag Time
  • Entering Lag Time
  • Understanding Lead Time
  • Entering Lead Time
  • Inactivating a Task

 

  • Resourcing a Project
  • Understanding Resources
  • Entering Work Resources
  • Entering Material Resources
  • Entering Cost Resources
  • Assigning Calendars to Resources
  • Understanding Resource Availability
  • Adjusting Resource Availability
  • Changing the Unit Display

 

  • Resourcing Concepts
  • Resource Assignment Calculations
  • Task Types and Work Effort
  • Creating a Simple Assignment
  • Working with Fixed Unit Tasks
  • Working with Fixed Duration Tasks
  • Making Multiple Assignments
  • Adding Additional Resources
  • Adding More of the Same Resource
  • More Resources in Multiple Assignments
  • Understanding Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Working with Non Effort Driven Tasks
  • Working with Effort Driven Tasks
  • Resource Assignment Summary

 

  • Assigning Resources
  • Simple Resource Assignments
  • Assigning Part Time Resources
  • Understanding Work Contouring
  • Specifying Resource Usage
  • Contouring Work Hours
  • Assigning Specific Work Times
  • Work Times for Multiple
  • Assignments
  • Problem Assignments
  • Assigning Resources in Task Information
  • Assigning Resources in a Sheet
  • Assigning Resources You Do Not Have
  • The Case Study Resources

 

  • Printing and Reporting
  • Printing a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Sheet Views
  • Printing Tasks for Resources
  • Printing Resources for Tasks

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