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Introduction to Microsoft® Project (Corporate)

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Course description

This foundation-level course provides a good overview of the basics of using Project, as well as information on planning and tracking a project. Whether you are using Project for the first time, or have been using it for years, this course will help you make the most of Project’s key features. Highlights of the course include information on Project’s scheduling options, formatting tools, the Timescale view, and improved data management tools (such as sorting, grouping, outlining, and highlighting), plus a complete overview of Project’s ribbon-based interface.

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  • On-site
  • North America

Who should attend?

Project managers, Project Team leads, Human Resource Managers, or any Project Team members responsible for project plan creation, tracking, and maintenance.This course requires the following prerequisites:Working knowledge of Microsoft WindowsKnowledge or experience of project management theory, processes and techniques is helpful, but not essential, for this course.

Training content

Section 1: Getting Started

  • Starting Out
  • Meeting Project
  • Managing Project Files
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating Tasks
  • Getting Help in Project

Section 2: Using and Customizing the Project Interface

  • Getting Acquainted
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Tabs and Groups
  • Customizing the Ribbon

Section 3: The Project Tabs

  • The Task Tab
  • The Resource Tab
  • The Project Tab
  • The View Tab
  • Contextual Tabs, Part One
  • Contextual Tabs, Part Two

Section 4: Creating a Basic Project

  • Creating a Project
  • Working with Tasks
  • Adding Advanced Task Information
  • Creating Milestones, Constraints, and Deadlines
  • Working with Tasks, Part One
  • Working with Tasks, Part Two

Section 5: Updating and Polishing Your Project

  • Updating the Project
  • Basic Editing Tasks
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart

Section 6: Printing and Viewing a Project

  • Arranging Windows
  • Changing How You View Data
  • Changing Your View Scope
  • Finishing Your Project

Course delivery details

  • Create a project plan containing tasks.
  • Organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships.
  • Create and assign resources to the project tasks.
  • Add additional details to finalize the project.
  • Learn how to implement & track the project plan.

Why choose BBLN?

In operation for over 20 years, Building Blocks takes a consultative approach to customer engagement to deeply asses the needs. We offer a variety of options for consideration.

All of our instructors have a minimum of 20 years of teaching experience using adult learning theory.

We can proudly say that our customers routinely say we exceeded their expectations and in doing so, we offer many benefits that are included in the service and pricing.

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