P895 Planning and Control using Microsoft® Project 2010 and PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition

This course is aimed at teaching students who understand A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition project management processes how to plan and control projects with and without resources up to an intermediate level using Microsoft® Office Project 2010 and earlier versions.

Who Should Attend

This course targets Chief Executive Officers, Finance Managers, Human Resources Managers, Project Managers, Engineers and Planners, Information Technology Managers.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Understand the steps required to create a project plan using A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) processes
  • Set up the software
  • Define calendars
  • Add tasks that will represent A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Activities
  • Organize tasks and format the display
  • Add logic and constraints outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) process 6.2 Sequence Activities
  • Use Tables, Views and Filters which create the printouts and reports to support A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Project
  • Communications Management processes

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Creating a Project Schedule
  • Navigation and Setting the Options
  • Creating Projects and Templates
  • Defining Calendars
  • Adding Tasks
  • Organizing Tasks Using Outlining
  • Formatting the Display
  • Adding Task Dependencies
  • Network Diagram View
  • Constraints• Filters
  • Tables and Grouping Tasks
  • Views and Details
  • Printing and Reports
  • Tracking Progress
  • Creating Resources and Costs
  • Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks
  • Resource Optimization
  • Updating Projects with Resources

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