Microsoft Project Basic


RefineM Training

Microsoft Project Basic

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Duration: 1 day in person or over the Web

Description: RefineM’s Microsoft Project Basic course is designed to introduce you to key elements of Microsoft Project, Microsoft's popular project management tool. This course will provide an overview of the navigation tool bar, working with different views supported by Microsoft Project, creating and updating tasks, performing resource management, and finalizing the project schedule. It will also include discussion of updates from the latest version, including new customizable report options (including burndown charts) and task path tracing.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Develop project schedules for small- to medium-size projects.
  • Navigate through MS Project menu bars.
  • Work with different views and switching between different views.
  • Create, modify, rearrange, and format tasks.
  • Create summary tasks.
  • Create project and resource calendars.
  • Manage resources for the project.
  • Develop a project schedule and optimize by refining the critical path.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project/program managers, portfolio managers, PMO leaders, project team members, business/systems analysts and other project stakeholders. This course is very useful for project managers who are new to MS Project and need help getting started with the tool.

PDUs: 7 PDUs (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 0, Technical: 7)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

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