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Project Management with Microsoft Project 2007

You will learn the basics of project management and get preparation for the current edition of the Project Management Professional national certification exam.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : Leadership/Management

Trainer name : Nikki Choyce,

Duration : 160 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

About the course

The Project Management portion of this online certification training program provides a comprehensive education in project management. You will learn the basics of project management and get preparation for the current edition of the Project Management Professional national certification exam. Textbook and exam resources are included.

In the Microsoft Project® portion, you'll master one of the most popular project management scheduling software products available today. Whether you are an occasional user or a full-time scheduler, your understanding of Project is vital to your ability to plan, manage, and track your projects effectively. This program is the essential Microsoft Project® training. You will become familiar with how to really plan and track projects using Project’s many features.

Objectives

Project Management:

Upon successful completion of the Project Management training, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the knowledge areas of project management and describe the steps required to plan and manage a project
  • Understand the function of the primary planning documents for a project
  • Define the characteristics of a project and its deliverables
  • Describe the most common phases of a project life cycle and the typical project management tasks associated with each
  • Meet the education requirement for the PMP® certification exam

Microsoft Project 2007:

Upon successful completion of the Microsoft Project training, you will be able to do the following:

  • Use project management scheduling terminology and concepts
  • Set up a project file with the appropriate default settings for your type of project and industry
  • Describe the types of calendars used in Project and how each is utilized during the planning and tracking of projects
  • Understand the common task types and how each is modeled and demonstrate how to assign to resource types to specific tasks effectively
  • Manage and track the project’s performance including the use of Earned Value statusing and forecasting calculations
  • Use both the tabular as well as graphical reports
  • Customize Project's look and feel and adapt to your own company's formats and standards
  • Create macros for repetitive project management tasks to avoid keystrokes
  • Develop recovery scenarios to get a project back on track

Course Extention

When you register you receive an initial six (6) months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond the six (6) months, an extension of six (6) months is available at no additional charge.

Computer Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • Computer with a 700 megahertz (MHz) or faster processor
  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/Vista/XP SP3/2000/NT
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM or more
  • Hard disk: 2 GB  available disk space
  • Display: 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later (32 bit browser only)

Other Requirements:

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are also required for this program.

Course eligibility

Prerequisites

Students must already have access to the Microsoft Project 2007 software. You should have some basic knowledge of project management; however, this training includes a short module on scheduling to make sure all students have the specific knowledge and terminology associated with this training. You don't need to have worked with Project in the past to take this training. If you have had previous experience with Project, by taking this course, you will gain a more in-depth understanding and familiarity with it.

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Part One – Project Management Essentials

  • Introduction
  • Framework
  • Integration
  • Scope
  • Time
  • Cost
  • Quality
  • Human Resource
  • Communications
  • Risk
  • Procurement
  • Stakeholders
  • CAPM Overview

Part Two – Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Introduction to PMP Prep
  • Project, Portfolios & Programs
  • Key Roles & Organizations
  • Five Process Groups
  • Process Group Interactions
  • Project Charter & Project Plan
  • Project Requirements & Define Scope
  • WBS & Scope Verification
  • Define and Sequence Activities
  • Estimating Activities and Resources
  • Create and Control the Schedule
  • Key Interpersonal Skills
  • Cost Management Planning
  • Status & Forecasting Completion
  • Quality Management Plan
  • Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Human Resource Management Plan
  • Communications Management
  • Risk Management, Part 1
  • Risk Management, Part 2
  • Procurement Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Integration
  • Ethical Responsibilities of the Project Manager

Microsoft Project 2007

  • Project Management Scheduling Concepts
  • Navigation
  • Default Settings
  • Understanding Calendars
  • Defining Tasks
  • Defining Resources
  • Performing a Sanity Check
  • Tracking Project Performance
  • Advanced Tracking & Recovery
  • Customizing Project

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