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Course Details

Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
Application:Project
Level:Essentials - Timeline and Tasks
Version:2013
Duration:1 day
Location:
Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
(approx)
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Course Dates: View
Course Outline: View

Project Essentials - Timeline and Task Management 2013 Course

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Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
(approx)
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 1 day Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
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(inc GST)
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Project Essentials - Timeline and Task Management 2013 Course

Course Overview

This course is designed for people who have either no knowledge or a limited knowledge of Microsoft Project with little or no project management experience. This course is essential for potential users of Microsoft Project who are required to manage a wide array of tasks and budgets and bring the projects they manage in on time and budget.

By attending this course students will gain valuable knowledge and understanding of the Microsoft Project package by utilising it's tools and features to maximise efficiency.

Course Prerequisites

Basic keyboard and computer skills

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

Every student will receive a printed course manual with step by step instructions to use as a reference guide.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

Course Dates

Course Date Price Add Course Qty Status

There are currently no public dates scheduled for this course.

If you have 3 or more people interested in this course, call us today to discuss group training - 1300 937 782.

Course Outline

Exploring Project


  • Why use Project?
  • Starting Microsoft Project
  • Tabs and Ribbons
  • The Backstage
  • Customise the Ribbon
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Navigating in Project
  • Close a File

Before Entering Tasks


  • Initial Considerations
  • Adjusting Calendars
  • Adjust the Calendar for Task Scheduling
  • Adjust the Working Time for Resources
  • Add Public Holidays
  • Create a Special Calendar for Resources
  • Set the Project Start Date

Tasks and Durations


  • Tasks and the Gantt Chart
  • Entering Working Time Durations
  • Entering Elapsed Time Durations
  • Milestones
  • Summary Tasks
  • Entering a Second Phase
  • Collapse and Expand Summary Tasks
  • WBS Codes
  • Reordering Tasks

Relationships Between Tasks


  • Task Mode
  • Inactive Tasks
  • Types of Relationships
  • The Link Tasks Tool
  • Modifying the Relationship Type
  • Autolinking
  • Link Manually Scheduled Tasks
  • Applying Leads and Lags
  • Display Critical Tasks
  • Trace Task Paths
  • Setting Constraints
  • Redisplay the Critical Tasks
  • Split the Flow of Control
  • Setting Deadlines
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Activate the Timeline
  • Pan and Zoom with the Timeline
  • Copy the Timeline

Costs, Baselines and Tracking


  • Our Progress So Far
  • Project Statistics
  • Fixed Costs for Tasks
  • The Baseline
  • The Tracking Gantt View
  • Tracking and Constraints
  • Updating the % Complete
  • Updating Actual Start and Actual Finish
  • Updating Actual and Remaining Duration
  • Updating the Project

Reporting


  • Printing the Gantt Chart
  • The Bar Styles Dialog Box
  • Page Setup
  • Printing Tables
  • Filtering Tasks
  • Creating a Custom Filter
  • Creating a Custom Table
  • Progress Lines
  • Built-In Reports
  • Burndown Reports
  • Modify Existing Reports

Sharing Data with Other Office Programs


  • Export by Copy and Paste
  • Import by Copy and Paste
  • The Copy Picture button
  • Use Visual Reports
  • Save To A SkyDrive Account
  • Open The File From SkyDrive

Student Comments

  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Great course! Geoff was an outstanding teacher. For someone who has never learnt Microsoft Project I found it very helpful
    - Max
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The course was easy to follow and covered what I was looking for and more
    - Luke
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is an awesome trainer.
    - Tzu-Hsiang
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff presented the course very well
    - Monica
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The trainer, Geoff, was great and should get a big bonus for Christmas this year!!
    - Alexander
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is a wonderful trainer.
    - Pam
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Pay the trainer more, he is awesome
    - Brian
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Great course!
    - Daniel
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Very good course, clear presentation
    - Barry
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Very informative! I found the importance of setting up the calendar prior to commencing programming the most helpful!
    - Hudson
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Thanks - great course
    - Paul
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Was a great course. Exceeded expectations.
    - Lucas
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The trainer, Geoff, was great and should get a big bonus for Christmas this year!!
    - Alexander
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    was a very good course and trainer was very helpful and good
    - Venkatesh
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The practice time was great after all the theoretical lessons. Geoff was great explaining slowly all the fundamentals and answering all questions. Geoff did a great job with the entirety of the lesson. Would highly recommend to anyone. Geoff`s pace of teaching was perfect!
    - Sophyan
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff was a fantastic teacher.
    - Chris
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is a fantastic trainer, we have had him for MS EXCEL training previosuly and I would highly recommend him and use him again
    - Tom
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    All very useful however setting up Relationships and Linking was extremely useful to me.
    - Daniel
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Thanks Geoff the course was very helpful
    - Bassel
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Delivered Brilliantly
    - Darren
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Very informative would like to complete the next level.
    - Ari
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The practice time was great after all the theoretical lessons. Geoff was great explaining slowly all the fundamentals and answering all questions. Would highly recommend to anyone. Geoff`s pace of teaching was perfect!
    - Sophyan
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The entire course was useful to me as this was my first time using Microsoft Project. Geoff was a fantastic teacher.
    - Chris
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    The course was easy to follow and covered what I was looking for and more
    - Luke
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff presented the course to an extremely high level. He was very detailed and clear in his explanation. Geoff is an excellent trainer and found him extremely beneficial
    - Michael
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Well delivered
    - Sean
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Very helpful professional, very well organised.
    - Boris
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is a great teacher
    - Andrew
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff was fantastic, a passionate trainer who really cares about our learning.
    - Nathan
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Delivered Brilliantly
    - Darren

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