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Course Details

Price:
(inc GST)
$ 385
Application:Project
Level:Essentials - Timeline and Tasks
Version:2016
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 2016

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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
Sale Price:
(inc GST)
$

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Project Essentials - Timeline and Task Management 2016

Course Overview

This course is created for students who have either little of no working knowledge of Microsoft Project with little or no project management skills and experience. The course will teach you how to setup a new Project, create, schedule and link tasks, utilise the base, resource and customised calendars, work with different tables and views, resources and costs, generate reports and finalise a project. This course is essential for people looking to attain a solid foundation and working knowledge of Microsoft Project 2016. Our highly experienced Project trainers and consultants will share their insider "tips and tricks" when setting up and managing a project.

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is perfect for students who may be self-taught or a complete newbie and want to attain a solid understanding of how to confidently and effectively manage a project. Typically, students who attend this course are looking to familiarise themselves with the essential fundamentals and concepts of working with Microsoft Project. Unlike other Project courses on the market, this course will focus on managing tasks and timelines including the Ghantt chart.

In summary, this course is targeted toward students who have little or no experience with Microsoft Project and are looking to fast track their project management and reporting skills. Raising the Bar has public courses available for individuals as well as closed group training sessions for companies and organisations in Sydney, Brisbance, Melbourne and Canberra.

Course Prerequisites

Students require little or no knowledge of Microsoft Project however basic keyboard and computer skills would be advantageous.

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 Microsoft Project

  • Why use MS Project?
  • Starting Microsoft Project
  • Navigation - Tabs and Ribbons
  • The Backstage View
  • Customise the Ribbon
  • The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
  • Navigate Within a Project
  • Close a File

Setting Up A Project

  • Initial Planning And Considerations
  • Setting Up The Calendars
  • Update the Calendar for Task Scheduling
  • Set the Working Time for Resources
  • Add Public Holidays To The Calendar
  • Working With A Resources Calendar
  • Set the Project Start Date

Adding Tasks and Durations

  • Tasks and the Gantt Chart
  • Enter Working Time Task Durations
  • Enter Elapsed Time Task Durations
  • Set Milestones
  • Adding Summary Tasks
  • Enter a Second Phase
  • Expand and Collapse Summary Tasks
  • Show WBS Codes
  • Sorting And Reordering Tasks

Relationships Between Tasks

  • Working With Task Mode
  • Inactive Tasks
  • Understanding Relationships
  • Relate Tasks
  • The Link Tasks Tool
  • Modify An Existing Relationship
  • Autolinking Tasks
  • Link Manually Scheduled Tasks
  • Apply Task Leads and Lags
  • Display The Critical Path
  • Trace Task Paths
  • Setting Task Constraints
  • Redisplay the Critical Path
  • Split the Flow of Control
  • Setting Task Deadlines
  • Set Recurring Tasks
  • Activate the Timeline
  • Pan and Zoom with the Timeline
  • Copy the Timeline

Costs, Baselines and Tracking

  • View the Progress of Your Project
  • View Project Statistics
  • Set Fixed Costs for Tasks
  • View the Baseline
  • The Tracking Gantt View
  • Tracking Tasks and Constraints
  • Update the Task Percentage Complete
  • Set Actual Start and Finish Times
  • Update Actual and Remaining Task Duration
  • Update the Project

Project Reporting

  • Print the Gantt Chart
  • The Bar Styles Dialogue Box
  • Page Setup for Printing
  • Printing Tables
  • Filtering Project Tasks
  • Create a Custom Filter
  • Create a Custom Table
  • View Progress Lines
  • View Built-In Reports
  • View Burndown Reports
  • Modify an Existing Report

Sharing Project Data with Other Office Applications

  • Export Data Using Copy and Paste
  • Import Data Using Copy and Paste
  • The Copy Picture button
  • Use Visual Reports
  • Save A Project To A OneDrive Account
  • Open The Project From OneDrive

Student Comments

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    - Darren
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Great Course! Geoff is a great guy, and passionate about what he does.
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    - Brian
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    was a very good course and trainer was very helpful and good
    - Venkatesh
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    Very good course, clear presentation
    - Barry
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    Geoff is an awesome trainer.
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    Thanks - great course
    - Paul
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Delivered Brilliantly
    - Darren
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is smart and knowledgeable guy, i enjoyed the course
    - Philip
  • 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
    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
    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
    Great course!
    - Daniel
  • 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
    Great day, and i got a lot out of it. Geoff is a great trainer and explains everything very well.
    - Tim
  • 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
    Well delivered
    - Sean
  • 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
    Very informative would like to complete the next level.
    - Ari
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff presented the course very well
    - Monica
  • 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
    The trainer, Geoff, was great and should get a big bonus for Christmas this year!!
    - Alexander
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks Training Course
    Excellent instructor, very knowledgeable and targeted training to our needs.
    - Olga
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is a wonderful trainer.
    - Pam
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    I enjoyed the level of presentation Geoff made and impressed by the level of knowledge he has.
    - Arash
  • 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 course was easy to follow and covered what I was looking for and more
    - Luke
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    Geoff is a great teacher
    - Andrew
  • Project Essentials - Timeline and Tasks training course
    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

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