IT Training | Microsoft Project | Summary

Microsoft Project is a project management software program which assists project managers or a project team developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analysing workloads. It also is also possible to easily show risks or issues within a task or project. This program has a few bugs and analogical processes but with PCS’ experienced expert trainers, a difficult process can become very simple and easy to understand.

There are many simple wizards with Project that can actually create some bad practices if not shown all the pit-falls. Using this program correctly will make planning a project feel like using a crystal ball to forecast future tasks or plans.

Title: Working with Microsoft Project
Course Code: ITP01-2 | Duration: 1 Day | Level: Introduction | Price Grade: Premium
  Course Description: The course starts with an overview of the whole program explaining why it can be used as a Project Management tool. If a project is going to be set up and used as a tool for planning and tracking, then the rules have to be set up correctly. This course will provide a plan using a Gantt chart by creating Calendars to show how tasks can be linked to each other. Once a Project has been created properly, the next step will be how to track and report its progress. A majority of the course will be focussed using the Gantt Chart View, however other views will be introduced i.e. Task Sheet, Network Chart, Resources Sheet Tracking Gantt.
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Title: Using Resources
Course Code: ITP03 | Duration: 1 Day | Level: Intermediate | Price Grade: Premium
  Course Description: This course is aimed at those wanting to use Resources within a project or projects. Once Resources are assigned properly the users will be able to see costs and working hours assigned to a task or project. Linking multiple projects is taken further in stage 2 to incorporate the Resource Pool which one set of resources assign to multiple projects. This can be one of the easiest ways to improve productivity measurement within a project or projects.
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Title: Project Advanced
Course Code: ITP04 | Duration: 1 Day | Level: Advanced | Price Grade: Premium
  Course Description: The advanced course takes all previous stages within the project courses and combines them together; this takes them to next level. As Microsoft Project is a Database, on this course users are shown how to customise and create new fields that can be tailored to make a process more simple or complex formulas using SQL statements. Using a Traffic light system is a common request with projects and these can be added to show risks, issues or highlight slack within a task or Project. This course will give the confidence and ability for any user to be able master this program.
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