Col (Retd) Javed Iqbal
BE, PMP, RMP, Prince2, CBAP,PE,psc,ptsc
CEO MavenProjects
PMP No. 1306293




 

 
 
 
 
 

A Unique Fast Track Learning Program for Everyone

 
 
 
 



 
 

Microsoft Project Training
 
 
Find out on this page what you will learn in the MS Project course, the salient course features, who can attend, trainer profiletraining fee, course schedule and the course modules description. If you wish to attend this course, register online.
 
 
Benefits of learning Microsoft Office Project 
 
Project management is imperative for project success. A central system for planning and monitoring of projects is also critical. Microsoft Office Project provides robust project management tools with the right blend of usability, power, and flexibility. Thus, the projects can be managed more efficiently and effectively.
 
Microsoft Office Project is a powerful tool. Specialized training on its features and architecture is essential to fully utilize the tool for project management. This training on MS Project empowers project managers to control project work, schedules, and finances. It will also help them keep project teams aligned, and be more productive with powerful reporting, guided planning, and flexible tools.

The training will set realistic expectations with project teams, management, and customers to build schedules, allocate resources, and manage budgets. It is a step by step guide to analyze and report project data in professional reports and charts. This training will be ideal for project management professionals to learn to assign resources to tasks and control finances by assigning budgets to projects and programs.

What Will You Learn?
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Project 
  • Creating Your Project Schedule
  • Working with Estimates and Defining Task Logic
  • Working with Deadlines, Constraints and Task Calendars
  • Working with Single and Multiple Resource Assignments
  • Forecasting Project Behavior by Using Task Types and the Scheduling Formula
  • Analysis for Optimum Resource Utilization
  • Customizing and Formatting Microsoft Project Views
  • Tracking Project Schedule and Costs
  • Working with Multiple Projects
  • Creating and Customizing Reports
For detailed course content, see end of this page.
Who Can Attend
  • Novice and experienced project managers and schedulers.
  • Individuals involved in or responsible for scheduling, estimating, coordinating, controlling, budgeting and staffing of projects.
  • Anyone using Microsoft Project but have not taken a course in MSP, to learn to use.
Trainer Profile
  • Microsoft Certified Office Project Specialist.
  • Oracle Primavera Certified P6 Specialist.
  • PMP Certified.
  • ITIL v3 Certified.
  • 12 years extensive experience of Project and Production Management in top notch companies.
  • Specialist in developing, customizing and deployment of organization wide project processes and methodologies.
  • 60+ MS Project courses conducted.

Rs. 12,000. 
  • Discount available for groups of 2 or more participants.
  • For fee payment options, please visit this page.
Special Offer: Obtain Primavera training and avail 50% off in MS Project fee, if both fee paid together.
 
 
MS Project Training Schedule:
 
The Microsoft Office Project training in Islamabad, Lahore and Doha is scheduled as follows. Exclusive MS Project training on customized schedule can be arranged.
  
 Rawalpindi        
  • Sep 4 - 5, 2017
    Last Date of Fee Payment: Sep 2, 2017

        Venue: Blue Lagoon, Shabbir Road, beside Hotel PC.      

 Lahore         
  • Aug 13 - 14, 2017     (evening classes)
    Last Date of Fee Payment: Aug 9, 2017
        Venue: Smart Hotel, Liberty, Gulberg III.
         
 
 Karachi

 Exclusive and customized MS Project training in Karachi can be conducted for groups/organizations. Minimum 4 participants. Contact to discuss your requirements.
 
 
MS Project Training in Doha, Qatar
  • May 19 - 20, 2017
    Last Date Registration: May 15, 2017
    Training Fee - QAR 1500
More Information:
  • MS Project training is also imparted live, online
  • Exclusive training on Microsoft Office Project can also be conducted for organizations/groups/individuals. Please send us an email or call on +92 (0) 323 8556158 to discuss your needs.

Microsoft Project Course Registration Form

To register yourself for the MS Office Project training, please click the registration icon below, and fill in the online registration form:
  
 
Course Content
 

Module 1:

Microsoft Project and the Project Management Domain

 

 

 

Section 1:

Getting Started with Microsoft Office Project 

  • Exploring Project Management
  • Exploring Project
  • Understanding Project File Types
  • Introduction to the Microsoft Project Interface
  • Getting Help and Guidance
  • Configuring Options

 

Section 2:

Creating Project Schedule

 

  • Creating and Saving Projects
  • Defining File Properties and Setting Appropriate Schedule Options
  • Creating and Organizing the Task List
  • Importing Data from Office Excel
  • Modifying and Applying Calendars, Setting Corporate Holidays
  • Setting Scheduling Options

 

Module 2:

Organizing for Success - Project Initiations and Planning

Section 3:

Estimates and Defining Task Logic

 

·          Entering Task Estimates

·          Using A PERT (Program Evaluation and Review Technique) Analysis to Estimate Task Duration

·          Linking and Unlinking Tasks by Using the Gantt Chart View

·          Linking and Unlinking Tasks by Using the Network Diagram View

·          Adding Lag or Lead Time to a Linked Task

 

Section 4:

Deadlines, Constraints, and Task Calendars

 

·          Introducing Deadlines, Constraints, and Task Calendars

·          Creating and Modifying Deadlines

·          Creating and Modifying Constraints

·          Responding to Situations Triggered by Deadlines and Constraints

·          Finding and Removing Constraints in a Schedule

·          Creating and Modifying Task Calendars to Meet a Deadline

·          Identifying Critical Tasks and Displaying the Critical Path

·          Working with Task Driver

Section 5:

Working with Single and Multiple Resource Assignments

·         Introducing Resources, Assignments, and Budgeting

·          Adding Resources to the Resource Sheet View

·          Creating and Modifying Resource Assignments

·          Entering Project Costs and Project Budgets

  

Section 6:

Forecasting Project Behavior by Using Task Types and the Scheduling Formula

 

·          Using Task Types and Scheduling Formula for effective calculation

·          Changing Variables and Predicting Behavior

·          Applying Task Types to Produce Predictable Behavior

·          Identifying the Fixed Variable in a Task and How It Affects the Scheduling Formula

·          Making Decisions about Task Type and Effort-Driven Settings

·          Identifying the Fixed Variable in a Task and How It Affects the Scheduling Formula

 

Section 7:

Analysis for Optimum Resource Utilization

 

·          Introducing Resource Utilization Concepts

·          Viewing Resource Assignments, Allocation, and Utilization

·          Managing Resource Availability and Interpreting Results

·          Optimizing and Leveling Resource Assignments

 

Section 8: Customizing and Formatting Microsoft Project Views

 

·          Formatting Screen Elements

·          Creating and Modifying Templates

·          Creating and Modifying Fields, Tables, and Formulas

·          Creating and Modifying Filters and Groups

·          Creating and Modifying Custom Views

·          Modifying a Template to Include Corporate Standards

Module 3:

Project Execution Through Completion

Section 9:

Tracking Project Schedule and Costs

 

·         Working With Baselines

·          Entering Duration Updates

·          Entering Work Updates

·          Entering Cost Updates

·          Controlling Projects by Finding Variance and Suggesting Corrective Action

·          Applying Techniques to Shorten Duration, Reduce Work, and Reduce Cost

·         Troubleshooting and Getting Back on Track

Section 10:

Creating and Customizing Reports

 

·          Selecting, Editing, and Creating Basic Reports

·          Configuring Print and Page Setup Options

·          Setting Options to Correct Printing Issues

·          Applying Solutions to Various Printing Scenarios

·          Running Basic Reports That Summarize Data by Project, by Resource, by Task, or by Cost

·          Exporting Data by Using a Custom Map to Merge with Data in an Existing Excel Spreadsheet

·          Running Visual Reports That Summarize Data by Project, by Resource, by Task, or by Cost

·          Developing a New Visual Report Template

 

Module 4:

Microsoft Office Project Knowledge in Depth

 

Section 11:

Multiple Projects

·         Introducing Management of Multiple Projects

·          Creating Master Projects

·          Inserting Sub-projects into a Master Project

·          Creating Links Across Projects and Managing Changes to Linked Tasks

·          Calculating Single or Multiple Critical Paths

·          Saving and Opening Multiple Projects

·          Sharing Resources and Analyzing Resource Utilization Across Multiple Projects

 
 
Materials provided
  • Study manual
  • Course certificate