Project Management Workshop

Prerequisites: Students looking to take this class should have and understand basic computer concepts and skills. This class will focus on the entire project process including information from both Level 1 and Level 2 classes and beyond.

Project Management
 · Defining Project Management
 · Identifying Project Phases
 · Defining Phase
 · Planning Phase
 · Controlling Phase
 · Closing Phase

Working with Projects
 · Opening Projects
 · Scrolling Through Projects
 · Turning off Outline Symbols
 · Changing Project Views
 · Viewing Gantt Charts
 · Viewing PERT Charts
 · Using the View Bar
 · Viewing Task Forms
 · Closing Projects

Printing Views and Reports
 · Changing the Page Setup
 · Printing Views
 · Printing Reports

Creating Projects
 · Starting New Schedules
 · Setting Start Dates
 · Entering Details
 · Saving New Projects

Working With Tasks
 · Entering Tasks
 · Moving and Copying Tasks
 · Inserting and Deleting Tasks
 · Specifying Task Durations
 · Changing Tasks to Milestones

Organizing Schedules
 · Outlining Tasks in a Schedule
 · Demoting Tasks
 · Promoting Tasks
 · Collapsing and Expanding Outlines

Task Relationships
 · Linking Tasks
 · Unlinking Tasks
 · Changing Link Types

Adding Resources
 · Creating Resource Lists
 · Changing the Maximum Units
 · Assigning Resources to Tasks
 · Removing Assigned Resources
 · Replacing Assigned Resources

Assigning Costs
 · Entering Cost Information
 · Assigning Rates to Resources
 · Assigning Fixed Costs to Tasks
 · Viewing Total Project Costs

Working with Calendars
 · Changing the Project Calendar
 · Working and Nonworking Days
 · Changing Working Hours
 · Using Base Calendars
 · Creating New Base Calendars
 · Assigning Base Calendars
 · Changing the Timescale

Adjusting Time Factors
 · Identifying Slack Time
 · Adjusting the Critical Path
 · Identifying the Critical Path
 · Formatting the Gantt Chart
 · Changing the Critical Path
 · Decreasing the Duration of Tasks
 · Decreasing Resource Work
 · Adding Additional Resources

Evaluating Resource Factors
 · Identifying Over-allocated Resources
 · Resolving Resource Over allocation
 · Assigning Part-Time Work
 · Changing the Number of Units
 · Leveling Over allocated Resources
 · Changing Resource Calendars

Adjusting Cost Factors
 · Reducing Costs
 · Replacing Resources
 · Rescheduling Work
 · Managing Cash Flow

Tracking Progress
 · Saving Projects with Baseline Plans
 · Updating the Project Schedule
 · Entering Dates
 · Entering Percentages
 · Identifying Variance
 · Using the Gantt Variance Table
 · Using the Tracking Gantt View
 · Using the Cost Table

Controlling Printed Output
 · Filtering Views for Printing
 · Adjusting Timescales in Printed Views
 · Adding Headers to Printed Views
 · Number of Columns to Print

Customizing Reports
 · Changing Report Contents
 · Adjusting Report Timescales
 · Formatting Report Text
 · Adding Totals to Reports

Multiple Projects
 · Consolidating Projects
 · Sharing Resources between Projects

Subprojects and Templates
 · Using Subprojects
 · Creating Subprojects
 · Launching Subprojects
 · Using Templates



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