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Book a CourseMicrosoft Project 2002-3

Introduction To Microsoft Project 2002-3

Course Content

PART 1 - GETTING STARTED

What is a Project - or "The Nature of the Beast"?
What is it that we want to achieve?
When do we want it by?
How much will it cost?
Starting A Project
Starting with a small and easy project
Task duration
Task dependency
Parallel tasks
Gantt charts
Calendars
Normal working time
Working days of the week
Creating calendars for other patterns of working time
Creating Subtasks
Creating subtasks
Altering task dependencies
Task Durations
Changing the elapsed time of a task
Adding extra resources to a task
Order of Tasks
Changing the order of tasks
Task Dependencies
Types of link
Lead times and lag times
Project Duration
The critical path
Slack
Setting Dates for Tasks
How to set start and finish dates for individual tasks
Resource conflict
Resource Allocation
Identifying overallocations
Impact of summary tasks on overallocations
Handling the Overconstrained Project
Establishing the business priorities
Extra time
Extra resources (and money)
Abandoning selected tasks
A Project from Your Work or Your Own Leisure Interests
Defining the tasks
Defining the resources
Allocating costs
Reviewing the result
Costs
Fixed Costs
Variable Costs
Viewing Costs
The Baseline
Saving the baseline
Reviewing the Plan
The Calendar view
The Network Diagram view
The Task Usage view
Work Instructions
Who does what
Who does what when
To-do List
Overallocated resources
Progress
Entering data for in-progress and completed tasks
Cost reports, and over-spends
Tracking Gantt charts

PART 2 - BEYOND THE BASICS

Resources
Resource pool
Resource availability
Resource usage and cost accrual
Resource profiling for selected tasks
Multiple Cost Rate Tables
Work Breakdown Structure
Tasks within tasks within tasks
Dates and Times
Public holidays
Measures of time
Milestones
Deadlines
Templates
Using ready-built project plans
Planning Your Project Planning
Task type: work-effort, resource level, fixed duration
Setting working time
Setting working days
Course Support
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own topics of interest for their own projects with them.

Support for special interests, including 24-hour working, and sub-projects as items in an overall project, is also provided.

Duration 2 days (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Venue 3-5 Bennett Street (Gr. Fl.)
East Perth WA 6004
Telephone 08 9221 0688
Facsimile 08 9221 0687

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