Microsoft Project 2013 Certification

MS Project 2013

$299.00

This program covers the overview of Project Management and explains how to manage projects using Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project assists Project Managers to do Scope Planning, Assign Resources, Prepare Schedule, Baseline, Update Progress, Track and Report. This training is imperative for all who need to plan, track and effectively communicate with stakeholders. This course helps participants to practically implement the learning through hands-on on MS Project.

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Microsoft Project 2013 Certification

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification covers the overview of Project Management and explains how to manage projects using Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project assists Project Managers to do Scope Planning, Assign Resources, Prepare Schedule, Baseline, Update Progress, Track and Report. This Microsoft Project 2013 Certification training is imperative for all who need to plan, track and effectively communicate with stakeholders. This course helps participants to practically implement the learning through hands-on on MS Project.

Course Objectives

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification training at Trainerkart makes you able to:

1. Understand the importance of MS Project in following a structured approach to managing projects.

2. Define the initial settings in MS Project.

3. Prepare and use MS Project for planning, tracking and reporting on projects.

4. Understand how to document lessons learned and close projects.

Who should go for this course?

Anybody associated with Project Management, in any industry or domain can attend this course.

Pre-requisites

A basic understanding of the project and project environment is helpful.

Why Learn Microsoft® Project 2013?

MS Project is used across industries in many organizations. Many clients want the projects to be planned and tracked in MS Project.

We also provide training many project management courses under project management category.

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This course is suitable for all professionals who manage projects. This course can help team members, project managers, executives and PMOs to manage their resources in a better way and increase their efficiency.

Whether you are a team member or a project manager, Microsoft Project is a must-know tool. The certification will help your career grow and increase your visibility in your organization. According to payscale.com, the salary of a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) ranges from $60,645 – $82,720.

 

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification is one of the most widely used softwares by executives, project managers and team members alike. This software designed by Microsoft allows project managers to assign various tasks such as examining resources,budgets,agenda and measure growth, all from one tool.

Trainerkart’s training will help professionals manage time, tasks, people and resources effectively when completing a complex project. Our training will provide a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Microsoft® Project  such as collaboration, submitting time sheets, and flagging issues and risks. Multiple learning pedagogy including instructor-led classes, video presentations, and other learning aids are used in the training, which helps learners learn by doing, listening, reading, and visualizing.

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification is the newest release in Microsoft®‘s family of Project Management software programs that assist the Project Management staff in tasks related to project plan development, resource allocation, progress tracking, cost management, and a lot more!

As a mid to senior level project staff like Program Manager, Project Administrator, IT Professional, Business Analyst, or a Project Manager leading multiple projects, it becomes very important for you to leverage the Project Management Software like Microsoft® Project 2013 to manage projects effectively.

Microsoft Project 2013 Certification

Module No. Course Modules Topics Covered
Module I Introduction – Project and Project Management Concepts
  • Exploring Project Management Industry Standards
  • Key Project Management Concepts
    a. What is Project?
    b. Project vs Operations
    c. What is Project Management?
    d. Typical Project Life Cycle
    e. PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition Process Groups| Individual PM Processes | Knowledge Areas
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Case Study
Module II Introduction – Microsoft® Project 2013
  • Microsoft® Project – At a Glance
  • What’s New in Microsoft® Project 2013
  • Demonstration:
    a. Introduction to Microsoft® Project 2013 Fluent User Interface
    b. Exploring the Microsoft® Projects 2013 Views
    c. Microsoft® Project 2013 Tables
    d. The Backstage View
    e. Make It Yours – Customize/Personalize the Ribbon and Quick Launch Bar
    f. Project’s Help Feature
    g. Getting Guidance from Tooltips
  • Best Practices: Microsoft® Project Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Hands-On
Module III Project Initiation – Why we want to do this Project?
  • Project Initiation and Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Project Charter, Identify Stakeholders
  • Demonstration:
    a. Setting Up a Project
    b. Save Time Using Templates
    c. Project Scheduling – From Start Date or End Date
    d. Enter Project Properties
    e. Setting Options Unique to the Project
    f. Setting Project Working Time and Project Calendar
    g. Creating High Level Plan
    h. Display Project Summary Tasks
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practices: Initiating a Project
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Hands-On
Module IV Project Planning – What needs to be done? Part I
  • Project Planning and Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Project Scope, WBS, Breaking down the Work, Estimating Duration Methods, and Estimating Task Resources
  • Demonstration:
    a. Define Project Scope
    b. Build and Decompose the WBS
    c. Set Project Attributes
    d. Build Your Project Schedule Using the WBS
    e. User-Controlled Scheduling – Manual Schedule vs Auto Schedule Tasks
    f. Sequence and Organize Tasks in Groups/Phases – Sub Tasks& Summary tasks
    g. Using Rollup Taskbars
    h. Create Recurring Tasks; Add Duration to Tasks
    i. Attaching Notes to Tasks
    j. Define Project Milestones; Tasks Relationship
    k. Define Task Constraints
    l. Fine Tuning Tasks Relationship – Leads/Lags
    m. Linking Summary Tasks; Define Project Deadlines
    n. Manipulating the Schedule; Define Project Resources
    o. Create Project Resources
    p. Resolve Schedule Problem with Task Inspector
    q. Graphing Resource Availability
    r. Finding Resource Over-Allocation and Under-Allocation
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practices: Assigning Resources
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Hands-On
Module V Project Planning – What needs to be done? Part II
  • Project Planning and Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Project Cost Management, Project Risk Management, Project Quality Management, Project Procurement Management, and The Work Formula
  • Demonstration
    a. Understanding the Work Formula; Setting Task Types
    b. Effort Driven Scheduling
    c. Manage Quality – Add Quality tasks; Add Fixed Costs
    d. Risk Management – Add Notes to tasks and Resources
    e. Working With Team Planner View
    f. Determine Risks using Critical Path, Network Diagram
    g. Determine Budget, Schedule, and Work
    h. Determine Human Resource Requirement
    i. Replacing Generic resources with Real Ones
    j. Auditing the Schedule for Reasonableness
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practice: Choosing the Right Task Type
  • Hands-On
Module VI Project Execution – Doing the Project Work
  • Project Execution and Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Project Execution Processes
  • Demonstration:
    a. Define Baseline
    b. Collecting and Entering Actuals to Project
    c. Reforecasting Schedules
    d. Communicating Project Progress Essentials
    e. Using Macros to create Weekly/Monthly Reports
    f. Formatting the TimeLine View
    g. Formatting the Gantt Chart View
    h. Formatting the Network Diagram View
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practice: Project Execution Best Practices and Checklist
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Hands-On
Module VII Project Monitoring and Controlling – Reality Check
  • Project Monitoring and Controlling; Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Control Scope, Control Budget, Control Schedule, and Report Performance
  • Demonstration:
    a. Status Reporting Date
    b. Compare Actual Values to Baseline Estimates
    c. Perform What-If Analyses
    d. When Things Don’t Go According to Plan
    e. Prevention and Avoidance
    f. Too Late for Avoidance—Now What?
    g. Communicating Project Progress
    h. Text based Reports
    i. Collaborating and sharing information using other applications
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practice: Controlling a Project
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Hands-On
Module VIII Project Closing – Signing Off the Project
  • Project Closing and Project Usage
  • Key Project Management Terminology: Project Closure Process
  • Demonstration:
    a. Reporting – Final Project Performance
    b. Measuring Project Success Against Project Deliverables
    c. Implementing Project Close Custom Fields
    d. Documenting Lessons Learned
    e. Archiving Your Schedule
  • Interactive Discussion
  • Best Practice: Closing a Project and Checklist
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Hands-On
Module IX What’s Next – Enterprise Project Management
  • Project Server as Enterprise Project Management
  • Demonstration: Project Server 2013 Demonstration
  • Interactive Discussion

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