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Effective Scheduling

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This course is designed to help project leaders 1 day to effectively implement a Time Management approach using the popular MS-Project® scheduling tool. The material is based upon the Time Management chapter of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

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Overview

This course is designed to help project leaders 1 day to effectively implement a Time Management approach using the popular MS-Project® scheduling tool. The material is based upon the Time Management chapter of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Course Outcomes

At the completion of this course, participants
will be able to:

  • I Set up a template, or templates, for MS-Project® to increase productivity and efficiency, including customizing views and tables
  • Trace scope items to schedule items to improve traceability and communication
  • Relate all the PMBOK ® Guide Time Management processes to the functionality provided by MS Project®
  • Focus on key planning functionality provided by MS-Project® including features that are useful but not well documented or known
  • Focus on the key controlling functionality provided by MS-Project® by setting a baseline and tracking progress.

Recommended for

This course is intended for project coordinators and administrators, team leaders and project managers who need to plan and control projects using MSProject®.

Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Overview of MS Project®
  • Template creation
  • Customising views
  • Customising tables
  • Trace scope items to improve traceability and communication
  • How does the PMBOK® Guide Time Management processes to the functionality provided by MS Project®
  • Planning functionality
  • Controlling functionality by setting a baseline and tracking progress

Course Includes

  • Professional Delivery by an Accredited Training Consultant
  • Effective Scheduling Course manual
  • Practical exercises
  • Refreshments

PDUs/Hours

The 7 hours of course effort can contribute to qualifying for Project Management Institute (PMI)® credentials or as 7 Technical Professional Development Units (PDUs) in maintaining a credential.

Course Delivery

Our courses are delivered in-house for organisations who have a group of 6 or more.

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

 

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