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About the workshop:
This course offers necessary project management skills to professionals who are in project management roles with limited experience and understanding of project management principles and concepts. This course will give participants the confidence to lead the projects effectively and achieve high performance.

Microsoft Project is the most widely used tool for project scheduling and tracking across industries. However due to lack of proper training and knowledge about the capabilities of Microsoft Project, only a small proportion of the Project Management community is able to take full advantage of this tool.

Take Away:
This training provides concepts, principles and practical skills for playing project management roles with the help of MS Project 2013. This course introduces project management core skills necessary for planning, monitoring and controlling a project and demonstrates practical implementation of the same using MS Project 2013.

After this course participants will be equipped with knowledge & understanding of project management fundamentals, concepts, practical skills, tools and techniques to manage with confidence and have better control over their projects. They will be able to plan, track and report more effectively.

Prerequisites: Participants need to bring their own laptop with MS Office installed!

The fundamentals
Planning the project
Understanding project management
What’s new in Project
Understanding the Project screen
Using common views
Using more views
Creating a new project
Selecting the project scheduling date
Selecting the project calendar
Adjusting working hours
Adjusting working days
Creating a new calendar
Printing a view
Using help

Entering the task list
Entering tasks
Estimating task duration
Entering task duration
Entering a milestone
Organizing tasks into phases
Linking tasks
Editing task links
Unlinking tasks
Creating recurring tasks
Using the task information dialog box
Using task notes
Moving and copying a task
Inserting and deleting a task

Entering and assigning resources
Entering people resources
Entering equipment resources
Entering material resources
Adjusting individual resource working schedules
Using resource notes
Understanding effort driven scheduling
Assigning resources to tasks
Assigning additional resources to tasks
Assigning material resources to tasks

Viewing the project
Using split views
Sorting information
Grouping information
Filtering information
Using AutoFilters
Using zoom

Working with reports
Opening a report

Working with tasks changing
Task scheduling mode
Overlapping tasks
Delaying tasks
Setting task deadlines
Setting task constraints
Splitting tasks
Understanding task type
Assigning a task calendar
Understanding task indicators

Working with resources
Delaying resource start time
Applying predefined resource contours
Specifying resource availability dates
Grouping resources
Assigning a resource calendar

Working with costs
Entering resource overtime rates
Specifying pay rates for different dates
Adding pay rates for a resource
Applying a different pay rate to an assignment
Using material resource consumption rates
Entering task fixed costs

Balancing your project
Scheduling resource overtime
Identifying resource over allocation
Balancing resource over allocations
manually and automatically

Updating project progress
Saving a baseline plan
Updating the entire project
Updating task actual values
Updating task completion percentage
Updating actual work and actual costs

Checking project progress
Viewing project statistics
Viewing project costs
Viewing the project’s critical path
Checking duration variance
Checking work variance
Checking cost variance
Identifying slipped tasks
Saving an interim plan

Working with reports
Opening a report
Adding page elements to a report
Creating visual reports

Working with multiple projects
Consolidating projects
Viewing multiple project critical paths
Viewing consolidated project statistics
Creating a resource pool

Who should attend?
This course is designed for the professionals who have limited experience or knowledge of project management but responsible for managing, leading, coordinating and working on projects. Project Managers, Project Leads, Project team members, Business Analysts, Technical Specialists, Quality Professionals, Support Staff and Marketing people. No prior knowledge of project management or MS Project is expected.

Medium: English/ Hindi

Fees and Registration:
Rs. 3,800 + GST 18% per person.
Rs. 3,600 + GST 18% per person for a group of Three to Four participants.
Rs. 3,400 + GST 18% per person for a group of Five to Nine participants.
Kindly provide details for registration to Email: iitdpune@gmail.com & rajiv@iitdworld.com; Name of the Program, name of the participants, company name, GST no., contact details.

Digital Certificate of Participation will be provided to all the participants.