Project Management with Microsoft Project [Video]

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Project Management with Microsoft Project [Video]

Beth Mosolgo-Clark

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Learn the Right Skills and the Right Software to Become a Project Manager
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Video Details

ISBN 139781787120464
Course Length4 hours 43 minutes

Video Description

Are your projects expanding in size and scope faster than you can manage them? Are you starting to work on an enterprise team and need to understand how larger projects work? Have you found yourself unexpectedly taking on the role of project manager? Is your IT career path taking you in the direction of project management?

As IT and development projects get increasingly complex, the role of project manager has become more critical. Whether you're a reluctant project manager trying to improve the output and efficiency of your team, or an aspiring project professional, you're going to find this course extremely helpful. With over 20 years of project management experience, Beth Mosolgo-Clark will be your instructor as you learn the basics of project management, including terminology, techniques, reporting, and costing. At the same time, you'll become familiar with Microsoft Project--the software most commonly used by project professionals.

This course includes hours of video lecture, dozens of project management examples, and samples. You'll find there is no better way to dive into Microsoft Project software and the field of project management!

Table of Contents

Course Introduction
Course Introduction
Basic Project Management Concepts
Introduction
Why is project management important?
Key Components of a Project
Purpose of a Project
Project Resources
Project Constraints
Unstated Objectives and Constraints in your Project
Summary
Creating Your Project in MS Project
Introduction
User Experience in MS Project
Creating a New Project
Gantt Chart Basics
Summary
Creating and Managing Project Tasks
Introduction
Project Tasks in MS Project
Relationships Between Tasks
Critical Path Basics
Summary
The Critical Path and Other keys to scheduling project tasks
Introduction
Critical Path
Task's Driving Predecessors
Subdividing Tasks
Task Float
Summary
Creating and managing project resources
Introduction
What are Project Resources?
Representing Project Resources in MS Project
Assigning Resources to a Task
Resource leveling in MS Project
Updating Task Progress
Managing Part-time Resources
Summary
Calendars
Introduction
Calendars in MS Project
Editing Your Projects Calendar
Calendar Information in the Gantt Chart
Summary
View and Reports
Introduction
Gantt Chart View
Resource Utilization
Milestones
Network Diagram View
Spreadsheet Views
Reports
Summary
Tracking and Managing Project Costs
Introduction
Assigning a Labor Rate to Project Resources
Recording Non-lab Project Costs
View Project Cost Reports
Managing Project Costs
Summary
Additional Features
Introduction
Integrating MS Project with other Microsoft apps
MS Project Macros
Going Mobile and the Cloud
Scaling MS Project for your Organization
Alternatives to MS Project
Summary
Course Summary
Course Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Identify the Key Components of a Project
  • Identify the Purpose of a Project
  • Understand Project Resources
  • Understand Project Constraints
  • Comprehend Unstated Objectives
  • Create a Project with MS Project
  • Create Relationships Between Tasks
  • Understand the Basics of Critical Paths
  • Be Able to Subdivide Tasks
  • Understand Task Float
  • Represent Project Resources in MS Project
  • Assign Resources to a Task
  • Perform Resource Leveling in MS Project
  • Update Task Progress
  • Manage Part Time Resources
  • Utilize Calendars in MS Project
  • Edit a Project's Calendar
  • Displaying Calendar Information in a Gantt Chart
  • Report Resource Utilization
  • Work with Project Milestones
  • Use Network Diagram Views
  • Use Spreadsheet Vies
  • Assign a Labor Rate to Project Resources
  • Record Non-Labor Project Costs
  • View cost Reports
  • Manage Project Costs
  • Integrate with other MS Applications
  • Create MS Project Macros
  • Work in Mobile and the cloud

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Table of Contents

Course Introduction
Course Introduction
Basic Project Management Concepts
Introduction
Why is project management important?
Key Components of a Project
Purpose of a Project
Project Resources
Project Constraints
Unstated Objectives and Constraints in your Project
Summary
Creating Your Project in MS Project
Introduction
User Experience in MS Project
Creating a New Project
Gantt Chart Basics
Summary
Creating and Managing Project Tasks
Introduction
Project Tasks in MS Project
Relationships Between Tasks
Critical Path Basics
Summary
The Critical Path and Other keys to scheduling project tasks
Introduction
Critical Path
Task's Driving Predecessors
Subdividing Tasks
Task Float
Summary
Creating and managing project resources
Introduction
What are Project Resources?
Representing Project Resources in MS Project
Assigning Resources to a Task
Resource leveling in MS Project
Updating Task Progress
Managing Part-time Resources
Summary
Calendars
Introduction
Calendars in MS Project
Editing Your Projects Calendar
Calendar Information in the Gantt Chart
Summary
View and Reports
Introduction
Gantt Chart View
Resource Utilization
Milestones
Network Diagram View
Spreadsheet Views
Reports
Summary
Tracking and Managing Project Costs
Introduction
Assigning a Labor Rate to Project Resources
Recording Non-lab Project Costs
View Project Cost Reports
Managing Project Costs
Summary
Additional Features
Introduction
Integrating MS Project with other Microsoft apps
MS Project Macros
Going Mobile and the Cloud
Scaling MS Project for your Organization
Alternatives to MS Project
Summary
Course Summary
Course Summary

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Course Length4 hours 43 minutes
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