Course Overview and Agenda
The objective of Project Management Fundamentals Workshop Using MS Project is to introduce the students to basic project management concepts that can be applied directly to their projects. Using a lecture and exercise format, the students will learn project management following the foundation provided in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Upon completing the class students will understand and be capable of implementing the primary principles and domains needed to plan and manage and effective project. This class will also allow students to develop actual project management plans and Microsoft Project schedules that can be taken back to their jobs for further planning and execution.
MS Project Demo: Preparing Preliminary Views and Templates
Project Management Principles
Exercise: Case Study: Preparing for the FMR Software Implementation Project
Project Performance Domains
Exercise: Determining the Development Approach for the FMR Software Implementation Project
Exercise: Creating the Scope Baseline and Summary Tasks in MS Project
Exercise: Creating the Schedule Baseline in MS Project
Exercise: Updating the Resource List, Labor Rates and Reporting the Budget at Completion and the Cost Baseline in MS Project. Viewing MS Project Reports.
Exercise: Creating the Risk Register
Exercise: Updating the Project Schedule and Reporting Status in MS Project