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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Setting up a Project in Project 2013 $74.95
Task-based Scheduling in Project 2013 $74.95
Resource Management in Project 2013 $74.95
Tools for Tracking Project Performance in Project 2013 $74.95
Communicate and Finalize Project Information Using Project 2013 $74.95

Bundle Price: $199.00
Total Savings: $175.75


Setting up a Project in Project 2013

Microsoft Project 2013 provides you with a comprehensive set of tools to organize and manage your project from the first through to the last phase. Being able to use Project not only simplifies your work but can also help to reduce errors that might occur when trying to manage so many tasks and deliverables at once. This course introduces the various ways of setting up a project plan using existing templates, previous project plans, or starting from scratch. It also covers how to create the project calendar and customize settings that are required for your project such as setting working and non-working hours and days, creating custom fields to record project-specific information, and changing general options such as date and currency formats.
  • create a new project file in Project 2013
  • set up a project calendar in Project 2013
  • set up a new project file with calendar settings in Project 2013
  • customize fields in Project 2013
  • change default project options in Project 2013
  • customize a Project 2013 file

Task-based Scheduling in Project 2013

Microsoft Project 2013 allows you to create your project schedule on your terms, based on the needs of your project and preferences. This course introduces the various ways of setting up project schedule information, such as defining the project start date, entering project properties, and displaying the project summary task. It also covers creating your project task structure, including adding, modifying, and deleting tasks. This course also demonstrates how to change your task mode and create milestones. Finally, this course covers how to add task constraints, dependencies and deadlines, and how to enter duration details and display warnings and suggestions about your schedule.
  • enter basic information to a new file in Project 2013
  • add tasks to a schedule in Project 2013
  • create a task-based schedule in Project 2013
  • add duration information to a schedule in Project 2013
  • create dependencies and constraints for tasks in Project 2013
  • add scheduling information to tasks in Project 2013

Resource Management in Project 2013

One of the most important aspects to a successful project is assigning the right resources to the right tasks at the right time. Microsoft Project 2013 makes it simple and easy to manage your project resources. This course covers how to enter resource information for your project, including human resources, equipment, and materials needed to complete the work. You will also learn how to add cost information for your tasks and how to assign resources to tasks. Finally, this course provides strategies for identifying and resolving common project resource issues using Project 2013.
  • add resources and resource information to a project plan in Project 2013
  • add cost information to a project plan in Project 2013
  • assign a resource to a task in Project 2013
  • add resources and assign them to tasks in Project 2013
  • change a given task to the appropriate task type
  • level resource allocations in Project 2013
  • change a task type and resolve resource issues for the task

Tools for Tracking Project Performance in Project 2013

An essential part of managing a project is keeping project work on track and aligned with budget, resource, and time allocations. Microsoft Project provides tools for tracking project progress, identifying any potential issues, and making adjustments as necessary. This course covers tools that allow you to easily set baselines and update project progress with percent complete and actual work complete information. This course also includes information on how to reschedule incomplete project work in Project 2013. Finally, it covers analysis tools that allow you to compare planned versus actual project progress, view critical path information, and automatically inspect all tasks to identify potential schedule conflicts.
  • set a baseline in Project 2013
  • update the progress of a task in Project 2013
  • update progress and set the baseline at the end of a phase in Project 2013
  • identify performance variances using a Gantt chart in Project 2013
  • view a critical path in Project 2013
  • use tools to view schedule issues in Project 2013
  • use tools for identifying and assessing schedule issues in Project 2013

Communicate and Finalize Project Information Using Project 2013

Communicating project information effectively and in the best format for your audience are key success factors in managing a project. This course covers reporting tools available in Microsoft Project 2013, including filters, custom views, and Save as features that allow you to share project files in multiple formats, such as Microsoft Excel, and to multiple locations, such as SharePoint. As well as reporting tools, this course explains how to finalize and archive your project file once the project is complete.
  • apply a filter when viewing information in Project 2013
  • view and report specific types of information in Project 2013
  • create and share reports in Project 2013
  • create appropriate views and reports in Project 2013
  • save a finalized project file in Project 2013
  • prepare a project file to be archived in Project 2013
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Microsoft Project 2013 e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    252369
  • Duration:
    5 hours
  • Price:
    $199