Overview

Microsoft Project 2013 offers new features, such as easy sharing of project status information, advanced built-in Lync features, and tracing of task paths.

Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Training Course provides extensive training in the use of the advanced features of the new Project 2013, including customising the ribbon, charting data, grouping, creating interactive filters, using macros, and working with the VBA Editor. The customised new set of reports in Project 2013 allows you to understand an entire project and its history at a glance.

Objectives

At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Learn Project Management process groups.
  • Understand the Knowledge areas and its processes.
  • Understand the steps required to create a project plan using the PMBOK® Guide processes
  • Analyze a network diagram using CPM.
  • Monitor and control your project.
  • Set up the software
  • Define calendars
  • Add & Organize tasks and format the display
  • Add logic and constraints outlined in the PMBOK® Guide process 6.2 Sequence Activities
  • Use Tables, Views and Filters
  • Assign resources to tasks.
  • Track project progress.
  • Create printouts and reports.

Course Outline

Your First Project

  • Creating a Basic Project
  • Adding Tasks to Your Project
  • Setting Constraints on Tasks

Advanced Task Operations

  • Splitting Tasks
  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Creating Summary and Sub Tasks
  • Creating Recurring Tasks

Other Ways to View Project Information

  • Important Task Views
  • Important Resource Views
  • Using the Tools Tabs
  • Formatting the Timescale

Creating Reports

  • Creating Basic Reports
  • Creating a Visual Report
  • Comparing Projects

Adding the Finishing Touches

  • Using the Page Setup Dialog
  • Printing a Project
  • E-mailing a Project
  • Creating a PDF

Adding Tasks

  • Understanding Key Terms
  • Viewing Task Information
  • Sorting and Filtering Tasks
  • Understanding Task Indicators

Adding Resources

  • Understanding Resources
  • Adding Resources
  • Viewing Resource Information
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Leveling Resources

Managing Your Project Status

  • Creating a Baseline
  • Updating Tasks
  • Updating the Project
  • About the Project Status Date
  • Updating and Tracking Your Progress
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Using Change Highlighting

Course Facilitator

Asad Ullah

PgMP, PMP, ACP, Scrum Master, Project+
University of Oxford , Said Business School, MSc Major Program Management
Stanford University, Master Certificate , Design Thinking & Innovation

Asad Ullah Chaudhry is a Program management practitioner, running his consultancy and training company, AUC Technologies. He has transformed the project management practices of more than dozen companies by coaching, consulting, and mentoring them and inspired thousands of professionals through his speaking’s.

He is an Oxford Alumni and holds 14 international certifications including Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), SCRUM Master, Project+ and others.

He has conducted more than 300+ events on Project Management related topics locally in Pakistan and internationally in USA, UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia, UAE, KSA, Iran and Ethiopia. Including Dubai Smart Government.

Project Management Institute USA selects him one of the 25 global leaders to be trained in their “Masters in Leadership Program”, due to his commitment, and volunteer work in Project Management community. He is one of the global team members who wrote the Project Management Institutes Global Standard for Portfolio Management, published in 2012, and worked as subject matter expert for Organizational Project Management guide.

Currently he is consulting DSG for Implementing their Project Management Office, previously he worked for Pakistan Army, eARMS Program as Chief Program Manager, National Bank of Pakistan, Core Banking Implementation Program as Program Management Office Head, Jaffer Brothers’ Project Management Office Implementation, as mentor and trainer, Kalsoft’s Consultant for Professional Competence Program and Project Management Office Setup.

He also received “Microsoft Community Recognition Award 2011” Award for his volunteer efforts. Microsoft also selects him as “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” in 2008 for his volunteer services in technology awareness and promotion.

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