University of North Dakota

Microsoft Project 2007

HOURS: 60
CODE: GES819
FEES: $795.00 USD

Overview

R.E.P. LogoMicrosoft Project® is one of the most popular project management scheduling software products available today. Whether you are an occasional user or a full-time scheduler, your understanding of Project is vital to your ability to plan, manage, and track your projects effectively. This is the essential MSProject® training program. You will become familiar with how to really plan and track projects using Project’s many features. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

ed2go is a global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP) to ensure that they meet PMI's expectations for professional development in project management.

This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMI credential.  It's also an excellent choice for existing PMI credential holders looking for an approved activity for PMI's continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this course, you'll receive a certificate indicating your completion of PDUs equal to the number of hours of this course through ed2go, R.E.P. #3213. Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI's credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans.

PMBOK® Guide, PMI®, PMP®, CAPM®, and the PMI R.E.P. logo are either marks or registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of project management scheduling terminology and concepts
  • Set up a project file with the appropriate default settings for your type of project and industry
  • Describe the four different types of calendars used in Project and how each is utilized during the planning and tracking of projects
  • Describe the five most common task types and how each is modeled in Project
  • Demonstrate how to assign the three resource types to specific tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Perform a "sanity check" to validate that the planned schedule is correct and make adjustments as required
  • Use Project to manage and track the project’s performance including the use of Earned Value statusing and forecasting calculations
  • Use both the tabular as well as graphical reports available
  • Customize Project’s look and feel and adapt it to meet your own company's formats and standards
  • Create macros for repetitive project management tasks and save some keystrokes 
  • Use Project to develop recovery scenarios to get a project back on track
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Benefits

  • Learn in-demand job skills
  • Start anytime
  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced