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The The Complete Project Manager with Microsoft Project 2016 (Software Included)
includes: Microsoft Project 2016 (Software Included)

Mastering Project Management with PMP® Prep

Project Management Essentials with CAPM® Prep

The Complete Project Manager with Microsoft Project 2016 (Software Included)

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$2,795.00 (USD)

OVERVIEW

This comprehensive program provides you with a thorough understanding of project management by combining the Essentials of Project Management with Mastering Project Management programs together. The program also combines knowledge of project management scheduling disciplines with the use of the Microsoft Project 2016 software.

In the Essentials of Project Management portion, you will gain a solid foundation of project management concepts and learn important terminology. This program is essential for anyone who is wanting a comprehensive training in project management. This program is based on Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Then you’ll move to Mastering Project Management. This program presents material sequentially, as it will likely occur in actual projects. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of how to apply project management concepts, in addition to any specific variations between them. Key and critical topics are explored in-depth as they are appropriate for a more intermediate and advanced level understanding. You will learn about project selection, developing project strategies, creating a schedule model, stat using and forecasting, project recovery, and more.

Finally, you’ll explore how to automate the estimating and scheduling components utilizing the most popular scheduling software, Microsoft Project. This program will lead you through the features and functions one step at a time. You’ll learn how to plan out your work and keep projects on track using this powerful software. In addition, you’ll gain confidence and competency through hands-on practice exercises.

This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional PMP and CAPM certifications.

 

Prepares You For...

Careers:
  • IT
  • Construction
  • Product Development
  • Aerospace
  • Process Improvement
  • Marketing
  • Event Planning
Certification:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®
  • Managing Projects with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 74-343 exam
 

What You'll Learn...

This comprehensive program will provide you with a foundation in project management terminology and concepts and the means to apply that knowledge to real life projects. You’ll learn what you needed to know and then how to do it. You’ll learn ways you can set a good foundation to plan and manage your projects from the very beginning with a defined approach and agreed upon requirements. We’ll lead you through all aspects of planning and then turn your attention to your role and responsibilities managing and controlling projects during the execution, transition and closing phases. With this level of knowledge, leveraging the most popular project scheduling tool, Microsoft Project is a natural extension. You’ll learn how to automate many of the estimating and scheduling tasks within this powerful software.

Competency Checklist:

Upon successful completion you will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to project management:

  • Understand the essential elements of a project management foundation
  • Be familiar with most common project management concepts and terminology
  • Follow concepts from The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
  • Meet or exceed the educational pre-requisites for the CAPM certification
Upon successful completion you will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to project management:
  • Understand project proposals, definitions and selections
  • Manage robust planning components and the Project Management Plan
  • Fulfill project manager’s role during the project’s execution phase
  • Evaluate project performance and determine project health
  • Assess project recovery alternatives and develop recovery plan
  • Manage project closure and transitioning process
  • Meet or exceed the educational pre-requisites for the PMP certification
Upon successful completion you will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to the Microsoft Project:
  • 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
  • Understand the differences and uses for manual versus auto-schedule modes
  • 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 stat using and forecasting calculations
  • Be able to generate and customize dashboards and reports to share project information with stakeholders
  • 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
  • Consolidate projects into a master project file for large programs or portfolios
 

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.


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