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Introduction to Microsoft Project For Construction Professionals

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This course covers an overview of the critical knowledge and skills a project professional will need to apply the basic principles of project management when creating a project plan with Microsoft Project (2010 / 2013 /2016 or 2019) during the planning phase of a project. It also discusses how Microsoft Project can be utilized for applying these principles applicable to project plan execution, updating tasks and the plan, plan optimization, progress monitoring, corrective actions, forecasting and progress reporting.

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Latest Revision of Course: 2021/01/05

About the Course:

This course covers an overview of the critical knowledge and skills a project professional will need to apply the basic principles of project management when creating a project plan with Microsoft Project (2010 / 2013 /2016 or 2019) during the planning phase of a project. It also discusses how Microsoft Project can be utilized for applying these principles applicable to project plan execution, updating tasks and the plan, plan optimization, progress monitoring, corrective actions, forecasting and progress reporting.

What Will I learn from this course?

•  Project planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, forecasting and reporting.
•  Organizing project tasks.
•  Managing project resources.
•  Reflecting progress during project execution.
•  Monitoring project progress against baselines.
•  Adjusting the project plan and controlling constraints.
•  Creating project reports.

Requirements: No requirements needed for the course – The course is a basic introduction to Microsoft Project

What will you receive during the course:

 

Delegates will receive the following:

•  7 Hours of Live Online Training via Zoom

•  Lifetime Access to Recordings of Sessions after sessions

•  Quizzes and Assignments to sharpen your skills

•  1 Month Personalized Instructor Support

•  1 CPD Point from ECSA

•  Certificate of Completion to showcase on your Linkedin Profile for possible job prospects

Why you should the Introduction to Microsoft Project Course:

 

Microsoft Project is the world’s most popular project management software developed and sold by Microsoft. The application is designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workloads.

More efficient use of MS Project: – Unfortunately, many people who use MSP do not take the trouble or do not have the patience to learn how to use it properly, and only use it in some limited fashion to draw bars on a Gantt Chart.

International Standards: – Microsoft Project a powerful tool based on the international best practices included in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), helping you to apply the project management best practices to your construction projects.

Practical: – The Course is approximately 20% theory and 80% practical exercises that will enable you to link the theory to your own real-life projects.

Trust: – Project management is important because it ensures a project’s progress is tracked and
reported properly. Microsoft Project is an invaluable tool for tracking progress, it helps you gain the trust of other stakeholders on your project, giving them easy oversight of the project’s progress.

CPD points that add value: – Earning CPD points are crucial to retaining your professional designation as well as for your, as well as your business success. This course not only provides you with the CPD points needed, but also adds value to your career by delivering practical training that provides you with the skills to integrate the knowledge gained in the classroom into real world projects.

Certificate of Completion: – During and at the end of the course your knowledge of the training material and the application thereof will be tested. On successful completion you will receive a certificate that not only verifies that you have attended the course, but also that you have obtained the knowledge required to manage your projects successfully


What will I learn on completion of the course:

 

•  Project planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, forecasting and reporting.

•  Organizing project tasks. Managing project resources.

•  Reflecting progress during project execution.

•  Monitoring project progress against baselines.

•  Adjusting the project plan and controlling constraints.

•  Creating project reports.

 

About the Trainer:

Having been a practicing consultant in project management for more than twenty five years, Dave Fourie’s long career in program and project management brought him in contact with various project management methodologies and best practices in private as well as public organization.

This includes training entry level to experienced project managers (including PMP certification preparation) in project management and related specialist aspects such as project risk management, project quality management, project contracting and project scheduling. Dave brings his theoretical knowledge linked to vast practical experience into the training environment with a genuine desire to assist delegates in becoming practicing project management professionals. Valuing a relaxed and enjoyable learning experience, he loves sharing his passion for project analysis since 1999. As a freelance trainer, he has obtained invaluable experience on the best training practices utilized by various national and international training providers.s. This includes PMBOK, Method 123 as well as PRINCE2 environments in the fields of software development, service delivery, quality and general management. ​His experience also includes providing training in project management, quality management, and business analysis since 1999. As a freelance trainer, he has obtained invaluable experience on the best training practices utilized by various national and international training providers.

Management through actual examples dished up with a touch of humor. ​Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 1998, he also holds several other portfolios, program and project management certifications such as certificates in Portfolio, Programmed and Project Offices (P3O), Managing Successful Programs (MSP) and in PRINCE2. He also holds certifications in IT Service Management (ITIL) and Total Quality Management (TQM).

 

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6 reviews for Introduction to Microsoft Project For Construction Professionals

  1. Abdur-Rasheed Ryklief
    :
    5 out of 5

    Good company to deal with.

  2. Johang
    :
    5 out of 5

    The webinar course was well presented.

  3. Charl De Klerk
    :
    5 out of 5

    Friendly and excellent course provider

  4. Lesedi
    :
    5 out of 5

    Great Webinar and Presentation.

  5. Madziwanzira Kubatsi
    :
    5 out of 5

    Great webinar. Consider some practical lessons for participants. It seems easy when the presenter is showing how it is done but practically it is not easy.

  6. Pamela Moloto
    :
    5 out of 5

    I enjoyed the webinar and would attend again in future.

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