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ALX Training / Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

The Need

In the ever-changing business landscape, transformational change is critical to business success, and utilising spreadsheets, Miro boards, and other software is sometimes chaotic at best.  Enter Microsoft Project, which provides a robust platform for planning, executing, and monitoring projects. It enables businesses to create detailed project schedules, allocate resources effectively, and track progress—all in one central location.  With Microsoft Project, organisations can optimise resource allocation by balancing workloads, preventing overallocation, and ensuring that teams are working efficiently. This leads to better resource utilisation and potentially significant cost savings.

In summary, Microsoft Project empowers businesses to streamline processes, enhance productivity, and achieve successful project outcomes. Whether managing small initiatives or large-scale endeavours, it remains an indispensable tool for modern organisations, and by the end of this program of learning, you will possess the skills, knowledge, confidence, and industry best practices and strategies to ensure that your projects have a significantly greater chance of success.

Course Objectives

By the end of this program of learning, you will know:

How to create and modify resource calendars
How to create a list of resources
How to assign Calendars to Resources
How to set up and manage a Microsoft Project file correctly
How to create, link, manage and review all project-related tasks
How to assign resources correctly for your entire organisation
How to make informed project decisions
How to generate project reports
How to interpret the impact of making changes (baselines).

Course Audience

This course has been specifically designed for individuals who want to use Microsoft Project to manage the implementation of business-critical projects, track information, organise resources, and manage day-to-day project workflows. It is ideal for anyone who needs to learn how to manage projects or bodies of work as part of a project delivery team.

Course Delivery Options:

   This course can be delivered online or
   Face-to-face in our training centre or
   At your place of work.

If you would like to have this class online, you will need access to two screens, a webcam, speakers, and a microphone.

Course Duration:

   This highly engaging program of learning is a 3-hour interactive workshop.

Course Prerequisites:

Ahead of booking onto this program of learning, you must ensure:

1. That you have basic IT skills
2. That you have some experience of project management
3. That you have a Microsoft Project Plan E3 licence (including desktop app) or higher.

Course Includes:

A copy of the presentation in PDF format.

Course Cost:

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