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Microsoft Project (All Levels)

- SERVICES SETA: US120385, NQF4, Credits: 7

- This is an authorised Microsoft Official Course (MOC).

Welcome to this learning programme that will lead you to a greater understanding of applying a range of project management tools and techniques. Microsoft Projects is one of the most popular scheduling and project management programs on the market.

 

Learners accessing this standard will be involved in project management teams or involved in building small project management teams.

 

We will cover the basics of project management and how to set up a simple project, including how to configure the project calendar, tasks, resources, as we as Microsoft Project’s more advanced features, including task management, timelines, earned value calculation, custom reports, and custom views. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with creating a basic project with tasks, resources, a customized calendar, and customized views as well as managing the Project environment, working within task structures, generating views, and creating reports.

 

Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with MICT SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard 120385.

          

  • Learnfast offers accredited courses for clients who choose the credit-bearing option. An additional fee is payable for accredited courses & exam vouchers.
  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More)

         

  • Project Managers will gain more confidence and enhance their project implementation skills.

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment, learners will have acquired these skills

  • Demonstrate an understanding of project management tools
  • Use a range of project management tools
  • Apply corrective action steps where project management tools and techniques usage problems occur
  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 2 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing learners the flexibility to attend on-campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform. 
  • Course Prerequisites

    It is assumed that learners attending this course is competent in:

     

    • Using the basics of a Windows-based computer (basic computer literacy)
    • Mathematics and communication skills at NQF Level 4 or equivalent
    • Can explain the fundamentals of project management – ID 120372

     

    No previous experience on MS Projects is necessary.

Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.

#AnywhereAnytime

Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.

#NoStudentLeftBehind

Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.

#Flexibility

A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.

 

In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.

 

Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

What you get

On completion the student will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Learnfast
  • Certificate of Competency from MICT SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (Moderated and found competent)

 

Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

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Important Notes

  • Learners to arrive at the training venue from 08:00 in preparation for 08:30 starting time
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order.
  • For full day, on campus courses, Learnfast will supply you with a computer to use for training (if applicable),& tea/coffee and a full lunch. Catering is not included for On-Site training and laptops are available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via email at least 5-10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees will be retained for no shows.
  • Virtual learners are required to have a stable internet connection & a working headset available for sound purposes.
  • Learners who use their own laptops are fully responsible to ensure that administration rights, software installations, etc. are working sufficiently prior to training.
  • Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast is not responsible for costs associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.
 
 
 

PART 1:

Module 1: Starting a Project

You need to walk before you can run, and that’s why this lesson starts with the basics such as Project Management 101, how to navigate and customize the Project 2016 Interface, add tasks to a project, add resources to a project, and save a project.

  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customize the Project 2016 Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project

 


Module 2: Working with Project Calendars

Once your students are familiar with the basics, it’s time to move onward. The second lesson takes a look at how to manage project time frames and how to change working time.

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Changing Working Time

 


Module 3: Working with Project Tasks

Tasks get a full consideration here as students are shown how to manage project tasks and add summary tasks and milestones.

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

 


Module 4: Working with Project Resources

This is where students will learn more about project resources as the topics here include: manage project resources, and allocate and level work resources.

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

 


Module 5: Delivering a Project Plan

This lesson covers project plans and looks at how to print project views, share projects, and export projects.

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

 


PART 2:

Module 1: Managing the Project Environment

This lesson looks at advanced skills and builds upon skills your students developed in part one. At the end of this course, your students are going to be comfortable managing the Project environment, working within task structures, generating views, and creating reports.

  • Link Projects
  • Create and Use Resource Pools
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields
  • Change Project Options
  • Extend Project with Apps

 


Module 2: Managing Task Structures

This lesson covers several topics. Here, your students will learn how to: change a task list, create a network diagram, manage the critical path, use lag and lead, update project work, and analyze earned value.

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Update Project Work
  • Analyze Earned Value

 


Module 3: Generating Project Views

The four topics in this lesson are: Use View Commands, Use Existing Views, Create Custom Views, and Format and Share the Timeline View.

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

 


Module 4: Producing Project Reports

Topics in this final lesson show students ways to use existing reports and create custom ones, and export visual reports.

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports
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Microsoft Project (All Levels)





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