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Microsoft® Project 2013 Training in Columbia, MD, United States
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Microsoft® Project 2013 Training in Columbia, MD, United States

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Online Classroom

Collaborative, enriching virtual sessions, led by world class instructors at time slots to suit your convenience.

From USD 999 USD 799 (4 Days)

E Learning

Catering to the demands of busy professionals, our e-learning programs are as effective as face-to-face learning.

From USD 90 (45 Days)

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Description

MS Project 2013 is the most preferred Project Management tool that enables project managers to handle multiple, complex projects having multiple tasks in a hierarchy-based multilevel WBS (work breakdown structure). KnowledgeHut’s course on MS Project 2013 will teach you how to use this tool to develop a plan, baseline, and forecast using reporting tools. You can elaborate on those forecasts during the execution phase and manage changes efficiently. You can also track and control project commitments, communicate and report the status of resource and deliverables, and ensure timely completion.

Note: You are requested to carry a laptop for this training.

What you will learn:

  • Learn how to use MS Project 2013 to create project goals and schedules
  • Efficiently work with estimates, tasks and resources
  • Set up deadlines, dependencies, constraints, and task completion calendars
  • Analyse project progress using comparisons to a baseline and create custom formats using Microsoft Project Views
  • Track and share project status reports
  • Efficiently analyse project cost, time and resources
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion

You will also get:

  • Blended learning (Classroom + e-learning)
  • 100 days free online access
  • E-learning content covering all 5 modules of MS Project 2013
  • Overview of Microsoft® Project 2007/10
  • 45 PDUs (upon completion of 16 hours of Classroom Training + 29 hours of Online Training) towards CCR for existing PMP Certified Professionals
  • A 200 page course manual for managing projects using MS Project 2013 with Exercises, Case Study & Handouts

Key Features

45 hours of high quality training (classroom + e-learning)
100 days free access to our e-learning modules
E-learning content covering all modules of MS Project 2013
45 PDUs
Free course manual detailing application of MS Project 2013 in projects
Recap of MS Project 2007/10 features and applications

Certification

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for attending this course.

Certifications:

The course, with its extensive focus on practical applications of the tool, also prepares participants for Microsoft's®74-343 certification exam: "Managing Projects with Microsoft®Project 2013”.

The Exam:

To schedule the exam, or learn more about it, please visit this link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-74-343.aspx

  • The new features of MS Project 2013
  • Reports
  • Task Path
  • Redesigned Backstage view
    • Support for touch input
  • Fluent UI
  • Team Planner
    • Guided tour of the MS Project 2013 Interface
  • Manual scheduling
  • Placeholder tasks
  • Inactive tasks
  • Top-down summary
  • Compare projects
  • Timeline
  • Enhanced copy and paste
  • Find commonly used commands quickly
  • The view slider
  • Introduction to the various tool bars and their use
  • Create New Project
  • Set Non-Working Days
  • Set Project Options
    • Set the Project Calendar
  • Creating Work Breakdown structures
  • Setting Up a Task
  • Set up a recurring Task
  • Importing Tasks
  • Insert and Delete Tasks
  • Enter repeating information in multiple tasks at once
  • Enter Task Notes
  • Link URL to a task
  • Estimate Duration
  • Set Elapsed Time
  • Define Summary Task
  • Indenting and Outdenting tasks to n levels under Summary task
  • Setting up using Milestones / why Milestones are useful
  • Organizing Phases
  • Define Task Relationship
  • Linking Tasks
  • Lag and Lead Time
  • Setting Up People
  • Adjusting Availability
  • Setting Up Equipment
  • Setting Up Material
  • Entering Pay Rates
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Adjusting individual Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Viewing Overallocations
  • Resolve Overallocations by levelling
    • View Levelling delay
  • Assigning Material Resources
  • Setting Constraints
  • The Critical Path
  • Change Calendar for Tasks
  • Delete a Calendar
  • Change Timeline
  • Linking Summary Tasks
  • Importance of linking Summary Task
  • Saving a Baseline
  • Tracking Project Schedule
  • Entering a Completion Percentage
  • Entering Actual Completion Values
  • Updating the Baseline
  • Switching baselines
  • Check Project Duration
  • Interrupting Work (Split Task)
  • Changing Task Types
  • Entering Deadlines
  • Entering Fixed Costs
  • Compare progress in the Tracking Gantt against baseline
  • Sorting Project Details
  • Grouping Project Details
  • Filtering Project Details
  • Customizing Tables
  • Customizing Views
  • Setting up and formatting the timeline
  • Sharing Resources across Projects
  • Setting up resource pool in a pool file
  • Picking up resources in multiple projects from the pool file
  • Practice Project
  • Project Views
  • Generating Reports
  • Printing Views
  • Printing Reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customised Reports
  • Print Page Setup from the print preview option
  • Show View Bar
  • View Calendar
  • View Gantt Chart
  • View Network Diagram
  • View Task Usage
  • View Tracking Gantt
  • View Resource Sheet
  • View Resource Usage
  • View Hide Task Outline Numbers
  • Insert (View) Hide Various Information Columns
  • Expand Contract the timeline view on the right
  • View More Views
  • Customised Task Report
  • Customised Resource Report
  • Customised Calendar Monthly Report
  • Customised Crosstab Report

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course is for you, if one or more of these apply:

  • You want to learn how to use the latest Microsoft® Project 2013 client software effectively.
  • You are a Project management professional looking to improve your skill sets.
  • You want to learn new tricks, tips, best practices, and how to effectively leverage this tool.
  • You are interested in preparing for the Microsoft's 74-343 certification exam: "Managing Projects with Microsoft® Project 2013".

Project Management Professionals such as:

  • Project managers and project engineers
  • Delivery managers
  • Program managers
  • Project controllers and project planners
  • Project coordinators and project management consultants
  • Information Systems (IS) and Technology managers

There are no prerequisites for attending this course.This workshop will be beneficial for anybody wanting to learn more about handling MS Project 2013.

For every 1 hour of learning you get 1 PDU.This course typically offers 45 PDUs for 45 hours of training.

In this highly competitive environment, project managers are expected to handle multiple, intensive projects and deliver quality results efficiently. Helping them do this is MS Project 2013—a flexible and robust tool that caters to the need of project managers, enabling them to manage schedules and resources, collaborate on projects, and analyze project information. Our hands-on training session will help you master this tool and leverage its potential for project and career success.

You will receive a course completion certificate from KnowledgeHut.After completing the course, if you pass Microsoft's®74-343 certification exam:"Managing Projects with Microsoft® Project 2013”, you will get the relevant certification from Microsoft.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:  https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

Virtual and face-to-face classes are held on both weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you. If you are in a time crunch, virtual classes may work better for you.

Your instructor-led live virtual classes will be held online, and you have the flexibility of attending from anywhere. All you need is a windows computer with good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended.
You may also attend these classes from your smart phone or tablet.

Once you have learnt the tips and tricks of this tool you will be able to efficiently set up projects goals, work with estimates, track project progress and deliver projects on time and within budget —thereby gaining recognition among your peers.

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

Microsoft® Project 2013 Course in Columbia, MD

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