Microsoft Project ALL BEGINNER to EXPERT 10 Projects 9 PDU

Learn MS Project all version HANDS-ON with COMPLETE real life examples BONUS 125 project files FREE PMI approved 9 PDUs
Microsoft Project ALL BEGINNER to EXPERT 10 Projects 9 PDU
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6.08 GB
Total length :
9h 13m

Instructor

Srikanth Shirodkar

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Last update

Last updated 9/2021

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4.5/5

Microsoft Project ALL BEGINNER to EXPERT 10 Projects 9 PDU

What you’ll learn

Create EXPERT-LEVEL Project plans using Microsoft Project (all versions) over 10 (TEN) COMPLETE hands-on Project Exercises – progressively elaborated
Manage all your Resources inside Microsoft Project – whether it is people, money, machinery, licenses or even shared resources
Create 100s of world-class, self-updating Graphical Reports – at the click of a button
Resolve OVERALLOCATIONS – using multiple ways provided by Microsoft Project
Identify Risks a mile ahead – Mitigate them early – Build Contingency in your plans
Identify Critical Paths as easy as 1-2-3 add Summary tasks
Make Weekly tracking and reporting a PLEASURE – and not a pain
Track PROJECT VARIANCE at a microscopic level if you please
PRACTICE with 100+ project download files in various stages of the 10 exercises covered
CORE TEACHINGS – you can use ANY Project flavour (online, offline, desktop, professional) – what you learn here will not get obsolete

Microsoft Project ALL BEGINNER to EXPERT 10 Projects 9 PDU

Requirements

Basic proficiency with Windows UI
Microsoft Project Trial version can be used – if you don’t already have this (search on Microsoft’s Office site, registration required)
Some familiarity with MS Office will make things even easier – but not absolutely required
Basic concepts of project management – Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitor & Control, and Closure of projects.

Description

This course is the FIRST, ONLY, #1 BESTSELLER 3 years consecutive, AND most comprehensive HANDS_ON Microsoft Project course that brings the THREE ASPECTS TOGETHER – 1) Microsoft Project 2) Project Management Principles AND 3) hands-on exercises. NO OTHER book, tutorial or course offers these unique set, anywhere on the internet.Before you read further, see what my students are saying about my Microsoft Project courses:From an esteemed learner: “I’m a 7-year veteran of the videogame industry and have spent most  professional career working on agile/scrum/kanban development teams.  This course has been a great, cost-effective way for me to broaden my  project management toolbox to include traditional waterfall scheduling  techniques and resource allocation modelling. I will be using these  skills to help plan multi-million dollar development efforts on small to  medium (50-500 person) development teams.””This was probably one of the best online courses I have taken so far, on any subject. I did not have any previous knowledge on MS Project before I started taking the course and today I feel very confident about it.” – another esteemed learner”Lecturer not only provides excellent teaching skills, but also provides  so much insight that sometimes you feel he was actually  involved in MS  Project’s development itself. Samples, case introductions and other material is  well-prepared and perfectly executed in a systematic order, where pupil  is encouraged to experiment further and work on provided sample msp  files. I highly recommend this to anyone using the software or prepare  for a PMP or similar certificate.” – review from an esteemed learner”Full marks – met and exceeded expectation. Gladly recommend to anyone grappling MS Project. The PDUs are a great bonus too…” – Leila Barton”One of the best course ANYWHERE…. Thanks instructor for shaping our career” – by Taha SyedIMPORTANT: “How to download Microsoft Project” is answered later below in FAQ section. Keep reading.————–Microsoft Project is a beast of a software application – almost 30 years of history! Released mid-1980’s on MS-DOS.  So, it has every imaginable feature built into it by now – and then even some more. My promise to you: By the end of this course – you will be incredibly comfortable with Microsoft Project – and you will be able to use Project like a BOSS. You will be able to create, manage and track world class schedules – with complex requirements of resources,  allocations, budgets, reporting and tracking – all the way to project completion!!! ————–Do you want to Master the World’s Most Popular Project Management tool? Learn Microsoft Project in this Comprehensive Course. Applicable to ALL versions of Microsoft Project – stay miles AHEAD of the curveBONUS: Approved for 9 PMI PDU points, under Category ‘B’. Penultimate lesson included shows how you can claim this. Start from the very basics – this course makes no assumptionsEarn promotions with your new skills – Become indispensable in your organization BONUS
– more than 100+ Project File downloads – PRACTICE EXACTLY what is shown in each and every lectureBy the end of the course – you will be able to SOLVE the TOUGHEST issues on project scheduling. YEARS of experience has been condensed into this course – with generous tips, tricks, best practices, pitfalls – in each and every concept lesson. A review from a MS Project learner in my course: “I know the above tag is a oxymoron but then it is. A complete course is a detailed to perfection which i did not came  across many courses. Srikanth as a tutor/ trainer is very good. Highly  Recommended !!!!!” – by Hasib Patel————–Learn Microsoft Project to create INCREDIBLY POWERFUL project schedules.Learn to Use Project in EVERY STAGE of project management – Initiation, Planning, Execution & Control – and finally Closing.Identify REAL LIFE problems – scheduling, costing, resourcing, work allocations!Use DYNAMIC REPORTS – powerful, automated, DYNAMIC reports and dashboardsSave Hundreds of hours and Thousands of dollars – by using resources OPTIMALLY, identifying, preventing and mitigating RISKS Learn to Resolve the #1 PROBLEM that Project Managers face with Schedule Management – Resource Over Allocations.  8+ techniques shown in this course – Push dates – Adding Delays, Increase working hours, Balance allocations, Leveling, Work Contours, Use Team Planner view, Use “Assign Resources” feature, Splitting TasksDe-mystify the 100s of features in Microsoft Project – Views, Tables, Charts, Formatting, Multiple detail windows etc.
From another learner: “Thanks for this superb course – I needed to get fully hands on with MS Project fast – and this course has me up and running like nothing else.  Have become quite proficient and have others in the office asking my  help. Highly recommend this course.” – by Chia LinWhat am I going to get from this course?A step-by-step HD video tutorial starting from the absolute basics – all the way to advanced EXPERT level topics. Video lectures, extensive resources, downloadable exercise Project files, PDFs etc – over 120 separate lessons, 9+ hours of instructionTEN COMPLETE EXERCISES – every one has different scenarios, objective and overview files, WBS explained. EVEN MORE: exercise files have BEGIN and FINISH versions – which allows you to REPLICATE EXACTLY what is shown in the lecture. EVERY concept is LOADED with tips, tricks, pitfalls from years of hands-on experience Practice Assignments in exercises, quizzes to self-test your knowledge————–   Important information before you enroll:–how to download ms project ——————Microsoft only allows download through Office 365 portal, which requires a valid registration. All the steps to install are on the official Microsoft site, and should be googled for.  URLs and Microsoft offerings are changing on a high frequency as I write this in 2020.The whole process is unfortunately complex. You should register first, then log into the Office portal and finally download and install Project.FAQ: Can I do this course with MS Project XX?ANY which version of MS Project you use, this course will be beneficial to you. I mainly use 2016 standalone (desktop) Project Professional for teaching, but occasionally show the latest UI (only when required). This course teaches logic and techniques universal to all major versions of Project in the market today. There will be about ~10% variation in the UI and minor tweaks, but all the critical logic and techniques will be the same. FAQ: How to get help with installation?If your office provides Project for you, then seek it from your System Administrator. Else, if you run into issues with the installation, you should seek the help of Microsoft’s excellent and live help support system from within the Office portal. And this help is only available through the steps provided in Microsoft’s link above. As far as I am aware, this is the only secure and recommended way to get a trial version. –end of “how to download ms project”——————In case you find the course useless for your career, don’t forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked!Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course!You will have instant and free access to any updates I’ll add to the course.Check out the curriculum and the FREE lectures for a course preview”Excellent course. A well-chosen level of information: from the basic (but not obvious) to  advanced (but without a huge amount of details, which are not possibly  to remember). Very good way of communication. No inconveniences often encountered in  other courses like the useless movements of the mouse, clicking on  everything what’s possible, repeating sentences several times etc…Thank you very much.” – by Mr. P. NowakowskiDON’T WAIT – ENROLL INTO THIS COURSE NOW – JOIN OVER 25,000+ LEARNERS WHO HAVE TAKEN MY COURSES.

Overview

Section 1: Welcome & Introduction: Exercise 1

Lecture 1 INTRODUCTION: Course Structure and How to get the Best of this course

Lecture 2 IMPORTANT: What you should know about this course! *DON’T MISS*

Lecture 3 Project Exercise 1 – A Very Simple Exercise to Start

Lecture 4 Project Exercise 1 – Continued – A Dive into Microsoft Project – LEVEL SIMPLE

Section 2: Get the FUNDAMENTALS RIGHT!

Lecture 5 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 6 Basic Interface of Microsoft Project

Lecture 7 What are Tasks?

Lecture 8 What are Resources?

Lecture 9 What are Allocations?

Lecture 10 What are Task Dependencies?

Lecture 11 What is a Schedule?

Section 3: Assignment 1: SIMPLE Level – “Plan to Build a Tree House”

Lecture 12 SAMPLES Assignment 1 SIMPLE Level – Plan to Build a Tree House

Section 4: Microsoft Project Plan : Exercise 2: Purchase New Car Plan: SIMPLE LEVEL

Lecture 13 OVERVIEW of Exer 2 – Purchase New Car Plan – SIMPLE LEVEL

Lecture 14 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 15 The Basics – Project Start Date, Simple Options

Lecture 16 Managing Calendars

Lecture 17 What are Views?

Lecture 18 Views: The Gantt Chart View REVISITED

Lecture 19 Project Exercise 2 – Buy a New Car Plan – Durations

Lecture 20 Project Exercise 2 – Buy a New Car Plan – task dependencies

Lecture 21 Conclusion and some Important Tips

Section 5: Assignment 2: SIMPLE Level – “Plan a family vacation trip”

Lecture 22 SAMPLES Assignment 2 SIMPLE Level – Plan a family vacation trip

Section 6: Microsoft Project: IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

Lecture 23 IMPORTANT: Understanding Work Formula Basics

Lecture 24 Manual Tasks

Lecture 25 BEST PRACTICE – Work Breakdown Structure – WBS Demystified

Lecture 26 WBS Creation – 10 Golden Rules

Lecture 27 BONUS: CHECKLIST for WBS Review

Section 7: Assignment 3: BEGINNER Level – “Solving a (WBS) Crime Thriller”

Lecture 28 SAMPLES Assignment 3 BEGINNER Level – Solving a (WBS) Crime Thriller

Section 8: Microsoft Project Plan : Exer 3: Office Shift Project Plan – BEGINNER LEVEL

Lecture 29 OVERVIEW of Exer 3 – Office Shift Plan – BEGINNER LEVEL

Lecture 30 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 31 Project Exercise 3: Office Shift Project Plan

Lecture 32 Task Dependencies – FS, FF, SS, SF – IMPORTANT

Lecture 33 Project Exercise 3: Task dependencies CONTINUED

Lecture 34 Understanding Summary Tasks

Lecture 35 Making Use of Summary Tasks

Lecture 36 Milestones

Section 9: Project Plan: Exercise 4 – Summarize, Assignments and Linking

Lecture 37 OVERVIEW of Exer 4 – Corporate Website Development – BEGINNER LEVEL

Lecture 38 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 39 Project Exercise 4: Setting up a Corporate Website

Lecture 40 IMPT: Importing from Excel

Lecture 41 Project Exercise 4: Summarize, Assign and Link

Lecture 42 Creating Recurring Tasks

Lecture 43 Recurring Tasks – BONUS HINTS

Lecture 44 Basics of Tasks Formatting

Lecture 45 Easy Formatting Tips

Lecture 46 Conclusion and some Important Tips

Section 10: Assignment 4: BEGINNER Level – “Assignment 4 – Test Plan for eCommerce Site”

Lecture 47 SAMPLES Assignment 4 BEGINNER Level – Test Plan for eCommerce Site

Section 11: Project Plan : Exercise 5: Intermediate Level: Initiation, planning, execution

Lecture 48 OVERVIEW of Exer 5 – Software Development Plan – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Lecture 49 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 50 Project Exercise 5: Software Development Plan

Lecture 51 Team Planner View – and OVERALLOCATIONS 101

Lecture 52 Basics of Baselines

Lecture 53 How to Create a Baseline – Variance Table 101

Lecture 54 IMPT – Tracking your project – 2 Easy Methods

Lecture 55 Conclusion and some Important Tips

Section 12: Project Plan : Exercise 6 – Overallocations, Lag and Lead, Advanced TRACKING

Lecture 56 OVERVIEW of Exer 6 – New Business Plan – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Lecture 57 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 58 Project Exercise 6: New Business Plan

Lecture 59 Handling Resource OVERALLOCATIONS – 201

Lecture 60 Allowing Lag and Lead Times

Lecture 61 Creating a New Template

Lecture 62 Project Exercise 6: Continued – TRACKING

Lecture 63 Different Task Views

Lecture 64 Date Constraints and Flexibility

Lecture 65 Getting the View you want

Lecture 66 Understanding Tables

Lecture 67 Customize Tables to your Advantage

Lecture 68 Formatting Columns

Section 13: BONUS SECTION: INTENSIVE FORMATTING OF VIEWS

Lecture 69 Split Windows and Multiple Windows

Lecture 70 Using the Timeline View

Lecture 71 Sorting Project Information

Lecture 72 Creating Custom Taskbars

Lecture 73 Creating Custom Groups

Lecture 74 Creating Custom Filters

Lecture 75 Customizing Task Layouts

Lecture 76 Customizing Text Styles

Section 14: Microsoft Project Plan : Exercise 7: Training Rollout Plan: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Lecture 77 OVERVIEW of Exer 7 – Training Rollout Plan – INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Lecture 78 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 79 Project Exercise 7: Training Rollout Plan

Lecture 80 Resource Management – Types of Resources

Lecture 81 Managing Work Resources

Lecture 82 Using Material Resources

Lecture 83 Using Cost Resources

Lecture 84 Understanding Costing Concepts

Lecture 85 Effort Driven Scheduling

Section 15: Project Plan : Exercise 8 – Commercial Office Construction – COMPLEX LEVEL

Lecture 86 OVERVIEW of Exer 8 – Commercial Office Building Construction – COMPLEX LEVEL

Lecture 87 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 88 Project Exercise 8: Commercial Construction

Lecture 89 Critical Path with Confidence

Lecture 90 Task Inspector and fixing Scheduling Problems

Lecture 91 Interrupting work on a task (Split a task)

Lecture 92 Solve Overallocation by adding Delays

Lecture 93 Work Contours to Solve Overallocations

Lecture 94 Tracking your project – Part 2

Lecture 95 Leveling Technique – To Solve Overallocations

Lecture 96 Inactivating Tasks

Section 16: Project Plan : Exercise 9 – Product Marketing Campaign Launch – LEVEL COMPLEX

Lecture 97 OVERVIEW of Exer 9 – Product Marketing Campaign Launch – COMPLEX LEVEL

Lecture 98 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 99 Project Exercise 9: Product Marketing Campaign Launch

Lecture 100 Project Exercise 9: Contd – OVERALLOCATIONS – some hints

Lecture 101 Advanced Baselines – Overwriting and Updating

Lecture 102 IMPT: Advanced Tracking of your project – Part 3 – 4 Examples

Lecture 103 Overtime Calculations

Section 17: Project Plan : Exercise 10 – Learning Management System Implement -LEVEL COMPLEX

Lecture 104 OVERVIEW of Exer 10 – Learning Management System Implementation – COMPLEX LEVEL

Lecture 105 Learning Objectives of this Section

Lecture 106 Project Exercise 10: Learning Management System Implementation

Lecture 107 Project Exercise 10: Continued

Lecture 108 IMPORTANT – REVIEWING Project Schedule and Status

Section 18: Exercise 10 Contd: RESOLVING DIFFICULT PROBLEMS

Lecture 109 Resolving Scheduling Problems

Lecture 110 Resolving Difficult Cost Problems

Section 19: Ex 10 Contd: Your SECRET SUPERPOWER: Powerful Reports!

Lecture 111 ULTIMATE: Powerful Reports

Lecture 112 “INPROGRESS” Scheduling Reports

Lecture 113 “RESOURCEFUL” Resource Reports

Lecture 114 “PRICELESS” Cost Reports

Lecture 115 “TOP-DRAWER” Dashboard Reports

Section 20: RETIRED LECTURES: *SKIP THIS SECTION* do not use

Lecture 116 INTRODUCTION: Course Structure and How to get the Best of this course

Lecture 117 OLD: How to Create a Baseline – Variance Table 101

Lecture 118 Sec 7 Conclusion and some Important Tips

Lecture 119 Sec 3 Conclusion and some Important Tips

Lecture 120 *OLD FORMAT* How To CLAIM your PDU points – and other BONUS GOODIES

Lecture 121 What are Tasks?

Section 21: BONUS SECTION: *FREE Gifts *Goodies *Perks

Lecture 122 CONCLUSION LECTURE – NEXT STEPS!!

Lecture 123 *NEW* How To CLAIM your PDU points – and other BONUS GOODIES

Lecture 124 Bonus Lecture: THANK YOU GIFTS

New Project Managers with no experience of any tools,Experienced PMs with no MS Project experience,Self taught users of Microsoft Project – who only used it only for basics – like creating a schedule,Senior and Executive Management- Handling one or many PMs, projects amd budgets – this course will benefit you a lot too,Users of OLD versions (say, MSP 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, etc) – who want to see and prepare for the latest and the greatest,I do NOT teach the art and science of Project Management itself – this course is not the place for that. However, you will learn a lot if you are new to Project Management.

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Created by: Srikanth Shirodkar

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