Microsoft Project: How To Use Automation Features In Project
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Microsoft Project: How To Use Automation Features In Project

Learn how to automate and control Microsoft Project with expert tutor, Richard Walters.
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Created by NILC Training
Last updated 9/2017
English
Price: $30
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Manage calendars in Microsoft Project from the Standard Calendar to Resource Calendars.
  • Set constraints within Microsoft Project using auto scheduled tasks.
  • Apply lag or lead to a task in Microsoft Project and know the importance of lag and lead to a project.
  • Link and modify tasks in Microsoft Project.
  • Controlling a Start or Finish date in Microsoft Project.
  • Controlling Resources within Microsoft Project.
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Requirements
  • We highly recommend learners complete the Step-by-Step Approach To Using Microsoft Project course before completing this course.
  • A basic familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office is useful, but not essential. This course has no other prerequisites other than a desire to learn and start using Microsoft Project.
Description

Are you looking to get a better understanding of how to use Microsoft Project?

Microsoft Project is fast becoming the must have project management tool of choice. This course is designed to help you understand and control some of the automated features within Microsoft Project. Even if you have never used Microsoft Project before, by taking our series of Microsoft Project courses (also available on Udemy), you will be confident in using this software application throughout your day-to-day duties. 

In this course we will cover the automated management of Standard and Resource Calendars, Task Linking, Project Start and Finish Dates, Constraints, Lag and Lead and Resources. 

Most lectures are 7 - 14 minutes long, with no lecture being over 20 minutes in length. Your trainer for this course, Richard Walters, is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who has been training Microsoft Project for the past 9 years throughout the UK.

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Project Automation Outline

  • Setting up and Controlling the Standard/Default Calendar
  • Setting Public Holidays and Shutdown Periods in the Standard Calendar
  • Setting up the Working Week
  • Resource Calendars
  • Setting a Project Start or Finish Date
  • Setting and Modifying Constraints
  • Managing Lag or Lead time for Tasks
  • Linking Tasks Together
  • Managing Resources
Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals looking to control business processes.
  • Bid / Tender writers.
  • Financial controllers.
  • Project managers and project professionals.
  • Anyone who needs to control a process of information.
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:13:19
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Calendars
4 Lectures 37:21
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Start or Finish Date
1 Lecture 06:15
Setting a Project Start or Finish Date
06:15
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Project Constraints
1 Lecture 08:41
Setting and Modifying Constraints
08:41
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Lag and Lead
1 Lecture 08:46
Managing Lag or Lead Time for Tasks
08:46
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Task Links
1 Lecture 05:00
Linking Tasks Together
05:00
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Resources
1 Lecture 07:16
Managing Resources
07:16
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