Fundamentals of Project Management with Microsoft Project Workshop

Program Date

5 Aug 8 Aug 2024

Program Location

Tallinn, Estonia

Program Venue

Hotel L'Ermitage

Registration & Payment Deadline

20 Jun 2024

Program Overview

Scheduling and Tracking project progress is one of the most crucial aspects of the project management process. Schedules provide extremely important information regarding potential problems, early warning signs, and analysis capability throughout the entire project life cycle. This extensive training program provides highly practical hands-on experience in forming, managing and reporting on project schedules using Microsoft Project. The software is designed to assist managers in developing timelines, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

The delegates will be introduced to the best practices of planning and management of all aspects of a project by integrating MS Project. Simultaneously, they will be equipped with fundamental skills essential for engaging, communicating and interacting with stakeholders.

Target Audience

Fundamentals of Project Management with Microsoft Project Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia is the best suit for:

  • Project Managers, Officers and Coordinators
  • HR Professionals
  • Finance & Purchasing Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Accountants
  • Administrative Staff.

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this program, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the entire process of project scheduling and Identify the Critical Components
  • Use Work Breakdown Structure to represent all the elements and deliverables of the project
  • Extract key milestones and project constraints and incorporate them into the project schedule
  • Apply Critical Path Methodology Analysis
  • Create “what-if” scenarios to compare various possible approaches to schedule issues, including fast-tracking and crashing
  • Work with master projects for multiple project analysis.

Program Contents

First Day

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Roles of Projects and Project Managers
  • Project Life Cycle & Scheduling
  • Project Stakeholder Analysis; Power/Interest Grid
  • Project Initiation and Planning
  • Schedule Management Plan
  • Creating the Project
  • Deliverables
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Second Day

  • Working with Tables, Filters and Views
  • Schedule Models
  • Creating Tasks
  • Task Inputs
  • Linking Tasks
  • Critical Path Method
  • Near Critical Paths
  • Resource Planning Process

Third Day

  • Resource Availability, Analysis, and Schedule Impact
  • Resource Leveling Concepts
  • Project Execution, Baseline, and Communications
  • Communications Management Plan
  • Schedule Review Meetings
  • Budget Analysis and Cost Control

Fourth Day

  • Performance Measurement
  • Schedule Status
  • Impact Analysis and Variances
  • Change Control
  • What-If Scenario Analysis
  • Schedule Compression
  • Master Projects
  • Project Reporting
  • Defining Custom Tables, Filters, Groups, and Views

Program Methodology

Fundamentals of Project Management with Microsoft Project Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia is a highly practical program, with significant emphasizes on software use and appliance. The consultant will be using a lecture-exercise format. Attendees will be prompted to perform various tasks and challenges using MS Project in order to ensure the maximum comprehension of all program functionalities.

Program Fee

Payment Options

Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (complimentary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt (complimentary)

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report