Microsoft Project

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Microsoft Project Course Overview

Microsoft Project is a project management software product. Managing projects can be an arduous task. Project managers need a tool to help with documenting, scheduling, monitoring and managing project work. Microsoft Project is designed to assist a project manager in developing a schedule, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. In this course we will look at the installation and use of the software. Paying specific attention to the key elements in managing project outcomes.

Introduction to Project Management

  • Understanding Project Management Principles
  • Importance of Effective Project Planning

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Overview of Microsoft Project Interface
  • Customizing the Project Workspace
  • Setting Up Project Information

Creating a Project Plan

  • Defining Project Scope and Objectives
  • Creating Tasks and Subtasks
  • Linking and Sequencing Tasks
  • Establishing Task Relationships

Resource Management

  • Defining Project Resources
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Resource Leveling and Optimization
  • Handling Resource Conflicts

Scheduling Techniques

  • Task Durations and Effort Estimation
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Gantt Charts and Timeline Views

Tracking and Managing Project Progress

  • Updating Task Progress
  • Managing Changes and Revisions
  • Handling Delays and Issues

Advanced Reporting and Analysis

  • Customizing Reports and Dashboards
  • Analyzing Project Data
  • Visualizing Project Performance

Collaboration and Communication

  • Sharing Project Information with Team Members
  • Collaborative Features in Microsoft Project
  • Integrating with Other Office Applications

Best Practices and Tips

  • Time-Saving Shortcuts
  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls
  • Best Practices for Efficient Project Management

Onoh Okechukwu

Onoh Okechukwu, is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), a Chartered Trainer, has several years’ experience within and outside the Development sector within which he has played various roles in training and managing projects. My career as a trainer and project manager has offered notable achievements and exposure. I currently serve as a Trainer and Program Development Executive with Piston and Fusion. Prior to now, I served as a Program Officer with AfriGrowth Foundation.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have basic computing skills. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation


    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    What Is The Microsoft Project Course Syllabus?

    The course syllabus covers the following knowledge areas;

    • Introduction to Project Management
    • Project Schedule and Cost Management
    • Installation of Microsoft Professional 2016
    • Explore the project user interface
    • Setting up Microsoft Project
    • Starting a new plan
    • Building a task list
    • Set up resources
    • Assign resources to task
    • Format and Sharing Plan
    • Tracking Progress

    What Training Materials/Resources Do I Need For The Course?

    The following training materials and resources will be needed for the course, but it will be provided by Piston & Fusion;

    • Student manuals
    • Training slides
    • Stationary
    • Tea & lunch

    How Do I Become a Microsoft Project Expert?

    1. Start a chat with our online career adviser to determine the course suitability for your career
    2. Enroll for the course and attend the upcoming training for your preferred location
    3. Develop a new CV and update your profile with the new skills you have acquired from the course
    4. Prospect employment opportunities for Project Managers

    How Much & How Long Is  The Microsoft Project Course?

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course in Lagos Nigeria. For information on dates and fees for each location click on the calendar/fee tab or chat with us.

    LAGOS – FEE: ₦ 120,000
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    Lagos Venue: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos

    ABUJA – FEE: ₦ 120,000
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    Abuja Venue: 27B Limpopo Street, Maitama, Abuja.

    Port Harcourt – FEE: ₦ 120,000
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    PH Venue: Oceanville Estate, 55 King Perekule Street GRA Phase II, PH

    Why Is Piston & Fusion Ranked the Best Training Institute In Nigeria?

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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