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Using MS Project & Visio

Course Overview

The course Schedule Application Techniques are based on MS Project 2016 and is designed to impart basic knowledge of the MS Project application up to the level of optimizing, base lining, reporting, and possibly updating and EMV techniques in the context of dynamic scheduling supported by practical exercises in the computer lab. Access to tutorials and the program are given and basic schedules will be created. The progress depends heavily on the time invested by students outside of class as well as the level of course prerequisites.

MicroSoft Visio is used to create simple or complicated diagrams. It offers a wide variety of built-in shapes, objects, and stencils to work with and gives you the option to create your own shapes.

Aims

Students will be able to create MS Project files, develop schedules with the pertinent project information, maintain the same and report to other stakeholders. Students will also be able to create Organisational and Flow Charts, MS Project files, develop schedules with the pertinent project information, maintain the same and report to other stakeholders in an efficient and effective manner. The emphasis is hereby on using the dynamic approach while exercising continuous controls to ensure required accuracy, as well as the sharing of experiences and tips.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

The student will be able to comfortably work with MS Project 2016 within the framework of the Project Management discipline and develop, maintain, optimize and control simple project schedule documentation and communicate the information to the relevant stakeholders at required times or on demand. The student will be able to analyze simple project files for completeness and errors, give historical and real time information as well as simple forecasts. The course allows the student to self-manage further progress and compile simple and complex Flow and Organizational Charts to submit to co-workers, superiors and subordinates alike.

Requirements

Students should understand the Fundamentals of Project Management according to PMBOK and have good knowledge of MS OS, Office Suite and handling the MS Interface. A computer with a Windows Operating System is recommended.

System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • 1 GHz Intel Pentium III (or equivalent) for single user and multiple users
  • 512 MB of RAM for single user and multiple users
  • Windows® XP SP3, Windows Vista® SP1 or Windows® 7 Home Professional or higher
  • 1 GB of disk space for installation
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 required; Internet Explorer 8.0 and 9.0 supported
  • Microsoft®.NET Framework CLR 3.5. Requires an additional 280 MB to 610 MB
  • At least high color (16-bit) SVGA video; supports 1024×768 resolution with small fonts required
  • DVD-ROM
  • All online features/services require Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps mode

Recommended System Requirements

  • AMD Ryzen 3 (or equivalent) for single user and multiple users
  •  4GB of RAM for single user and multiple users
  • Windows 10
  • 2 GB of disk space for installation
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 required; Internet Explorer 8.0 and 9.0 supported
  • Microsoft®.NET Framework CLR 3.5. Requires an additional 280 MB to 610 MB
  • At least high color (16-bit) SVGA video; supports 1920×1080 resolution with small fonts required
  • DVD-ROM
  • All online features/services require Internet access with at least a 5 Mbps mode

Please note the school does not provide the software used in this course

Duration 10 Weeks
Level Intermediate
Price £355.00

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