Microsoft Project: How To Use Automation Features In Project

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Course 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

About The Trainer

This Microsoft Project tutorial is presented by Richard Walters. Richard is a professional trainer with more than a decade of experience as an IT and business skills trainer, with a very advanced understanding of all Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Manage calendars in Microsoft Project from the Standard Calendar to Resource Calendars.
  2. Set constraints within Microsoft Project using auto scheduled tasks.
  3. Apply lag or lead to a task in Microsoft Project and know the importance of lag and lead to a project.
  4. Link and modify tasks in Microsoft Project.
  5. Controlling a Start or Finish date in Microsoft Project.
  6. Controlling Resources within Microsoft Project.