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Microsoft Project 2013/2016 seminar

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This seminar presents in detail the most popular software for project management, Microsoft Project 2016, while versions 2013 and 2010 are also covered.

The seminar is 100% practical and implemented on a computer: each trainee has his own laptop which they use from the beginning until the end of the seminar.

MS Project 2016 is particularly robust, and includes features that can fully cover all phases of even very large and complex projects. Appropriate linking is made to the corresponding theory and the Project Management basics are analyzed with tools such as Work Breakdown Structures, Gantt Charts, Resource Histograms, Cash Flows, etc.

The seminar includes full notes, a large number of ready-to-use electronic files, as well as additional training material.

Seminar Audience

It is aimed at everyone who wants to learn to use Microsoft's popular project management tool effectively.

Although past experience in project management is not mandatory, the more experience a participant has, the more understandable and directly applicable will the training be.

Seminar Benefits

After the end of the seminar the participants will:

  • be fully aware of the steps needed to create a schedule with MS Project.
  • be able use the advanced features of MS Project.
  • know how to create resources, define their attributes and assign them to activities.
  • know how to find, track and control the cost of their projects.
  • understand all aspects of the software related to the formatting, presenting and printing their schedules.
  • be able to jointly manage multiple projects and pools of resources.

Seminar Responsible

Yiannis Vithynos NTUA, MSc. He has many years of experience in the management of complex telecommunication and IT projects in Greece and the Balkans. He is the founder of Critical Path Consulting & Training, a company dedicated to Project Management.

Yiannis is a Project Manager Professional (PMP)® and a PMI-ACP® from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, he is a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner, certified as IPMA-D and is also the holder of Advanced Project Management Certification (APMC).

He was a member of the first elected Board of Directors of the Greek section of PMI and was a member of the organizing committee of the 1st Project Management Conference in Athens in November 2006. He is also a member of the IPMA (Greek IPMA Member Association) and project evaluator for IPMA Worldwide Excellence Award.

Seminar Content
  • Introductory Topics
    • Tour to the screens of MS Project
    • Create a list of activities
    • Definition of resources
    • Link resources to activities
    • Format and share the schedule
    • Track progress of activities
  • Advanced Topics
    • Adjusting the details of the activities
    • Adjusting resource details
    • Adjusting the details of assignments
    • Adjusting the timetable details
    • Organizing the details of the project
    • Monitoring progress of activities and assignments
    • Find and report the status of the project
    • Restoring the work to the right path
  • Special Topics
    • Applying advanced formatting and printing
    • Personalizing MS Project
    • Sharing information with other applications
    • Consolidating different projects and resources
Seminar Material

The seminar is implemented with the help of presentation slides, notes, extensive computer practice, exercises and examples.

Implementation information
  • The above open seminars take place at our facilities in Athens (108 Kifissias Avenue, 115 26 Ampelokipoi - Metro Panormou).
  • There is a discount for more than one participations from the same company at each seminar.
  • There is also a discount for each participation in more than one seminar during the semester.
  • It is possible to organize seminars within your company or organization, according to your needs.
  • Our seminars can be subsidized by the OAED / LAEK program 0.24%.
  • There are special rates for unemployed and students.
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