Medhira
Managing your Projects using MS Project
Course Profile

Course Profile:

  • Are you managing your projects effectively?
  • Do you lack insight into your project's plan and progress information?
  • Are you managing your resources and budgets efficiently?
  • Is it difficult for you to create and update your MS Project schedule?

    Managing projects effectively requires an understanding of project needs and managing time, cost, and resource constraints to deliver quality products/services that are on-time and within budget. This poses an ongoing challenge for project managers. Microsoft Project, a popular project management tool, provides the capability to view, analyze, and manage these four elements concurrently. It is used to schedule and track project activities as well as to communicate project status.

  • Course Objectives:

    In this course, participants will develop an understanding of how to:

  • Define project scope
  • Develop work breakdown structures
  • Incorporate quality and communication needs
  • Create and track project schedules (using MS Project)
  • Collect and document actual data
  • Perform earned value analysis and take corrective action
  • Publish project status
  • Course Description:

    Become a proficient user of MS Project. Learn how to:

  • Set up your planning guidelines in MS Project
  • Enter work breakdown structure information
  • Include task dependencies and related duration, cost, and resource information
  • Set up project and resource calendars
  • Assign resources to your project and tasks
  • Fine tune your schedule to meet project constraints and resolve conflicts
  • Baseline the project planning information
  • Track your project by updating with actual information
  • Review progress and variance information
  • Effectively use filters and views / tables to review, report and publish project status
  • Transfer MS Project data to other applications
  • Work with MS Project templates, resource pool, and master plans
  • Course Benefits:

    Improve your project management skills and lead your projects to success!

    Participants may receive CLE credit for the successful completion of the course.

    Participants:

    Project Managers, lawyers of all levels, starting from summer interns, as well as paralegal, IT, HR, and secretarial staff

    Course Duration:

    Please check www.medhira.com for location and schedule updates.

    Registration:

    If interested, please contact us at +91 9920394438 or +1 (718) 340-8465 or medhirainfo@medhira.com. Seats are limited to maximize your learning experience.

    Instructor Profile:

    Anita Dhir, PMP®, President & CEO of Medhira Enterprises, www.medhira.com :

    As Medhira’s lead consultant and learning solutions provider, Anita focuses on providing project management and operational best practices solutions for her clients based in USA, Europe, India, and Mauritius.

    She has over 19 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies where she has successfully planned and implemented strategic quality and project management initiatives such as project office, training, and process improvement for organizations to achieve SEI’s CMM, Levels 2 and 3. Anita has conducted over 500 plus workshops across the globe and shared her expertise with over 4000 students.

    Anita has recently published the "Complete CAPM/PMP® Exam Prep Kit" to assist candidates in their quest for PMI certification.

    Anita served on various PMI Chapter Boards between 1998 and 2008. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU and has degrees in Computer Engineering and Physics. Anita can be reached at adhir@medhira.com.

    Contact us at:+1 (718) 340-8465 or +91 992 039 4438 or medhirainfo@medhira.com

    Visit us at www.medhira.com

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