Microsoft Project: 5 hour bootcamp

Microsoft Project: 5 hour bootcamp
Hands-on lab to quickly get you up to speed on Microsoft Project.
Develop professional project schedules. Arm yourself with the data you need to negotiate project deadlines. 5 hour hands-on computer laboratory. Contact hours/PDUs: 5
We customise this course for in-house groups. Contact us to arrange.Currently, we don't offer a public schedule (for individuals to attend).

“I now have the confidence to negotiate realistic timeframes.”
– Jo Small, Melon Media

When will you finish? And why is it taking so long?

Sound familiar?

If you need to provide professional, well thought out answers – this is the course for you.

Tired of unrealistic time frames?
  • Dependencies tying you in a knots?
  • Want to communicate your plan with confidence?
  • And deliver what you promise?

Attend this course and add a professional touch
to the way you plan, communicate and manage
your projects.

Short of time?
This course will quickly get you up to speed on Microsoft® Project – faster than you could
on your own.

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Microsoft Project software is commonly used by people in the following roles:
  • Project managers
  • Project coordinators/administrators
  • Operations managers
  • Front-line managers
  • Team leaders/supervisors
  • Business analysts
  • Engineers
  • Anyone who manages projects, large and small

We recommend you attend Project management:
2 day fundamentals before attending this course.

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“Great examples and reinforcement by doing.”
– Graham Lugsdin, Cancer Council NSW

This course will show you how to take charge of your project plan, and get the best out of
Microsoft® Project – the world’s most popular scheduling software.

Get started
  • Setup a new project
  • Enter phases and tasks
  • Create Microsoft Project templates

Setup scheduling dynamics
  • Configure task dependencies
  • Simplify a “spider web” of related tasks
  • Calculate an ideal start date

Format professionally
  • Add colour and life to your schedule
  • Change working calendars
  • Configure view and print settings

Track and report progress
  • Show progress against deadlines
  • View resource utilisation
  • Compare actual vs budget

Setup cost dynamics
  • Allocate resources
  • Enter work and materials
  • Calculate total cost

Influence senior management
  • Justify your expected finish date
  • Demonstrate “what-if” scenarios
  • Get your schedule back-on-track

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“Exceptionally good outline for a complex field.”
– Sam Thorp, Cancer Council NSW
If you’re looking for best-of-breed project management courses, Ram Education can deliver.
You won’t get junior trainers or second rate content.

And we commit to what we promise with a 100% money-back-guarantee.


Faster learning for faster results
Cycle-9-square.jpgRam Education training is based
on a simple but powerful
agile approach
– our proprietary Cycle 9 System.

Cycle 9’s agile philosophy cuts through the confusion and arms you with the skills, tools and confidence to take control of even the most challenging projects from day one.

Relevant, engaging, content
Relevant-engaging-content.jpgDelivered in plain English, diagram-rich and jargon-light. With case studies tackling the messy problems that occur
in real world projects.

All designed to make what can be a complex subject easy to understand and apply.

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Solutions to your project problems
Solutions-to-problems.jpgOur experienced PMP® Certified trainers are ready to help you, with experience tackling every kind of project challenge (and disaster!) you can image.

The Ram Education result

Faster learning – Quicker start-up – Consistent execution – Lower blood pressure all around.
And, above all – better on-time project delivery.

But don’t take our word for it:
See testimonials » See training case histories »

Short, sharp and straight to the point

Photo-mtwain.jpg“I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”
– Mark Twain

Sound familiar when you’re faced with 1,000 pages of training material?

We did spend the time – making our courses short, sharp and straight to the point, without losing any of the detail.

The end result?
Maximum learning in minimum time.

Why not give us a go?
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Give our expert consultants a call on 02 8305 2114 so we can immediately provide you with specific, comprehensive answers to your questions.

1. What are the prerequisites for this course?
You will need a basic working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows and Microsoft Office. We strongly recommend you attend our 2 day fundamentals or 1 day fast track basics first. This is because Microsoft Project is primarily a scheduling tool. So, attending one of these courses first will ensure that you get the full benefit of how scheduling techniques integrate with other essential areas like scope, risk and cost management.

2. What should I bring to the course?
You’ll need to bring a laptop computer with a working version (any version) of Microsoft Project.

3. How does this course fit into a learning pathway to enhance my career?
This course complements our Project management: 2 day fundamentals and will look great on your CV.
View learning pathway.

4. Will I receive contact hours/PDUs?
This course provides you with 4 contact hours/PDUs, contributing to prerequisites for more advanced courses and Certifications. View learning pathway.

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