Plan and manage projects in a consistent and replicable manner; mapped to your organisation’s objectives and processes.

Workshop overview
High-impact Project Planning and Microsoft Project training carefully designed to help streamline and standardise project delivery methods.
Delivery method
Virtual Classroom: 2 x 3 hours or 4 x 3 hours, Physical Classroom: 1 day or 2 days. Can also be a combination of virtual and physical classroom. Available In-Company only.
Project Coordinator or Project Admin, Project Manager, Programme Manager, Project Office Member.
Training approach and suggested content
If you’re looking to improve delivery of your projects and want to up skill your project team, consider having training that’s tailored to your organisation.

Not only will your people receive high-impact training, they’ll be able to plan and manage their projects with more precision and consistency; providing greater satisfaction for both your business and its customers. We won’t reinvent the wheel however, as we customise existing best-practice training content and adapt it to match our client’s projects and processes.

A multi-part training approach takes best-practice project planning skills and matches these to Microsoft Project functionality. A combination of classroom and workshop delivery ensures skill retention whilst matching newly-acquired skills to your organisation’s project processes. Dependent upon the amount of customisation required, some chargeable course development would be expected.

As the training is fully customisable, all content is client-specified and based around client processses and audience requirements. Commonly-delivered content comprises:

  • Benefits of project planning and control
  • Stakeholder definition and management
  • Work Breakdown Structure definition
  • Microsoft Project 101 – what it can and cannot do
  • Making calendars match the way you work
  • Defining realistic resources and teams
  • Creating and scheduling tasks
  • Reviewing and optimising project schedules
  • Matching the project model to the outside world
  • Project baselines and lifecycle management
  • Tracking progress and estimates-to-complete
  • Variance analysis and effective replannning
  • Using templates with both new and existing projects
  • Using codes to add structure and aid reporting
  • Importing and exporting project data
  • Project reporting and dashboards
  • Analysing cash flows
  • Earned-Value analysis
  • Creating master and subproject schedules
  • Sharing resources across multiple projects
  • Using multiple baselines and project comparisons
  • Extension of time claims

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