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Microsoft Project 2007 Course (50267) – Exam Prep Boot Camp 70-632

2 sessions available starting from $1,800.00

Subject: Microsoft Project

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Course Code: 50267
Course Duration: 3 days

This intensive three-day boot camp delivers the fundamental scheduling skills that project managers need to manage projects successfully with Microsoft Office Project 2007, and prepares them for the Microsoft 70-632 certification exam (Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects).

This course shows the project manager how to drive the tool through each stage of the project management life cycle and offers multiple best practices for using the software while defining, planning, executing, and closing a project.

Although framed around PMI’s project life cycle, the course content is methodology-agnostic and focuses on hands-on learning methods. As the project manager learns how to manage projects properly using Microsoft Office Project...

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Course Code: 50267
Course Duration: 3 days

This intensive three-day boot camp delivers the fundamental scheduling skills that project managers need to manage projects successfully with Microsoft Office Project 2007, and prepares them for the Microsoft 70-632 certification exam (Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects).

This course shows the project manager how to drive the tool through each stage of the project management life cycle and offers multiple best practices for using the software while defining, planning, executing, and closing a project.

Although framed around PMI’s project life cycle, the course content is methodology-agnostic and focuses on hands-on learning methods. As the project manager learns how to manage projects properly using Microsoft Office Project 2007, he/she will also master the knowledge needed to pass the challenging Microsoft 70-632 certification exam.

As preparation for this exam, each student receives the following materials:

* A copy of the 902-page Ultimate Learning Guide to Microsoft Office Project 2007 book, which serves as both the course manual and a valuable reference book
* A detailed Preparation Guide document detailing the competencies and knowledge required to pass the certification exam
* An in-class practice exam that simulates the actual certification exam

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Describe the stages of the project management process
• Understand the Microsoft Project user interface
• Understand the Microsoft Project Data Model as it relates to Views, Tables, Filters and Groups
• Define a new project
• Perform all required task planning and understand how to use task dependencies and task constraints properly
• Add resources to a project and assign resources to tasks
• Save a baseline for a project
• Enter task progress using three different methods of tracking progress
• Analyze project variance
• Create custom Views, Tables, Filters and Groups
• Revise a project based on project variance
• Change a project based on change control methodologies and rebaseline the project using multiple methods
• Report on project progress by printing Views and Reports, and by using Visual Reports with Microsoft Office Excel and Visio
• Close a project
• Define a custom Outline Code field to contain hierarchical data
• Create and use Cost resources
• Perform Earned Value Analysis (EVA) on a project
• Import and export project data with another application
• Create a shared Resource Pool file for a master project
• Register for and take the Microsoft 70-632 certification exam (Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects)

Course Modules

Module 1: Project Management Overview
This module sets the stage for the proper use of Microsoft Office Project 2007 by focusing on the definition of a project and the major steps in the project management life cycle.

Module 2: Microsoft Office Project 2007 Overview
This module introduces the student all aspects of the Microsoft Office Project 2007 user interface, teaches the student how to navigate effectively within a project, and helps the student to understand the meaning of all the symbols used in the Gantt Chart view of a project.

Module 3: Inside Microsoft Office Project 2007
This module explains the simplified Microsoft Project Data Model as it applies to Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups in Microsoft Office Project 2007. This module introduces the student to the most commonly used Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups in the application.

Module 4: Project Definition
This module begins the process of learning to use Microsoft Office Project 2007 by following the project management life cycle. This module teaches the student how to define a new project using a six-step process and how to create new base calendars for specific scheduling needs.

Module 5: Project Task Planning
This module teaches the student all of the steps necessary to complete the task planning process, which is the first wave of the Planning process in the project management life cycle.

Module 6: Project Resource Planning
This module teaches the student all of the steps necessary to complete the resource planning process, which is the second wave of the Planning process in the project management life cycle.

Module 7: Project Assignment Planning
This module teaches the student all of the steps necessary to complete the assignment planning process, which is the third and final wave of the Planning process in the project management life cycle.

Module 8: Project Execution
This module teaches the student how to view the Critical Path in a project, to baseline a project, and to track progress using one of three available tracking methods.

Module 9: Variance Analysis
This module teaches the student how to analyze Work, Cost, Date, and schedule variance. This module also teaches the student to create custom Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups to further analyze variance and to view custom project information.

Module 10: Plan Revision and Change Control
This module teaches the student how to revise a project to bring it back on track against its original goals and objectives, to manage changes to a project using a change control process, and to rebaseline a project after a major change control procedure.

Module 11: Project Reporting
This module teaches the student report on all types of data in a Microsoft Office Project 2007 plan by printing Views, by printing default Reports, by creating and printing custom Reports, and by using the Visual Reports feature to export project information to Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office Visio.

Module 12: Project Closure
This module teaches the student how close out a completed project, to clean up and save a completed project as a template, and to compare the final completed project with the original baselined project using the Compare Projects tool in Microsoft Office Project 2007.

Module 13: Working with Fields
This module teaches the student how to create custom Fields and Outline Codes to track custom task and resource information.

Module 14: Project Costing
This module teaches the student how create, assign, and use Cost resources in a project, and to perform Earned Value Analysis (EVA) to analyze variance in a project.

Module 15: Importing and Exporting Project Data
This module teaches the student how to import and export Microsoft Office Project 2007 data with Microsoft Office Excel.

Module 16: Using Master Projects
This module teaches the student how to create a shared Resource Pool file and to create a master project consisting of other projects as subprojects.

Module 17: Microsoft 70-632 Certification Exam Preparation
This module prepares the student to register for and take the Microsoft 70-632 certification exam (Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects).

Who Should Attend

Everyone who manages projects using Microsoft Office Project 2007 should take this course, whether in an enterprise or desktop-only environment. This course targets the needs of full-time project managers, as well as those who function as project schedulers or project support technicians. For those who need to take and pass the Microsoft 70-632 certification exam, this course is vital.

Prerequisites

Although not required, it is helpful for students to have hands-on project management experience or a high-level understanding of project management principles.

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Where

  • 5/159-175 Church St
    Parramatta, NSW 2150

Price: $1,800.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 5/159-175 Church St
    Parramatta, NSW 2150

Price: $1,800.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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John Weber
Good experience!
  • 5/5 stars

I took CCNA class in MIS. It was pretty good, the course was hands-on and teacher was instructional. I was also...
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