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Introduction to Powerproject

This is a two-day course designed for those who are new to Powerproject and need a full overview starting with the basics of creating projects through to tracking progress and reporting. The course runs at a pace which allows time for practical exercises and questions. Check out our full course description.

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Day 1 Day 2
  • Calendars
  • Create a linked bar chart
  • Understand critical path and float
  • Summarise the bar chart
  • Develop the project into a hierarchy of sub charts
  • Create a coded reporting system
  • Format the project for presentation
  • Buffer tasks
  • Create tables and user defined fields
  • Create filters and sorts
  • Work with views on a project
  • Print the project
  • Baselines
  • Update progress
  • Task pools and templates

At the end of the two-part course, delegates will feel confident creating and updating projects in Powerproject, create a logic linked plan and recognise the critical path and float. You will understand how to structure projects, set up code libraries, update progress and print out the project with all necessary reporting.

Those who are new to Powerproject and need a full overview starting with the basics of creating projects through to tracking progress and reporting.

A basic level of PC use and knowledge of Windows OS. Each delegate will work at a computer for the duration of the course.

12 hours across both days.

Topics include

Part 1

  • Calendars
  • Create a linked bar chart
  • Understand critical path and float
  • Summarise the bar chart
  • Develop the project into a hierarchy of sub charts
  • Create a coded reporting system
  • Format the project for presentation

Part 2

  • Buffer tasks
  • Create tables and user defined fields
  • Create filters and sorts
  • Work with views on a project
  • Print the project
  • Baselines
  • Update progress
  • Task pools and templates
Objectives

At the end of the two-part course, delegates will feel confident creating and updating projects in Powerproject, create a logic linked plan and recognise the critical path and float. You will understand how to structure projects, set up code libraries, update progress and print out the project with all necessary reporting.

Audience

Those who are new to Powerproject and need a full overview starting with the basics of creating projects through to tracking progress and reporting.

Prerequisites

A basic level of PC use and knowledge of Windows OS. Each delegate will work at a computer for the duration of the course.

CPD accreditation

12 hours across both days.

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