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PMI Pune chapter is please to announce:

Project White Belt® 2010

Classroom Duration: 2 Days | Credits: 14 PDUs / 1.4 CEUs

Dates: August 2 & August 3, 2014

INR 13000 + taxes

For discounts, please contact chapter office.


About the Program

This workshop serves as an introduction to scheduling using Microsoft Project. It is suitable for anyone with a need to use scheduling software such as team members, planners, project leaders, project managers or other scheduling practitioners.

This workshop is kept up to date with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®’s) Practice Standard for Scheduling and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

IIL India in association with PMI chapter is conducting this training program.

Who Should Attend

- Anyone new to Microsoft Project

- Individuals who would like to learn more about the scheduling process using Microsoft Project

- Individuals on a project management career path who need to sharpen their skills in scheduling

- Excel® and SharePoint® users

What You Will Learn

You’ll learn to:

- Define key scheduling concepts and terms

- Effectively navigate the user interface and interpret common views

- Configure essential elements of a new schedule

- Enter and modify a task list

- Record unplanned or partially planned activities

- Set dependencies between tasks

- Create a resource list and generate assignments

- Apply individual and global formats to views and charts

- Create a summary or executive timeline

- Prepare the schedule for printing, reporting and sharing through other  le formats

Course Overview

Getting Started

- Introductions

- Course structure

- Course goals and objectives

Scheduling Concepts

- Project management concepts

- Scheduling concepts

- The Critical Path method

Navigating the User Interface and Views

- Working with the ribbon

- Working with the quick access toolbar

- Setting general and display options

- Gantt chart view

- Calendar view

- Network diagram view

- Getting help

- Hands-on exercise

Setting up a New Schedule

- Creating new schedules

- From existing  les

- From a template

- From a SharePoint task list

- From an Excel workbook

- Providing the schedule start date

- Working with the standard calendar

- Hands-on exercise

- Entering, Modifying and Outlining Task Data

- Entering and correcting task activities

- Entering an unscheduled task

- Techniques for entering estimates

- Organizing tasks

- Outlining tasks

- Adding supplemental text

- Hands-on exercise

Creating Dependencies by Setting Links

- Dynamic schedules and dependencies

- Methods for linking tasks

- Switching the scheduling mode

- Hands-on exercise

- Entering and Assigning Resources

- Resource planning

- Creating a list of available resources

- Techniques for assigning resources

- Displaying task costs

- Hands-on exercise

Formatting Gantt Chart View

- Single and global text formatting

- Single and global Gantt bar formatting

- Working with Gantt chart styles

- Adding drawings/objects to the chart area

- Hands-on exercise

Communicating Information

- Creating a basic timeline view

- Rich data exchange

- Printing views

- Creating basic reports

- Creating Excel, PDF and XPS Files

- Hands-on exercise

Course Summary and Next Steps

- White Belt certification

- Exam structure

- Registering for the exam

- Taking the exam

- Certification award

- Recap of learning objectives

This course is also available for Microsoft Office Project 2007 and 2003.

Note: Courses in Microsoft Project also qualify as required education hours for the PMI-SP® (Scheduling Professional) certification from PMI. Contact your chapter office for more details.


+91 9922909060


+91 9922909060


August 02, 2014 — 9:00 am to
August 03, 2014 — 6:00 pm

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PMI Chapter Office
Pune, Maharashtra