Introduction to the principles and skills of effective project management. It takes students through the stages of the life cycle of a project from initiation to completion and evaluation. You will be introduced to project management methodologies, including overview of the major processes and themes of the PRINCE2 project management methodology and how to lay the foundations for successful Agile projects and how an Agile project is managed.
After completing this Microsoft Project, Managing Projects course, students will be able to create a new project; analyse and adjust schedules with date, dependency and resource constraints; customize and print Gantt Charts and reports and record and review task progress against the baseline.
Easy to follow step by step lessons enable students to quickly and efficiently learn the features of Microsoft Project and how to use them at home and in the workplace. This Microsoft Official Academic Course offers friendly, straightforward instruction with a focus on real-world business scenarios.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand what constitutes a project
- Understand Project management Lifecycle
- Understanding of PMBOK processes and knowledge groups
- Understand key features and benefits of using Prince2
- Prince2 and PMBOK comparison
- Understand key features and benefits of Agile project management
- Develop a scrum
- Understand Project Basics
- Use Microsoft Project to develop and manage a project plan
This course is part of the 'Application Certification Track' from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield campus.
Providing IT professional's access to the latest Microsoft certification courses with high quality, flexible learning systems. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar courses.
The 'Professional IT Training' courses comprise of components to facilitate effective self directed learning, with flexible start and attendance dates to meet your individual needs.
This course offers hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility workshops that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.
Microsoft Imagine enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications to create and develop their own practice lab environments, for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.
Tailored individual learning plans, with support and guidance from our experienced tutors.
This course is available to study in the evening, over 12 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.
Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.
The course includes continual assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises. Course certificates of completion are provided.
Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.
Learners must be over 19.
To ensure your success, you must have a basic understanding of your computer's operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from other media.
Minimum system requirements:
Windows XP, or Windows 7 or higher
Mac OS-X 10.8.3 or higher
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or newer
- Chrome 25.0.1364.172 or higher
- Firefox 19.0.1 or higher
Broadband Internet Connection
Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or higher
Adobe PDF reader
Microsoft Project 2010 or 2013
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
How much will this course cost?
Tuition fee £ 400 ; Materials fee £30 ; Total £ 430
Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?
This course is not eligible for fee concession.
Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.
Further Microsoft IT certification courses are available.
Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner courses