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Training on MS-Project

posted Apr 9, 2018, 4:17 AM by Sonam Phuntsho   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 4:27 AM ]



INTRODUCTION

Knowledge of Project Management Processes and tools is a professional requirement for all streams of engineering and also for Managers. MS-Project is a very important tool which can be used for scheduling and costing of Projects. Knowledge and Skills in MS-Project help the graduates of engineering stream and management in planning, executing and monitoring.

Rigsum is a training and consultancy firm Head Quartered in Thimphu. Rigsum has served Offices like, BPC, Local Government, Wood Craft Centre, Ministry of Economic Affairs and many other Departments in the country.

Rigsum has highly experienced and certified trainers and consultants, associated with it. The Lead trainer is a visiting faculty at NICMAR and is also an author of couple of books on using MS-Project. One may visit the website of our associate partner www.pmskills.in for more information about the firm.

The following proposal is prepared by Rigsum on behalf of PM-Skills to train students in using MS-Project (to plan and track projects)

Training Outline

Overview of the MS-Project Training.  Assignment at the campus of Rigsum or in any convenient places either in Paro or Bumthang.

1

Brief on Project Management

 

The Project Management Frame Work,

Project Phases

Work Breakdown structure

Critical Path Method

Task Dependence

2

Introduction to MS-Project

 

Explore the Microsoft Project Environment

Display an Existing Project Plan (Schedule) in Different Views

3

Creating a Project Plan and Setting up Resources

Creating Tasks and Mile Stones

Linking Tasks

Adding Notes and Constraints

Work, Material and Cost Resources

Working Time Calendars

4

Assigning resources to Task

Resource Assigning and Levelling

Arriving at Total Cost

5

Tracking

Base line creation

Percentage Completion

6

Multiple Projects

Various ways of consolidating projects

Sharing Resources, Resource pool

7

Sharing Information with other programs and generating Reports

Copying the info to Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Visual reports for excel for further study

8

Question and Answer, and Guidance for further study

 

Methodology

The first 60-90 minutes will be used to discuss key essential concepts of Project Management (like WBS, Critical Path) using slide presentation. Subsequently, there will be live demo and video show to explain how to do something using MS-Project (like adding tasks, sequencing, defining resources). This will be followed by hands on workshops, where trainees will be asked to do specific relevant exercise from other sources. The training will conclude with Question and Answer.

Fees

A sum of Nu. 10,000/- per participant will be charged which includes tea snacks, working lunch, note book etc. This fee is inclusive of taxes.

Payment Schedule, Mode of Payment etc.

The payment has to be done on the day of registration by transferring the fund to our accounts or by cheque.

Other Conditions and Expectations

1.       The soft copy of the training material will be made available to participants. The trainees have to prepare hard copies required.

2.       Certificate will be issued to each participants at the end of training by PM Skills and Rigsum

3.       Free support will be provided for teams interested to do projects using MS-Projects in the near future.

Registration for the Training

1.       Interested candidates can register from 10th April 2018-30th April 2018 either online or in person. Only 30 participants will be taken.

Course Start Date

The MS-Project training will start on 16th May 2018.

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