B4: Hands On Training - Microsoft Project

Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28, 2020 (1.5 DAYS)
1.2 CEUs

WoodrichInstructor:  Anthony M. Woodrich, CCP
Mr. Woodrich is an Owner and Vice President of Administrative Controls Management, Inc. (ACM). He has over 30 years of experience in project management, planning, scheduling, estimating, training, and project controls applications. Tony received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and a MBA in Management from Bentley University. He has extensive experience in conducting project management and controls, as well as training, for government, construction, automotive, pharmaceutical, and utility clients. Tony has presented nationally at AACE International’s annual meeting, the American Power Conference, and the Automotive Industry Action Group.  He is the Chair of AACE’s Utilities and Energy SIG and is on the Education Board for the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM).

The Hands-on Microsoft Project 2016 course is a timely and informative session designed for a wide range of individuals with management and/or supervisory responsibilities. This session can be used as an introduction to the use of project management software tools or reinforce and strengthen the skills of those already exposed to the software. The following topics are covered and include hands-on exercises to instill the skills in the student: Software Configuration, Creating New Projects, Entering Project Tasks, Relationships (Links), Organizing/Activity Codes/WBS Coding, Resources, Constraining Dates, Statusing/Recording Progress/Scheduling, Outlining a Project, Target Plans, Customizing/Configuring Schedule Outputs, Developing Layouts and Reports – Filters, Effort-driven Scheduling, and Earned Value.

In addition to the technical use of the software, the instructors provide insight into the challenges and techniques that provide results in the field. Students will leave this course with the ability to immediately put the fundamentals into practice.

Who would most benefit by attending this seminar?
Individuals providing project controls and scheduling services, as well as management and/or
executives from Owners, Contractors, and/or Developers implementing projects.


Key Learning Objectives
Understand basics of CPM scheduling; become knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Project
software to build schedules; understand how to update/revise schedules; learn how to
effectively manage projects using the software.

How learning objectives are measured:
Learning objectives through the use of in-class hands on exercises using the software.

Knowledge Areas 
Planning, Scheduling, Resource Management, Earned Value 


Day 1

8:00 – 8:30   Introductions/Course Overview 
8:30 – 9:00  CPM Overview
9:00 – 9:30  Getting Started
9:30 – 10:15
 Developing a Schedule
10:15 – 10:30  Break
10:30 – 11:00  Dates and Times
11:00 – 12:00  Resources
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch
1:00 – 2:00  Project Status
 2:00 – 2:45  Updating the Schedule
 2:45 – 3:00   Break
 3:00 – 4:30  Organizing Your Schedule

Day 2
8:00 – 8:15   Recap/Question & Answers 
8:15 – 9:00  Display and Output
9:00 – 10:00  Reports
10:00 – 10:15  Break
10:15 – 11:00  Advanced Features
11:00 – 12:00   Earned Value

*Attendees must have Oracle® Primavera P6 loaded onto their laptop prior to arrival at the training seminar.

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$1150 member / $1300 non-member

NOTE:  Fee includes hot breakfast, lunch (for the full day), and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks each day.  Late (after May 21) and onsite registrations assessed a $100 penalty.  Seminar is subject to cancellation and full refund if minimum enrollment is not met by the early registration deadline.    

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