Microsoft Project - Resource Management

Microsoft Project - Resource Management

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This course will continue on from the Task Management and add the Resourcing components. Manage in detail the project's resources hourly rates, materials and costs; this forms a budget. Manage resource calendars, task types, resource tracking, and resource pool to show against the Baseline.

This intermediate level course is designed for advanced users who have attended Task Management (pre-requisite) and who need to work with budgets and use resources in detail.  Using your resources will provide a clearer understanding of your progress costs against your plan.

Attendees will create customised views, tables, details, groups, and filters to view and present project progress.


Rodney Penney, is a highly experienced trainer with a friendly and inclusive approach and he is able to draw out the wealth of experiences participants often have.

Rodney’s qualifications include Microsoft Office Master Instructor, a Teaching Certificate, and Level One Instructors Certificate for both Skiing and Snowboarding.  Rodney had been training in the corporate world for over 20 years and has a wealth of computer experience.  He has trained many project managers and users of project management software from a great variety of industries.  Participants have always enjoyed the course participation and have imparted knowledge and individual experiences to the group.  

Who should attend

This intermediate level course is designed for users who have attended the Task Management course and who have created, run projects using MS Project.  The attendees could be Project Managers, Business Managers and those responsible for planning, scheduling tasks and resources to meet planned goals for projects. MS Project can be used to manage the progress and budget of multiple projects eg; building bridges, roading, sub-divisions, creating tenders, buildings etc.

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