Microsoft Project is developed by Microsoft. This software product is specially designed for Project Management. Also, it is a flexible online solution for PPM (Project Portfolio Management).
It allows organizations for starting, prioritizing project portfolio investments and delivering the intended business value.
Why to learn?
It is created to help project managers to develop a plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage budget, and analyze workloads.
It helps one to effectively track & manage the human resources tasks. It also allows one to make data driven decisions by providing important information to the team members to increase their knowledge and improvise them to make better decisions.
CADD Center will help you to ace the associated features of Microsoft Project:
- Administration: In this module one can add or remove users, and can create custom scripts and automate processes.
- Work Management: This feature is used to easily manage and collaborate, works as a team without the project structure. It provides visibility in work for planning and reporting purposes.
- Demand management: Used to increase visibility into projects, operational activities and everyday work and streamline project initiation and progression by applying appropriate governance and control.
- Portfolio Analytics & Selection: For effectively identifying, selecting, and delivering project portfolios that best align with an organization's business strategy and maximize ROI.
- Resource Management: To deliver results with the current workforce and planning for the future to manage surplus and to deﬁcit across a planning horizon.
- Schedule Management: To deliver projects on time with a map for execution and delivery framework to tracking progress and managing change.
- Financial Management: To adopt financial management processes and effective tracking cost performance to ensure delivery within budget and that the portfolio realizes the forecasted benefits.
- Time and Task Management: For the utilization of a centralized and common approach to time reporting and task management.
- Collaboration: For strengthening the team collaboration and for improving project success with enterprise social capabilities, easy communication with instant messaging, team sites and other easy-to-use collaboration capabilities.
- Issue and Risk Management: To prevent, identify, and mitigate potential business or project-related risks and issues.
- Reporting and Business Intelligence: Used for collecting, categorizing, understanding, and making decisions about project data and for utilizing business intelligence to provide visibility and decision support for proactively managing projects, programs and portfolios.
- Program Management: For the delivery of the forecasted benefits of the overall program and across, underlying in-flight projects with the additional benefit of establishing and utilizing techniques that provide a program initiation and selection framework.
- Student will know how to effectively plan and manage tasks with the help of scheduling capabilities.
- Student will know how to keep their teams organized in one location — their project site — where they can view project summaries, documents, tasks, newsfeeds and calendars.
- Student will be able to create workflows & standardize project progression or rejection and improve governance and control.
- Student will learn to accurately measure resource utilization and better manage resource allocation that aligns with their strategy.
- Student will know how to use summary dashboards to gain insights into all organizational projects.
- Student will know how to give their team members and business partners the right level of access to project information.
- Student will know to develop and deliver applications thereby saving time off discrete processes or by connecting it to any other third-party or proprietary software systems.