EDUCATE YOUR PROJECT PPM TEAM

Milestone's trademarked YJTJ (Your Job Tool's Job)™ techniques for Microsoft Project, coupled with globally accepted PMI principles, form the foundation of Milestone's Microsoft Project Professional courses.

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Your Job Tool's Job (YJTJ™)

Milestone’s YJTJ courseware is recognized as second to none at helping project managers thrive with Microsoft Project. Our ability to clarify the responsibilities of the project manager and related tools has dramatically improved results for our implementation and partner customers. Our education is delivered in innovative formats that make it easy for organizations to realize the benefits of having project managers truly engaged with Microsoft Project.

Principle-Centric

Our education is based on widely established portfolio and project management principles. Our education instills a uniform understanding and approach to schedule management irrespective of Microsoft Project and project management skills. Our client’s staff will achieve a greater understanding of their goals, thereby enhancing their ability to change behavior.

PPM and Specialty Course Descriptions and Outlines

Milestone PPM using Microsoft Project and Project Server

This 3-day, hands-on course (includes labs and a course manual) that integrates the use of Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Web App, and Project Server. This course is designed for all levels of MS Project experience.

This course provides students with a detailed understanding of the core foundation of Microsoft Project based on globally accepted Project Management Institute (PMI) principles for project management and proven Microsoft Project best practices.

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Resource Manager using MS Project Professional & Project Web App

This 2-hour seminar style course acquaints the resource manager with a variety of tools to be used to facilitate managing resources.

In many matrixed organizations, the Resource Manager has few tools available to manage the department’s resources. The Microsoft Project suite of tools provides that ability and gives the resource manager numerous tools with which to manage the department’s capacity to do work and balance against the organization’s resource demands.

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Accidental Project Manager

This 2-day course utilizing PMI best practices to demonstrate a path through a typical project life cycle to enable new Project Managers to be immediately productive. The course introduces the new project manager to many of the concepts, tools, and techniques involved in project management without being overwhelming.

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Project Server/Project Online Administration Overview

This 2-day, online instructor-led, hands-on class prepares the Project Server Administrator to maintain a Project Server or Project Online installation. The material is reinforced with numerous hands-on exercises that students complete in class. 

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YJTJ™ ONE DAY SERIES DESCRIPTIONS AND OUTLINES

Microsoft Project YJTJ™ Series Part 1

This 1-day, online instructor-led, hands-on class is focused on Microsoft Project on the desktop and the core foundation of MS Project based on globally accepted PMI principles for project management. This course gets the student started with Microsoft Project, introduces Milestone’s highly effective YJTJ™ (Your Job Tool’s Job) process for Microsoft Project, and provides students with the ability to create an effective schedule centered on duration based scheduling. Key skills taught include general orientation, YJTJ™, and a four-step task planning process.

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Microsoft Project YJTJ™ Series Part 2

This 1-day, online instructor-led, hands-on class is focused on Microsoft Project on the desktop and the core foundation of MS Project based on globally accepted PMI principles for project management. This course begins with a brief review of key items from Milestone’s Part 1 course, and then proceeds to add more skills in task planning, resource planning, and assignment planning. Key skills taught include the scheduling engine, the project baseline, and percent complete tracking.

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Microsoft Project YJTJ™ Series Part 3

This 1-day, online instructor-led, hands-on class is focused on Microsoft Project on the desktop and the core foundation of MS Project based on globally accepted PMI principles for project management. This course begins with a brief review of key items from Milestone’s Part 2 course, and then proceeds to add more skills in task planning, resource planning, assignment planning, project baselines, and project tracking. Key skills taught include creating and scheduling of material and cost resources, effort driven scheduling, working with project baselines, management of completed and uncompleted work, variance analysis, and customizing Microsoft Project.

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Microsoft Project YJTJ™ Series Part 4

This 1-day, online instructor-led, hands-on class is focused on Microsoft Project on the desktop and the core foundation of MS Project based on globally accepted PMI principles for project management. This course begins with a brief review of key items from Milestone’s Part 3 course, and then proceeds to add skills in master projects, shared resource pools, critical path analysis, and resource over allocation and leveling. The course completes the project life-cycle process by introducing the concepts of plan revision and project closure.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received 14 days or more prior to class will either be refunded 75% of the student fee or can be rescheduled to the next open enrollment class. Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the class will forfeit the student fee. Milestone Consulting Group may need to cancel or reschedule any class not meeting minimum registration requirements. If this occurs, we'll contact you 2 weeks prior to the course start date to reschedule or refund your fees. When a course is cancelled, Milestone Consulting Group assumes no responsibility to refund incidental expenses.

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