The course is aimed at those who want to learn how to use a project management tool such as Open Workbench (which is the same type of program such as MS Project) to create and track projects. Open Workbench will also enable you to calculate the cost of a project. You will receive the Open Workbench program at the end of the course.

This course is based on the Microsoft Project 2003 Level 1 course and contain also some parts of the MS Project 2003 Level 2 course.

Click here to see the features of Open Workbench.

Click here to see examples of OWB screenshots.

Click here to see a comparison between Open Workbench and MS Project

What Will Be Covered?

Getting Started

Overview * Installing Open Workbench * Starting Open Workbench * Windows in Open Workbench * Window Elements * Shortcut Bar

Creating a Project

Create a Project * Create and Apply a Calendar Add Tasks * Deleting Tasks

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Work Breakdown Structure * Outline Tasks * Creating Dependencies * Creating and Editing Dependency Relationships in a Spreadsheet View * Constrain Tasks * Locking Tasks in Place * Using Autoschedule

Creating and Assigning Resources

Creating Resources * Create a Resource Calendar * Assigning Resources in a Spreadsheet View * Removing Assigned Resources

Finalise the Project Plan

View the Critical Path * Set a Baseline * Displaying & Clearing Baseline Display * Displaying Project Summary Information

Calculating Cost and Project Duration
Calculate project baseline cost * Calculate project duration * Calculate cost per task * Calculate cost per resource

Course Fee

The course is R1500.00 per participant.

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