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Willmer Limited is dedicated to providing comprehensive Asta Powerproject training for users of all levels. The team's extensive experience in delivering training courses, coupled with their previous senior management positions at Asta, make them well-equipped to train users across all industries.

 

Furthermore, their ability to create custom training solutions demonstrates their commitment to meeting the specific needs of their clients. Their expertise as both software users and planners allows them to offer valuable insights on how the software can best be utilised in different business contexts.

 

This personalised approach ensures that clients receive the most appropriate training for their staff. Additionally, the flexibility to tailor standard courses to meet specific requirements showcases their commitment to delivering training that aligns with each client's unique needs.

As part of McLaren's strategic aim of providing first class planning and controlling of projects, Willmer Ltd have been instrumental in preparing and delivering bespoke Asta Powerproject training courses.  

 

The training has been delivered to over 70 Design Managers, Project Managers and Site Managers with a varying range of experience and ability. To date we have had very positive feedback from those attending

 

Brendan Johnston

Planning Director McLaren Construction

McLaren have used Willmer to carry out their Powerproject training

OUR COURSES

Anchor 1

Introduction to Powerproject

Course Objectives

With our expert tuition, by the end of this course delegates will be able to do the following:

  • Create a fully linked bar chart

  • Structure a project correctly using Summary Tasks

  • Code a project quickly and easily and filter out specific codes

  • Update tasks with progress and measure against a baseline

  • Print and share the project

 

 

Who should attend?

Those that are new to Powerproject, or those that need a refresher on the software.

This course is designed for anyone who needs to put together a project plan, be it a Planner, site staff or Project Managers

Course Content

Creating a New Project

  • Creating a new project from a template file

Creating a Linked Bar Chart

  • Adding new tasks with durations

  • Adding/deleting task

  • Adding milestones

Project Structure

  • Create Summary tasks

Creating Code Libraries

  • Creating a new code library

  • Allocating codes

  • Introduction to filters

Printing

  • Selecting the right border

  • The best print options

Calendars

  • Amending an existing calendar with holidays, weekend working etc

  • Setting a default calendar

Critical Path Analysis

  • Linking tasks

  • Reschedule a project to give you an end date

  • Critical Path and Float

  • Constraint flags – what are they and how best to use them.

  • Adding Lead and Lag via links

Progress & Baselines

  • Creating progress periods

  • Creating a baseline

  • Adding progress via a column

  • Planned progress v actual

Formatting

  • Customise your project appearance for different audiences

  • Text annotations

Course Materials

All delegates will receive course notes

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of Powerproject or project management is assumed.

Anchor 3

Advanced Powerproject

Course Objectives

With our expert tuition, by the end of this course delegates will be able to do the following: ​

  • Manage costs and income

  • Create and allocate resources to activities

  • Reporting via histograms and other reports

  • Understand views

  • Create new filters

  • Baselines & Progress

Course Content

Who should attend?

Those that have been on an introductory course or those that have used the software for a number of years​

This course is designed for anyone who needs to allocate costs and/or resource and wants to learn  some of the functionality of the software 

Costs

  • Create cost centre

  • Allocate costs to activities

  • Income

  • Net cash flow analysis

Resources

  • Create and allocate permanent resources

  • Understand resource modelling

  • Create and allocate consumable resources

  • Resource breakdown structure

Histograms

  • Cost histograms

  • Resource histograms

  • Export histogram data to Excel

  • Tabula reports

Baselines & Progress

  • Learn how to create multiple baselines including merging

  • Progress periods

  • Comparing planned v actual progress

  • The jagged progress view

Views

  • What makes up a view?

  • Creating & saving

Filters

  • Create a new filter

  • Amend an existing one

Reports

  • Export data to Excel

  • Use previously created reports

  • Create a new report

Course Materials

All delegates will receive course notes

Prerequisites

Attendance of the introductory course is recommended or a number of years experience of Powerproject

Anchor 4

Online Powerproject Training

 

All of our courses can be delivered online as well as tailored sessions to meet individual requirements. If you are new to the software, you want to enhance your knowledge or just need a refresher, we are the company to use.

For more information please email chris.rymer@willmer.co.uk
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