Powerproject Training

 

We offer all levels of Powerproject training, from those that are new to the software to the most experienced.

Be it classroom or web based, we deliver the best and most cost-effective training currently available from our very experienced Powerproject trainers.

Our team have over 40 years combined experience in offering training courses in Powerproject. Both Chris and Andrew held senior positions at Asta and delivered courses across a wide range of industries and countries. We can train users of all levels on all aspects of the use of Asta.

We can create custom training solutions for our clients so please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Our aim is to give the best and most appropriate training your staff require. As well as being expert users of the software, we also have planning experience so we know how the software can be best utilised in your business.

Below are the standard courses that we offer but they can all be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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

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

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

 

Course Content

Creating a New Project

  • Creating a new project from a template file

 

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

Calendars

 

  • Amending an existing calendar with holidays, weekend working etc

  • Setting a default calendar

Creating a Linked Bar Chart

 

  • Adding new tasks with durations

  • Adding/deleting task

  • Adding milestones

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

Creating Code Libraries

 

  • Creating a new code library

  • Allocating codes

  • Introduction to filters

Project Structure

 

  • Create Summary tasks

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

Printing

 

  • Selecting the right border

  • The best print options

Course Materials

All delegates will receive course notes

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of Powerproject or project management is assumed.

Progress & Reporting in Powerproject

Course Objectives

 

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

  • Understand how Views work and how to create them

  • Create Filters

  • Sorting & Grouping

  • Baselines and Progress monitoring, including straight line and jagged line progress reporting

  • Reports

  • S Curves

Course Content

Views

  • What makes up a view?

  • Creating & saving

 

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 put together a project plan, be it a Planner, site staff or Project Managers

Filters

  • Create a new filter

  • Amend an existing one

 

Sorting & Grouping

 

  • Create, apply and edit sorts/groups

  • Sort via the table

Baselines & Progress

 

  • Learn how to create multiple baselines including merging

  • Progress periods

  • Comparing planned v actual progress

  • The jagged progress view

Reports

 

  • Export data to Excel

  • Use previously created reports

  • Create a new report

S Curves

 

  • Using Project Tracker

  • Using the EVA reporter

Course Materials

All delegates will receive course notes

Prerequisites

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

Costs & Resources in 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

  • EVA

Course Content

Costs

 

  • Create cost centre

  • Allocate costs to activities

  • Income

  • Net cash flow analysis

 

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, be it a Planner, site staff or Project Managers

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

EVA

 

  • Understand EVA in Powerproject

  • EVA reporting

Course Materials

All delegates will receive course notes

Prerequisites

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

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