Supporting You

We want you to be successful with all your projects.
Your successful projects are

  • Good for your Customers
  • Good for your Company's reputation
  • Good for your Career.

Here's how we plan to protect your important 3C's.

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Training On The Fundamentals Of Project Management

People need to be trained and have some Project Management experience, before buying X-Pert X-Pert - in order to get the most value from the software.

Project Management encompasses several areas:

  • Project Management In Context
  • Project Management, Programme and Portfolio Management
  • Project Sponsorship
  • Project Support Office

  • Planning and Strategy
  • Success and Benefits
  • Stakeholdeer Management
  • Value Management
  • Project Management Plan
  • Quality Management
  • Health Safety and Environmental Management

  • Executing The Strategy
  • Scoping
  • Scheduling
  • Resource Management
  • Cost Management
  • Change Control
  • Earned Value Management
  • Issue Management

  • Techniques
  • Requirement Management
  • Development
  • Estimating
  • Tools and IT
  • Value Engineering
  • Modelling and Testing
  • Configuration Management

  • Business and Commercial
  • The Business Case
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Project Financing and Funding
  • Procurement
  • Legal Awareness

  • Organisation and Governance
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Concept
  • Definition
  • Implementation
  • Hand-Over and Close-Out
  • Project Reviews

  • Organisational Structrures
  • Methods and Procedures
  • Governance of Project Management

  • People and the Profession
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Behaviour Characteristics
  • Learning and Development
  • Professionalism and Ethics

  • Risk Management
  • Risk Register
  • Identification of Risks
  • Amelioration of Risks
  • Contingency Planning
  • Risk Budgeting
  • Integration of Risk and Project Plans

Together we will prepare a Training Plan that suits your needs and budget.

Learn with others in a classroom at Introductory, or Practitioner level with delivery from PM Veterans

Or, we can deliver "in-house" training.

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Training For Best Results From X-Pert

Excellent results can be obtained "straight from the box", with no need to export data to Spreadsheets for special reports.

Everything you need is provided.

Range of topics for the Project Planner and Scheduler to consider:

  • Structuring the Project
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Organisational Breakdown Structures
  • Cost Breakdown Structures

  • Visualising the Project
  • PERT (Logic) Diagrams
  • Activity types and their Attributes
  • Critical Path Methodology
  • Reports

  • Estimating Tasks
  • Task Durations
  • Float

  • Resources
  • Types
  • Costs
  • Calendars
  • Weekly Cycles

  • Earned Value
  • Integration of Work, Cost and Time
  • EV Calculations
  • EV Reporting
  • "S" Curve Reports

  • Project Control
  • Updating the Project
  • Timesheets/ Job Cards
  • Reporting
  • Baselining
  • Progress Reporting
  • Corrective Actions
  • Integration of Risk Management
  • Risk Milestones
  • Risk Action Plans

The MPI Team know how to get excellent results form X-Pert. They can pass that knowledge to you - to ensure you get full value from your investment.

Please enquire about "hands-on" training, or workshops.

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On-Site

Does your project need some "first aid"? or perhaps you need help introducing PM into your organisation, then call us.

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On-Line

Visit www.microplanning.com. Then, select the "Customer Service Site". You will now need to register with your email address and password before gaining access to the on-line Support Centre. It is free to register - with no need to make a purchase before registering.

Access the downloadable documentation:

Free Upgrades and Updates both free whilst your contract continues to be active.

Training Materials: Maybe you're new to project management or to X-Pert X-Pert. Maybe its time to look into some of the advanced features or to finally work out why the different logic types behave the way they do. Whatever your need, the training material will make you even more productive. Walk though an on-line tutorial or pick a specific topic and dig deep. The choice is yours and its all part of your standard support package.

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Off-Line

Speak with a person in the MPI Team, located in the UK.
Telephone Support: Monday-Friday 9 AM. - 5 PM. GMT. Call: +44 (0) 1725 553 199

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Main contact:
John Cornish MBA, MAPM, FCIM, Chartered Marketer
Micro Planning International Ltd
Dorset, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1725 553199
Mob: +44 (0) 7799 516 735
Email: john@microplanning.co.uk

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