Microsoft Project is a project management tool which provides assistance to a project manager to plan, assign resources to and track progress of projects.
What is available?
There are various versions of Project and ways of purchasing it. IT has standardised on one: Project Professional Online. This provides access to the desktop client software (i.e. the application) as well as integrating into Office 365.
Project Professional Online costs approx. £50 including VAT per year, pro-rata per month to July 31st. All costs will be confirmed at time of ordering (see below).
How do I get it?
Please raise a request via our IT Service Desk (currently not via Self Service). IT will reply to you with a quotation confirming the cost request a cost centre/project code to charge. On acceptance of this and once the order has been processed, IT will contact you regarding installation of the application. Note that subscribers will also have access to Project Professional in their Office Portal. This can be installed on up to 5 personal devices and can be used at home under the terms of Office 365.
Around the end of July each year, IT will contact subscribers and ask if they want to renew their subscriptions. This will be for the full 12 months to the end of the following July.