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Microsoft Project 2016 - Level 1 / Intro

New – Learn to create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2016.

GK# 6685

Course Overview

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This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

This course covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project.

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What You'll Learn

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In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016.

You will:

  • Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment
  • Create and define a new project plan
  • Create and organize tasks
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Finalize a project plan

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DAY 1

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Understanding Project Management Concepts
  • Getting Started
  • Application and Project Windows
  • Ribbon and Tabs
  • Creating and Saving Projects
  • Opening and Closing Projects
  • Changing the View
  • Understanding the Views
  • Moving Within a View

Creating a Project Plan

  • Project Information
  • Creating Task Lists
  • Manual Tasks Scheduling
  • Auto Task Scheduling
  • Editing Task Lists
  • Outlining Task Lists
  • Task Dependencies
  • Modifying Task Dependencies
  • Task Information
  • Project Timeline

Managing Resources and Costs in a Project

  • Project Resources
  • Resource Assignment Concepts
  • Assigning Resources
  • Working with Project Calendars
  • Working with Resource Calendars
  • Working with Task Calendars
  • Entering Project Costs
  • Resource Costing

Printing Project Information

  • Page Setup Options
    Previewing Views and Reports
    Printing Project Information

DAY 2

Changing Scheduling Methods

  • Resource Assignment Concepts
  • Task Type Settings
  • Changing Task Types
  • Task Constraints
  • Identifying Factors Affecting Tasks
  • Defining the Critical Path
  • Formatting the Critical Path

Resolving Resource Conflicts

  • Editing Resource Assignments
  • Resource Over Allocations
  • Locating Resource Over Allocations
  • Resolving Resource Over Allocations
  • Saving the Baseline

Tracking Project Progress

  • Tracking Task Progress
  • Updating Tasks
  • Updating the Remaining Schedule
  • Comparing Baseline and Actual Data

Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping

  • Sorting Views
  • Filtering Views
  • Grouping Tasks and Resources

Formatting the Project Environment

  • Formatting Views
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart
  • Grouping Tasks and Resources

Prerequisites

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Students enrolling in this class should have the following: 

  • A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts
  • End-user skills with the current Windows operating system
  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Office products

Who Should Attend

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This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and needs a tool to manage those project plans.

Follow-On Courses

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

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