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Microsoft Project: Basic & Intermediate

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able: -

  • 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.
  • Update a project plan to reflect progress as you execute the project.
  • Monitor project progress in the project plan.
  • Adjust the project plan to control constraints.
  • Create project reports to share a project’s status.
  • Customize project settings and share customizations with other projects.

Target Student

This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 necessary to create and save project plans. Students will also acquire the advanced knowledge and skills a project manager needs to update a project plan in Project 2016 during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
  • Topic B: Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment

Lesson 2: Defining a Project

  • Topic A: Create a New Project Plan
  • Topic B: Define a Project
  • Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

Lesson 3: Creating and Organizing Tasks

  • Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Import Tasks from Other Programs
  • Topic C: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Topic D: Define Task Relationships
  • Topic E: Schedule Tasks

Lesson 4: Managing Project Plan Resources

  • Topic A: Add Resources to a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
  • Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

  • Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Set a Baseline
  • Topic C: Share a Project Plan

Lesson 6: Executing a Project

  • Topic A: Enter Task Progress
  • Topic B: Update Task Progress with SharePoint
  • Topic C: Update Work
  • Topic D: Update Costs

Lesson 7: Monitoring Project Progress

  • Topic A: View Project Progress
  • Topic B: Add Custom Fields
  • Topic C: Create Custom Views
  • Topic D: Create a Network Diagram
  • Topic E: Analyze a Project Plan

Lesson 8: Controlling a Project Plan

  • Topic A: Edit the Task List
  • Topic B: Reschedule Tasks
  • Topic C: Update a Baseline

Lesson 9: Reporting on Progress

  • Topic A: Format and Share a Chart View
  • Topic B: View Existing Reports
  • Topic C: Create Custom Reports
  • Topic D: Create a Visual Report

Lesson 10: Customizing the Application

  • Topic A: Change Project Options
  • Topic B: Create a Project Plan Template
  • Topic C: Share Resources
  • Topic D: Link Project Plans

Course Duration

2 Days

Course Time

9am to 5pm

Course Fee

$375.00

(Group Discount of 10% for 3 or more participants)

Course Dates

8 - 9 Oct 2018
3 - 4 Dec 2018