Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction

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Time: 11:30 - 18:30
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Overview

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Project 2016 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan. Once the plan is created, you will set a baseline, track project actuals and report against the plan using Microsoft Project.

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

Objectives

  • Identify the components of the Microsoft Project environment
  • Use views to work with a project plan
  • Create a new project plan
  • Create the project schedule
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Finalise a project plan
  • Track progress
  • View and report project plan information

Outline

Module 1 – Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic A – Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016
  • Topic B – Exploring the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
  • Topic C – Displaying an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Module 2 – Creating a Project Plan

  • Topic A – Creating a New Microsoft Project Plan
  • Topic B – Setting Project Working Time
  • Topic C – Project Information
  • Topic D – Creating Summary Stages or Phases
  • Topic E – Editing the Task List
  • Topic F – Defining the Activity List
  • Topic G – Creating and Applying Task Calendars
  • Topic H – Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

Module 3 – Creating the Project Schedule

  • Topic A – Task Durations
  • Topic B – Defining Milestones
  • Topic C – Manual Scheduling and Finish to Start Relationships
  • Topic D – Automatic Scheduling
  • Topic E – Task Relationships
  • Topic F – Adding Stages to the Timeline
  • Topic G – Identifying the Critical Path
  • Topic H – Working with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Topic I – Recurring Activities
  • Topic J – Adding Notes to a Task
  • Topic K – Referencing Other Files in Tasks

Module 4 – Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Topic A – Resource Types
  • Topic B – Working with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Topic C – Adding Resource Costs
  • Topic D – Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Topic E – Effort-Driven Scheduling
  • Topic F – Resolving Resource Overallocation
  • Topic G – Splitting Activities

Module 5 – Introduction to Project Tracking

  • Topic A – Setting a Project Baseline
  • Topic B – Entering Actuals
  • Topic C – Viewing Progress in a Project Plan

Module 6 – Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  • Topic A – Filter, Group and Highlight Project Information
  • Topic B – Printing Views
  • Topic C – Using Standard Reports in Microsoft Project

Prerequisites

  • An understanding of project management concepts
  • Knowledge of a Windows operating system

 

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