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Project

$700.00
2 days
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Day 1 Description:

Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1. 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. In other words, if your supervisor assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with Project 2016 and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.

Day 1 Outline:

I. Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

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

II. Lesson 2: Defining a Project

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

III. 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

IV. 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

V. Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

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

Day 2 Description:

Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 2. This course is designed to familiarize you with the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

In Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1, you learned the basic features of Microsoft® Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project. Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 2 covers 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. In other words, once your project plan is approved by the project sponsor, this course will enable you to manage the project so that it is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.

Day 2 Outline:

I. Lesson 1: Executing a Project

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

II. Lesson 2: 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

III. Lesson 3: Controlling a Project Plan

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

IV. Lesson 4: 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

V. Lesson 5: Customizing the Application

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

VI. Appendix A: Extending Project with Macros and Apps

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