Microsoft Project 2016: Part 12021-02-16T15:42:51-04:00

Summary

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.

This course is the first part of a two-course series that covers the skills needed to gain a foundational understanding of Project.
Microsoft Project 2016: Part 1 (this course)
Microsoft Project 2016: Part 2

Completion of this course will earn 0.575 CEUs.

  • Dates: Apr 1, 2021
  • Times: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Lexington
  • Seats: 10
  • Price: $325.00

Introduction

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.

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.

Prerequisites:

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. The following Logical Operations course can help you in meeting this requirement: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).

You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10. The following Logical Operations courses can help you meet this requirement:

Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7

Outline

  • Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

    • Identify Project Management Concepts
    • Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
  • Module 2: Defining a Project

    • Create a New Project Plan
    • Define a Project
    • Assign a Project Calendar
  • Module 3: Creating and Organizing Tasks

    • Add Tasks to a Project Plan
    • Import Tasks From Other Programs
    • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
    • Define Task Relationships
    • Schedule Tasks
  • Module 4: Managing Project Plan Resources

    • Add Resources to a Project Plan
    • Create a Resource Calendar
    • Enter Costs for Resources
    • Assign Resources to Tasks
    • Resolve Resource Conflicts
  • Module 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

    • Optimize a Project Plan
    • Set a Baseline
    • Share a Project Plan