Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project Courses

ProjectPro is offering introductory and advanced courses in Microsoft Project 2016.

Scheduling a project’s tasks can become a nightmare unless one is properly trained in structuring the project using a Work Breakdown Structure and phases to ensure all the work packages are captured and decomposed into logically sequenced and resourced tasks.

It is recommended that the learner attend an introductory course such as Project Management Demystified prior to the MS Project course, but this is not essential. Delegates may attend both the introductory and the advanced courses in one 4-day session, or just the 2-day introductory or advanced course.

Introductory course: Part 1

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 Course Outline

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

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

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the project management framework.
  • Create a work breakdown structure by organizing work components.
  • Create a project plan and enter task information.
  • Assign project resources.
  • Setting task relationships and identify the critical path.
  • Finalize the project plan.

Advanced course: Part 2

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

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

Lesson 3: Controlling a Project Plan

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

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 Course Outline

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

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to

* Exchange project plan data with other applications.

  • Update a project plan.
  • Create custom reports.
  • Re-use existing project plan information.
  • Create a program of projects ( master project plan).
  • Report performance using Earned Value Management.

ProjectPro’s MS Project courses can be held on a corporate group basis or for individuals.

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