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Learn the how to create and manage a project plan in Project 2016

  • Get an Overview of the Project Environment.
  • Work with Tasks.
  • Work with Project Resources.

Duration: 1h 40m

Course Description

Microsoft Project is a project management software program that is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. This course is designed specifically to teach students the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Project. Students will learn to work with task, resource, and other views, and work with tables. Students will then create a new project plan, set plan properties, create and customize a plan calendar. Additionally, the student will add tasks, create recurring task, import tasks from Excel and Outlook, create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and create dependencies, and modify task properties. Then students will create resources, work with a resource pool, modify resource calendars, and assign resources. Finally, students will prepare a project plan for finalization. Instructor: Ed McCrae Student data files are available under Downloads in the course dashboard.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get an Overview of the Project Environment
  • Work with Tasks
  • Work with Project Resources
  • Prepare a Project Plan for Finalization

Prerequisites and Target Audience

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

Basic computer skills

Who should take this course? Who should not?

Students looking to get started with Project 2016


Module 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction
Resource 1 Student Data Files

Module 2: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Lecture 2 Overview of Microsoft Project
Lecture 3 The Microsoft Project Ribbon
Lecture 4 Working with Task Views
Lecture 5 Working with Resource Views
Lecture 6 Working with More Views
Lecture 7 Working with Tables
Lecture 8 Creating a New Project Plan
Lecture 9 Configuring the Project Information Window
Lecture 10 Using the Manual and Auto Schedule Task Tool
Lecture 11 Updating Project Plan Properties
Lecture 12 Creating a New Project Calendar
Lecture 13 Customizing a Project Calendar
Lecture 14 Applying a Custom Calendar to the Project

Module 3: Working with Tasks

Lecture 15 Creating New Tasks
Lecture 16 Creating Recurring Tasks
Lecture 17 Importing Tasks from Excel
Lecture 18 Importing Outlook Tasks
Lecture 19 Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Lecture 20 Overview of Task Dependencies
Lecture 21 Linking Tasks
Lecture 22 Using Lag and Lead Time
Lecture 23 Working with Task Constraints
Lecture 24 Working with Task Deadlines
Lecture 25 Creating Task Notes
Lecture 26 Adding Tasks to the Timeline

Module 4: Working with Project Resources

Lecture 27 Resource Overview
Lecture 28 Creating Resources
Lecture 29 Importing Resource Information
Lecture 30 Connecting to a Resource Pool
Lecture 31 Working with Resource Calendars
Lecture 32 Assigning Resources to Tasks
Lecture 33 Assigning Multiple Resources
Lecture 34 Managing Resource Overallocations

Module 5: Preparing a Project Plan for Finalization

Lecture 35 Setting a Project Baseline
Lecture 36 Managing Gantt Chart Elements
Lecture 37 Formatting Gantt Chart Bars
Lecture 38 Sharing a Project Plan

Module 6: Conclusion

Lecture 39 Course Recap