Microsoft Project 2016: Level 1
Course PR1601: Instructor-Led; 1 Day
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.
Course Objective: In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016.
· 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 course can help you in meeting this requirement: Project Management Fundamentals.
You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows operating system, as well as competency using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2016.
Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
Topic B: Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
Topic A: Create a New Project Plan
Topic B: Define a Project
Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar
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
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
Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
Topic B: Set a Baseline
Topic C: Share a Project Plan