Microsoft Project 2016 Level 1 (12 PDUs)

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Overview

​Project management is a process of organizing, scheduling and managing multiple tasks. Come learn how to use Microsoft Project 2016 to effectively assist you with your project planning and management.

Intended Audience

​Project Managers, Project Coordinators, or Project Schedulers who will use Microsoft Project 2016 to plan and manage their projects effectively.


At Completion

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

  • Apply project management concepts, start Project 2016, open an existing project file, navigate different views, create and save a new project file.
  • Create task relationships by linking, add predecessors and lead time to tasks, view task relationships, add recurring tasks, explore various views and modify the task relationships in it, and use the Task Information dialog box.
  • Use the Change Working Time dialog box to create a base calendar for the project, use the resource sheet to create a resource pool, assign resources to tasks, create task calendars, enter resource costs in Resource Sheet view, and use the Cost table in Gantt Chart view.
  • Display the critical path and edit effort-driven schedules, and resolve resource conflicts by identifying and adjusting resource over allocation.
  • Formatting a project file, printing views and reports

Prerequisites

​Students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system. For example, students should know how to launch an application, and create and save files.


Exams & Certifications

Module exercises are performed within each lesson.  No certification of Project 2016 is performed or offered.

Materials

​Each student is provided a student workbook.


Course Outline

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION

  • The Project 2016 Interface
  • The Ribbon
  • Access project information anywhere
  • Skype® integration
  • The vertical and horizontal dividers
  • The Backstage
  • Project Options
  • Status bar
  • Quick access toolbar
  • ACTIVITY 1           EXPLORING THE PROJECT 2016 INTERFACE
  • Steps for a Successful Project Schedule

LESSON 2 - SETTING UP THE SCHEDULE

  • Enabling the Project Summary Task
  • Setting the Project Finish Date
  • Setting the Project Start Date
  • Establishing the project Calendar
  • Base calendars
  • Identifying non-working days
  • Multiple base calendars
  • Saving the Project Schedule
  • Saving the project schedule for previous project releases
  • Saving the project schedule
  • ACTIVITY 2           PROJECT SCHEDULE CONFIGURATION

LESSON 3 - ENTERING PROJECT TASKS

  • Task Scheduling Methods
  • Determine how tasks will be scheduled
  • ACTIVITY 3           SWITCHING TO AUTO SCHEDULED MODE
  • Entering Project Tasks
  • WBS – Work Breakdown Structure
  • Summary tasks
  • Detail tasks
  • Recurring tasks
  • Milestones
  • ACTIVITY 4           ENTERING PROJECT TASKS
  • The Scheduling Formula
  • Task Types
  • ACTIVITY 5           SETTING TASK TYPES
  • ACTIVITY 6           ESTABLISHING TASK HIERARCHY
  • Duration and Work
  • ACTIVITY 7           ENTERING TASK DURATIONS
  • Deleting and Inactivating Tasks

LESSON 4 – LINKING TASKS

  • Linking Tasks
  • Benefits of using task dependencies
  • Predecessor / successor relationships
  • The four dependency options
  • Linking tasks
  • Lags and leads
  • The Network Diagram view
  • ACTIVITY 8           ENTERING TASK DEPENDENCIES
  • Constraints
  • Deadlines
  • The Critical Path
  • ACTIVITY 9           ENTERING A DEADLINE AND CONSTRAINT

LESSON 5 – RESOURCES

  • Creating Resources
  • Resource types
  • Work resource
  • Resource calendars
  • Material resource
  • ACTIVITY 10        ENTERING PROJECT RESOURCES
  • Defining a resource's availability
  • Individual resource calendar exceptions
  • ACTIVITY 11        ENTERING RESOURCE CALENDAR EXCEPTIONS

LESSON 6 – TASK ASSIGNMENTS

  • Task Assignments
  • Assigning resources directly using the Gantt chart view
  • Assigning resources using the Assign Resources dialog
  • Using the Team Planner
  • ACTIVITY 12        ENTERING RESOURCE CALENDAR EXCEPTIONS

LESSON 7 – SCHEDULE UPDATES

  • Schedule Updates
  • The Task Inspector
  • Resource allocations
  • Maximizing resource usage
  • ACTIVITY 13        RESOLVING OVER-ALLOCATIONS

LESSON 8 – BASELINING

  • Baselining a Project Schedule
  • Multiple baselines
  • ACTIVITY 14        BASELINING THE PROJECT SCHEDULE
  • Updating Tasks
  • Identifying an update process
  • Setting and displaying the Status Date
  • Entering a task's completion percentage
  • Updating the Project
  • ACTIVITY 15        RECORDING PROJECT PROGRESS

LESSON 9 – REPORTING

  • Reporting in Project 2016
  • Visual Reports
  • ACTIVITY 16        EXPLORING REPORTS
  • The Timeline view
  • ACTIVITY 17        USING THE TIMELINE FEATURE

 

 

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