MS Project Bundle

MS Project Bundle

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Course ID: A1800a

Duration: 3 Days | 6 Modules (9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST)

Location: In-Person (San Francisco) or Live Online | Click here to schedule private course.


This hands-on course introduces participants to developing project plans, tracking and managing project resources, creating powerful visual reports, and tracking and monitoring project deliverables with ease. Participants will learn terminology, how to create and define a project, add tasks to the project plan, and create a work breakdown structure.

+ Who Should Attend

Project managers and coordinators. Basic proficiency with Windows UI Some familiarity with MS Office a plus - but not required.

+ Course Outline

Module 1

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Identify Project Management Concepts
  • Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment

Lesson 2: Defining a Project

  • Create a New Project Plan
  • Define a Project
  • Assign a Project Calendar

Lesson 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

Lesson 4: Executing a Project

  • Enter Task Progress
  • Update Task Progress with SharePoint
  • Update Work
  • Update Costs

Lesson 5: Monitoring Project Progress

  • View Project Progress
  • Add Custom Fields
  • Create Custom Views
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Analyze a Project Plan

Lesson 6: Controlling a Project Plan 

  • Edit the Task List
  • Reschedule Tasks
  • Update a Baseline

Lesson 7: Reporting Progress

  • Exploring Resource Reports
  • Exploring Cost Reports
  • Exploring In Progress (Task) Reports
  • Exploring the Dashboards
  • Creating a New Custom Report
  • Understanding the Custom Reports Explorer
  • Exploring the Visual Reports (Exporting to Excel and Visio)
  • Creating Custom Visual Reports

Module 2

Lesson 8: 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

Lesson 9: Finalizing a Project Plan

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

Lesson 10: Reporting on Progress

  • Format and Share a Chart View
  • View Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Create a Visual Report

Lesson 11: Customizing the Application

  • Change Project Options
  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Share Resources
  • Link Project Plans

Lesson 12: Application Administration Templates & Sharing Custom Objects

  • Exploring the Getting Started Function
  • Basic Administration
  • Using the Organizer to Save Custom Objects
  • Creating Templates
  • New from Excel Workbook (Import from Excel)
  • New from SharePoint Task List
  • Advanced Administration
  • Create a Consolidated Project (Program)
  • Share Resources with a Resource Pool
  • Export Data to other data sources

+ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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