Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1. 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.
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.
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.
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
Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan
- Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
- Topic B: Set a Baseline
- Topic C: Share a Project Plan
To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills.You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10. Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2016.