Welcome to Microsoft® Project . This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 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 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 and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval. 


Course Objectives:

In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016. 

You will:

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. 

Course Content

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

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Available formats

Live in person instructor at our classroom or remote instruction in the traditional classroom style



Remote one on one  instruction for your convenience with our top quality teachers.

Instruction with a very flexible schedule

Do you need a class date and time not on the schedule or prefer the instruction be done at your location? Then please contact us and we work very hard to meet your needs.


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