Integent Courses

Target Audience
program managers, project managers, project planners, project schedulers and any individuals or teams that need to create, maintain, and track project schedules in Project Professional.

Prerequisites
Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and basic project management principles helpful.

Project Management Institute
Integent LLC is a Global Registered education provider with the Project Management Institute, and this course provides 7 PDUs

Provided with the Course
Training manual, exercise booklet, exercise files, access to download and install Microsoft Project Professional for duration of class.

What You’ll Learn

See the new features in Project 2016

  • See the new features in Project 2016

Take a guided tour

  • Explore the Project interface
  • Manage files and set options in the backstage
  • Work with schedule details in views
  • Use reports to check a plan’s status

Start a new plan

  • Create a new plan and set it’s start date
  • Set nonworking days in teh project calendar
  • Enter the plan title and other properties

Build a task list

  • Create Tasks
  • Enter task durations and dates
  • Enter milestone tasks
  • Create summary tasks to outline the plan
  • Link tasks to create dependencies
  • Switch task scheduling from manual to automatic
  • Check a plan’s duration and finish date
  • Document task information

Set up resources

  • Set up work resources
  • Enter the maximum capacity for work resources
  • Enter work resource pay rates
  • Adjust working time in a resource calendar
  • Set up cost resources
  • Document resources by using notes

Assign resources to tasks

  • Assign work resources to tasks
  • Control work when adding or removing resources
  • Assign cost resources to tasks
  • Check the plan after assigning resources

Format and share your plan

  • Customize a Gantt Chart view
  • Add tasks to a timeline view
  • Customize reports
  • Copy views and reports
  • Print views and reports

Track Progress: Basic techniques

  • Understand progress tracking
  • Save a baseline of your plan
  • Track a plan as scheduled
  • Enter a task’s completion percentage
  • Enter actual values for tasks

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About The Instructor

Daniel Bell

Dan is the CEO/Founder of Integent and facilitates many of our courses. He is a Microsoft Certified in various Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Online & Server, and SharePoint. He has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI®, and has successfully delivered Microsoft Project Server solutions for over a decade. When not immersed in project software, Dan is family man who finds work-life balance by skiing, exercising, playing the guitar, and coaching youth sports.