Microsoft Project Online for Project Managers Jump Start

Open Enrollment | 1 Day

Use the power of Microsoft Project Online to take control of your projects and achieve your business goals. This one-day course provides practical, hands-on experience with Microsoft Project Professional and Microsoft Project Online, giving you power over the creation, management, and reporting of project schedules.

We’ll cover many aspects of the system including how to analyze project information in Project Center and Project Details, as well as querying on resource capacity and demand information using the Capacity Planning views in the Resource Center. We’ll also cover the interactive update cycle and updating progress on your project.

After this course, you’ll understand the processes of project scheduling and control, and be able to implement those processes in Project Professional and Project Online. The course includes both lecture and hands-on exercises.

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 with Project Online.

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

Provided with the Course
Participant guide, exercise booklet, exercise files, access to a fully configured Microsoft Project Online training environment for the class, access to download and install Microsoft Project Professional for duration of class.

Project Management Institute
Integent LLC is a Global Registered education provider with the Project Management Institute, and this course provides 8 PDUs

What You Will Learn

Project Web App Orientation

  • The Home Page
  • Project Center
  • Resource Center
  • Tasks and Timesheet
  • Approvals
  • Managing Alerts and Reminders

Microsoft Project Interface Orientation

  • Working with project files
  • Navigating the Ribbons & Backstage
  • Navigating Views
  • Gantt Navigation
  • Using Filters, Groups and highlighting
  • Turning on the Project Summary Task

Creating Enterprise Projects

  • Defining the Project
  • Building the Project Team
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating Dependencies
  • Entering Work and Duration Estimates
  • Resource and Assignment Planning
  • Enterprise Calendars
  • Using Baselines
  • Project Launch

Project Execution and Variance Analysis

  • Updating the Schedule in MS Project
  • Time Tracking in Project Web App
  • Accepting Pending Updates

Working with Project Center (PWA)

  • Using The Project Center Views
  • Viewing Schedule Details in PWA
  • Editing Projects in Project Web App

Working with Resource Center

  • Viewing Enterprise Resources in Resource Center
  • Viewing Resource Assignments
  • Working with Capacity Planning Views

Collaboration with Project Sites

  • Tracking Issues and Risks
  • Using the Document Library
  • Managing Alerts for Documents, Issues and Risks