Microsoft Project 2016 Essentials
Group Training | 1 Day
Get the essential skills needed to effectively use the powerful functionality of the Microsoft Project scheduling engine every day. You’ll learn how to build and manage project schedules in an interactive environment, quickly mastering the best practices that will optimize your use of Microsoft Project 2016. Coursework will begin with an overview of the Project interface, then we’ll dive into the steps required to build and execute a successful project schedule: project definition, task, resource and assignment planning, schedule planning, and more.
Through lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, you’ll learn techniques such as schedule structure, building the WBS, using milestones, and tracking progress. Real-world scenarios will solidify your understanding of different scheduling situations and how to handle them.
This course is specifically designed to instruct you on the use of the technology, as well as best-practice schedule development. The course is also a great way to jump-start your skills when they have ceased to progress.
After this course, you’ll understand the processes of project scheduling and control, and be able to implement those processes in Project Professional. The course includes both lecture and hands-on exercises.
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
Training manual, exercise booklet, exercise files, access to a 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’ll Learn
- See the new features in Project 2016
- Take a guided tour
- Start a new plan
- Build a task list
- Set up resources
- Assign resources to tasks
- Format and share your plan
- Track progress: Basic Techniques
- Miscellanous Topics
- Training Manual
- Exercise file downloads
- 7 Lessons & 38 Topics
- Video Instruction
- Written Exercises
- Best-practice tips
- Download & Install MS Project 2016
- Access to our “Ask” mail support Q & A
- Setting up and using resources
- Assigning resources to tasks
- Working with and navigating views
- Tracking a plan as scheduled
- Working with calendars
- Entering task progress
- Linking Tasks to create dependencies
- Entering Milestones
- Entering the Work Breakdown Structure