Project 2019 Part 1
CLASS DATE(s):
6/18/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day

COURSE COST: $325.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project 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.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts, as well as general desktop computer skills, and who will be responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. This course will give you the fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project necessary to construct basic project plans. To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic knowledge and skills using the Microsoft® Windows® operating system—preferably the most current version. While you do not need to be an expert, some experience and competency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel®, will be useful. Finally, having a foundational knowledge of project management concepts will help prepare you for working with Microsoft Project. You can take any of the following course offerings to attain the requisite knowledge and skills: Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 Microsoft® Office Word: Part 1 – choose from 2016, 2019, or Office 365™ edition Microsoft® Office Excel®: Part 1 – choose from 2016, 2019, or Office 365™ edition Project Management Fundamentals

  

Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. Course may run as a virtual live online course if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact us at: 207-775-0244 or email: learn@vtec.org

COURSE TOPICS:


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project
Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
Topic B: Navigate in the Microsoft Project Desktop Environment

Lesson 2: Defining a Project
Topic A: Create a New Project Plan File
Topic B: Set Project Plan Options
Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

Lesson 3: Adding Project Tasks
Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
Topic B: Enter Task Duration Estimates

Lesson 4: Managing Tasks
Topic A: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Topic B: Define Task Relationships
Topic C: Schedule Tasks

Lesson 5: Managing Project Resources
Topic A: Add Resources to a Project
Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 6: Finalizing a Project Plan
Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
Topic B: Set a Baseline
Topic C: Share a Project Plan