Microsoft Project 2016 Part 1
CLASS DATE(s):
10/12/2020
12/28/2020

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day

COURSE COST: $295.00

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

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1. This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 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 2016 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 2016 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 and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 necessary to create and save project plans.

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. The following Logical Operations course can help you in meeting this requirement: Project Management Fundamentals.

You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10. The following Logical Operations courses can help you meet this requirement:
• Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
• Microsoft® Windows® 10 Transition from Windows® 7

Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2016. You can take any of the Office 2016 course offerings from Logical Operations to attain the requisite knowledge and skills.

  

*Course cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please contact us at learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244 for additional pricing information, or if you have any questions. Course is subject to minimum enrollment. This course may run as a live distance learning class if minimum enrollment is not met.

COURSE TOPICS:


Course Objectives:
In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016.
Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.
Create and define a new project plan.
Manage resources in a project plan.
Finalize a project plan.

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