55205 - Mastering Microsoft Project 2016
6/29/2020 - 7/1/2020COURSE LENGTH:
9:00am - 4:30pm
This three-day, instructor-led course is intended for individuals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Microsoft Project. The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This course will also help students prepare for Microsoft Project Exam 74-343 Managing Projects with Microsoft Project
This course is intended for both novice and experienced project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stake holders who need to incorporate the discipline of project management with Microsoft Project 2016.
There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is helpful to have taken an introductory project management course, such as Versatile’s Principles of Project Management.
Course doesn't include Courseware/Student book $ 122.04. Course running is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run as a virtual instructor led class if minimum enrollment is not met. For more details, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After completing this course, students will be able to: Understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Microsoft Project 2016 Create a Work Breakdown Structure Identify Task Types & Relationships Define Resources within Project Make Work Package Estimates Create an Initial Schedule, Be able to create a master project list with shared resources Create a Resource Leveled Schedule Create Projects from templates, Excel files Create Global templates and Create formulas and graphical indicators The steps to record a macro, Format Output and Print Reports Integrate Multiple Projects, Set up a Project with a Calendar, Start date, and scheduling method Understand Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule, Manage multiple projects Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Project Describe how Project relates to the discipline of Project management Learn what the new features are in Project 2016 Navigate to the primary views available using the Ribbon Choose Views that display task, resource, or assignment information Select table within views to change the information that is available to see and edit Relate the features of Project to the 5 steps for building a plan in Project Lab : Introduction to Mastering Microsoft ProjectModule 2: A Quick and Easy Overview of Managing with Project Create a new project and prepare it for data entry Enter project tasks Sequence the tasks Define resources Estimate Task duration and assign resources Baseline the project Track project progress Lab : Creating a Basic Project with a template Lab : Creating a Basic ProjectModule 3: Setting Up a Project Use multiple methods to create a new project from an Excel file and a SharePoint Tasks list Establish one or more calendars to constrain resource availability Configure Project to calculate the schedule from the Start Date forward, or from the Finish Date b Lab : Setting Up a ProjectModule 4: Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule Students practice switching tasks between Manually Schedule and Auto Schedule modes. By switching Lab : Explore Task ModesModule 5: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure Build and use summary and subordinate tasks Understand and use milestones Develop WBS Outlines Assign completion criteria Evaluate the WBS Understand and use WBS templates Lab : Manipulate a WBS Lab : Supporting the Project PlanModule 6: Identifying Task Relationships Understand the different types of task relationships Understand and use various methods to create relationships Determine and display task sequence Understand and use lag, lead, and delay Understand the new feature of Task Paths Lab : Display the sequenceModule 7: Defining Resources within Project Define resource types Define individual resources that will be used on the project Record the cost (s) of using each type of resource Record the limit of availability for each type of resource by establishing a resource calendar and d Lab : Resource Calendar and AvailabilityModule 8: Making Work Package Estimates Enter estimates for duration and costs for each task Distinguish between task types and describe when each is appropriate Describe the relationship between work, units, and duration Describe the way Effort Driven scheduling is affected by work, units, and duration Assign tasks to resources using the Team Planner view Lab : Work, Duration and LaborModule 9: Creating an Initial Schedule Calculate float and identify a project’s critical path Understand and identify task constraints Create milestones Use the Task Inspector to troubleshoot the initial schedule Lab : Calculating an Initial scheduleModule 10: Create a Resource Leveled Schedule Adjust a project schedule to account for limited people and other resources View the overall cost and schedule of a project Identify resources that have been overallocated for a project schedule Use multiple ways to adjust tasks and assignments to remove over allocation for any resource Lab : Resource LevelingModule 11: Managing the Project Learn how to set a baseline Lean how to enter and track project performance data Learn how to apply different tracking methods Learn how to perform a variance analysis on a project Lab : The Baseline Lab : Baselining & Tracking Performance Lab : VarianceModule 12: Formatting Output and Printing Reports Print, Views, Formats, Sorting Filtering, Grouping, Custom Fields Reporting and Other File Formats Lab : Use the Grouping Feature Lab : Create Reports in ProjectModule 13: Managing Multiple Projects Learn how to use common resources among multiple projects Learn how to link tasks between multiple projects Learn how to create a consolidated view of multiple projects Lab : Identifying Overallocated Resources from a Resource Pool and Consolidated FileModule 14: Advanced Topics Learn how to customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar Learn how to customize WBS numbering Learn the concepts of Formulas and Graphical indicators Learn the purpose of the Global template and Organizer Learn how to use Task Deadlines Learn how to record a Macro Lab : Recording a Macro in Project