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Product Description

This course is designed to familiarize you with the 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.It also provides skills a project manager needs to update a project plan in Project 2016 during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project. In other words, once your project plan is approved by the project sponsor, this course will enable you to manage the project so that it is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.

Course Content (2 days - 2 Participants)
  1. Getting Started with Microsoft Project
    • Identify Project Management Concepts
    • Navigate the Microsoft Project Environment
  2. Defining a Project
    • Create a New Project Plan
    • Define a Project
    • Assign a Project Calendar
  3. Creating and Organizing Tasks
    • Add Tasks to a Project Plan
    • Import Tasks From Other Programs
    • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
    • Define Task Relationships
    • Schedule Tasks
  4. Managing Project Plan Resources
    • Add Resources to a Project Plan
    • Create a Resource Calendar
    • Enter Costs for Resources
    • Assign Resources to Tasks
    • Resolve Resource Conflicts
  5. Finalizing a Project Plan
    • Optimize a Project Plan
    • Set a Baseline
    • Share a Project Plan
  6. Executing a Project
    • Enter Task Progress
    • Update Task Progress with SharePoint
    • Update Work
    • Update Costs
  7. Monitoring Project Progress
    • View Project Progress
    • Add Custom Fields
    • Create Custom Views
    • Create a Network Diagram
    • Analyze a Project Plan
  8. Controlling a Project Plan
    • Edit the Task List
    • Reschedule Tasks
    • Update a Baseline
  9. Reporting on Progress
    • Format and Share a Chart View
    • View Existing Reports
    • Create Custom Reports
    • Create a Visual Report
  10. Customizing the Application
    • Change Project Options
    • Create a Project Plan Template
    • Share Resources
    • Link Project Plans


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