Microsoft Project 2016

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic and advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

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DEAN DOCHERTY

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic and advanced 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 also create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2016.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to manage an existing Microsoft Project 2016 project plan. You will:

  • Update a project plan to reflect progress as you execute the project
  • Monitor project progress in the project plan
  • Adjust the project plan to control constraints
  • Create project reports to share a project’s status
  • Customize project settings and share customizations with other projects
  • Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment
  • Create and define a new project plan
  • Create and organize tasks
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Finalize a project plan

PREREQUISITES

Students enrolling in this class should have the following:

  • A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts
  • End-user skills with the current Windows operating system
  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Office products
  • Basic project management knowledge and skills are required to be successful in this course. Additionally, you should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project pan, and share a project plan.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and needs a tool to manage those project plans.

Course Outline:

Monitoring Project Progress

  • View Project Progress
  • Add Custom Fields
  • Create Custom Tables
  • Create Calculated Fields
  • Create Concatenated Fields
  • Creating Customized Date Functions Fields
  • Create Custom Single Views
  • Create Custom Combination View
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Analyze a Project Plan

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Import and Export Maps
  • Importing External Files Into Projects
  • Hyperlinking Files in Project

Resource Pools

  • Resource Pools
  • Working With Resource Pool
  • Sharing a Resource Pool
  • Managing a Resource Pool
  • Reporting and Analyzing the Resource Pool

Multiple Projects and Master Projects

  • Linking Projects Plans
  • Create a Series of Sub Projects
  • Managing Projects Within the Master Project
  • Managing Projects in the Sub Project

Earned Value Analysis

  • Creating Progress Lines
  • Using the Earned Value Tools
  • Customizing the Earned Value Tables
  • Defining the Different Fields Available for EVA

Customizing the Application

  • Create Project Options
  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Understanding Template Options
  • The Organizer

Reporting Tools

  • View Existing Reports
  • View Visual Reports
  • View Excel Reports

Create Customized Excel Reports

  • Create Customized Visual Reports
  • Report Dashboards
  • Best Practice Analyzer

Advanced Additional Features

  • Integration with SharePoint
  • Hyperlinks
  • Custom WBS Codes
  • Macros Overview

Course Highlights

  • Assessments Yes
  • Language English

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