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Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction

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Name Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction
London - City
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You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Project 2016 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan. Once the plan is created, you will set a baseline, track project actuals and report against the plan using Microsoft Project.

Target Audience:

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

What's included in this course?

Tutor Support

Learning Objectives

  •   Identify the components of the Microsoft Project environment
  •   Use views to work with a project plan
  •   Create a new project plan
  •   Create the project schedule
  •   Manage resources in a project plan
  •   Finalise a project plan
  •   Track progress
  •   View and report project plan information


  •   An understanding of project management concepts
  •   Knowledge of a Windows operating system

Course Content

Module 1 - Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  •   Topic A - Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016
  •   Topic B - Exploring the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
  •   Topic C - Displaying an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Module 2 - Creating a Project Plan

  •   Topic A - Creating a New Microsoft Project Plan
  •   Topic B - Setting Project Working Time
  •   Topic C - Project Information
  •   Topic D - Creating Summary Stages or Phases
  •   Topic E - Editing the Task List
  •   Topic F - Defining the Activity List
  •   Topic G - Creating and Applying Task Calendars
  •   Topic H - Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

Module 3 - Creating the Project Schedule

  •   Topic A - Task Durations
  •   Topic B - Defining Milestones
  •   Topic C - Manual Scheduling and Finish to Start Relationships
  •   Topic D - Automatic Scheduling
  •   Topic E - Task Relationships
  •   Topic F - Adding Stages to the Timeline
  •   Topic G - Identifying the Critical Path
  •   Topic H - Working with Constraints and Deadlines
  •   Topic I - Recurring Activities
  •   Topic J - Adding Notes to a Task
  •   Topic K - Referencing Other Files in Tasks

Module 4 - Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  •   Topic A - Resource Types
  •   Topic B - Working with Resource Calendars and Availability
  •   Topic C - Adding Resource Costs
  •   Topic D - Assigning Resources to Tasks
  •   Topic E - Effort-Driven Scheduling
  •   Topic F - Resolving Resource Overallocation
  •   Topic G - Splitting Activities

Module 5 - Introduction to Project Tracking

  •   Topic A - Setting a Project Baseline
  •   Topic B - Entering Actuals
  •   Topic C - Viewing Progress in a Project Plan

Module 6 - Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  •   Topic A - Filter, Group and Highlight Project Information
  •   Topic B - Printing Views
  •   Topic C - Using Standard Reports in Microsoft Project

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  • Tower Hill – 10 minute walk
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