Project management is a process of organizing, scheduling and managing multiple tasks. Come learn how to use Microsoft Project 2016 to effectively assist you with your project planning and management.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Apply project management concepts, start Project 2016, open an existing project file, navigate different views, create and save a new project file.
Create task relationships by linking, add predecessors and lead time to tasks, view task relationships, add recurring tasks, explore various views and modify the task relationships in it, and use the Task Information dialog box.
Use the Change Working Time dialog box to create a base calendar for the project, use the resource sheet to create a resource pool, assign resources to tasks, create task calendars, enter resource costs in Resource Sheet view, and use the Cost table in Gantt Chart view.
Display the critical path and edit effort-driven schedules, and resolve resource conflicts by identifying and adjusting resource over allocation.
Formatting a project file, printing views and reports
Saving the project schedule for previous project releases
Saving the project schedule
ACTIVITY 2 PROJECT SCHEDULE CONFIGURATION
LESSON 3 - ENTERING PROJECT TASKS
Task Scheduling Methods
Determine how tasks will be scheduled
ACTIVITY 3 SWITCHING TO AUTO SCHEDULED MODE
Entering Project Tasks
WBS – Work Breakdown Structure
ACTIVITY 4 ENTERING PROJECT TASKS
The Scheduling Formula
ACTIVITY 5 SETTING TASK TYPES
ACTIVITY 6 ESTABLISHING TASK HIERARCHY
Duration and Work
ACTIVITY 7 ENTERING TASK DURATIONS
Deleting and Inactivating Tasks
LESSON 4 – LINKING TASKS
Benefits of using task dependencies
Predecessor / successor relationships
The four dependency options
Lags and leads
The Network Diagram view
ACTIVITY 8 ENTERING TASK DEPENDENCIES
The Critical Path
ACTIVITY 9 ENTERING A DEADLINE AND CONSTRAINT
LESSON 5 – RESOURCES
ACTIVITY 10 ENTERING PROJECT RESOURCES
Defining a resource's availability
Individual resource calendar exceptions
ACTIVITY 11 ENTERING RESOURCE CALENDAR EXCEPTIONS
LESSON 6 – TASK ASSIGNMENTS
Assigning resources directly using the Gantt chart view
Assigning resources using the Assign Resources dialog
Using the Team Planner
ACTIVITY 12 ENTERING RESOURCE CALENDAR EXCEPTIONS
LESSON 7 – SCHEDULE UPDATES
The Task Inspector
Maximizing resource usage
ACTIVITY 13 RESOLVING OVER-ALLOCATIONS
LESSON 8 – BASELINING
Baselining a Project Schedule
ACTIVITY 14 BASELINING THE PROJECT SCHEDULE
Identifying an update process
Setting and displaying the Status Date
Entering a task's completion percentage
Updating the Project
ACTIVITY 15 RECORDING PROJECT PROGRESS
LESSON 9 – REPORTING
Reporting in Project 2016
ACTIVITY 16 EXPLORING REPORTS
The Timeline view
ACTIVITY 17 USING THE TIMELINE FEATURE
Students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system. For example, students should know how to launch an application, and create and save files.
Available Course Dates
08/14/2017 9:00 am - 08/15/2017 4:00 pm
10/02/2017 9:00 am - 10/03/2017 4:00 pm
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