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Project 2016 Essentials

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Microsoft Project 2016 is a suite of tools for efficient project and portfolio management. It is designed to help users set realistic goals for project teams and customers by creating schedules, distributing resources and managing budgets. This course is a good introduction for anyone who wants to learn to use MS project as the tool for them and their team.

Completing this course will confer 2 CPD Credits towards internationally recognised Continuous Professional Development Requirements within organisations operating this kind of staff development methodology.


Course Outline


1: Project Management Overview

  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
  • Using the new TimeLine feature
  • Introduction to Project Views
  • Viewing the Network Diagram
  • Using  the ‘Group By’ Feature
  • Using the ‘Highlight Feature
  • Applying a filter
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Understanding how MS Project helps you plan and adjust your projects
  • Project Terminology
  • Work Breakdown Structure

2: Planning the Project

  • Defining the Project
  • Completing the Project Definition
  • Project Planning
  • Completing the Project Plan
  • Where to begin with MS Project
  • Setting the project start date
  • Project Properties
  • Amending the Standard Calendar
  • Creating a New Base Calendar
  • Displaying a Specific Calendar on the Gantt Chart
  • Saving the New Project File
  • Ending a Project Session

3: Task Entry and Task Linking

  • Entering tasks, milestone and summary tasks
  • Inserting, deleting and moving tasks
  • Adding a recurring task
  • Adding a note to a task
  • Understanding the new Task Mode in Project 2016
  • Working with task durations and relationships
  • Using lag time and lead time
  • Creating constraints for tasks in Auto Schedule Mode
  • Resolving scheduling conflicts
  • Setting a deadline on a task
  • Quick Reference

4: Resources and Resource Entry

  • Using the Resource Sheet to enter resources
  • Assigning and amending a resource calendar
  • Setting Resource Availability Dates
  • Understanding Resource Costs
  • Assigning resources to tasks using Auto Schedule Mode
  • Using Material Resources
  • Planner  to view and change assigned resources
  • Baselining your project

5: New Features in Project 2016

  • Getting Started with Templates
  • Project Report
  • Talking to your team with Lync 2010
  • Trace Task Paths
  • More Flexible Timelines
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Do things quickly with Tell Me
Project 2016 Essentials - eBSI Export Academy
Project 2016 Essentials - eBSI Export Academy
Project 2016 Essentials - eBSI Export Academy
Project 2016 Essentials - eBSI Export Academy

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