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Learn the how to create and manage a project plan in Project 2016.

Course Description

Microsoft Project is a project management software program that is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. This course is designed specifically to teach students the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Project. Students will learn to work with task, resource, and other views, and work with tables. Students will then create a new project plan, set plan properties, create and customize a plan calendar. Additionally, the student will add tasks, create recurring task, import tasks from Excel and Outlook, create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and create dependencies, and modify task properties. Then students will create resources, work with a resource pool, modify resource calendars, and assign resources. Finally, students will prepare a project plan for finalization.

Learning Outcomes

  • Get an Overview of the Project Environment.
  • Work with Tasks
  • Work with Project Resources
  • Prepare a Project Plan for Finalization


  • Basic Computer Skills

Who is this course intended for?

  • Students looking to get an overview of Project 2016.

Course Curriculum

Introduction 00:00:00
Getting Started with Microsoft Project
Overview of Microsoft Project 00:00:00
The Microsoft Project Ribbon 00:00:00
Working with Task Views 00:00:00
Working with Resource Views 00:00:00
Working with More Views 00:00:00
Working with Tables 00:00:00
Creating a New Project Plan 00:00:00
Configuring the Project Information Window 00:00:00
Using the Manual and Auto Schedule Task Tool 00:00:00
Updating Project Plan Properties 00:00:00
Creating a New Project Calendar 00:00:00
Customizing a Project Calendar 00:00:00
Applying a Custom Calendar to the Project 00:00:00
Working with Tasks
Creating New Tasks 00:00:00
Creating Recurring Tasks 00:00:00
Importing Tasks from Excel 00:00:00
Importing Outlook Tasks 00:00:00
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure 00:00:00
Overview of Task Dependencies 00:00:00
Linking Tasks 00:00:00
Using Lag and Lead Time 00:00:00
Working with Task Constraints 00:00:00
Working with Task Deadlines 00:00:00
Creating Task Notes 00:00:00
Adding Tasks to the Timeline 00:00:00
Working with Project Resources
Resource Overview 00:00:00
Creating Resources 00:00:00
Importing Resource Information 00:00:00
Connecting to a Resource Pool 00:00:00
Working with Resource Calendars 00:00:00
Assigning Resources to Tasks 00:00:00
Assigning Multiple Resources 00:00:00
Managing Resource Overallocations 00:00:00
Preparing a Project Plan for Finalization
Setting a Project Baseline 00:00:00
Managing Gantt Chart Elements 00:00:00
Formatting Gantt Chart Bars 00:00:00
Sharing a Project Plan 00:00:00
Course Recap 00:00:00

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