The course emphasises hands-on experience, with a series of exercises integrated into the training. By the end, you will be able to manage your projects more effectively and be more productive when you return to work.

This course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Project who need to create and manage project plans and resources using the 2016 version.

You will need day-to-day keyboard skills and an appreciation of other Microsoft tools. This course is for people with an understanding of project management concepts, who are responsible for creating and modifying project plans. You must have a fundamental knowledge of scope management and project management planning to benefit from this course.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Use Project 2016 to construct your project(s) into manageable components
  • Work with various Project views (including Gantt charts and Calendar views)
  • Create, manage and link tasks
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Use standard filtering, sorting and grouping options
  • Track your project’s progress
  • View and report project plan information
The Basics
  • Opening project
  • Using the welcome project
  • Creating a new project
  • Saving a project
Setting Up a Project
  • Entering project information
  • Setting working time
  • Entering tasks
Scheduling Work
  • Moving and deleting tasks
  • Linking and unlinking tasks
Managing Resources
  • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Removing and replacing resource assignments
Creating a Timeline
  • Showing and hiding the timeline
  • Managing timeline tasks
Managing Tasks
  • Creating recurring tasks
  • Updating task completion
  • Updating the project
Working with Constraints
  • Changing the task calendar
  • Creating Constraints
Working with Data
  • Sorting data
  • Grouping data
Creating Reports
  • Creating a built-in report
  • Creating a report from scratch
The Finishing Touches
  • Viewing the entire project
  • Understand the ribbons
Personal Development
  • Review of your own project issues and concerns
  • Creating a personal action plan through the course