Course 55205-A: Mastering Microsoft Project 2016

This three-day, instructor-led course is intended for individuals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Microsoft Project. The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.

This course will also help students prepare for Microsoft Project Exam 74-343 Managing Projects with Microsoft Project.

Audience profile

This course is intended for both novice and experienced project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stake holders who need to incorporate the discipline of project management with Microsoft Project 2016.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Microsoft Project 2016.
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Identify Task Types & Relationships.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is helpful to have taken an introductory project management course, such as Versatile’s Principles of Project Management.

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Project

This module provides an overview of how the features of Project relate to the job of the project manager. The module also teaches the student how to access different features by navigating through the ribbon.

Lessons

  • Describe how Project relates to the discipline of Project management.
  • Learn what the new features are in Project 2016.
  • Navigate to the primary views available using the Ribbon.
  • Choose Views that display task, resource, or assignment information.
  • Select table within views to change the information that is available to see and edit.
  • Relat...