Microsoft Project 2016

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

This course covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project.

Delegates will learn how to

·       Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment

·       Create and define a new project plan

·       Create and organize tasks

·       Manage resources in a project plan

·       Finalize a project plan


This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and needs a tool to manage those project plans.

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Understanding Project Management Concepts

Getting Started

Application and Project Windows

Ribbon and Tabs

Creating and Saving Projects

Opening and Closing Projects

Changing the View

Understanding the Views

Moving Within a View


Creating a Project Plan

Project Information

Creating Task Lists

Manual Tasks Scheduling

Auto Task Scheduling

Editing Task Lists

Outlining Task Lists

Task Dependencies

Modifying Task Dependencies

Task Information

Project Timeline


Managing Resources and Costs in a Project

Project Resources

Resource Assignment Concepts

Assigning Resources

Working with Project Calendars

Working with Resource Calendars

Working with Task Calendars

Entering Project Costs

Resource Costing


Printing Project Information

Page Setup Options

Previewing Views and Reports

Printing Project Information

Changing Scheduling Methods

Resource Assignment Concepts

Task Type Settings

Changing Task Types

Task Constraints

Identifying Factors Affecting Tasks

Defining the Critical Path

Formatting the Critical Path


Resolving Resource Conflicts

Editing Resource Assignments

Resource Over Allocations

Locating Resource Over Allocations

Resolving Resource Over Allocations

Saving the Baseline


Tracking Project Progress

Tracking Task Progress

Updating Tasks

Updating the Remaining Schedule

Comparing Baseline and Actual Data


Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping

Sorting Views

Filtering Views

Grouping Tasks and Resources


Formatting the Project Environment

Formatting Views

Formatting the Gantt Chart

Grouping Tasks and Resources


Importing and Exporting Data

Import and Export Maps

Importing External Files Into Projects

Hyperlinking Files in Project

Program Details
Duration 2 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom

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