Course Length: 2-days
This course addresses the features of Microsoft's Project application, which is specifically designed to address the needs of project managers in corporate environments.
You will benefit most from this course if you have at least some prior knowledge of project management procedures and practices. It is intended to support you in applying this knowledge through the use of Microsoft Project as a project management tool. Any additional experience having worked with forms and/or databases will be helpful.
- Navigate and understand the important features of the Microsoft Project environment
- Create a new project schedule from scratch
- Understand and work with task types, scheduling options, and task constraints
- Work with resources, including scheduling and assignment
- Manage the project schedule in accordance with the critical path and project baseline
- Print project views, dashboards, and various other kinds of reports
- Work with the Quick Access Toolbar and advanced calendar topics
- Add task notes; set task deadlines and priorities; and group, sort, filter, highlight, and add fixed costs to tasks
- Group, sort, filter, and highlight resources; set resource working-time exceptions and pool resources for sharing; and create resource budget cost items
- Work with multiple baselines and interim plans, update a project schedule using a status date, and resolve resource conflicts and scheduling issues
- Use the Task Form, Task Details Form, and Task Name Form; use the Resource Form and Resource Name Form; and understand the Relationship Diagram and compound views
- Consolidate projects using Master projects and Subprojects
- Use Project data in other applications, and create final reports