2 days

Course Description

This course addresses the features of Microsoft's Project application, which is specifically designed to address the needs of project managers in corporate environments.

Prerequisites

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.

After completing this course, you will know how to:

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