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Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is a project management software product, developed and sold by Microsoft. It is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

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2016

 Microsoft Project 2016 Part 1

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Microsoft Project 2016, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare learners for Microsoft Project 2016 Part 2.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for learners who have an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. 

Course skill level

Skill Level

Foundation

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have understanding of project management concepts.



01: Getting Started With Microsoft Project

This lesson will cover how to identify project management concepts, and navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 environment.

02: Defining A Project

This lesson will cover how to create a new project plan, define a project, and assign a project calendar.

03: Creating And Organizing Tasks

This lesson will cover how to add tasks to a project plan, import tasks from other programs, create a work breakdown structure, define task relationships, and schedule tasks.

04: Managing Project Plan Resources

This lesson will cover how to add resources to a project plan, create a resource calendar, enter costs for resources, assign resources to tasks, and resolve resource conflicts.

05: Finalizing A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to optimize a project plan, set a baseline, and share a project plan.



 Microsoft Project 2016 Part 2

This intermediate level course will expand learners' knowledge with an in-depth look at Project 2016.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for students with an understanding of project management concepts who are responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. Target students will be looking to acquire the advanced knowledge and skills a project manager needs to update a project plan in Project 2016 during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have understanding of project management concepts and the lessons covered in Project 2016 Part 1.



06: Executing A Project

This lesson will cover how to enter task progress, update task progress with sharepoint, update work, and update costs.

07: Monitoring Project Progress

This lesson will cover how to view project progress, add custom fields, create custom views, create a network diagram, and analyze a project plan.

08: Controlling A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to edit the task list, reschedule tasks, and update a baseline.

09: Reporting On Progress

This lesson will cover how to format and share a chart view, view existing reports, create custom reports, and create a visual report.

10: Customizing The Application

This lesson will cover how to change project options, create a project plan template, share resources, and link project plans.

2013

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

 Microsoft Project 2013 Part 1

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Microsoft Project 2013, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare learners for Microsoft Project 2013 Part 2.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for learners who are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Foundation

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have understanding of project management concepts.

01: Starting a Project

This lesson will cover how to project management 101, navigate and customize the project 2013 interface, add tasks to a project, and add resources to a project, and save a project.

02: Working With Project Calendars

This lesson will cover how to manage project time frames, and change working time.

03: Working With Project Tasks

This lesson will cover how to manage project tasks, and add summary tasks and milestones.

04: Working With Project Resources

This lesson will cover how to manage project resources, and allocate and level work resources.

05: Delivering A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to print project views, share projects, and export projects.



 Microsoft Project 2013 Part 2

This intermediate level course will expand learners' knowledge with an in-depth look at Project 2013 and prepare learners for Microsoft Project 2013 Part 3.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for learners who are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project plan, and share a project plan. 

06: Managing the Project Environment

This lesson will cover how to link projects, baseline a project, work with custom fields, change project options, and extend project with apps.

07: Managing Task Structures

This lesson will cover how to change a task list, create a network diagram, manage the critical path, use lag and lead, and analyze earned value.

08: Generating Project Views

This lesson will cover how to use view commands, use existing views, create custom views, and format and share the timeline view.

09: Producing Project Reports

This lesson will cover how to use existing reports, create custom reports, and export visual reports.

2010

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

 Microsoft Project 2010 Part 1

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Microsoft Project 2010, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare learners for Microsoft Project 2010 Part 2.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

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

Course skill level

Skill Level

Foundation

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have an understanding of project management concepts.

01: Getting Started With Microsoft Project

This lesson will cover how to explore the Microsoft Project 2010 environment, and display an existing project plan in different views.

02: Creating A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to create a project plan, assign a project calendar, add tasks to a project plan, enter the task duration estimates, and add resources to a project plan.

03: Managing Tasks In A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to outline tasks, link dependent tasks, set task constraints and deadlines, add notes to a task, and add a recurring task.

04: Managing Resources In A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to create a resource calendar, assign resources to tasks, enter costs for resources, and resolve resource conflicts.

05: Finalizing A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to shorten a project using the critical path, set a baseline, and print a project summary report.



 Microsoft Project 2010 Part 2

This intermediate level course will expand learners' knowledge with an in-depth look at Project 2010 and prepare learners for Microsoft Project 2010 Part 3.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and customize those plans through the implementation stage of a project.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have the ability to create and update project plans using Microsoft Project 2010 and a working knowledge of the lessons covered in Project 2010 Part 1.

06: Exchanging Project Plan Data With Other Applications

This lesson will cover how to import project information, export project plan cost data to an excel workbook, and copy a picture of the project plan information.

07: Updating A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to enter task progress, enter overtime work, edit tasks, reschedule a task, filter tasks, set an interim plan, create a custom table, and create a custom field.

08: Managing Project Costs

This lesson will cover how to update cost rate tables, group costs, and link documents to a project plan.

09: Reporting Project Data Visually

This lesson will cover how to create a visual report, customize a visual report, and create a visual report template.

10: Reusing Project Plan Information

This lesson will cover how to create a project plan template, create a custom view, make custom views available to other project plans, share resources, and create a master project.

2007

Professional Part 1

Professional Part 2

Server

Web Access

 Microsoft Project Professional 2007 Part 1

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Microsoft Project Professional 2007, providing a beginner level foundation of the application and prepare learners for Microsoft Project Professional 2007 Part 2.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

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

Course skill level

Skill Level

Foundation

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have understanding of project management concepts.

01: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

This lesson will cover how to explore the Microsoft Project 2007 environment, and display an existing project plan in different views.

02: Creating a Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to create a new project plan, assign a project calendar, add tasks to the project plan, enter the task duration estimates, and add resources in the project plan.

03: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to outline tasks, add a recurring task, link dependent tasks, set a constraint to a task, set a task deadline, and add notes to a task.

04: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to create a resource calendar, assign resources to tasks, assign additional resources to a task, enter costs for resources, enter values for budget resources, and resolve resource conflicts.

05: Finalizing the Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to display the critical path, shorten the project duration, set a baseline, and, print a project summary report.



 Microsoft Project Professional 2007 Part 2

This intermediate level course will expand learners' knowledge with an in-depth look at Project Professional 2007 and prepare learners for Microsoft Project Professional 2007 Part 3.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

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

Course skill level

Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have an understanding of project management concepts and a basic knowledge of the lessons covered in Project Professional 2007 Part 1.

06: Exchanging Project Plan Data With Other Applications

This lesson will cover how to import project information, export project plan data into excel, copy a picture of the project plan information.

06: Updating A Project Plan

This lesson will cover how to enter task progress, enter overtime work, split a task, reschedule a task, filter tasks, set an interim plan, create a custom table, create a custom report.

07: Managing Project Costs

This lesson will cover how to update cost rate tables, group costs, link documents to a project plan.

08: Reporting Project Data Visually

This lesson will cover how to create a visual report, customize a visual report, create a visual report template.

09: Reusing Project Plan Information

This lesson will cover how to create a project plan template, create a custom view, make custom views available to other project plans, share resources, create a master project.



 Microsoft Project 2007 Part 1 Professional

In this course, learners will use Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 to create, coordinate, and communicate project information in a consistent and efficient manner within the framework of an Enterprise Project Management (EPM) environment.

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for learners who needs to create and manage projects in an existing enterprise environment to optimize resources, analyze projects, and prioritize work to meet overall business objectives.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Advanced

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have an understanding of project management concepts and a basic knowledge of the lessons covered in Project Professional 2007 Parts 1 and 2.

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Hardware Requirements

You will need two computers: one to act as the domain controller running Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition; and one to act as the Project Server running Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition, Project Server 2007.

10: Creating a New Enterprise Project On the Project Server

This lesson will cover how to establish access to the project server, open an existing enterprise project, create a new enterprise project based on an enterprise template, and save a new project to the project server.

11: Resourcing an Enterprise Project

This lesson will cover how to substitute enterprise resources automatically, build a team from the enterprise resource pool, and add local resources to tasks.

12: Establishing the Project Baseline

This lesson will cover how to publish an enterprise project to the team, and save a baseline version.

13: Managing Project Updates

This lesson will cover how to update a project, update task progress, view update history, request progress information for selected tasks, mark task updates submitted by enterprise resources, and adjust updates from resources.

14: Managing a Project

This lesson will cover how to manage costs, manage issues, and mitigate risks.

15: Managing Project-Related Information

This lesson will cover how to change managers for assignments, request periodic status reports, view responses, upload a document, and AutoFilter project-related files.

16: Analyzing Enterprise Project Information

This lesson will cover how to compare versions of an enterprise project, and view projects in the project center.



 Microsoft Project Professional 2007 Web Access

In this course, learners will...

Course duration

Duration

6 hours

Course Target Audience

Target Audience

This course is designed for learners who who will need to interact with the Project Server environment to update project progress, view project and resource information, and manage tasks and their issues and risks.

Course skill level

Skill Level

Advanced

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Learners should have an understanding of project management concepts and a basic knowledge of the lessons covered in Project Professional 2007 Parts 1 and 2.

laptop

Hardware Requirements

You will need two computers: one to act as the domain controller running Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, and another to act as the Project Server running Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition, and Project Server 2007.

17: Using Project Web Access

This lesson will cover how to access project server, and change email notification settings.

18: Viewing Tasks In the Tasks Page

This lesson will cover how to view tasks page information, change task display order, search for task information in a view, filter tasks, set view options, and print task information.

19: Updating Task Assignments

This lesson will cover how to update progress on task assignments, attach notes to task assignments, create a new task, assign yourself to an existing task, notify your manager of your non-working time, and reassign a task.

20: Submitting Status Reports

This lesson will cover how to submit a requested status report, and submit an unrequested status report.

21: Managing Risks, Issues, and Documents

This lesson will cover how to work with risks, work with issues, work with documents, and filter risks, issues, and documents.

22: Viewing Project Status Within the Enterprise

This lesson will cover how to work in the project center, work in the resource center, work with reports, and create a custom field.

Course date

Date

At your earliest convenience

Course delivery options

Delivery Options and Class Capacity

Classroom, seminar/demo, e-learning, live online

Course location

Location

Your place of business

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