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Microsoft Project 2016 Part 1

1 Day

Price: $320

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Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1. This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features & functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so you can use it effectively & efficiently in a real-world environment.
This course covers the critical knowledge & skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project. In other words, if your supervisor assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with Project 2016 & share it with your supervisor (& others) for review & approval.


In this course, you will learn to create & engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016.
You will:

  • Identify project management concepts & navigate the Project 2016 environment.
  • Create & define a new project plan.
  • Create & organize tasks.
  • Manage resources in a project plan.
  • Finalize a project plan.


This course is designed for a person with an underst&ing of project management concepts & who is responsible for creating & maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental underst&ing of Microsoft Project 2016 necessary to create & save project plans.

This course is also for anyone seeking to become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft Office Project 2013.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge & skills. You should also have basic knowledge & skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10.


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
  • Topic B: Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment

Lesson 2: Defining a Project

  • Topic A: Create a New Project Plan
  • Topic B: Define a Project
  • Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

Lesson 3: Creating & Organizing Tasks

  • Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Import Tasks From Other Programs
  • Topic C: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Topic D: Define Task Relationships
  • Topic E: Schedule Tasks

Lesson 4: Managing Project Plan Resources

  • Topic A: Add Resources to a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
  • Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

  • Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Set a Baseline
  • Topic C: Share a Project Plan