Microsoft Project 2013 for Beginners: Master the Essentials
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Microsoft Project 2013 for Beginners: Master the Essentials

The Fastest Way to Learn Microsoft Project 2013 Inside and Out - On Your Schedule.
4.5 (426 ratings)
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2,343 students enrolled
Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 6/2018
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This course includes
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Practice what you learned with included exercise files
  • Calendars and timelines
  • Discover how to work with costs, deadlines, and overcome scheduling issues
  • Learn critical paths
  • Setting up tasks and tracing their paths
  • Resource allocation
  • Assign resources to a task
  • Leveling
  • Interim plans and baselines
  • Safeguards and restrictions
  • Bonus practice files
  • How to measure a project against a baseline project
  • Learn how to use Project 2013 on a touch device
  • Learn valuable new skills for complex projects at work
  • Utilize calendars and timelines in MS Project 2013
Requirements
  • Microsoft Project 2013
Description

Create Successful Projects Like a Pro with Microsoft Project 2013

  • Master the Fundamentals of Microsoft Project
  • Export Data to Other Programs
  • Create Visually Pleasing Presentations
  • Manage and Complete Tasks Efficiently

A Comprehensive Project-Creation Tool from Microsoft

Microsoft Project is one of the only Microsoft programs not offered in the popular Microsoft Office suite, which includes Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Project is available in a standard as well as a professional version. The professional version includes extra features, such as tools for team collaboration and access to Microsoft's Project Server. Both versions allow users to keep track of every aspect of a variety of project types, including the ability to share and communicate between programs, trace task paths, and create graphical reports.

Overview and Contents

This course is designed for those who are new to Microsoft Project 2013, as well as those who are upgrading to 2013 from previous versions of the software. Knowledge of Microsoft Project is a great tool for anyone whose job involves managing many people and resources. The only requirement is access to the Microsoft Project 2013 program.

Over the course of sixty-three lectures, downloadable transcripts and MP3s, and more than thirteen hours of content, this Simon Sez IT tutorial will guide you through the fundamentals of Microsoft Project, beginning with the basics, and marking your progress with an online quiz. Content will cover: designing custom projects, using templates, learning to trace task paths, exporting your work to other Microsoft programs, uploading to the cloud, accessing the ribbon and other toolbars, managing tasks, allocating resources, defining deadlines, managing calendars, and much more.

Upon completion of this course, you will possess all the tools you need to use Microsoft Project 2013 to organize, access, and deliver your projects on time.

Just Take a Look at These Top Rated Reviews...

★★★★★ “Although you can find some of this course on you tube, this one is more thorough and detailed, so I can only recommend 100%. It revealed to me some tips that I couldn't find on any other tutorials.” -Florin Istratoiu

★★★★★  “The instructor delivers excellently. He is very timely, clear and concise in his explanations. This course takes you from zero with practical examples on the features and capabilities of MS Project.” -Dianne Garvey

★★★★★ "I like the fact that I had access to the files (download them) and be able to work later on my own to follow if I was doing things correctly.” -Brandon Silva

 ★★★★★ “The course was interesting and well organized. The short lessons allowed me to finish a topic in the middle of my work day. The instructor spoke well and was easy to listen to.” -Janice Tabbut

 ★★★★★  Simon's narration is well paced, and easy to follow. He matches everything he says with demonstrations on screen. I've learnt a lot about Microsoft Project 2013 and can't wait to put my learning into action.” -Steven Doig

** Updated July 2017. English close captions added

Who this course is for:
  • Users new to Project 2013 and those upgrading from previous software versions
  • Anyone new to the project management role
  • New project managers
  • Anyone who wants to learn project management and Microsoft Project
Course content
Expand all 63 lectures 13:30:03
+ Introduction
7 lectures 19:55
Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience
01:33
Course exercise files
00:23
Course transcripts
230 pages
Microsoft Project 2013 keyboard shortcuts
8 pages
MP3 audio files
00:22
+ Using Touch
1 lecture 05:58
Overview of Principles and Touch Gestures
05:58
+ The Ribbon and Toolbars
5 lectures 30:17
The Ribbon
12:19
Quick Access Toolbar
05:15
Mini Toolbar
04:26
Contextual Menu
03:32
Status Bar
04:45
+ Keyboard Shortcuts
1 lecture 06:22
Keyboard Shortcuts and Key Tips
06:22
+ Tasks Basics
3 lectures 31:54
Project Information
06:05
Project Options, Entry Bar, Timeline, Properties
11:24
+ Dependency Basics
1 lecture 09:52
Link/Unlink Tasks; Setting Up Dependencies between Tasks
09:52
+ Resource Basics
2 lectures 19:24
Resource Sheet View
12:16
Resource Assignment
07:08