Microsoft Project 2019 Course for beginners to advanced
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Microsoft Project 2019 Course for beginners to advanced

Program development, resource program, tracking, updating and reporting in Microsoft Project.
4.1 (156 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
20,012 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Basic to Advanced Level project planning
  • Full and complete course
  • Complete Project Planning & Mointoring process
  • Be able to use microsoft office

Our objective is to present you the course in a easiest way, make you feel it is easy to use, easy to grasp, easy to learn and easy to implement in your project management goals.

This course is developed keeping in considerations about growing requirements and aspirations of students, mid-professionals, young-professionals in learning the project management skills. The planning is pre-requisite before starting any meaningful project nowadays for all kind of industries such as construction, software and manufacturing sectors.

To adopt best practices of project management, a project planning software will act as a intermediate tool to the project management professional.

The course takes you to all of the key aspects of project planning starting from,

  1. Pre-program development stage

  2. Creating a program and assigning resources stage

  3. Program tracking and updating stage

  4. Formatting, project communications and report stage.

Course duration has been kept at 1.5 hour for strategic purpose to align with the motivation of learners, in a fast paced professional life they tend to learn in a short period of time. Learning is only a stage set for practice, we want our learners and students to practice by learning in an easiest way.

Practice makes a person perfect.

Thank you!

Instructor, Prime Project Control

Who this course is for:
  • Project Managers
  • Schedulers
  • Planning Engineers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Construction Engineers
  • Software Planners
  • Project Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Contract Engineer
  • Contract Manager
  • Contract Specialist
  • Delay Analysts
  • Planners
  • Project Planning
  • Cost Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Students
  • Professionals
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 01:36:35
+ Pre-Program Developement
3 lectures 20:01

This lectures takes you into the basics of project planning and the role of Microsoft project in planning a program

Preview 02:56

Getting started with takes you to the process of installation of the Microsoft Project Professional, start up and important settings in the project options.

* On start up, the landing page takes you to sections such "New", "Recent" "Account" and "options"

In New section you can create a new project template or choose a pre-designed templates from the options.

in Recent section you can open the recently used project files

"Account" details associated with your particulars such as emails and Microsoft account is shown.

Options - In options section you have pre-determine and set key important options which will play important role in developing your program. The key options to check are general, display, schedule and advanced.

Preview 06:43

The details of the project layout is thoroughly discussed and glanced through to understand the functions of it. The table area, chart area, quick access, status bars are some of the important features of the project layout.

Calendar - Before starting a program a project specific calendar has to be determined such as work hours, days, holidays and work week details.

The determined and set calendar has to be assigned to the project.

Preview 10:22
+ Creating a program and assigning resources
4 lectures 38:48

This lectures discuss about stages of the project planning.

1. Tender Stage Planning

2. Project Initiation Stage

3. Project Monitoring Stage

4. Project Closing Stage.

The lecture details out the WBS structure and activities.

WBS level of schedules and the more details projected in the program improves the quality and level of the schedules.

Indenting under WBS is thought in the lecture.

The Dependency type for activities linkage is discussed in more details in the lecture.

Creating a Project Program (Presentation session)

The students will be able to learn how to add activities and indent under specific group to create EBS structure.

Insert activities, duration, start and finish details

Link the activities in "Predecessor" & "Successor" linking through relevant and logical correct dependency type.

The tasks modes are discussed such as "auto scheduled or "manually scheduled" and its relationship to the tasks.

Importance of Indenting and Outdenting in creating groups and relationships.

Inserting summary tasks and milestones.

The constraints to be considered to the activities area - as soon as possible,must start, must finish, start milestones, finish milestones, start not later than, start no earlier than, finish no earlier than and finish no later than.

Task types are discussed such as the "Fixed Units", "Fixed Durations and "Fixed Work". The Task Types play a key role in calculating the project.

Demostration of creating activities and linking activities

Create resources in resource sheet.

The resources are created as materials, cost and work.

The resources are assigned to the activities.

Creating and Assigning Resource (Resource loading into the program)

After assignment of resources to the activities perform check for overallocation.

In case of overallocation of the resources identify over impacted resources and perform resource levelling.

The importance of Team Planner in resource levelling is discussed in details in the lecture.

The students will learn about the importance of identifying overallocation and levelling of the resources in the project.

Resource Overallocation and Resource levelling
+ Program Tracking and Updating
2 lectures 16:25

This lecture takes you to the details of setting a baseline and clearing baseline to the program.

The importance of baseline for tracking the progress of the program is highlighted and students will learning importance of the baseline in this lecture.

Setting a Baseline

After setting a planned program as a baseline, the next important thing to do is track and update the progress during the project period.

The tracking feature allows you to regularly identify late tasks, critical tasks, slippage against baseline and slack.

The updating of % complete, % work complete and actual details are discussed in details and students will learn systematic approach in updating the project progress.

Project Tracking and Updating
+ Formatting, Project Communication & Reports
2 lectures 21:21

The students will get insights of  formatting functions and their importance in customising the presentation format.

Project communication presents the file saving format, printing features and exporting.

Formatting, Project Communications and Reports

The reports sections shows the ease of generating reports of various useful details such as dashboard, in progress task details, resource reports, financial reports.

The lecture also demonstrates development of S curve from the program.

Continued - Reports with Demo of S Curve
+ Quiz
0 lectures 00:00

This is to enable learners to  assess their understanding level  and proficiency in Microsoft Project.

Proficiency Quiz on Microsoft Project
10 questions