Microsoft Project: The Full Course - Become an Expert Today
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Microsoft Project: The Full Course - Become an Expert Today

Everything You Need to Learn Microsoft Project Today! Bonus and extra lessons from the very Basics to Advanced skills.
4.3 (168 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2016
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn all You Need to Manage Your Project Using Microsoft Project
  • Create Your Own Project Plan using Microsoft Project
  • Add and Manage Resources within Your Project
  • Work with Budget, Costs, and Material in Microsoft Project
  • Understand Views and even Customize Your Own Views
  • Update Status within Your Schedule and Determine Work Remaining
  • Use Earned Value Analysis in Microsoft Project
  • Create Reports and Export Data to Other Applications
  • Students should have their own version of Microsoft Project; however, this is not necessary.

Five Hours of Lectures and Offline Review Material

Now finally... Complete training on Microsoft Project in one place. This tutorial is designed for the very novice to the expert to teach you all there is within Microsoft Project. 

Consistently rated high.  This course is constantly updated with new videos as questions arise from students in the course.

Newly Updated with information on Microsoft Project 2016

Experience learning Microsoft Project at your own pace, picking the lessons you want to emphasize and learning the easiest way through guided lessons.

All the resources you need are here. If you have your own copy of Microsoft Project, that's great, as we will be sharing the Microsoft Project samples from the lectures and you will be able to try out the lessons on your own.

In this course, we will cover everything on Microsoft Project for you to be an expert

  • Creating your project plan
  • Scheduling tasks and milestones
  • Adding and working with resources
  • Working with views and reports
  • Tracking progress and updating your project plan
  • Developing customized features and reports
  • Linking with Microsoft Excel

And More…

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Also, complete this course and receive 5 PDU's applicable to PMI Certification.

Through completing this course, Microsoft Project: The Full Course - Become an Expert Today, you can receive 5 PDU's applicable to Certification from the Project Management Institute.  A typical course offered by PMI for 5 PDU's costs $243 for non-members.  This course then is great value to earn those needed PDU's.

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Who this course is for:
  • This course is design for people learning Microsoft Project from the Basics to Advanced skills
  • This course is intended for a wide audience.
  • No prior experience using Microsoft Project is necessary.
Course content
Expand all 52 lectures 05:44:17
+ Getting Started with Microsoft Project
8 lectures 44:10

Welcome to the Microsoft Project - The Full Course.  This brief lecture will introduce you to the course and course format.

Preview 04:55

Please see this article for the link for where to obtain reference materials for this course.

Intro 2: Materials and Files for Course

Introductory lecture for getting started using Microsoft Project.

Preview 02:21

This section will cover the Microsoft Project ribbon and it's features.  Additional handouts on the ribbon are located within the files for this course.

Preview 10:15

This section covers what particular settings need to be adjusted in Microsoft Project before building your schedule.

Preview 06:10

This lecture covers what are the important fields for tasks in Microsoft Project.

Preview 08:34

This lecture covers the important fields for resources in Microsoft Project.

Lecture 1-4: Important Resource Fields

This lecture covers the particular items in Microsoft Project for setting up your view.

Lecture 1-5: Setting Up Your View

Tests on knowledge for setting up MS Project.

Quiz on Setting Up Project
1 question
+ Building Your Project Plan within Microsoft Project
9 lectures 58:07

Introduction into Section 2.  We will be working within Microsoft Project in this section.

Preview 02:13

This lecture covers what is a Work Breakdown Structure and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure.

Lecture 2-1: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

In this section, we will be using our Work Breakdown Structure from the previous session to create tasks within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 2-2: Creating Tasks in Microsoft Project

This session will focus on creating resources for the Project file.

Lecture 2-3: Adding Resources to Your Project (Part 1)

This section will focus on material and other resources.

Lecture 2-4: Adding Resources to Your Project (Part 2)

Tests on Knowledge of Project Resources

Quiz on Project Resources
1 question

In this lecture, we will link tasks within Microsoft Project in order to show a full time line for the schedule.

Preview 06:35

In this lecture, we will discuss additional task linkages available within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 2-6: Linking Tasks (Part 2)

In this session, we will discuss how to add milestone events to the project schedule.

Lecture 2-7: Adding Project Milestones

In the last session we completed the project schedule but in this session, we will discuss how to modify the project file without losing the schedule integrity.

Lecture 2-8: Adding and Deleting Tasks within the Schedule
+ How to View Your Project Plan and Resources
7 lectures 38:04

Introduction into this section.

Introduction - Project Views

In this session, we will discuss the project's critical path and how to view it properly within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 3-1: The Critical Path

In this session, we will discuss other Gantt type views and their purpose within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 3-2: Additional Gantt Type Views

This session explains the Network Diagram and how it is useful to the Project Manager.

Lecture 3-3: The Network Diagram

This session opens up the Network Diagram within Microsoft Project and shows how to format the Network Diagram.

Lecture 3-4: Customizing the Network Diagram
Network Diagram Quiz
1 question

This sessions shows how to use Split Views within Microsoft Project and what is the purpose of using split views.

Lecture 3-5: Using Split Views

Within this lecture, we will cover the views that are dedicated to resources.

Lecture 3-6: Views focused on Resources
+ Additional Work With Project Resources in Microsoft Project
6 lectures 36:22

Introduction to this section on resources.

Lecture 4-1: Project Resources Introduction

This lecture covers the proper way to remove resources from tasks within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 4-2: Removing Resources

Within this session, we will cover how to safely replace one resource with another within the Project Schedule.

Lecture 4-3: Replacing Resources

In this lecture, we will cover how to add special schedules for resources within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 4-4: Resource Special Schedules

Often, when planning resources, resources will have more work assigned to them per day than they can accommodate.This session will cover how to resolve these scheduling problems using Microsoft Project.

Lecture 4-5: Resolving Resource Overallocations

This lecture will cover how to automatically reschedule resources if they are over-burdened using a levelling function in Microsoft Project.

Lecture 4-6: Using Automatic Leveling
+ How to Work with Costs and Budgets using Microsoft Project
4 lectures 18:50

Introduction into how to use Microsoft Project for budgeting your project.

Introduction - Project Budgeting

This lecture describes how to properly add the costs to both material and people resources within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 5-1: Adding Costs to Resources

After adding costs to resources, we will review within this lecture how to view the project's cost.

Lecture 5-2: Determining the Project's Cost

This lecture will focus on how to establish a budget for the project that will be used to evaluate how the project is performing.

Lecture 5-3: Determining the Project's Budget
Costs Quiz
2 questions
+ How to Update the Progress and Status of Your Schedule
4 lectures 31:33

This section introduces the subject of what is statusing a project schedule.

Lecture 6-1: Project Statusing Introduction

During this lesson, we will cover the particular fields that are important within Microsoft Project for updating the status of a project schedule.

Lecture 6-2: Fields in Microsoft Project for Status

This is an intense lesson on how to properly update the status of a project schedule.  This section may be long but  it is one of the most crucial portions of the entire class.

Lecture 6-3: Proper Method for Updating Status

During this lecture, we will discuss how to correct for problems in status updates.  This happens often when team members give you updated status on tasks that were already complete.

Lecture 6-4: Fixing Issues with Status Updates
+ How to Use Project Reports and Data Exports
3 lectures 18:03

This lecture introduces the topic of reports and discusses the type of reports that are available within Microsoft Project.

Lecture 7-1: Define the Reports and Print Outs

This section discusses the type of reports that are available for printing and also the Project Comparison report.

Lecture 7-2: Printable Reports and Project Comparison

This lecture discusses Visual Reports, reports exportable to Excel, and how to perform data exports.

Lecture 7-3: Visual Reports and Data Exports
Reports Quiz
1 question
+ How to Manage Earned Value in Microsoft Project
3 lectures 30:35

This lecture introduces the topic of earned value and provides examples of the specific terms important to Earned Value Analysis.

Lecture 8-1: What is Earned Value Management

This lecture shows how to perform Earned Value calculations and analysis in Microsoft Project and discusses the differences between Estimate at Completion and Cost fields.

Lecture 8-2: How to Perform Earned Value Management in Microsoft Project

During this lesson, we will be showing how you can get reports from Microsoft Project to show Earned Value information for the project.

Lecture 8-3: Reports for Earned Value Management
Earned Value Quiz
1 question
+ How to Link Microsoft Project with Other Applications
3 lectures 23:42

This is a brief introduction on linking Microsoft Project.

Intoduction - Linking Microsoft Project

This lecture discusses the ways in which the data from a Project Schedule can be viewed within a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.

Lecture 9-1: How to Show My Schedule in a Presentation

This lesson covers the ways to dynamically link task information from Microsoft Project with Microsoft Excel.

Lecture 9-2: Linking with Microsoft Excel
+ Bonus Material and Answers to Questions
4 lectures 35:23

Within this lecture, we will be covering the main differences between Microsoft Project 2010, 2013, and 2013.  I will be showing a file created in MS Project 2010 and transferring that file over to MS Project 2016 and then back again to show any particular changes or problems that may occur.

Bonus Lecture: Microsoft Project 2016 Lesson and Lecture

This lecture is in answer to a question from a participant on Microsoft Project work weeks.  The question was "How can i adjust the weekly nonwork days to be only one day a week ( i.e/ friday) and display that on ganttchart ?"

The answer to this question is a little complex and the video covers many scenarios.

Bonus Lecture: Modifying the Standard Work Week

This lecture covers how to modify the Microsoft Project global template so that settings and reports do not have to be updated manually every time a new project is created.

Bonus Lecture: Modifying the Standard Project Template

This is in answer to particular question wanting me to expand on Effort Level tasks.

Effort Level Tasks - Answer to Question