Planning & Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019
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Planning & Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019

Plan and control projects with and without resources using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016, 2019 and 365.
4.5 (1 rating)
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.
12 students enrolled
Created by Paul E Harris
Last updated 2/2020
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This course includes
  • 8 hours on-demand video
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This course aims to teaching students how to plan and control projects with and without resources up to an intermediate level using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Requirements
  • Students should be working in a project environment and understand how projects are planned and controlled.
  • Students should have knowledge of the following subjects project management processes, how to plan a project including the development of a Work Breakdown Structure and experience in the use of PCs and an understanding of the operating system.
Description

This course aims to teaching students how to plan and control projects with and without resources up to an intermediate level using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 and 2019.

This course aim to teach participants:

-  The user interface and how to create projects,

-  Scheduling projects without resources,

-  Filters layouts, printing, baselines,

-  Updating an un-resourced project,

-  Creating and assigning roles and resources,

-   Controlling projects with resources and costs,

-  Tools and utilities.

Who this course is for:
  • Project managers and schedulers who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects.
  • Programme Managers, Project Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against their organizational requirements.
Course content
Expand all 39 lectures 07:53:30
+ Creating a Project Schedule
1 lecture 20:21

Topics:

-  Understanding Planning and Scheduling Software

-  Understanding Your Project

-  Level 1 – Planning without Resources

-  Level 2 – Tracking Progress without Resources

-  Level 3 – Planning with Resources

-  Level 4 – Tracking Progress of a Resourced Schedule.

Module 2 – Creating a Project Plan
20:21
+ Navigation and Setting the Options
2 lectures 42:22

Topics:

-  Starting Microsoft Project Professional and Standard

-  Identify the Parts of the Project Screen

-  Customizing the Screen

-  Microsoft Project Windows

-  Status Bar

-  Forms Available from the Ribbon Groups

-  Right-clicking with the Mouse

-  Finding the Task Bars in the Gantt Chart

-  Setting up the Options

-  Mouse Pointers

-  Select All button

-  Short Cut Keys

-  Help – Tell me what to do

Module 3 - Navigation and Setting the Options
20:01
Workshop 1 – Navigation and Setting Your Project Options
22:21
+ Creating Projects and Templates
2 lectures 18:34

Topics:

-  Starting Microsoft Project

-  Creating a Blank Project

-  Opening an Existing Project

-  Re-opening a Project

-  Creating a Project Template

-  Creating a New Project from a Template

-  Saving Additional Project Information

-  Using the Alt Key and Keystrokes to Access Commands

-  Saving a Project

-  Closing Microsoft Project

-  Workshop 2 - Creating a Project.

Module 4 - Creating Projects and Templates
10:28
Workshop 2 - Creating Project and Templates
08:06
+ Defining Calendars
2 lectures 25:50
Module 5 – Defining Calendars
17:42
Workshop 3 Maintaining the Calendars
08:08
+ Adding Tasks
2 lectures 25:36

Topics:

-  Understanding Tasks

-  Adding New Tasks

-  Understanding Change Highlight

-  Copying and Pasting Tasks

-  Copying Tasks from Other Programs

-  Milestones

-  Reordering Tasks by Dragging

-  Sorting Tasks

-  Task Information Form

-  Elapsed Durations

-  Indicators Column

-  Assigning Calendars to Tasks

-  Workshop 4 - Adding Tasks.

Module 6 – Adding Tasks
23:22
Workshop 4 - Adding Tasks
02:14
+ Organizing Tasks Using Outlining
2 lectures 10:08

Topics:

-  Understanding Outlining

-  Creating an Outline

-  Promoting and Demoting Tasks

-  Summary Task Duration Calculation

-  Summarizing Tasks

-  Project Summary Task

-  Workshop 5 - Entering Summary Tasks.

Module 7 – Organising Tasks Using Outlining
07:35
Workshop 5 - Entering Summary Tasks
02:33
+ Formatting the Display
2 lectures 31:36

Topics:

-  Formatting the Columns

-  Formatting Time Units

-  Formatting the Bars

-  Row Height

-  Format Fonts

-  Format Timescale

-  Format Gridlines

-  Format Colors

-  Format Links, Dependencies, Relationships, or Logic Lines

-  Workshop 6 - Formatting the Bar Chart.

Module 8 – Formatting the Display
26:58
+ Adding Task Dependencies
2 lectures 17:56

Topics:

-  Understanding Dependencies

-  Understanding Lags and Leads

-  Restrictions on Summary Task Dependencies

-  Assigning Task Dependencies

-  Scheduling the Project

-  Workshop 7- Adding the Relationships.

Module 9 – Adding Task Dependencies
15:15
Workshop 7- Adding the Relationships
02:41
+ Network Diagram View
2 lectures 16:32

Topics:

-  Understanding the Network Diagram View

-  Adding and Deleting Tasks in the Network Diagram View

-  Adding, Editing and Deleting Dependencies

-  Formatting the Task Boxes

-  Formatting Individual Boxes

-  Formatting the Display and Relationship Lines

-  Early Date, Late Date and Float/Slack Calculations

-  Workshop 8 – Schedule Calculations.

Module 10 – Network Diagram View
12:46
Workshop 8 – Network Diagram and Schedule Calculations
03:46