Microsoft Project 13/16/19 - Like a Boss (Exam 74-343 prep)
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Microsoft Project 13/16/19 - Like a Boss (Exam 74-343 prep)

From Beginner to Boss with Project 2013, 2016, 2019. Incl. keyboard shortcuts and many Quick Reference Guides.
4.3 (410 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.
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Created by Brian Culp
Last updated 10/2018
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Prepare for and pass the 74-343 exam
  • Configure project tasks
  • Create a project schedule
  • Estimate and track project costs
  • Report project information to stakeholders
  • Allocate project resoures
  • Edit resource assignments
  • Assign multiple resources
  • Control the schedule of a project
  • Display Critical Path information
  • and much more
Requirements
  • It is not necessary, but students will be best served by having an install of Project on their PC
  • Either the Standard or Professional editions will do for this course
Description

In the U.S, entry-level project managers average nearly $90,000 per year using methodologies like Agile and Waterfall, and tools like Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Project Like a Boss is how PMs learn the tools.

Join Agile-certified project manager, Microsoft-certified trainer, and bestselling Udemy instructor Brian Culp for a comprehensive course that guides students from newbie to ninja using Microsoft's powerful project management application, the same one used at Fortune 500 companies throughout the world.

Brian's Like a Boss series has received hundreds of  five-star reviews. Here's what others are saying:

"Excellent content!  Just what I was looking for to enhance productivity at the office." -Paige Popejoy

"Great personality and explained things well. Felt like he was at my desk explaining it to me."  -William Potts

"I can't believe how much I learned. The instructor is great and the lessons were so easy to follow." Sherie L.

"Very precise, clear and constructive." -Forent Sidler

"Perfect."  -Yvonne Belo

Project Like a Boss includes approximately 8 hours of video instruction delivered in over 100 separate lessons, making it perfect for learning the application from the ground up, or for going back to review/refresh on a specific skill.

New Updates: includes downloadable study guide for the Microsoft 74-343 Exam.

Brian has been teaching Microsoft Project since the 2000 edition, and is vary  familiar with Project's most powerful features, including these learning objectives: 

  • creating and editing tasks 

  • assigning resources

  • estimating project costs

  • managing resource calendars   

  • sharing project vitals 

  • manage task dependencies

  • identify a project's critical path

  • and much more

Additionally, the course objectives will help you prepare  for the Microsoft 74-343 Certification Exam. 

Best of all, you'll learn by doing.

By starting with a simple project, you'll gain the scale-able, real-world experience of building a project from the ground up, and then adding in tasks, resources, and costs. 

This experience will let students jump right into the learning process, and will also set the table for using one of Project's many templates as a starting point for a future project.

There's nothing to lose, except another day of not managing your projects more effectively.

There's an old saying in the project management game: "Projects become a year late one day at a time." 

So don't let this be another day. Whether you use Agile, Waterfall, or Hybrid project management techniques, Microsoft Project can be a valuable tool in your arsenal. Enroll today to unlock the potential of Microsoft Project, and your potential as a project manager.

Plus, you always have the peace of mind of Udemy's refund policy. See you in class!

Who this course is for:
  • Newbies looking to quickly get up to speed on Microsoft Project
  • Seasoned Gantt chart gurus looking for power tips and tricks
  • Students interested in career advancement by passing the 74-343 Certification exam
Course content
Expand all 104 lectures 06:33:18
+ Laying the Foundation: Project Concepts and Interface
5 lectures 14:20
Understand Project Views
04:38

A certification is a good way to prove your capabilities with a prospective employer. If you're planning on taking the 74-343, be sure to download this exam objective list and keep it handy as you progress through the course.

Downloadable Exam Objectives
3 pages
+ Creating a Project
5 lectures 22:40
Create a New Project Plan
04:35
Enter Tasks
04:10
Add Milestones
03:29
Link Tasks
05:35
+ Project Scheduling
7 lectures 25:40
Schedule with the Gantt Chart
04:25
Task Documentation
03:24
Project duration
02:45
Assign Working Time
04:51
Use an Alternate Calendar
04:27
Work Time Exceptions
02:50
Manage calendars
02:58
+ Assign Resources to Tasks
12 lectures 44:03
Set Up Project Resources
04:53
Resource Capacity
04:50
Resource Pay
04:35
Add Resource Notes
02:39
Duration vs Units vs Cost
03:33
Assign Resources to Tasks
04:07
Manage Resources
03:39
Use the Task Form
03:08
Set Resource Time Exceptions
02:42
Part Time Resources
03:14
Delete a Resource
03:23
+ Manage Task Relationships
12 lectures 45:36
Use Automatic Scheduling
03:58
Summary Tasks
05:00
Use Finish to Start relationships
04:59
Change Task Dependencies
02:28
Placeholder tasks
03:39
Cut Copy Paste
05:09
Task Constraints
02:56
Manage Task Constraints
05:55
Mitigate Date Constraints
02:28
Project Deadlines
03:25
Change the Default Task Type
01:46
+ Track the Progress of Your Project
15 lectures 55:38
Understand Effort-Driven Tasks
03:36
Configure Effort-Driven Tasks
04:23
Assign Cost resources
02:04
Assign Material Resources
02:43
View Project Cost and Duration
04:24
Recurring Tasks
04:04
Save a Baseline
03:08
Update Task Completion
03:44
Update Actual Work Values
04:09
Gantt Chart Formatting
04:35
Advanced Gantt Chart Formatting
03:41
Customize the Timeline
03:37
Timeline Pan and Zoom
02:53
Annotate the Gantt Chart
04:12
Config the Gantt Timescale
04:25
+ Make Project Adjustments
14 lectures 01:00:41
The Task Inspector
04:14
Per Task Work Time
04:11
Change Task Types
05:45
Task Type Views
04:49
The Critical Path
03:57
Manually enter a Summary Task
03:39
Inactivate a Task
02:47
Interrupt a Task
03:05
Multiple Resource Availability
05:39
Multiple Resource Pay Rates
03:59
Multiple Resource Cost Tables
03:09
Assignment Countours
04:42
Delay work on a task
04:51
Resource Capacity
05:54
+ Refine the Project Plan
9 lectures 31:08
Update the Project Baseline
02:26
Create an Interim Plan
04:12
Track Remaining Work
03:46
Track Remaining Cost
02:09
Enter Manual Costs
03:48
Identify Project Slack
03:26
Reschedule Incomplete Work
04:16
Identify Task Slippage
04:46
Use Additional Baselines
02:19
+ Communicate Project Details
11 lectures 42:56
Run a Report
03:34
Print Reports and Views
02:49
Adjust Printing
03:58
Advanced Printing
02:51
Copy and Paste Views
03:14
Highlight Task Relationships
03:07
Format Calendar Views
03:26
Format Network Diagrams
04:23
Custom Reports
06:39
Manage Custom Reports
03:58
Compare Projects
04:57
+ Collaboration with Microsoft Project
12 lectures 44:04
Use Project Templates
02:14
Resource Pools
02:29
Sharer Projects
03:05
Connect to a Resource Pool
03:43
Resource Pool Tasks
04:35
Troubleshoot Overallocation
06:28
Use a Master Project
04:12
Dependencies Between Projects
04:56
Filter and Group Data
02:59
Summarize a Project
03:23
Archive Project Data
02:57
Import From Excel
03:03