Microsoft Project 2016 Beginner to Intermediate Course
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Microsoft Project 2016 Beginner to Intermediate Course

The Most Convenient Way to Boost Your Confidence And Learn MS Project 2016 Inside And Out—Quickly
4.4 (37 ratings)
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3,642 students enrolled
Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 7/2017
Price: Free
  • 14.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Consolidating multiple projects.
  • Learn to effectively split projects into sub-projects.
  • How to track costs.
  • Effective use of budgets.
  • Manage cost rate changes.
  • Includes exercise files.
  • Learn valuable new skills for complex projects at work
  • Discover how to work with costs, deadlines, and overcome scheduling issues
  • Learn critical paths
  • Setting up tasks and tracing their paths
  • Discover how to use subtasks, dependencies, deadlines, and resources
  • How to format a Gantt chart
  • Resource allocation
  • Leveling
  • Interim plans and baselines
  • Safeguards and restrictions
  • Learn how to use Project 2016 on a touch device
  • How to measure a project against a baseline project
  • How to save your project as a template for future projects
  • Utilize calendars and timelines in MS Project 2016
  • Assign resources to a task
  • Discover how to manage cost rate changes
  • Use of outline codes and WBS codes
  • How to use macros the speed up use and work more efficiently
  • Practice what you learned with included exercise files
  • Discover how to manage cost rate changes
  • Know how to import and exporting of project data
  • Learn effective use of budgets and tracking costs
  • Use of outline codes and WBS codes
  • Learn to effectively split projects into sub-projects
  • Consolidating multiple projects
View Curriculum
  • Microsoft Project 2016 desktop version for Windows installed and ready to use on your computer.

Learn Project 2016 Inside and Out

  • Includes 14 hours of high-quality training by your professional trainer
  • Taught by a Certified Project Manager with real project management experience
  • Practice along using exercise files
  • Watch and learn with demo project files
  • Progresses logically from beginning with an easy intro to intermediate topics

Contents and Overview

This course starts right at the very beginning. It doesn't assume you know anything about Microsoft Project, so beginners will feel right at home.

The first video lesson introduces you to the software. You'll learn how to get your own copy of Project 2016, see what's new in version 2016 and explore the structure of this course.

The second chapter takes on the basics you need to begin using Project 2016. It first discusses the Help section where you can get answers and tutorials for any question that comes up. This chapter also discusses creating a Workspace, using Toolbars, Ribbons and the Status Bar.

Continue on as you learn how to use touch, task basics and project options. By now you will have become proficient with Project 2016. The chapters that follow lead learners through all the various aspects of managing a project. Discover how to use project consolidation and resource sharing, giving you advanced insight into how to create efficiency with staff and materials.

Learn how to effectively track costs, budgets, create reports, outline and

Each topic is explained with its own professional video that shows you in detail how to properly use the function.

Upon completion of this course you will know the essentials of Microsoft Project 2016.

Exercise files, demo files are included.

Who is the target audience?
  • Users new to Microsoft Project 2016 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
  • Project Managers and other business professionals who are familiar with Microsoft Project 2013 (or previous versions) and are looking to deepen their knowledge with more advanced skills.
  • Experienced Project Managers or those who are familiar with MS Project 2016 or 2013
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Curriculum For This Course
95 Lectures
Course Introduction
7 Lectures 28:10
Course Introduction

Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience

Course Exercise Files

Course Demo FIles

Acquiring Project 2016

Course Review

What's New in Project 2016

Section 1 Quiz
1 question
Workspace, The Ribbon and Help
5 Lectures 46:52
The Project 2016 Workspace

Online Help

Ribbon and Toolbars

Status Bar

Keyboard Shortcuts and Keytips

Section 2 Quiz
3 questions
Using Touch
1 Lecture 08:51
Overview of Principles

Section 3 Quiz
1 question
Project Options
1 Lecture 15:34
Overview of Project Options

Section 4 Quiz
1 question
Task Basics
4 Lectures 28:24
Entering Tasks

Opening and Closing Projects

Exercise 01

Task Properties

Section 5 Quiz
4 questions
2 Lectures 15:07

Exercise 02
Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones
4 Lectures 51:24
Linking and Unlinking Tasks

Setting Constraints and Deadlines

Setting Milestones

Exercise 03

Section 7 Quiz
3 questions
7 Lectures 01:26:00
Filling Up the Resource Sheet

Resource Assignment Basics

Adding Resources to Tasks

The Basics of Scheduling

Resource Leveling Basics

Leveling Options

Exercise 04

Section 8 Quiz
6 questions
Views and Timelines
3 Lectures 35:00
Views - Part 1

Views - Part 2


Section 9 Quiz
3 questions
4 Lectures 33:19
Setting Cost for Tasks

Exercise 05

Adding Cost Resources

Setting Up Budget Cost

Section 10 Quiz
2 questions
22 More Sections
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