Microsoft Project 2016 For Beginners: Master the Essentials

Become an expert at the world's most popular project management software. 9 hours of professional training.
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  • Lectures 65
  • Length 9.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Beginners Step-by-Step Guide to Microsoft Project 2016

  • Complete beginner's course gives you extensive mastery of Microsoft Project 2016
  • Now have professional organization to any job or project
  • Learn valuable new skills for complex projects at work
  • Starts right at the beginning with an easy intro to the software
  • Clear introduction to the Workspace, The Ribbon, and Help basics, Project Options, and Task Basics
  • Gets you started with using Project 2016 on a touch device
  • Advance to greater complexity with Subtasks, Dependencies, Deadlines, and Resources
  • Learn how to work with costs, deadlines, and overcome scheduling issues
  • How to save your project as a template for future projects
  • Practice along with included exercise files
  • 9 hours of professional video with 63 individual lessons that make everything clearer and easy to remember

Learn Microsoft Project 2016 For Beginners

Here is the easy to understand training every beginner project manager needs to quickly master Microsoft Project 2016. This was one of Microsoft's very first applications created way back in the 1980s. It has since become a standard and constantly evolving tool for project managers.

Microsoft Project helps you develop a plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage your budget, and analyze workloads. This video course, taught by a professional trainer with a background in project management, takes you step by step from the very beginning through all these functions. You go from very simple projects to more complex understanding and operation of Project's capabilities.

Since Microsoft Project 2016 is used in a great many businesses and organizations, the skills you learn here could make you more valuable at work.

Contents and Overview

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

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

The 2nd chapter takes on the basics you need to start 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, using Ribbons, and the Status Bar.

Next comes using Touch, Task basics, and Project Options. By now students are becoming proficient with Project 2016. The chapters that follow lead learners through all the various aspects of managing a project.

These more advanced topics carry the student through Tracking Costs, Tracking the Project, Budgeting, and Reporting.

Each topic is explained with its own professional video that shows you in detail how to properly use the function. Nine hours of enlightening video gives you in-depth understanding of each topic.

There are 63 individual lessons included. Students will complete the course with an excellent mastery of Microsoft Project 2016, one of the world's most popular software applications.

What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Project 2016

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Practice what you learned with included 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

What 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

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
Introduction
Preview
04:36
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Article
Course exercise files
Article
Course demo files
Article
Acquiring Project 2016
07:18
Course Review
Preview
07:23
What's New in Project 2016
04:25
Section 1 Quiz
1 question
Section 2: Workspace, The Ribbon and Help
The Project 2016 Workspace
Preview
15:11
Online Help
Preview
08:15
Ribbon and Toolbars
13:05
Status Bar
04:20
Keyboard Shortcuts and Tips
06:02
Section 2 Quiz
3 questions
Section 3: Using Touch
Overview of Principles
08:51
Section 3 Quiz
1 question
Section 4: Project Options
Overview of Project Options
15:34
Section 4 Quiz
1 question
Section 5: Task Basics
Entering Tasks
Preview
10:17
Opening and Closing Projects
08:08
Exercise 1
01:06
Task Properties
08:54
Section 5 Quiz
4 questions
Section 6: Subtasks
Subtasks
Preview
14:00
Exercise 2
01:07
Section 6 Quiz
1 question
Section 7: Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones
Linking and Unlinking Tasks
15:21
Setting Constraints and Deadlines
15:31
Setting Milestones
08:29
Exercise 3
12:03
Section 7 Quiz
3 questions
Section 8: Resources
Filling Up the Resource Sheet
13:52
Resource Assignment Basics
10:24
Adding Resources to Tasks
10:33
The Basics of Scheduling
15:12
Resource Leveling Basics
15:00
Leveling Options
17:10
Exercise 4
03:49
Section 8 Quiz
6 questions
Section 9: Views and Timelines
Views - Part 1
Preview
13:47
Views - Part 2
11:06
Timelines
10:07
Section 9 Quiz
3 questions
Section 10: Costs
Setting Cost for Tasks
07:47
Exercise 5
01:51
Adding Cost Resources
15:57
Setting Up Budget Cost
07:45
Section 10 Quiz
2 questions
Section 11: Baselines and Critical Paths
Measuring a Project Against a Baseline
08:28
Working with Critical Path
09:36
Exercise 6
Preview
01:31
Changing Baselines
11:36
Section 11 Quiz
2 questions
Section 12: Tables
Modifying Task and Resource Tables
11:42
Section 12 Quiz
2 questions
Section 13: Gantt Chart
Formatting a Gantt Chart
13:57
Section 13 Quiz
1 question
Section 14: Notes
Applying Notes to Tasks or Resources
04:59
Section 14 Quiz
1 question
Section 15: Printing and Spellchecking
Modifying Print Options and Printing your Current View
09:06
Spellchecking Your Project
05:58
Section 15 Quiz
2 questions
Section 16: Tracking Progress
Tracking Progress - Part 1
Preview
14:16
Tracking Progress - Part 2
14:43
Exercise 7
03:14
Section 16 Quiz
3 questions
Section 17: Reporting
Reporting - Part 1
10:37
Reporting - Part 2
13:42
Exercise 8
05:57
Section 17 Quiz
2 questions
Section 18: Tracking Costs
Recording Costs
09:10
Section 18 Quiz
2 questions
Section 19: The Organizer
Using the Organizer to Manage Views
07:00
Section 19 Quiz
2 questions
Section 20: Saving Projects
Save As Options
09:33
Section 20 Quiz
2 questions
Section 21: Project Security
Password Protect an MPP file
07:17
Section 21 Quiz
1 question
Section 22: Project Templates

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