Ultimate Microsoft Project 2016 Course - Beginner to Expert
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Ultimate Microsoft Project 2016 Course - Beginner to Expert

18 Hours of Training. The Most Convenient Way to Boost Your Confidence And Learn MS Project 2016 Inside And Out—Quickly
4.4 (147 ratings)
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Created by Simon Sez IT
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 19 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 4 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.
  • Import and exporting of project data.
  • 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
View Curriculum
  • Microsoft Project 2016

Learn Project 2016 Inside and Out with This 2-Course Training Bundle

  • Includes 2 complete courses: The Project 2016 Beginner Course & The Project 2016 Advanced Course
  • Includes 18 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 advanced topics
  • Printable course transcriptions to follow along and take notes

Keep Track of Projects from Start to Finish With Microsoft's Comprehensive Program

Microsoft Project is the Microsoft Corporation's project management software. 

Over the years since its initial development, MS Project has become one of the most widely used project management applications in existence. It provides assistance to project managers and coordinators by organizing plans, resources, tasks, budgets, workloads and much more, all while keeping track of a project's overall progress from start to finish. Knowledge of Microsoft Project can be an invaluable tool for anyone whose work requires the orchestration of long-term projects and plans.

Contents and Overview for the 9-Hour Project 2016 Beginner Course

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.

These more advanced topics carry you 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 insightful video gives you in-depth understanding of each topic.

63 individual lessons are included. Upon completion of the course, you'll have an excellent mastery of Microsoft Project 2016.

Contents and Overview for the 9-Hour Project 2016 Advanced Course

Even difficult features and activities are made easy. This course keeps things understandable and logical to follow. It starts with an overview of the course structure and how to get the most out of the training.

Chapter 2 launches into Consolidation and Resource Sharing, giving you advanced insight into how to create efficiency with staff and materials. This is often where major savings begin for a business or organization that uses MS Project.

Chapter 3 shows you how to set up recurring tasks to save lots of time and effort. Chapter 4 instructs you how to set up custom fields, an advanced activity that lets you customize MS Project for your company or project.

Chapter 5 delves into Outline Codes and WBS codes. It's important to note each chapter is concluded with an exercise. This gives you the opportunity to practice applying concepts and actions in real-life situations.

Chapter 6 lets you master all advanced aspects of the Costs section of MS Project 2016. This gives you the ability to control cost across multiple projects to bring them all in under budget.

Subsequent chapters show you how to customize a number of aspects of MS Project, create a variety of helpful reports and how to use macros.

* Includes quizzes, exercise files, demo files and certificate of completion

** Updated July 2017: English close captions added

** Updated June 2017. Course transcripts now available.

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
123 Lectures
Introduction to Project 2016 Beginner Course
8 Lectures 28:27

Essential Information for a Successful Training Experience

Course Exercise Files

Course Demo FIles

Downloadable Course Transcripts

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

Online Help

Ribbon and Toolbars

Status Bar

Keyboard Shortcuts and Tips

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

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

Section 4 - Quiz
1 question
Project Beginner: Task Basics
4 Lectures 28:24

Opening and Closing Projects

Exercise 1

Task Properties

Section 5 - Quiz
4 questions
Project Beginner: Subtasks
2 Lectures 15:07

Exercise 2

Section 6 - Quiz
1 question
Project Beginner: Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones
4 Lectures 51:24
Linking and Unlinking Tasks

Setting Constraints and Deadlines

Setting Milestones

Exercise 3

Section 7 Quiz
3 questions
Project Beginner: Resources
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 4

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

Views - Part 2


Section 9 Quiz
3 questions
Project Beginner: Costs
4 Lectures 33:19

Exercise 5

Adding Cost Resources

Setting Up Budget Cost

Section 10 Quiz
2 questions
30 More Sections
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