Microsoft Project 2016 Workshop
In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016, as well as familiarizing you with the advanced features and functions, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.
- Create and define a new project plan.
- Create and organize tasks.
- Manage resources in a project plan.
- Finalize a project plan.
- Update a project plan to reflect progress as you execute the project.
- Monitor project progress in the project plan.
- Adjust the project plan to control constraints.
- Create project reports to share a project’s status.
- Customize project settings and share customizations with other projects.
Who Should Take This Course
This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 necessary to create and save project plans, as well as managing time, tasks and resources.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills, as well as being familiar with using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10. Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2016.
Why You Should Take This Course
Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded 13 PDUs by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
Register 21 days before class start date and save 10%! Enter discount code EARLY10 during registration.
Register 21 days before class start date and save $250! Enter discount code EARLY250 during registration.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project
Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
Topic B: Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
Lesson 2: Defining a Project
Topic A: Create a New Project Plan
Topic B: Define a Project
Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar
Lesson 3: Creating and Organizing Tasks
Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
Topic B: Import Tasks From Other Programs
Topic C: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Topic D: Define Task Relationships
Topic E: Schedule Tasks
Lesson 4: Managing Project Plan Resources
Topic A: Add Resources to a Project Plan
Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts
Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan
Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
Topic B: Set a Baseline
Topic C: Share a Project Plan
Lesson 6: Executing a Project
Topic A: Enter Task Progress
Topic B: Update Task Progress with SharePoint
Topic C: Update Work
Topic D: Update Costs
Lesson 7: Monitoring Project Progress
Topic A: View Project Progress
Topic B: Add Custom Fields
Topic C: Create Custom Views
Topic D: Create a Network Diagram
Topic E: Analyze a Project Plan
Lesson 8: Controlling a Project Plan
Topic A: Edit the Task List
Topic B: Reschedule Tasks
Topic C: Update a Baseline
Lesson 9: Reporting on Progress
Topic A: Format and Share a Chart View
Topic B: View Existing Reports
Topic C: Create Custom Reports
Topic D: Create a Visual Report
Lesson 10: Customizing the Application
Topic A: Change Project Options
Topic B: Create a Project Plan Template
Topic C: Share Resources
Topic D: Link Project Plans
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.