Project - Level 1 Course



Course Details:

Length: 1 day

Price: $275/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Live Instructor Teaching

Certificate of Completion

Courseware: Print

Hands-On Learning?: Yes

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Methods:

Live Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

Onsite for Teams

Group Teams
@ Your Organization

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

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Course Overview

Learn the basic features of Microsoft Project and get more done quickly. Learn about: Project Plans; Task Lists; Setting Up/Assigning Resources; Formatting & Sharing Your Project Plan; Tracking Progress; Fine Tuning Task Scheduling & Details. View a MS Project course outline with detailed course lessons below.


Register Early: Registration Deadline is 2 Weeks Prior to Class Start.


Course Notes

Versions That Can Attend: Office 2021, 365, 2019, 2016, & 2013 (Microsoft Windows PC)
Course Taught With: Office version 2019/365 (Microsoft Windows PC) Software and Excel 2021/365 Courseware
Not Appropriate For: Macintosh versions of Office

Knowledge Prerequisites

• To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and use a browser to access websites. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the Windows for End Users Course.

Suggested Follow-Ons

Project - Level 2


Course Topics

Part 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Chapter 1: Project, Project Management, and You
Meet the Project program
Meet the Project family
Users of Project Standard and Project Professional
See the new features in Project Online desktop client
Review Futures in earlier versions
What was new in Project 2019
What was new in Project 2016
What was new in Project 2013
What was new in Project 2010
Take a project manager's perspective
Let's get started!

Chapter 2: Take a Guided Tour
Explore the Project user interface
Manage files and set options in the Backstage view
Sidebar: Templates: Avoid reinventing the wheel
Work with schedule details in views
Use reports to check a plan’s status
Skills review
Practice tasks

 

Part 2: Simple Scheduling Basics

Chapter 3: Start a New Plan
Create a new plan and set its start date
Set nonworking days in the project calendar
Enter the plan title and other properties
Sidebar: Project management focus: Project is part of a larger picture
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 4: Build a Task List
Create tasks
Sidebar: Project management focus: Defining the right tasks for the deliverable
Switch task scheduling from manual to automatic
Enter task durations and estimates
Sidebar: Project management focus: How do you come up with accurate task durations?
Enter milestone tasks
Create summary tasks to outline the plan
Sidebar: Project management focus: Top-down and bottom-up planning
Link tasks to create dependencies
Check a plan’s duration and finish date
Document task information
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 5: Set up Resources
Set up work resources
Sidebar: Equipment resource considerations
Enter the maximum capacity for work resources
Enter work resource pay rates
Sidebar: Project management focus: Getting resource cost information
Adjust working time in a resource calendar
Set up cost resources
Document resources by using notes
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 6: Assign Resources to Tasks
Assign work resources to tasks
Control work when adding or removing resource assignments
Sidebar: Project management focus: When should effort-driven scheduling apply?
Assign cost resources to tasks
Check the plan after assigning resources
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 7: Format and Share Your Plan
Customize a Gantt chart view
Sidebar: Drawing on a Gantt chart
Add tasks to a Timeline view
Sidebar: Panning and zooming a Gantt chart view from a Timeline view
Customize reports
Copy views and reports
Print views and reports
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 8: Track Progress: Basic Techniques
Understand progress tracking
Save a baseline of your plan
Track a plan as scheduled
Enter a task’s completion percentage
Enter actual values for tasks
Sidebar: Project management focus: Is the project on track?
Skills review
Practice tasks

 

Part 4: In-depth and special subjects

Chapter 16: Format and Print Views: In-depth Techniques
Format a Gantt chart view
Format a Timeline view
Format a Network Diagram view
Format a Calendar view
Print and export views
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 17: Format Reports: In-Depth Techniques
Create a custom report
Sidebar: How reports compare to views
Customize charts in a report
Customize tables in a report
Skills review
Practice tasks

Chapter 18: Customize Project
Share custom elements between plans
Record and run macros
Edit macros
Customize the ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Skills review
Practice tasks

 

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