Mastering Microsoft Project Part 1 – Creating a Project (2016)

Mastering Microsoft Project Part 1 - Creating a Project (2016)

# of Lessons

19

Duration

2:18:52

Skill Level

Everyone

MSRP

$20

Instructor(s)

Christina Tankersley

Available Captions

English

Also Included

Practice Files, Knowledge Check, High-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging™” Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Master the core features of Microsoft Project 2016 – a high-quality project management software  In this course, PMP and Certified Technical Trainer, Christina Tankersley, will familiarize you with the basic tools and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in your real-world environment.  A thorough project plan is vital to any project manager’s success. While it is tempting to quickly dive into tasks and assignments, carefully developing a plan is worth the effort. It will save you time and money in the end. This course covers critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan during the planning phase of a project. If you are assigned to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with Microsoft Project and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.   Microsoft Project has been around since 1984 and has become a staple in many project manager’s toolkits. This course will show you how to navigate Microsoft Project 2016’s interface and create a new project plan. You’ll learn ways to use different views to display information on your screen. Using the 2016 version of MS Project, you’ll have all the tools you need to add and schedule tasks, create schedules, track progress, manage resources, and oversee budgets.  A related course, Mastering Microsoft Project Part 2 – Managing a Project is recommended after completing this course.   NOTE: To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills.  The Bigger Brains “PM Fundamentals” course covers these topics and is a recommended prerequisite.  Microsoft® Project Professional 2016 is a powerful tool for planning and managing projects.   Topics covered include:  

  • Identifying project management concepts 
  • Navigating the Project 2016 environment 
  • Creating and defining a new project plan 
  • Creating and organizing tasks 
  • Managing resources in a project plan 
  • Finalizing a project plan 

  This course includes nineteen easy-to-understand lessons that introduce you to all the fundamental features of Microsoft Project 2016. When you’re done with these lessons, you’ll be ready to start your project with enthusiasm and confidence.  Over 2 hours of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging” TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Course Contents:

#  Lesson  Length 
1  Project Management Concepts, Part 1  6:53 
2  Project Management Concepts, Part 2  7:37 
3  Navigate the MS Project 2016 Environment  6:39 
4  Create a New Project Plan  5:11 
5  Define a Project  9:25 
6  Assign a Project Calendar  7:13 
7  Add Tasks to a Project Plan  6:43 
8  Importing Tasks from other Programs  5:58 
9  WBS, Notes, and Milestones  8:09 
10  Define Task Relationships  9:02 
11  Schedule Tasks  5:35 
12  Add Resources to Plan  10:50 
13  Create a Resource Calendar  3:53 
14  Enter Costs for Resources  3:58 
15  Assign Resources to Tasks  8:07 
16  Resolve Resource Conflicts  12:47 
17  Optimize a Project Plan  12:00 
18  Set a Baseline  4:27 
19  Share a Project Plan  4:25 

Related Course Recommendations:

Mastering Microsoft Project Part 2 - Managing a Project (2016)
Project Management Fundamentals
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