Microsoft Project Level 1: Introduction
In this course, you will be able to construct basic project plans using Microsoft Project.
- Identify project management concepts and navigate Microsoft Project Professional.
- Create a new project plan.
- Add tasks to a project.
- Manage task relationships within a project.
- Manage project resources.
- Finalize a project plan.
- Update a project plan.
- Generate project views to manage a project.
- Create project reports to share a project's status.
- Reuse project plan information.
- Work with multiple projects.
This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts, as well as general desktop computer skills, and who will be responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. This course will give you the fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project necessary to construct basic project plans.
In addition, target students will be looking to acquire the advanced knowledge and skills needed to update a project plan in Microsoft Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic knowledge and skills using the Microsoft® Windows® operating system—preferably the most current version. While you do not need to be an expert, some experience and competency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel®, will be useful. Finally, having a foundational knowledge of project management concepts will help prepare you for working with Microsoft Project.
Module 1: Getting Started
1.2-Creating a new project
1.4-Understanding the WBS
Module 2: Shaping the Schedule
2.1-Linking and Unlinking tasks
2.2-Enabling the Critical Path
2.3-Working with task dependencies
2.4-Using lag and lead time
Module 3: Resources, Calendars and Costs
3.2-Assigning resources to tasks
3.3-Using the cost budget resource
3.4-Working with Calendars
3.5-Managing Resource rates
3.6-Learn about fixed costs
Module 4: Task Type & Allocations
4.1-Task Type Settings
4.2-Working with Fixed Units
4.3-Working with Fixed Duration
4.4-Using Fixed Work
4.5-Variable resource assignments
4.7-Manually adjust work assignments
Module 5: Tracking Project Progress
5.3-Managing Task Updates
5.4 Comparing Actual vs Baseline
Module 6: Managing Project Information & Reporting
6.1-Use filters and groups
6.2-Modifying the Gantt Chart
6.3- Customizing the Ribbon