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Project 2019/2021

SS Course: 3000697

Course Overview


Welcome to Microsoft Project 2019/2021. This course is designed to familiarize you with the features and functions of Microsoft Project so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.



Scheduled Classes


What You'll Learn


In this course, you will be able to construct and maintain project plans during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

You will:

  • Identify project management concepts and navigate Microsoft Project Professional.
  • Create a new project plan.
  • Add & manage tasks 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.


Viewing outline for:

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
Topic B: Navigate in the Microsoft Project Desktop Environment

Lesson 2: Defining a Project

Topic A: Create a New Project Plan File
Topic B: Set Project Plan Options
Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

Lesson 3: Adding Project Tasks

Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
Topic B: Enter Task Duration Estimates

Lesson 4: Managing Tasks

Topic A: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Topic B: Define Task Relationships
Topic C: Schedule Tasks

Lesson 5: Managing Project Resources

Topic A: Add Resources to a Project
Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 6: Finalizing a Project Plan

Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
Topic B: Set a Baseline
Topic C: Share a Project Plan

Lesson 7: Updating a Project Plan

Topic A: Enter Task Progress
Topic B: Enter Overtime Work
Topic C: Edit Tasks
Topic D: Update Cost Rate Tables
Topic E: Update a Baseline

Lesson 8: Viewing Project Progress

Topic A: Use View Commands
Topic B: Add a Custom Field
Topic C: Create Custom Views
Topic D: Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 9: Reporting on Project Progress

Topic A: View Built-in Reports
Topic B: Create Custom Reports
Topic C: Create a Visual Report

Lesson 10: Reusing Project Plan Information

Topic A: Create a Project Plan Template
Topic B: Share Project Plan Elements with Other Plans

Lesson 11: Working with Multiple Projects

Topic A: Share Resources
Topic B: Link Project Plans



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.
You can take any of the following course offerings from Logical Operations to attain the requisite knowledge and skills:
Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 (Second Edition)
Microsoft® Office Word: Part 1 (any current version)
Microsoft® Office Excel®: Part 1 (any current version)
Project Management Fundamentals (Third Edition)

    Who Should Attend


    This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. Target students will be looking to acquire the fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project necessary to construct a project plan and the knowledge and skills needed to update the plan in Microsoft Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

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