Microsoft Project Professional 2016 Course Overview

Microsoft Project Professional 2016 Course Overview

The Microsoft Project Professional 2016 course is designed to help learners master the essentials of Microsoft Project 2016. It guides participants through comprehensive lessons on project management fundamentals and the specific features of the software. Starting with Module 1, individuals get acquainted with Microsoft Project and understand how it can enhance their project management skills.

As they progress through modules like Simple Scheduling Basics and Starting a new plan, learners build foundational knowledge. They'll learn to create task lists in Module 4, set up resources in Module 5, and assign resources to tasks in Module 6. Subsequent sections delve into more advanced topics such as tracking progress, fine-tuning project plans, and reporting project status.

By the end of the course, participants will be adept at using Microsoft Project 2016 for effective project management, sharing information with other programs, and consolidating projects and resources. This course equips learners with the skills to keep projects organized, on track, and within budget.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the Microsoft Project Professional 2016 course, the following are the minimum required prerequisites:

  • Basic proficiency with Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of project management and an understanding of the basic project planning process.
  • Experience with using any version of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel, for tasks such as creating and formatting tables, understanding formulas, and managing data.
  • An interest in learning how to use Microsoft Project to manage and track project progress effectively.

Please note, while previous experience with Microsoft Project is not a requirement, it can be beneficial. This course is structured to guide you from the fundamentals to more advanced features of Microsoft Project, ensuring a comprehensive understanding regardless of your starting skill level.

Target Audience for Microsoft Project Professional 2016

Microsoft Project Professional 2016 is a comprehensive course designed to enhance the project management skills of professionals using Microsoft Project software.

  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Coordinators
  • Business Analysts
  • PMO Analysts
  • Project Schedulers
  • Project Controllers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Support Staff
  • IT Managers
  • Anyone involved in planning, implementing, and managing projects using Microsoft Project

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Microsoft Project Professional 2016?

  1. Introduction: The Microsoft Project Professional 2016 course is designed to equip students with the essential skills for managing projects effectively using Microsoft Project 2016.

  2. Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the fundamentals of project management and how to apply them using Microsoft Project.
  • Navigate and utilize the Microsoft Project 2016 interface for project planning and management.
  • Create a new project plan, set up a project calendar, and define project start and end dates.
  • Build and manage a task list, including setting up tasks, durations, dependencies, and milestones.
  • Set up and manage project resources, including people, equipment, and materials.
  • Assign resources to tasks and adjust assignments to manage workload and resource availability.
  • Apply formatting techniques to enhance project plans and make them more presentable and easier to understand.
  • Track and update project progress to reflect real-world changes and compare against the original plan.
  • Utilize advanced scheduling techniques to optimize the project schedule and handle complex task arrangements.
  • Generate, customize, and interpret project reports to communicate status and performance effectively to stakeholders.
  • Explore advanced formatting for project plans and reports to tailor information to specific audience needs.
  • Share project information seamlessly with other programs and ensure data integrity when exchanging data.
  • Consolidate multiple projects and manage shared resources to ensure efficient resource utilization across projects.
  • Implement customization within Microsoft Project to fit the unique needs of your projects and organizational standards.