Microsoft Project 2021 Course Overview

Microsoft Project 2021 Course Overview

The Microsoft Project 2021 course is designed to equip learners with the skills to effectively use the Microsoft Project software for project management tasks. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of navigating the interface and starting a new plan, to more advanced techniques such as tracking progress, fine-tuning task details, and consolidating projects. Each module provides practice files and tasks to solidify the concepts taught. This course is beneficial for project managers and team members who aim to streamline project planning, resource allocation, and progress tracking using Microsoft Project 2021. The latest features of the 2021 version are highlighted, ensuring learners are up-to-date with the software's capabilities, making them proficient in managing projects of various scales and complexities.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure that you gain the maximum benefit from the Microsoft Project 2021 course, we recommend that you have the following minimum prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of project management concepts.
  • Familiarity with using personal computers, mouse, and keyboard.
  • Ability to navigate the Windows operating system, including basic file management and browsing.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, as it will help understand certain data management concepts within Microsoft Project.
  • An interest in learning how to use Microsoft Project to manage projects effectively.

Please note that these prerequisites are aimed at providing a baseline for the training and are not intended to be barriers to entry. This course is designed to be accessible to those who are new to project management software, as well as those with some experience looking to enhance their skills.

Target Audience for Microsoft Project 2021

Koenig Solutions' Microsoft Project 2021 course is designed for individuals seeking comprehensive project management software skills.

  • Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Team Leads and Supervisors
  • Business Analysts
  • PMO Specialists
  • Project Schedulers and Planners
  • Project Consultants
  • Construction Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Resource Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Engineers and Architects managing projects
  • Professionals involved in project procurement or contract management
  • Individuals seeking to learn advanced project management tools for career growth
  • Professionals aiming to transition into project management roles
  • Project team members who need to understand Microsoft Project for collaboration
  • Quality Assurance Specialists involved in project tracking

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Microsoft Project 2021?

Introduction to the Microsoft Project 2021 Course Learning Outcomes:

Develop essential skills in Microsoft Project 2021 for effective project management, from planning and scheduling to tracking progress and reporting, aligning with PMI practices.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the Microsoft Project interface and recognize the features of Project 2019 and earlier versions.
  • Create new project plans, set start dates, and configure project calendars and properties.
  • Construct a task list with manual and automatic scheduling, milestones, and dependencies.
  • Set up work, cost, and material resources, including pay rates, resource calendars, and resource documentation.
  • Assign resources to tasks and manage workloads to optimize project efficiency.
  • Customize Gantt charts, Timeline views, and reports for effective communication and stakeholder engagement.
  • Save and baseline your plan, track progress through completion percentages, and enter actual task values.
  • Refine task scheduling using constraints, task types, and the Task Inspector for precise project control.
  • Examine and adjust resource allocations, resolve overallocations, and assess the project's cost and finish date.
  • Implement advanced tracking techniques, reschedule incomplete work, and analyze variance for detailed progress reports.
  • Enhance reports with custom elements and integrate Project data with other software like Excel and Visio for comprehensive reporting.
  • Consolidate multiple projects, manage shared resource pools, and create inter-project dependencies.
  • Apply Agile project management principles using Microsoft Project, including backlog creation, sprint planning, and progress tracking.
  • Explore new features specific to the 2021 version of Microsoft Project to stay current with the latest project management tools.