Microsoft Project Introduction
This Microsoft Project 2016 Live Online course is ideal for project managers, coordinators or team members who need to track projects electronically.
- Create tasks and manage task durations
- Create relationships between tasks, set constraints and deadlines and identify tasks on the critical path
- Understand the basics of resourcing
- Track a project that is underway
Participants will need to be familiar with the Windows Operating System and be able to open, close and save files. Experience using Microsoft Excel is an advantage.
Participants must have installed and have access to Microsoft Project 2016 software on their computer to use during the session.
We require a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed, and an up-to-date web browser for this training. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.
It is also recommended that you have a second screen attached to your computer. This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.
- Navigate around the Gantt Chart view
- Create a new project
- Set start / finish dates
- Define time
- Adjust working time in a calendar
- Ass public holidays and new calendars
- Import task information
- Create summary tasks
- Insert tasks
- Add task notes
- task durations
- Create milestones
- Create task relationships/links
- Enter lag and lead time
- Understand project slack
- View the critical path
- Add constraints and deadlines
- Assign a different calendar to a task
- Print the Gantt chart
- Save for PDF
- Create a resource pool
- Assign resources to tasks
- Fix overallocated resources
- Create and set a baseline
- View the baseline in the tracking Gantt
- Track actual changes in the Tracking table
- Add a variation
- Progress lines
- View a timeline