Microsoft Project 2016 Beginners

Microsoft Project 2016 Beginners

This course introduces you to Microsoft Project 2016, and teaches you how to master the software to more effectively manage your projects. Microsoft Project is one of the most widely used project management tools in the world, and all project managers should know how to use the tool. You will learn how to manage projects from start to finish and use various features to organise plans, resources, tasks, budgets, workloads and much more.

Simon Sez IT
Updated May 14, 2019

Course Overview

Microsoft Project is the Microsoft Corporation's project management software. Since it's development MS Project has become one of the most widely used project management applications in existence. It provides assistance to project managers and coordinators by organizing plans, resources, tasks, budgets, workloads and much more, all while keeping track of a project's overall progress from start to finish. By taking this Beginners course, you'll get a detailed grounding in MS Project and enhance your Project Management capabilities.

Target Audience

Project Managers, aspiring Project Managers

Learning Objectives

In this course you will learn:

  • About the Workspace, The Ribbon, Help basic and Project Options

  • How to navigate project calendars, timelines and critical paths

  • Setting up tasks and dependencies between them, including lag and lead times

  • Exploring project costs, levelling and how to resolve resource over-allocations

  • Get useful techniques for tracing task paths to simplify unruly Gantt charts

  • See how to set-up baselines and interim plans

  • Learn how to work with costs, deadlines and overcome scheduling issues

  • See how to save your project as a template for future projects

  • Microsoft Project 2016 Advanced