Microsoft Project is a project management software program that is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. This course is designed specifically to teach students the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Project. Students will learn to work with task, resource, and other views, and work with tables. Students will then create a new project plan, set plan properties, create and customize a plan calendar. Additionally, the student will add tasks, create recurring task, import tasks from Excel and Outlook, create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and create dependencies, and modify task properties. Then students will create resources, work with a resource pool, modify resource calendars, and assign resources. Finally, students will prepare a project plan for finalization.
The recommended prerequisite for this course is basic computer skills. Knowledge of project management fundamentals helpful.
This IAAP-certified course counts for 1.75 recertification points for the CAP certification under the Technology and Information Distribution content area. Email email@example.com with proof of completion of the course to obtain your certificate.