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MS55181 - Microsoft Project 2016: Digging Deeper (MS55181)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration : 2 Days

This Intermediate Microsoft Project 2016: Digging Deeper class takes an in-depth approach to key features of Project 2016 including task entry and linking, resource and resource management, and examining and updating projects. You will learn to efficiently manage projects, create master projects and sub-projects, create and customize visual reports, work with resource pools, and learn about costing.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is intended for students who want to start with the basics and learn how to use Microsoft Project 2016.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

  • None

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Work with the advanced formatting features of the Gantt chart and network diagrams.
     
  • Create master projects and subprojects in Project 2016.
     
  • Create customized project reports.
     
  • Work with resource pools.

Course Content

Module 1 : Starting a Project from an Existing Project , Excel Workbook , or SharePoint Task List

This module explais how to get started witha a project 

Lessons 

  • Starting a Project

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Set project optioons
  • Create a project from an existing project 
  • Create a project from an Excel Spreadsheet
  • Create a project from an SharePoint  List

 

Module 2 : Advanced Methods for Managing Tasks and Resources

Lessons 

  • Managing Tasks and Resources 
  • Understanding Elapsed versus Actual Time Settings
  • Setting Task Constraints
  • Splitting and Delaying Tasks
  • Using the Task Inspector 
  • Analyzing Crticial Tasks and Critical Path 
  • Using Lag Time and Lead time
  • Analyzing Task Assignments
  • Using the Team Planner
  • Using a Resource Pool and Sharing Resources
  • Managing Resource Availability and Pay Rates

Lab : Advanced Methods for Managing Tasks and Resources

  • Change the Task Dependency
  • Creating a Task Constraint
  • To Split a Task : Using the Gantt Chart View 
  • Viewing the Task Inspector 
  • Viewing the Critical Path 
  • Set Lag time and Lead Time
  • Adding a Note through the Assignment Information Dialog Box 
  • Displaying a Team Planner and Apply Formatting 
  • Sharing a Resource Pool
  • Changing a Pay Rate

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Work with task dependencies
  • Distinguish elapsed versus actual time settings
  • Set task constraints
  • Split and delay tasks
  • Use the Task Inspector 
  • Analyze task assignments
  • Use thge team planner
  • Us e a resoucre pool and share resource
  • Manage resource availability and pay rates.

 

Module 3 : Managing the Prohect with Advanced Techniques

This module explains how to manage projects with advanced techniques in Microsoft Project 2016

Lessons

  • Using leveling to solve resource Overallocations
  • Amending Tasks 
  • Understanding Baseline and Interim Plans
  • Analyzing Project Costs and Creating Budgets 

Lab : Managing the Project with Advanced Techniques

  • Using Leveling to Solve resources overallocations : Using Gantt 
  • To amend tasks 
  • Setting Additional Baselines
  • Creating Budgets

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Use leveling to solve resource overallocation
  • Amend tasks
  • Understand baseline and interim plans 
  • Analyze project costs and create budgets

 

Module 4 : Formatting and Customizing views

This module explains how to format and customize views. 

Lessons

  • Customize the Gantt Chart 
  • Creating a Custom View 
  • Applying filters 
  • Using Work Breakdown Structure ( WBS ) Codes

Lab : Formatting and Customizing  Views

  • Customizing the Gantt Chart Using Gantt Chart View
  • Creating a custom View 
  • Apply Filters
  • Use Work Breakdown Structure ( WBS ) Codes

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Customize the Gantt Chart
  • Create a custom view
  • Apply filters
  • Use Work Breakdown Structure ( WBS ) codes

 

Module 5 : Reporting 

This module explains how to use reporting in Microsoft Project 2016 

Lessons 

  • Creating Visual Reports
  • Editing Reports

Lab : Reporting 

  • Creating Visual Reports
  • Editing a Report

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Create Visual reports
  • Edit Reports

 

Module 6 : Working with Templates

This module explains how to work with templates in Microsoft Project 2016

Lessons 

  • Using Subproject within a project 
  • Using the Organizer to Maintain Templates

Lab : Working with Templates

  • Using Subreports within a Project
  • Using the Organizer

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Use subproject within a project
  • use the organizer to maintain templates

 

Course ID: MS55181


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