This practical course will give participants a full insight into creating effective schedules using Microsoft® Project 2016, allowing you to estimate, coordinate, budget, staff, and control projects and support other users. This workshop is kept up to date with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide and the Practice Standard for Scheduling.
Who should attend?
Project managers and schedulers
Individuals who would like to learn more about the dynamic scheduling process using Microsoft® Project
Individuals in a project management career path who need to sharpen their skills in scheduling
Users of past versions of Microsoft® Project who want to get up to speed with the new features of Project 2016
You’ll learn how to:
Understand what’s new in Project 2016
Initialize Project 2016 to start project planning
Create a well-formed project schedule
Understand task types and the schedule formula
Assign resources and costs to tasks
Analyze resource utilization and optimize the schedule
Set a baseline and track progress
Create and manage project reports
Customize views and fields
Apply Earned Value Management
Understand the basics of managing multiple projects
2 days intensive and interactive classroom training on MS Project 2016.
Training by certified and experienced instructors.
Practical applications of MS 2016 in real world scenarios
Detailed course material highlighting applications of MS Project 2016
18 PDUs on completion of training.
Course completion certificate issued by ITIC System.
This 2-day training will include the following topics:
Course goals and objectives
Getting Started with Project 2016
Project 2016: What’s New and General Overview
Setting Up a New Project Schedule (templates, options, save, etc.)
Setting the Project Calendar
The Planning Processes
Importing Tasks (Word, Excel, SharePoint)
Creating and managing the WBS (include tasks, manually scheduled tasks, summary tasks and milestones, as well as custom WBS coding)
The Rolling Wave Approach
Entering Duration and Work Estimates
Types of Tasks
The Principle of Dynamic Scheduling
Choosing the Right Type of Dependency
Entering Dependencies in Project 2016
Different Applications of Dependencies
Entering Deadlines, Constraints, and Task Calendars
Use of Deadlines and Constraints
Entering Deadlines and Constraints in Project 2016
Entering Resources and Costs
Types of Resources
Entering Resources in Project 2016
Calendars and Resources
Entering Costs in Project 2016
Assignments in a Schedule
Assignments and Task Types
Entering Assignments in Project 2016
Assignments, Budgets, and Costs
Optimizing the Schedule
The Critical Path Method and the Resource Critical Path
Optimizing Time, Cost, and Resources in Project 2016
Updating the Schedule
Updating Strategies and Situations
Prepare the Status and Forecast Report in Project 2016
Using Visual Reports
Formatting and Printing in Project 2016
Customizing Fields in Project 2016
Earned Value Management (EVM)
Overview of EVM
Applying EVM with Project 2016
Evaluating the Project
Evaluating the Project Performance
Project Benefits and Results
Templates for Future Projects
Tools and Checklist
Best Practices Checklist
Creating Consolidated Schedules
Using a Resource Pool
Links across Projects
Solving common problems
Analyzing the Critical Path across Projects
What to expect in this program?
Equipping you with the necessary understanding of the tools and concepts of a PM methodology
Leveraging Microsoft® Project to initiate, plan, execute, control, and close projects
Preparing you for 74-343 certification exam
A familiarity with key project management concepts and terminology is recommended, as well as basic Windows navigation skills and prior experience managing projects using Microsoft® Project.
Professionals and students who wish to better understand project management concepts and those responsible for creating and maintaining project plans will find this course useful. If you have already mastered the previous versions of MS Project then this course is a must for you to learn all the additional improvements that have come with the 2016 version. Resource managers will find the new end-to-end experience for managing and optimizing resource utilization particularly useful.
MS Project has been a great help to project managers through the years helping them manage change; track and control project commitments, assign resources and requirements with ease and accuracy and share the project progress with stakeholders and management. This latest edition of MS Project that is the 2016 version takes the tool to a new level. With such improvements as improved timelines, Tell Me integration and full support for Office add-ins, this is a must learn tool for aspiring managers and management students.
Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund.
Why Train With Us?
At ITIC System, our industry experts and professional trainers, deliver the best courses to help you get the knowledge and also get the certification in the least cost and time. Accredited as a registered education provider of Project Management Institute, US (REP ID 4562) ITIC System provides quality training to help you boost your career.