Microsoft® Project 2016 Training

Upcoming Training

    Course Overview
    • 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
Learning Objectives
  • 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
Key Features
    • 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 structure
  • 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
Entering Tasks
  • 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)
Entering Estimates
  • Estimating Approaches
  • The Rolling Wave Approach
  • Entering Duration and Work Estimates
  • Types of Tasks
Entering Dependencies
  • 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
Entering Assignments
  1. Assignments in a Schedule
  2. Assignments and Task Types
  3. Entering Assignments in Project 2016
  4. Assignments, Budgets, and Costs
Optimizing the Schedule
  • The Critical Path Method and the Resource Critical Path
  • Resource Leveling
  • Optimizing Time, Cost, and Resources in Project 2016
Updating the Schedule
  • The Baseline
  • Updating Strategies and Situations
  • Prepare the Status and Forecast Report in Project 2016
  • Using Reports
  • 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
Consolidated Schedules
  • 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. 

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