Microsoft Project 2016 - Part One Course Outline

Microsoft Project 2016 - Part One

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1:
Starting a Project


Project Management

Project Management Processes

Project Management Knowledge Areas

Triple Constraint

Project Sponsors and Stakeholders

Activity 1-1

The Start Screen

Methods for Creating New Projects

Gantt Chart View

The View Bar

The Project Interface

The Ribbon Interface

The Quick Access Toolbar

The Status Bar

The Timeline

Getting Help with Tell Me

Activity 1-2

Project Tasks

Manually Scheduled vs. Auto Scheduled Tasks

Task Information Dialog Box

Task Durations

Task Links

Inactivating Tasks

Activity 1-3

Project Resources

Resource Sheet View

Resource Information Dialog Box

Types of Resources

Resource Pools

Activity 1-4

Places to Save Projects

Save Options

Activity 1-5


Review Questions

Lesson 2:
Working with Project Calendars

The Project Information Dialog Box

Project Start and Finish Dates

Current Date

Base Calendars

Activity 2-1

The Change Working Time Dialog Box

The Legend

Working vs. Nonworking Times


Exception Recurrence

Activity 2-2


Review Questions

Lesson 3:
Working with Project Tasks

Task Information Dialog Box

General Task Information

Task Predecessors

Resources to Accomplish Tasks

Advanced Task Information

Task Constraints

Task Notes

Activity 3-1

Summary Tasks and Subtasks

Project Summary Task

Outline Numbers

Task Milestones

Activity 3-2


Review Questions

Lesson 4:
Working with Project Resources

Resource Information Dialog Box

General Resource Information

Resource Costs

Resource Notes

Activity 4-1

Team Planner

Managing Unassigned Tasks

Resource Allocation and OverAllocation

Leveling Resources

Changing and Removing Assigned Resources

Replacing Resources

Activity 4-2


Review Questions

Lesson 5:
Delivering a Project Plan

Prepare a View for Printing

Printing Options

Activity 5-1

Share Category of Backstage View

Sync with SharePoint

E-Mailing a Project

Activity 5-2

Export Category of Backstage View

Exporting Options

Activity 5-3


Review Questions

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson Lab 1-3

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 5-1


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet

Mapping to Microsoft Office Project 2016, Exam 74-343



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