Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019:

Using Microsoft Project, managers are easily able to analyze resources, check budgets, evaluate timelines, measure progress, and anticipate resource needs. In addition to assisting project managers, Microsoft Project also enables team members to manage tasks, collaborate, submit time sheets, and flag issues and risks. Moreover, it helps executives to define business drivers, measure strategic impact of competing ideas, make funding decisions, and view project and resources status.

We aim to make participants understand how to use the Microsoft® Project from a Project Manager's perspective to become more productive at work and manage projects better.

Companies across industry verticals are looking for formally trained/certified Microsoft® Project staff for Planning, Monitoring, and Control of projects. Experienced Trainers, Module wise Hands-On Exercises, Quality Deliverables, Query Handling Facility over Email, Whatsapp, TeamViewer, Zoom for Dedicated Post Training Support.

As a Project Management consultant I understand how best Microsoft® Project Training would help you and as such, provide you multiple training modes like Classroom and LIVE-Learning to prepare for Microsoft® Project Certification/Competency Development Training Program.

Benefits of training with PMP :

  • You would be learning from a PM consultant and not just a trainer.
  • You would be learning from Microsoft Certified, PMP Certified & Long time practitioner
  • You will get practical projects support post training via Online means like Zoom, WhatsApp

Course Outline

Module 1: Components of a Project

This module explains how to identify the components of a project and map a project. It also explains the sample projects used throughout this course.

  • Project Components
  • Mapping a Project
  • Exercise: Mapping a Project
  • Sample Projects Used in This Course

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify components of a project.
  • Map a project.
  • Understand the sample projects that are used in this course.

Module 2: Getting Around Microsoft Project 2016

This module explains how to get around in Microsoft Project 2016.

  • Starting Project
  • The Ribbon
  • Exercise: Understanding the Ribbon
  • The Backstage View
  • Exercise: Open and Save a Project
  • Exercise: Enter Project Information
  • Tour of the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Exercise: Add and Delete Commands from the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Basic Formatting

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Start Project 2016.
  • Understand tabs, groups, and commands on the Ribbon.
  • Hide the Ribbon.
  • Enter project information.
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Use basic formatting in Project 2016.

Module 3: Calendars

This module explains how to work with Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

  • Project Start Date
  • Exercise: Set the Project Start Date
  • Creating a Project Calendar
  • Connecting a Calendar to a Project
  • Formatting the Timeline to Match a Custom Calendar
  • Exercise: Create and Link a Project Calendar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • How to set a project’s start and finish dates.
  • Change a project calendar.
  • Format the timeline of the Gantt chart view.

Module 4: Working with Tasks

This module explains how to work with tasks in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

  • Creating a Task
  • Entering Durations
  • Exercise: Enter Tasks and Durations
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Exercise: Set a Task to Manual Scheduling
  • Milestone Tasks
  • Exercise: Add a Milestone Task
  • Linking Tasks
  • Exercise: Link Tasks
  • Adding Notes to Tasks
  • Exercise: Add a Note to a Task
  • Add a Calendar to a Task
  • Exercise: Add to Your Map
  • Exercise: Practice of Topics covered in Lessons 1 to 4

Module 5: Creating and Working with Resources

This module explains how to create and work with resources.

  • The Resource Sheet
  • Exercise: Enter Work, Material, and Cost Resources
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Exercise: Assign Resources to Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add resources to a project.
  • Assign resources to tasks.

Module 6: Managing a Project

This module explains how to manage a project using Microsoft Project 2016.

  • Viewing a Project
  • Reviewing and Making Adjustments to a Project
  • Exercise: Review the Project
  • Setting a Baseline
  • Viewing the Baseline
  • Exercise: Set and View a Baseline
  • Recording Progress
  • Exercise: Record Progress
  • Reporting on Projects
  • Exercise: Create a Report
  • Sending Data to Excel
  • Exercise: Send Data to Excel

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use different way to view a project.
  • Review and make adjustments to a project.
  • Set a baseline.
  • Update a project.
  • Create and format reports.
  • Send data to Excel for analysis.