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Course Details & Registration Information

Microsoft Project Basic 2016 Part 1
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This course will familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 – so you can use it effectively and efficiently, in a real-world environment. The course covers the knowledge and skills that are critical for creating a project plan. When you’ve been given a project to lead, you can draft a project plan with Project 2016 and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.
Course Objectives
  1. Participants will learn to:
    1. Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.
    2. Create and define a new project plan.
    3. Create and organize tasks.
    4. Manage resources in a project plan.
    5. Finalize a project plan.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project
    Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
    Topic B: Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment

    2. Lesson 2: Defining a Project
    Topic A: Create a New Project Plan
    Topic B: Define a Project
    Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

    3. Lesson 3: Creating and Organizing Tasks
    Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
    Topic B: Import Tasks From Other Programs
    Topic C: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
    Topic D: Define Task Relationships
    Topic E: Schedule Tasks

    4. Lesson 4: Managing Project Plan Resources
    Topic A: Add Resources to a Project Plan
    Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
    Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
    Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
    Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

    5. Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan
    Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
    Topic B: Set a Baseline
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Professional Development Coordinator