Mastering Microsoft Project 2016 – 55196AC Training

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The candidates would come to learn about managing the abundant work allocation and other resources through Mastering Microsoft Project 2016 Course. The trainer offers in-depth insight using the tools for planning of each project element, so that the duration of the time taken in the execution of the task can be recorded as well as how the reports and communications are generated. Moreover, the candidates learn how to monitor the completion of tasks, use of resources, and the total project cost.

After completing the Mastering Microsoft Project 2016 Training, the candidates would be able to:

  • Create and maintain project calendars
  • Create a new project
  • Understand the usefulness of manual and auto Scheduling
  • Scheduling tasks, their duration and their logical interrelationships
  • Set Project Information
  • Manage multiple projects and create resource pool
  • Set data presentation by applying filters, groups, views, or tables
  • Resolving Over allocations
  • Establish repetitive tasks
  • Set data presentation by applying filters, groups, views, or tables
Target audience
  • This course is ideal for the Project Managers, managers, schedulers and other project stakeholders who need to learn how to plan, manage and control projects with MS Project 2016.

Individuals with Project Management experience would opt for this course.

1. Introduction to Project 2016

  • Contributions of MS Project 2016 to the project management
  • MS Project 2016 Upgrades and a quick view of the menus
  • Main views and tables
  • Choose the views showing tasks, resources and assignment information
  • Combination between the table and the views

2. MS Project 2016 Adjustment

  • Introduction to MS Project adjustment
  • Using different methods to create a new project from an Excel file
  • Establish the general calendar
  • Establish a project start and finish date
  • Set Project 2013 to calculate the project from the start date forward or from the end date backwar
  • Establish different calendars

3. Auto mode and Manual mode

  • Introduction to auto and Manual mode
  • Change the programation modes
  • Advantages of programation modes

4. Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Utility of work breakdown structure WBS
  • Build and use subordinate tasks and summary tasks.
  • Configuring the WBS
  • Assign allocation criteria
  • Understand and use milestones
  • Understand and use templates for WBS

5. Documenting task and their interrelationships

  • Types of task sequences
  • Common methods for creating dependencies
  • Other methods of sequence
  • Utility of use lag, Lead and delay
  • Programation of use lag, Lead and delay
  • Show the task sequences
  • Network diagram format
  • Modifying dependency lines

6. Define resources within project

  • Definition of the types of resources
  • Registry of the resourses
  • schedule for each type of resource
  • Analize the impact in the schedule

7. Estimates Work packages

  • Terms of task and resource programation
  • Estimates of work packages
  • Effort and task types
  • Implications of task types
  • Assign resources to the tasks
  • Tasks driven by efford
  • Assign quantity and cost for the resources in the tasks
  • Team organizator

8. Creating the initial schedule

  • Utility of the project critical path.
  • Check the slack in the detailed Gantt diagram
  • Check the slack adding the column of permited lag
  • Constraints
  • Configurate milestones
  • The inspector tasks
  • Quick access to the inspector tasks

9. Resource Leveling

  • Requirement to level the resources
  • Graphics resource and resource use
  • Use of the task
  • Team organizator
  • Redistribution option with slack
  • Redistribution options
  • Stats of the proyect

10. Managing the project

  • Management of the proyect
  • Establish the project baseline
  • Establish multiple project baselines
  • Definition of monitoring the project
  • Record the advance of a task using real work
  • How does the task advance impact in the project advance
  • Detailed format of the task
  • Task use format
  • Different data tables
  • Inactive task and interrupted task

11. Configure and print reports

  • Different ways to print
  • Print
  • Time scale
  • Gantt diagram format
  • Entry tables aggrupation format
  • Call, create and configure a new column
  • Reports
  • Visual reports

12. Managing multiple projects

  • Add a subproject
  • Create a master file
  • Share resources

13. Advanced Topics

  • Project management
  • Add quick access menus and options menus
  • Customize WBS
  • Formulas and graphical indicators
  • Record macros
  • Create templetes


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