Microsoft Project 2019/2016 Level 2

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 day.

Description

Welcome to Microsoft® Project® 2019 (On-Premise or Online Editions): Part 2 . This course is designed to familiarize you with some of the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

In Microsoft® Project® 2019 (On-Premise or Online Editions): Part 1 you learned the basic features of Microsoft Project during the planning phase of a project. This course covers the advanced knowledge and skills a project manager needs to update a project plan in Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project. In other words, once your project plan is approved by the project sponsor, this course will enable you to manage the project so that it is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.

Note : This course is for anyone who has Project on the desktop, regardless of whether they purchased an “on-premise” edition or subscribed to a “cloud-based” (online) edition. Most project managers and project team members use the desktop application, so that is the main focus of this course. The main features of the online app are presented in an appendix.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. Target students will be looking to acquire the advanced knowledge and skills needed to update a project plan in Microsoft Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

At Completion

In this course, you will maintain project plans during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

You will:

  • Update a project plan.
  • Generate project views to manage a project.
  • Create project reports to share a project’s status.
  • Reuse project plan information.
  • Work with multiple projects.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. Additionally, you should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project plan, and share a project plan using Microsoft Project. The following Logical Operations course can help you in meeting this requirement: Microsoft® Project® 2019 (On-Premise or Online Editions): Part 1

Materials

Logical Operations courseware

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Updating a Project Plan

Topic A: Enter Task Progress

Topic B: Enter Overtime Work

Topic C: Edit Tasks

Topic D: Update Cost Rate Tables

Topic E: Update a Baseline

 

Lesson 2: Viewing Project Progress

Topic A: Use View Commands

Topic B: Add a Custom Field

Topic C: Create Custom Views

Topic D: Format and Share the Timeline View

 

Lesson 3: Reporting on Project Progress

Topic A: View Built-in Reports

Topic B: Create Custom Reports

Topic C: Create a Visual Report

 

Lesson 4: Reusing Project Plan Information

Topic A: Create a Project Plan Template

Topic B: Share Project Plan Elements with Other Plans

 

Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Projects

Topic A: Share Resources

Topic B: Link Project Plans

This course is also available for private training. Please contact us at 610-321-3500 to learn more.
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