Microsoft Project 2016 Advanced Training

Course Overview

This 1-day, instructor-led addresses the advanced features of MS Project. Students will learn to do the following:

  • Work with the Quick Access Toolbar and advanced calendar topics
  • Add task notes; set task deadlines and priorities; and group, sort, filter, highlight, and add fixed costs to tasks
  • Group, sort, filter, and highlight resources; set resource working-time exceptions and pool resources for sharing; and create resource budget cost items
  • Work with multiple baselines and interim plans, update a project schedule using a status date, and resolve resource conflicts and scheduling issues
  • Use the Task Form, Task Details Form, and Task Name Form; use the Resource Form and Resource Name Form; and understand the Relationship Diagram and compound views
  • Consolidate projects using Master projects and Subprojects; and work with Project Server, Project Online, and SharePoint
  • Use Project data in other applications, and create final reports


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Course Outline

The Quick Access Toolbar and Advanced Calendar Ropics

  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Advanced calendar topics

Working with Rasks

  • Task notes, task deadlines, and task priorities
  • Miscellaneous task features and functions

Working with Resources

  • Grouping, sorting, filtering, and highlighting resources
  • Resource working time and resource pools
  • Resource budget cost items

Managing the Project Schedule

  • Multiple baselines and interim plans
  • Setting and using a status date
  • Resolving resource conflicts and scheduling issues
  • Delaying a task

Other Views and Shortcuts

  • The Task Form, Task Details Form, and Task Name Form
  • The Resource Form
  • Compound views and the Relationship Diagram

Working with Multiple Projects and Project Integrations

  • Consolidating multiple projects
  • Project Server, Project Online, and SharePoint

Working with Project Data and Closing Out a Project

  • Working with Project data
  • Closing out a project
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