Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction Training

Course Overview

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

  • Navigate and understand the important features of the Microsoft Project environment
  • Create a new project schedule from scratch
  • Understand and work with task types, scheduling options, and task constraints
  • Work with resources, including scheduling and assignment
  • Manage the project schedule in accordance with the critical path and project baseline
  • Print project views, dashboards, and various other kinds of reports


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Course Outline


  • Setting default options
  • Exploring the Project environment

Starting a new project schedule

  • Project schedule templates, calendars, and workflow
  • Tasks, duration, and milestones

Task types, effort-driven scheduling, and task constraints

  • Task types
  • Lag time and lead time
  • Task constraints

Working with resources

  • Resource types
  • Resource calendars
  • Assigning resources

Managing the project schedule

  • The critical path and the project baseline
  • The tracking Gantt chart and updating tasks

Printing reports

  • Views and dashboards
  • Other reports
  • Summary: Printing reports
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