Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

This course covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project during the planning phase of a project. In other words, if your supervisor assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with Project 2016 and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.


Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.

You will:

  • Create and define a new project plan.
  • Create and organize tasks.
  • Manage resources in a project plan.
  • Finalize a project plan.

Target Student

This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project necessary to create and save project plans.


Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. The following Logical Operations course can help you in meeting this requirement: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).

You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10. Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2016.


Course Content

  • Identify Project Management Concepts
  • Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment
  • Create a New Project Plan
  • Define a Project
  • Assign a Project Calendar
  • Add Tasks to a Project Plan
  • Import Tasks From Other Programs
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Define Task Relationships
  • Schedule Tasks
  • Add Resources to a Project Plan
  • Create a Resource Calendar
  • Enter Costs for Resources
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts
  • Optimize a Project Plan
  • Set a Baseline
  • Share a Project Plan

$199

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lunch is on your own
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

10% discount for University of Arkansas Faculty, Staff, Current Students, and Alumni Association Members. Status will be verified and the appropriate rate will be applied.


Schedule

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Global Campus - Rogers
3300 Market Street
Suite 402
Rogers, AR 72758