Microsoft Project: Mastering MS Project Part 1: Creating a Project

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In this 2+ hour course, PMP and Certified Technical Trainer Christina Tankersley will familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so you can use it effectively and efficiently in your real-world environment.

Length: 2 hrs 18 min

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Description

 

This Mastering Microsoft Project Part 1: Creating a Project course covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2016 during the planning phase of a project. In other words, if your manager 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.

Microsoft® Project Professional 2016 is a powerful tool for planning and managing projects.
In this course you will learn how to:

  • Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.
  • Create and define a new project plan.
  • Create and organize tasks.
  • Manage resources in a project plan.
  • Finalize a project plan.
  • And more!

A related course, Mastering Microsoft Project Part 2 – Managing a Project is recommended after completing this course.

 

 

Sample clip

 

CHAPTER 01: GETTING STARTED       0:21:12

  1. Project Management Concepts, Part 1 0:06:54
  2. Project Management Concepts, Part 2 0:07:38
  3. Navigate the MS Project 2016 Environment 0:06:40

CHAPTER 02: DEFINING A PROJECT    0:21:50

  1. Create a New Project Plan 0:05:11
  2. Define a Project 0:09:26
  3. Assign a Project Calendar 0:07:13

CHAPTER 03: CREATING AND ORGANIZING TASKS   0:35:29

  1. Add Tasks to a Project Plan 0:06:44
  2. Importing Tasks from other Programs 0:05:58
  3. WBS, Notes, and Milestones 0:08:09
  4. Define Task Relationships 0:09:03
  5. Schedule Tasks 0:05:35

CHAPTER 04: MANAGING PROJECT PLAN RESOURCES         0:39:13

  1. Add Resources to Plan 0:10:51
  2. Create a Resource Calendar 0:03:53
  3. Enter Costs for Resources 0:03:39
  4. Assign Resources to Tasks 0:08:08
  5. Resolve Resource Conflicts 0:12:42

CHAPTER 05: FINALIZING A PROJECT PLAN    0:20:53

  1. Optimize a Project Plan 0:12:01
  2. Set a Baseline 0:04:27
  3. Share a Project Plan 0:04:25

 

Christina Tankersley

Christina Tankersley has been involved with software education and project management since 1994. Her career includes working on software development and varying manufacturing projects, helping people understand the power of diverse thinking, and continue to learn tools to share with customers, students, and the population at large.

Her primary focus for instruction includes:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Software
  • Herrmann Brain Dominance Index
  • Customer Relationship Management Tools
  • Business Analysis
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library

She has a BS in Business from the University of Charleston, an MBA from North Greenville University, and certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), Comptia A+, Comptia Certified Technical Trainer, and Microsoft Certified Trainer.

When not working or studying, she loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family.

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