Microsoft Project: Mastering MS Project Part 2: Managing a Project

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In this 2+ hour course, PMP and Certified Technical Trainer Christina Tankersley will demonstrate how to use the features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 to effectively manage your project plans.

Length: 2 hrs 10 min

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Description

This Mastering Microsoft Project, Part 2: Managing a Project course covers the skills a project manager needs in order to manage a project plan created with Microsoft Project 2016.  From updated task progress, work, and costs to creating reports, and including advanced topics such as sharing resources and linking project plans, this course covers everything you need to know in order to manage your projects using Microsoft Project.

Objectives. You will be able to:

  • Manage and update task progress with SharePoint
  • Create custom fields and views
  • Analyze a project plan
  • Construct custom and visual reports

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

  • Enter and update task progress.
  • View project progress and analyze your project plan.
  • Use existing and custom reports
  • Create a Project plan template
  • And more!

A related course, Mastering Microsoft Project,  Part 1: Creating a Project is recommended as a prerequisite to this course, along with basic project management knowledge and skills.

Sample clip

 

CHAPTER 01: EXECUTING A PROJECT            0:27:03

  1. Enter Task Progress 0:12:18
  2. Update Task Progress with SharePoint 0:03:17
  3. Update Work 0:06:44
  4. Update Costs 0:04:44

           

CHAPTER 02: MONITORING PROJECT PROCESS       0:35:42

  1. View Project Progress 0:10:42
  2. Add Custom Fields 0:09:24
  3. Create Custom Views 0:06:30
  4. Create a Network Diagram 0:04:20
  5. Analyze a Project Plan 0:04:46

           

CHAPTER 03: CONTROLLING A PROJECT PLAN         0:21:34

  1. Edit a Task List 0:09:08
  2. Reschedule Tasks 0:07:39
  3. Update a Baseline 0:04:47

           

CHAPTER 04: REPORTING ON PROGRESS     0:26:32

  1. Format and Share a Chart View 0:07:36
  2. View Existing Reports 0:07:44
  3. Create Custom Reports 0:06:32
  4. Create a Visual Report 0:04:40

           

CHAPTER 05: CUSTOMIZING THE APPLICATION        0:19:47

  1. Change Project Options 0:08:04
  2. Create a Project Plan Template 0:03:17
  3. Share Resources 0:04:00
  4. Link Project Plans 0:04:26

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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