55205A: Mastering Microsoft Project 2016

2016 Courses

55205A: Mastering Microsoft® Project 2016 

(This course is advertised by Microsoft® and Microsoft® Learning as 55196AC or 55205A)

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for individuals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Microsoft® Project. The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-sized project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.

This course will also help students prepare for Microsoft® Project Exam 74-343 Managing Projects with Microsoft® Project.

Reference Nr.:
55205A
Experience Level:
Beginner
Start Date Finish Date Sessions Capacity Location Price
Mon 08/27/2018 Wed 08/29/2018 15 Alpharetta $ 1,500.00 Book now
Mon 10/01/2018 Wed 10/03/2018 15 Atlanta $ 1,500.00 Book now
Mon 12/10/2018 Wed 12/12/2018 15 Alpharetta $ 1,500.00 Book now

A course manual is provided in addition to labs and class exercises.

Cost: $1,500

Duration: 3 Day

PDUs: 24.0, Talent Triangle: Technical: 16, Leadership: 4, Strategy: 4  PMI Talent Triangle

Prerequisites:

None.  However, it is helpful to have taken an introductory project management course and have a basic understanding of the key project management concepts and terminology found in Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Intended Audience:

  • Novice and experienced project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stakeholders who need to incorporate the discipline of project management with Microsoft® Project 2016
  • Project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stakeholders who have a basic understanding of Microsoft® Project 2016
  • Project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stakeholders who are responsible for planning, staffing and managing project plans utilizing Microsoft® Project 2016 or Microsoft® Project for Office 365
  • Individuals with a basic understanding of the key project management concepts and terminology found in Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)

Course Objectives:

In this class, students will learn how to:

  • Understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Microsoft® Project
  • Leverage the new the ribbon to navigate the application
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identify task relationships
  • Define resources within Microsoft® Project
  • Estimate work packages
  • Create an initial schedule
  • Create a Resource Leveled Schedule
  • Capture actual performance data
  • Format output and print reports
  • Create new projects in Microsoft® SharePoint and Microsoft® Excel
  • Set up a project with a calendar, start date, and scheduling method
  • Understand Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule modes
  • Set project baselines and use them to measure progress
  • Integrate multiple projects
  • Use the exam specifications that will guide students' preparation for the corresponding exam

For a more in-depth course description, please click here.