Microsoft Project 2016 - Introduction

I.T. Training

Course Duration: One day

Course Overview

With our Microsoft Project 2016 Introduction training course, you will learn how to plan project plans, implement and track your projects better. If you are a new user of MS Project 2016, or if you have been self taught, our Introduction to Project 2016 course will be perfect for you.


  • Module 1 (2hrs) – Create a Project Calendar
    • Create a new project calendar
    • Set the default working hours & week
    • Alter hours of working day
  • Module 2 (2hrs) – Tasks & Links
    • Enter tasks, set durations and create milestones
    • Manual vs automatic scheduling
    • Task information dialog
    • The indicator column
    • Create summary tasks
    • Link and unlink tasks, Link types
    • Predecessors and successors
    • Finish to Start, Start to Finish, Finish to Finish and Start to Start
    • Showing the Critical Path & Slack Time
  • Module 3 (1 hr) – Resources
    • Enter resources & resource types
    • Labels , names and groups
    • Set costs & cost rate tables
    • Fixed task costs
    • Resource calendars
  • Module 4: (1/2 hr) - Tracking
    • Setting a baseline
    • Marking tasks % complete
    • Using the tracking Gantt to spot slippage
    • Inactivate tasks
    • Reschedule workload
  • Module 5: (1/2 hr) - Reports
    • Overview
    • Run task usage reports
    • Run current activities reports
    • Run costing reports

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