Course Description

Microsoft Project 2016 is a project management software program created for businesses and freelance professionals to help better manage individual projects that occur within companies.  Although no project management software should be used to replace project management techniques or adequate training of management and staff, Project 2016 can and will improve the efficiency, organization, and sometimes even the speed of which a project is completed.

This course will teach you how to successfully use MS Project 2016, no matter if you've ever used the program before or not.  Both the beginner and seasoned Project user can benefit from this course, starting with the basics of the program including navigation and continuing on to more advanced features.

You will learn how to:

·    Plan for a project

·    Use templates to create projects in Project 2016

·    Create, manage, schedule, and track tasks

·    Create, manage, assign, and track resources

·    Work with deadlines and constraints

·    Troubleshoot problems, delays, and conflicts

·    Use dependencies to help schedule tasks

·    Work with lag time and lead time when dealing with tasks

·    Create baselines and interim plans

·    Run reports

·    Print reports and project information

·    And more

You do not need to have access to Project 2016 to take or successfully complete this course. However, it is recommended.   A 60 day free trial for Project 2016 is available on the Microsoft website.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what MS Project is and what its capabilities are.
  • Define and create projects.
  • Describe entering and scheduling tasks.
  • Describe Project 2016 views.
  • Demonstrate organizing tasks.
  • Demonstrate working with task duration, constraints, and deadlines.
  • Describe dependencies.
  • Summarize resource management.
  • Identify tracking work in project.
  • Summarize communication and progress updates.
  • Describe using baselines.
  • Describe customizing and formatting your project.
  • Describe running reports.
  • Describe consolidating projects and resources.
  • Summarize printing project information.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Assignment 1 1 points
Exam 1 10 points
Assignment 2 1 points
Exam 2 10 points
Assignment 3 1 points
Exam 3 10 points
Assignment 4 1 points
Project 1 2 points
Exam 4 10 points
Assignment 5 1 points
Exam 5 10 points
Assignment 6 1 points
Exam 6 10 points
Assignment 7 1 points
Exam 7 10 points
Assignment 8 1 points
Project 2 5 points
Exam 8 10 points
Assignment 9 1 points
Exam 9 9 points
Assignment 10 1 points
Exam 10 10 points
Assignment 11 1 points
Exam 11 10 points
Assignment 12 1 points
Project 3 5 points
Exam 12 10 points
Assignment 13 1 points
Exam 13 10 points
Assignment 14 1 points
Exam 14 10 points
Assignment 15 1 points
Exam 15 10 points
Assignment 16 1 points
Project 4 5 points
Exam 16 8 points
Assignment 17 1 points
Exam 17 10 points
Assignment 18 1 points
Exam 18 10 points
The Final Exam 84 points
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