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Course Description

Microsoft Project 2019 is a project management application that gives managers the ability to track tasks, resources, reports and timelines for small and enterprise projects. Just one mistake during project management can destroy project budgets and deadlines. MS Project helps you avoid common pitfalls by giving you a complete overview of every component of a project, and this course explains each one of these components to get you started.

This course starts with basic project setup. A new Project file starts as a template, and the project manager must then fill out worksheets to define resources and tasks. This course takes you step-by-step through each part of configuring a new task and creating resources to work on those tasks. We then show you how to assign each resource to a task to ensure that it gets completed.

After creating tasks and assigning resources, we move on to managing project timelines and tracking progress of each task and the project as a whole. Delays happen either from unforeseen issues or when a resource is unavailable for a time. With Project 2019, you can "level" tasks and rearrange the timelines for tasks so that you can still meet the project deadline within a given budget.

Finally, creating and customizing reports is covered along with printing projects to a physical or cloud printer. We also cover Project Pro features such as resource sharing and pooling.  We also show you how to consolidate projects so that you can create subprojects within a main large project. After you finish this course, you'll be able to manage any project plan from one location in Project 2019.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Introduction to MS Project 2019

Lesson 2: Getting Started in MS Project 2019

Lesson 3: Defining and Creating Projects

Lesson 4: Entering and Scheduling Tasks

Lesson 5: Project 2019 Views

Lesson 6: Calendar

Lesson 7: Organizing Tasks

Lesson 8: Working with Task Duration, Constraints, and Deadlines

Lesson 9: Introducing Dependencies

Lesson 10: Working with Resources

Lesson 11: Resource Management

Lesson 12: Tracking Work in Project 2019

Lesson 13: Communication and Progress Updates

Lesson 14: Using Baselines

Lesson 15: Customizing and Formatting Your Project

Lesson 16: Running Reports

Lesson 17: Consolidating Projects and Resources

Lesson 18: Printing Project Information

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what MS Project is and what is capabilities are.
  • Demonstrate defining and creating projects.
  • Demonstrate entering and scheduling tasks.
  • Describe Project 2019 views.
  • Describe calendar and how to organize tasks.
  • Demonstrate working with task duration, constraints, and deadlines.
  • Define dependencies.
  • Define resources and resource management.
  • Describe tracking work in MS Project.
  • Describe communication and progress updates.
  • Describe using baselines.
  • Demonstrate customizing and formatting your project.
  • Demonstrate running reports.
  • Demonstrate consolidating projects and resources.
  • Demonstrate printing project information, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Exam10
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Exam10
Lesson 9 Exam5
Lesson 10 Exam10
Lesson 11 Exam11
Lesson 12 Exam10
Lesson 13 Exam10
Lesson 14 Exam10
Lesson 15 Exam10
Lesson 16 Exam10
Lesson 17 Exam10
Final Exam73
Lesson 18 Exam10
Total Points:249

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