Microsoft Projects

About This Course

Microsoft Project is a staple for project management and remains the most widely-used project management software across all industries. If you manage projects in your organization, learning how to use this longstanding resource is key to successfully and effectively seeing your projects through to completion.

In this course, you will discover how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using Microsoft Project 2019. From sequencing tasks, producing a baseline, and assigning…

Microsoft Projects Level 1 ( 1 day)

Module 1: Starting a Project

You need to walk before you can run, and that’s why this lesson starts with the basics such as Project Management 101, how to navigate and customize the Project 2016 Interface, add tasks to a project, add resources to a project, and save a project.

  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customize the Project 2016 Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project

Module 2: Working with Project Calendars

Once your students are familiar with the basics, it’s time to move onward. The second lesson takes a look at how to manage project time frames and how to change working time.

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Changing Working Time

Module 3: Working with Project Tasks

Tasks get a full consideration here as students are shown how to manage project tasks and add summary tasks and milestones.

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

Module 4: Working with Project Resources

This is where students will learn more about project resources as the topics here include: manage project resources, and allocate and level work resources.

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

Module 5: Delivering a Project Plan

This lesson covers project plans and looks at how to print project views, share projects, and export projects.

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

Microsoft Projects level 2 (1 day)


Module 1: Managing the Project Environment

This lesson looks at advanced skills and builds upon skills your students developed in part one. At the end of this course, your students are going to be comfortable managing the Project environment, working within task structures, generating views, and creating reports.

  • Link Projects
  • Create and Use Resource Pools
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields
  • Change Project Options
  • Extend Project with Apps

Module 2: Managing Task Structures

This lesson covers several topics. Here, your students will learn how to: change a task list, create a network diagram, manage the critical path, use lag and lead, update project work, and analyze earned value.

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Update Project Work
  • Analyze Earned Value

Module 3: Generating Project Views

The four topics in this lesson are: Use View Commands, Use Existing Views, Create Custom Views, and Format and Share the Timeline View.

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

Module 4: Producing Project Reports

Topics in this final lesson show students ways to use existing reports and create custom ones, and export visual reports.

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports


The Projects training is aligned to the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. 


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