Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019: Getting Started (55288AC)

In this Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019: Getting Started class, students will spend time getting comfortable with the Project 2019 or Project 365 user interface, including project views and the ribbon. They will also learn to enter, organize, and link tasks, work with resources, create basic reports, and create projects independently. The course allows time to practice fundamental basic skills essential for efficient use of this program.


Audience Profile

This course is intended for new users of Microsoft Project.


At Course Completion

  • Learn to create and manage simple projects.
  • Learn to enter and manage tasks.
  • Learn to work with a project calendar.
  • Learn to add and manage project resources and work with the resource sheet.
  • Learn to create basic reports for your project.


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Course Content

Module 1: Components of a Project

This module explains the components of a project.

Lessons

  • Project Components
  • Demo and Exercise Projects Use in This Course
  • Lab 1: Mapping a Project

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the components of a project.
  • Understand the demo and exercise case studies used in this course.


Module 2: Getting around Microsoft Project 2019

This module explains how to get around in the Microsoft Project 2019 interface.

Lessons

  • Starting Project
  • The Ribbon
  • The Backstage View
  • Tour of the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Basic Formatting
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Understanding the Ribbon
  • Open and Save a Project
  • Enter Project Information
  • Add and Delete Commands from the Quick Access Toolbar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Microsoft Project interface


Module 3: Calendars

This module explains how to use calendars.

Lessons

  • Project Calendar Start Date
  • Creating a Project Calendar
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Set the Start Date
  • Create and Link a Project Calendar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • work with calendars


Module 4: Working with Tasks

This module explains how to work with tasks in Microsoft Project.

Lessons

  • Creating a Task
  • Entering Durations
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Milestone Tasks
  • Linking Tasks
  • Adding Notes to Tasks
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Set the Start Date
  • Create and Link a Project Calendar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • work with tasks.


Module 5: Creating and Working with Resources

This module explains how to create and work with resources.

Lessons

  • The Resource Sheet
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Enter Work, Material, and Cost Resources
  • Assign Resources to Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and work with resources.


Module 6: Managing a Project

This module explains how to manage a project.

Lessons

  • Viewing a Project
  • Reviewing and Making Adjustments to a Project
  • Setting a Baseline
  • Viewing the Baseline
  • Recording Progress
  • Reproting on Projects
  • Sending Data to Excel
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Review the Project
  • Set and view a baseline
  • Record Progress
  • Create a Report
  • Send Data to Excel

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • manage a project with Microsoft Project