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Project 2016 Essentials Course

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About the Course

The skills and knowledge acquired in this 2 day Microsoft Project 2016 course are sufficient for the learner to be able to create a new project, enter and work with tasks and resources, create a schedule, and print effective project information.

Who should do this course?

This course is intended for people who wish to learn how to use Microsoft Project 2016 to manage a range of projects, from small to large scale. Upon successful completion of the course, students should be capable of using Project to deal with tasks and resources, and in particular be able to handle problem areas that often arise when using a computer to help manage projects.

Prerequisites

Participants need little or no knowledge of Microsoft Project 2016, however it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    22 - 23 Aug 19 Thu - Fri
    09 - 10 Sep 19 Mon - Tue
    30 Sep - 01 Oct 19 Mon - Tue
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    05 - 06 Dec 19 Thu - Fri
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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    19 - 20 Aug 19 Mon - Tue
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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    28 - 29 Aug 19 Wed - Thu
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    Level 4, 54 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

    23 - 24 Sep 19 Mon - Tue
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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Getting to Know Project 2016

  • How Project 2016 Works
  • Starting Project in Windows 10
  • Understanding the Project Start Screen
  • The Project 2016 Screen
  • Project Operations
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Understanding the Backstage
  • The Project Work Area
  • Working With Views
  • Working With Split Screens
  • Understanding Sheet Views
  • Working With Tables
  • Gantt Chart View
  • Working With Gantt Charts
  • Understanding the QAT
  • Working With the QAT
  • Working With Project Files
  • Exiting From Project 2016

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Unit 2: Project Management

  • Tasks and Resources
  • The Importance of Planning
  • Understanding the Gantt Chart
  • Computers and Project Management

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Unit 3: Creating a New Project

  • Steps in Creating a Project
  • Understanding Your Project
  • Creating a New Project File
  • Calendar Options
  • Changing Calendar Options
  • Working With Calendars
  • Modifying the Standard Calendar
  • Entering Public Holidays
  • Creating a New Resource Calendar
  • Creating a New Task Calendar
  • Setting Up Project Information
  • Entering File Properties

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Unit 4: Creating Tasks

  • Understanding Tasks
  • Understanding Scheduling Icons
  • Case Study Tasks
  • Reviewing the Project
  • Entering Tasks
  • Creating Summary Tasks
  • Assignment – Creating Summary Tasks
  • Working in a Sheet View
  • Working With Summary Tasks
  • Working With Task Views
  • Examining Task Information
  • Understanding Task Durations
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Checking Progress
  • Entering Milestones
  • Assigning a Calendar to a Task

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Unit 5: Scheduling

  • Understanding Task Dependencies
  • Creating Dependencies Automatically
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Entry
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Information
  • Creating Dependencies in a Sheet View
  • Modifying a Schedule Using Dependencies
  • Auto Scheduling Tasks
  • Critical Path and Project Slack
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Examining Task Slack
  • Understanding Lag Time
  • Entering Lag Time
  • Understanding Lead Time
  • Entering Lead Time
  • Inactivating a Task

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Unit 6: Resourcing a Project

  • Understanding Resources
  • Entering Work Resources
  • Entering Material Resources
  • Entering Cost Resources
  • Assigning Calendars to Resources
  • Understanding Resource Availability
  • Adjusting Resource Availability
  • Changing the Unit Display

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Unit 7: Resourcing Concepts

  • Resource Assignment Calculations
  • Task Types and Work Effort
  • Creating a Simple Assignment
  • Working With Fixed Unit Tasks
  • Working With Fixed Duration Tasks
  • Making Multiple Assignments
  • Adding Additional Resources
  • Adding More of the Same Resource
  • More Resources in Multiple Assignments
  • Understanding Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Working With Non Effort Driven Tasks
  • Working With Effort Driven Tasks
  • Resource Assignment Summary

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Unit 8: Assigning Resources

  • Simple Resource Assignments
  • Assigning Part Time Resources
  • Understanding Work Contouring
  • Specifying Resource Usage
  • Contouring Work Hours
  • Assigning Specific Work Times
  • Work Times for Multiple Assignments
  • Problem Assignments
  • Assigning Resources in Task Information
  • Assigning Resources in a Sheet
  • Assigning Resources You Do Not Have
  • The Case Study Resources

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Unit 9: Resource Levelling

  • Understanding Resource Levelling
  • Creating Resource Problems
  • Tracking Down Over Allocations
  • Checking Resource Usage
  • Creating an Over Allocation Report
  • Changing Work Effort
  • Understanding Overtime
  • Assigning Overtime
  • Hiring Contract Labour
  • Switching Work Assignments
  • Rescheduling Tasks

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Unit 10: Assigning Materials

  • Assigning Fixed Material Consumption
  • Contouring Materials Usage
  • Adding More Material Assignments
  • Assigning Variable Usage Material
  • Adding to a Material Assignment
  • Checking Work for Materials

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Unit 11: Costs

  • Understanding Project Costs
  • Reviewing Current Costs
  • Entering Variable Costs
  • Case Study Variable Costs
  • Assigning Daily Costs
  • Assigning Per Usage Costs
  • Assigning Fixed Costs
  • Assigning Material Costs
  • Using Another Cost Table
  • Applying a Different Cost Table
  • Changing Rates During a Project
  • Assigning Cost Resources
  • Viewing Project Costs

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Unit 12: Constraints and Deadlines

  • Understanding Constraints and Deadlines
  • Reviewing Our Project
  • Adding a Constraint
  • Using Elapsed Time
  • Rescheduling Tasks
  • Creating a Deadline
  • Moving a Project’s Start Date

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Unit 13: Project Tracking

  • Creating a Baseline
  • Automatically Updating Tasks
  • Manually Updating Tasks
  • Entering Delayed Tasks
  • Tracking Actuals on a Gantt Chart
  • Using the Tracking Box
  • Viewing Task Slippage

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Unit 14: Printing

  • Understanding Printing
  • Previewing Before You Print
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Printing a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Sheet Views
  • Printing Tasks for Resources
  • Printing Resources for Tasks

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Unit 15: Getting Help

  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Using Tell Me
  • Accessing the Help Window
  • Navigating the Help Window
  • Using Google to Get Help
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Other Sources of Assistance

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Training Packages

Microsoft Project 2016 Package

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Course Reviews

(4.50 out of 5) Sarah M [ 30 July, 2019 ]
Good course content, well paced and right amount of information. Only negative was speed of computers and program quiting unexpectedly twice.
(4.00 out of 5) pascal a [ 30 July, 2019 ]
Tom was engaging and willing to slow down as needed to explain things. Helpful as it was rather intense with information.
(4.70 out of 5) Nilesh G [ 30 July, 2019 ]
Excellent course content to start with for begainers. I will recommend this course to my friends as well.
(5.00 out of 5) ali [ 08 July, 2019 ]
its very important and useful course am so happy to attend to the classes and the instructor very excellent and helpful and did actually amazing job thank you Ali

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