Project 2016 Level 1 

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

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Start Microsoft Project and identify how it works

  • Explain some of the key concepts associated with project management

  • Create a new project file in Project

  • Enter tasks into a project file

  • Create relationships between tasks in a project

  • Add resources, including labour, materials and equipment to a project

  • Understand and use resource assignment calculations

  • Assign resources to tasks using a number of different methods

  • Print various aspects of a project

  • Obtain help for Project whenever you need it

Project 2016 Level 2

Microsoft Project 2016 - Level 2 is designed for existing users of Microsoft Project who wish to extend their skills and knowledge beyond the creation of simple projects.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Use various techniques for leveling over allocation of resources

  • Assign material resources in a project

  • Assign and track costs within a project

  • Apply constraints and deadlines to tasks in a project

  • Track the progress of a project

  • Work more productively with project views

  • Work with tables in Project

  • Work with some of the features that allow you to control your data

  • Format projects to make them more appealing and relevant

  • Print data from Gantt Charts in a variety of ways and presentations

Project 2016 Level 3

Microsoft Project 2016 - Level 3 aims to take the learner to more advanced levels of Microsoft Project. It covers a diverse range of topics including working simultaneously on multiple projects, sharing resources between several projects, downsizing very large projects, using templates, and automating operations with VBA.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Create and work with several types of custom fields

  • Create and work with WBS Codes

  • Create a custom view with a custom filter, group and table

  • Run and modify standard graphical reports as well as create your own custom reports

  • Create and work with visual reports

  • Work with and create project templates

  • Work with and link multiple projects in Project

  • Create shared resources for use amongst multiple projects

  • Downsize large project files into more manageable entities

  • Export project data to other applications

  • Collaborate on projects with others using Skype for Business and SharePoint

  • Create VBA macros to automate operations in a project file