About this course

Welcome to Microsoft® Project® 2019/2021: Part 2. This course is designed to familiarize you with some of the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.
In Microsoft® Project® 2019/2021: Part 1, you learned the basic features of Microsoft Project during the planning phase of a project. This course covers the advanced knowledge and skills a project manager needs to update a project plan in Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project. In other words, once your project plan is approved by the project sponsor, this course will enable you to manage the project so that it is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.

Course Objective

In this course, you will be able to construct basic project plans using Microsoft Project.

You will:

  • Identify project management concepts and navigate Microsoft Project Professional.
  • Create a new project plan.
  • Add tasks to a project.
  • Manage task relationships within a project.
  • Manage project resources.
  • Finalize a project plan.

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. Additionally, you should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project plan, and share a project plan using Microsoft Project. The following Logical Operations course can help you in meeting this requirement: Microsoft® Project® 2019/2021: Part 1.

You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 10—and Microsoft® Office. The following Logical Operations courses can help you meet this requirement:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 (Second Edition)
  • Microsoft® Office Word: Part 1 (any current version)
  • Microsoft® Office Excel®: Part 1 (any current version)
  • Microsoft® Office PowerPoint®: Part 1 (any current version)

Lesson 1: Updating a Project Plan

  • Enter Task Progress
  • Enter Overtime Work
  • Edit Tasks
  • Update Cost Rate Tables
  • Update a Baseline

Lesson 2: Viewing Project Progress

  • Use View Commands
  • Add a Custom Field
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 3: Reporting on Project Progress

  • View Built-in Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Create a Visual Report

Lesson 4: Reusing Project Plan Information

  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Share Project Plan Elements with Other Plans

Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Projects

  • Share Resources
  • Link Project Plans

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