Microsoft Project 2016 Essential Training

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  • Course details

    Master the core features of Microsoft® Project 2016, the powerful project management software. Learn how to best set up such project components as work tasks, summary tasks, milestones, and recurring tasks. Author Bonnie Biafore, a Project Management Professional (PMP)®, also explores the different types of resources used in projects, and how to set up their availability and cost. She also shows how to link tasks together and assign resources to tasks to build a realistic project schedule. Finally, the course explains how to use Project 2016 to help evaluate your schedule and resource workloads to make sure you're bringing a project in on time and within budget. Bonnie also shows how to use the new features in Project 2016, such as multiple timelines and the "Tell me what you want to do" field.

    NOTE: This course updates our Microsoft Project 2013 Essential Training course for Project 2016, and most videos will work with both versions of the software. For Microsoft Project 2010 compatibility, see Project 2010 Essential Training.

    Instructor

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      Bonnie Biafore

      LinkedIn Learning author, Project management and Microsoft Project consultant, trainer

      Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.

      Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://food.oliplife.com/?page=in/bonniebiafore.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Welcome

    - [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Bonnie Biafore. Welcome to Project 2016 Essential Training. Microsoft Project is one of the most widely used project scheduling and management programs. I'll show you how to get up to speed with this powerful program and how to get the most out of it. We'll explore setting up all kinds of project tasks like work tasks, summary tasks, milestones, and recurring tasks. You'll see how to create different types of project resources and how to set up their cost and availability. I'll demonstrate how you link tasks together and assign resources to tasks to build a realistic project schedule. We'll examine other project features that help you evaluate your schedule and resource workloads to help you bring your project in on time and within budget. You'll also get to play with new features in Project 2016 like multiple timelines and the "tell me what you want to do" box. This course is a mix of movies recorded in Project 2013 and Project 2016. The techniques shown in this…

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