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Microsoft Project 2016: Part Two


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Your students will build upon the Microsoft Project 2016 skills they learned earlier in Part One, and increase them, with our Project 2016 Part Two course.

Covered in this course are some of the advanced features of Microsoft Project 2016 such as: task management, timelines, earned value calculation, custom reports, and custom views.

At the end of the four lessons in this course, your students will be comfortable managing the Project environment, working with task structures, generating views, and creating reports.

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Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1:
Managing the Project Environment

Linked Projects

Master Projects and Subprojects

Insert Subproject Options


Task Links Between Projects

Activity 1-1

Starting a Resource Pool

Linking a Project to the Pool

Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects

Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool

Updating a Resource Pool

Viewing Resource Availability Across Projects

Activity 1-2


Setting a Baseline

Updating a Baseline

Clearing a Baseline

Viewing Variance with Baselines

Activity 1-3

Custom Fields

Adding Custom Fields

Lookup Tables


Graphical Indicators

Custom Field Options

Viewing Custom Fields

Activity 1-4

The Backstage View

General Project Options

Display Project Options

Schedule Project Options

Proofing Project Options

Save Project Options

Language Project Options

Advanced Project Options

Customizing the Ribbon

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Security Project Options

Activity 1-5

Apps for Office

Activity 1-6


Review Questions

Lesson 2:
Managing Task Structures

Schedule Options

Inserting Tasks

Insert Tasks Options

Splitting Tasks

Deleting Tasks

Moving Tasks

Unlinking Tasks

Relinking Tasks

Task Inspector

Task Path

Using the Task Form

Activity 2-1

Network Diagramming

Network Diagram View

Task Nodes

Adding Nodes and Links

Milestones and Summary Nodes


Activity 2-2

Critical Path

Viewing the Critical Path

Float (Slack)

Activity 2-3


Adding Lag Time


Adding Lead Time

Activity 2-4

Setting the Status Date

% Complete vs. Physical % Complete

Marking Tasks on Track

Using the Update Tasks Dialog

Updating Work Completed

Using the Update Project Dialog

Rescheduling Uncompleted Work

Activity 2-5

Earned Value

Earned Value Methods

Changing the Earned Value Method

Preparing to Use Earned Value

Earned Value Report

Earned Value Tables

Activity 2-6


Review Questions

Lesson 3:
Generating Project Views

Sorting Data

Outlining Data

Highlighting Data

Filtering Data

Grouping Data

Table Views

Activity 3-1

Default Views

More Views

Activity 3-2

New Views

Define New View Dialog Box

Single View

Combination View

Editing Views

Copying Views

The Organizer

Format Views

Activity 3-3

Timeline View

Adding and Removing Tasks

Creating Multiple Timelines

Formatting the Timeline

Sharing the Timeline

Activity 3-4


Review Questions

Lesson 4:
Producing Project Reports

Dashboard Reports

Types of Dashboard Reports

Resource Reports

Types of Resource Reports

Cost Reports

Types of Cost Reports

In Progress Reports

Types of In Progress Reports

Activity 4-1

Creating a New Report

Report Design Commands

Chart Design Commands

Chart Format Commands

Chart Types

Chart Quick Analysis Commands

Table Design Commands

Table Layout Commands

The Field List

Field List Options

Hyperlinks in Reports

Images in Reports

Activity 4-2

Visual Reports

Excel PivotCharts

Visio PivotDiagrams

Visual Reports Dialog Box Options

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson Lab 1-3

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson Lab 2-3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 4-2


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet

Mapping to Microsoft Office Project 2016, Exam 74-343



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