Microsoft Project Fundamentals (BETEC001)

Course | December 11 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

"This foundation course combines industry-standard project management theory with practical application using Microsoft Project to plan, execute, and track progression throughout the project lifecycle.

Learning Objectives

* Define key project management concepts.
* Identify the elements and views of the Microsoft Project interface.
* Set the scheduling direction of new projects.
* Create tasks and summary task hierarchies using manual scheduling and automatic scheduling.
* Define task dependencies and multiple relationships.
* Indicate lead time or lag time between related tasks.
* Use outline numbers and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) codes to visually indicate task hierarchies.
* Prevent automatic scheduling adjustments by defining flexible, semi-flexible, and inflexible task constraints.
* Flag key milestone or deadline dates in the project plan.
* Create resources of various types and assign them to tasks.
* Format elements of the Gantt Chart view of the project plan.
* Organize and isolate data through the use of sorting, filtering, and highlights.
* Identify tasks that comprise the critical path of the project.
* Track completion progress at the project level and the task level."