Microsoft Project Beginners 2019

Video Description

This expert-taught MS Project 2019 course is aimed at complete beginners with follow-along project exercises

About This Video

  • Discover how to work with costs and deadlines, and overcome scheduling issues
  • Learn about resource allocation and leveling
  • Understand how to measure a project against a baseline project
  • Become well-versed with using safeguards and restrictions
  • Get up to speed with setting up interim plans and baselines
  • Learn how to save your project as a template for future projects

In Detail

This course starts with the basics, which will help you explore Microsoft Project easily, especially if you're a beginner.

The first video lesson introduces you to the software. You'll learn how to get your own copy of Project 2019 and see what's new in version 2019.

The second part covers the basics you need to be familiar with to begin using Project 2019. You'll understand how to create a workspace and use toolbars, the ribbon, and the Status Bar. Later, you'll learn how to use task basics and project options. The project will then delve into various aspects of managing a project including setting up your timeline and Gantt chart. As you build on your skills, you'll focus on tracking costs, tracking the project, budgeting, and reporting. All along, each topic is explained with its own video that demonstrates how to correctly use the function.

By the end of this course, you'll have learned how to effectively use MS Project 2019 for organizing and managing your projects.

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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:04:21
    2. Acquiring Project 2019 00:05:11
    3. What's New in Project 2019 00:03:59
  2. Chapter 2 : Workspace, The Ribbon and Help
    1. The Project 2019 Workspace 00:14:32
    2. Online Help 00:09:02
    3. Ribbon and Toolbars 00:14:02
    4. Status Bar 00:04:36
    5. Keyboard Shortcuts and Keytips 00:05:55
  3. Chapter 3 : Project Options
    1. Overview of Project Options 00:16:32
  4. Chapter 4 : Task Basics
    1. Entering Tasks 00:09:57
    2. Opening and Closing Projects 00:09:15
    3. Exercise 01 00:01:38
    4. Task Properties 00:12:17
  5. Chapter 5 : Subtasks
    1. Subtasks and Outlining 00:17:47
    2. Exercise 02 00:01:20
  6. Chapter 6 : Dependencies, Deadlines and Milestones
    1. Linking Tasks and Dependencies 00:15:54
    2. Setting Constraints and Deadlines 00:15:34
    3. Setting and Organizing Milestones 00:08:19
    4. Exercise 03 00:10:21
  7. Chapter 7 : Resources
    1. Adding Resources 00:12:29
    2. Assigning Resources to Tasks 00:09:23
    3. Task Types 00:10:33
    4. The Basics of Scheduling 00:15:12
    5. Resource Leveling Basics 00:13:21
    6. Leveling Options 00:16:05
    7. Exercise 04 00:03:50
  8. Chapter 8 : Views and Timelines
    1. Views - Part 1 00:13:54
    2. Views - Part 2 00:11:23
    3. Timelines 00:09:20
  9. Chapter 9 : Costs
    1. Setting Cost for Tasks 00:08:00
    2. Exercise 05 00:01:50
    3. Adding Costs and Setting a Budget 00:14:28
    4. Setting Up Budget Costs 00:07:18
  10. Chapter 10 : Baselines and Critical Paths
    1. Setting a Baseline 00:08:07
    2. Working with Critical Path 00:09:46
    3. Exercise 06 00:01:26
    4. Changing Baselines 00:11:23
  11. Chapter 11 : Tables
    1. Modifying Tables 00:09:40
  12. Chapter 12 : Gantt Chart
    1. Formatting a Gantt Chart 00:13:53
  13. Chapter 13 : Notes
    1. Adding Notes to Tasks or Resources 00:04:14
  14. Chapter 14 : Printing and Spellchecking
    1. Modifying Print Options and Printing your Current View 00:08:08
  15. Chapter 15 : Tracking Progress
    1. Tracking Progress - Part 1 00:13:45
    2. Tracking Progress - Part 2 00:12:41
    3. Exercise 07 00:03:19
  16. Chapter 16 : Reporting
    1. Reporting - Part 1 00:10:03
    2. Reporting - Part 2 00:11:54
    3. Exercise 08 00:08:05
  17. Chapter 17 : Tracking Costs
    1. Recording Costs Manually 00:06:23
  18. Chapter 18 : The Organizer
    1. Organizing Views 00:06:47
  19. Chapter 19 : Saving Projects
    1. Exporting to Other Formats 00:05:32
  20. Chapter 20 : Project Security
    1. Project Security 00:06:38
  21. Chapter 21 : Project Templates
    1. Saving your Project as a Template 00:07:01
  22. Chapter 22 : Calendars
    1. Calendars - Part 1 00:16:05
    2. Calendars - Part 2 00:07:12
    3. Exercise 09 00:04:41
  23. Chapter 23 : Conclusion
    1. Course Close 00:02:28

Product Information

  • Title: Microsoft Project Beginners 2019
  • Author(s): Simon Sez IT
  • Release date: July 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839213298