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.

Audience

This course is for experienced project managers or anyone who is familiar with MS Project 2016 or 2013.

Publisher resources

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Table of contents

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

Product information

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