A Comprehensive Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019

Learn to use Project 2019 in order to create and manage projects. Busy professionals will learn how to create tasks and dependencies, create and assign resources, track the project and create stunning reports to communicate to stakeholders.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2019
Duration
4h 22m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Microsoft Project Quick Tour
Creating Tasks
Defining Duration Estimates
Linking Tasks and Displaying the Critical Path
Entering External Constraints and Deadlines
Creating and Assigning Resources, Costs & Work
Creating Agile Projects
Baselining the Project
Reporting and Printing
Tracking the Project
Closing the Project
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2019
Duration
4h 22m
Description

Dealing with large projects can be daunting through the whole project lifecycle. In this course, A Comprehensive Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019, you will learn foundational knowledge of defining and creating a project, resources, assignments, as well as tracking and reporting. First, you will learn how to create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and then display and print the project's Critical Path. Next, you will discover the different resource types and how these, and costs, can be assigned to the project. Finally, you will explore how to how to formally close the project and create a template from the existing schedule. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Microsoft Project 2019 needed to use the Agile capabilities in the subscription version of Project, and how to print and communicate different aspects of the project plan using custom and pre-defined reports.

About the author
About the author

Ben is a Microsoft Project, Project Server/Online consultant, and Data Specialist with over 20 years of implementation experience. He has been a Microsoft MVP for nine years, as well as blogging on various project server scenarios, has articles published on the Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG), and is the author of Microsoft Project 2013 Plain & Simple.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, my name is Ben Howard, and welcome to my course, which is called A Comprehensive Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019. I'm a Microsoft Project consultant and I've been awarded as a project MVP by Microsoft for the last 10 years. In this course, we're going to show you how you can get the best out of Microsoft Project, enabling you to manage your projects in a super efficient and effective way. The course is peppered with best practices and examples, which will take your knowledge to the next level and make you a project superstar. Some of the major topics that we will cover include creating the task list and dependencies, assigning resources and costs, updating and tracking the project, and producing great looking project reports. So, by the end of this course, you'll know to use Microsoft Project to plan, track, manage, and communicate your project schedule so that the project remains on track and you're able to communicate the project's progress efficiently and concisely with customers and project stakeholders alike. I really hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Microsoft Project with this course, A Comprehensive Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019, at Pluralsight.