This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so they can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016. You will:
Identify project management concepts and navigate the Project 2016 environment.
Create and define a new project plan.
Create and organize tasks.
Manage resources in a project plan.
Finalize a project plan.

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic A- Identify Project Management Concepts
    Topic B- Navigate the Microsoft Project 2016 Environment

  • Defining a Project

  • Topic A- Create a New Project Plan
    Topic B- Define a Project
    Topic C- Assign a Project Calendar

  • Creating and Organizing Tasks

  • Topic A- Add Tasks to a Project Plan
    Topic B- Import Tasks From Other Programs
    Topic C- Create a Work Breakdown Structure
    Topic D- Define Task Relationships
    Topic E- Schedule Tasks

  • Managing Project Plan Resources

  • Topic A- Add Resources to a Project Plan
    Topic B- Create a Resource Calendar
    Topic C- Enter Costs for Resources
    Topic D- Assign Resources to Tasks
    Topic E- Resolve Resource Conflicts

  • Finalizing a Project Plan

  • Topic A- Optimize a Project Plan
    Topic B- Set a Baseline
    Topic C- Share a Project Plan


This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts and who is responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. The course will give the student a fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 necessary to create and save project plans.




To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows operating system; preferably Windows 10. Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications; preferably Office 2016.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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