Chapter 1: Fundamentals
Module A: Setting default options
Module B: Exploring the Project environment
Chapter 2: Starting a new project schedule
Module A: Project schedule templates, calendars, and workflow
Module B: Tasks, durations, and milestones
Chapter 3: Task types, effort-driven scheduling, and task constraints
Module A: Task types
Module B: Lag time and lead time
Module C: Task constraints
Chapter 4: Working with resources
Module A: Resource types
Module B: Resource calendars
Module C: Assigning resources
Chapter 5: Managing the project schedule
Module A: The critical path and the project baseline
Module B: The tracking Gantt chart and updating tasks
Chapter 6: Printing reports
Module A: Views and dashboards
Module B: Other reports
Project 2021/365 Level 1 addresses the features of Microsoft's Project application, which is specifically designed to address the needs of project managers in corporate environments. Some of the topics covered are: navigating and understanding the important features of the Project environment; creating a new project schedule from scratch; understanding and working with task types, scheduling options, and task constraints; working with resources, including scheduling and assignment; managing the project schedule, in accordance with the critical path and project baseline; and printing project views, dashboards, and various other kinds of reports.
Students will benefit most from this course if they have at least some prior knowledge of project management procedures and practices. It is intended to support you in applying this knowledge through the use of Microsoft Project as a project management tool.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, general computer user knowledge is assumed. Any additional experience having worked with forms and/or databases will be helpful.