Managing Resources and Views in Project 2016

End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Project 2016 and more experienced Project users who want to learn about the enhanced features to create a realistic project schedule using Project 2016.


Expected Duration
50 minutes

A resource allocation plan, which describes the resource type needed and timing of that need, is a critical tool for effective management of resources. In this course, you will create and manage project resources and tasks, and then allocate resources to tasks as well as set up costs. In addition, you will be introduced to the new resource views, allowing project managers to understand the volume consumption of resources at a quick glimpse. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers Microsoft Project 2016 for beginners.


Managing Project Plan Resources

  • start the course
  • recognize the different project resource types in Project 2016
  • create a work resource in Project 2016
  • create a material resource in Project 2016
  • set up a resource sheet in Project 2016
  • add costs for resources in Project 2016

Assigning Task Resources

  • assign and modify resource assignments in Project 2016
  • use Team Planner to assign resources to tasks in Project 2016
  • resolve over-allocated tasks and resource conflicts in Project 2016
  • identify different types of scheduling in Project 2016
  • use the group and filter options on tasks and resources in Project 2016

Working with Views

  • recognize the purpose of different views in Project 2016
  • use the Timeline view in Project 2016

Practice: Working with Resources

  • create a resource and assign it to tasks in Project 2016





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