Managing Tasks in Project 2016 for Windows

Project 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 17 videos | 1h 9m 20s
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Tasks are a project's metrics that need to be tracked and monitored. Discover how to insert and edit tasks; insert columns; work with formulas; and link, split, sort, filter, and organize tasks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Inserting a task
    Editing a task
    Inserting a recurring task
    Importing tasks from Outlook
    Inserting columns
    Creating dropdown menus within a column
    Using formulas to create custom fields
    Linking or splitting tasks
    Grouping tasks
  • Adding Outline Numbers & WBS codes
    Defining & customizing WBS codes
    Sorting tasks
    Filtering tasks
    Using tables to reorganize your tasks
    Adding notes to your tasks
    Highlighting certain tasks
    Inserting subprojects

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Inserting a task in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 28s
    A project is composed of one or more tasks: these stages need to be completed before the project can be finished. See how to create new tasks in your project, and how to modify the associated information. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Editing a task in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 6s
    With Project 2016 it's easy to edit the information associated with a task, such as the deadline, the resource, or the name. See where to find and change this information. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a recurring task in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 43s
    It can be useful to know how to create recurring tasks, which are tasks that are repeated a set number of times. The exact details and number of times that the task repeats can be defined using the recurring task wizard.… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Importing tasks from Outlook in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 4s
    If there are tasks that you have already created in Microsoft Outlook, you can import them directly into your project. Look at how to import these tasks individually or as an entire folder. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting columns in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 21s
    You can use custom fields to create any kind of column you may need. See how to change the information you see in your task table by adding existing columns or by creating your own. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating dropdown menus within a column in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 31s
    You can save time for your coworkers or employees by limiting the possibilities within a column of data. In Project 2016, you can create dropdown menus within a data column to make entering information that much easier. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using formulas to create custom fields in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 28s
    If you can use the data already contained in your document to calculate the information you need, you may be able to use a formula to create a custom field. This would then save you from having to calculate each cell of… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Linking or splitting tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 56s
    A project is not usually just a collection of unrelated events and tasks. In many cases, one task is dependent on another. See how to create links between tasks, effectively creating prerequisites that have to be achieved… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Grouping tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 22s
    Creating groups is a good way of organizing the different tasks in your project. You can use the indent tools, which allow you to adjust the level settings for each individual task. Project 2016 also allows you to group… FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Adding Outline Numbers & WBS codes in Project 2016 for Windows
    5m 56s
    In Project 2016 you can add outline numbers to better understand the structure of your tasks. If your company or organization uses its own numbering system, see how to generate WBS codes for the items in your chart. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Defining & customizing WBS codes in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 3s
    In Project 2016 you can use WBS codes to breakdown your project's organization according to your company's requirements. See how to manage and use WBS codes. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Sorting tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 39s
    You can adjust how the tasks appear in your task list. Project 2016 allows you to apply sort criteria in order to focus on specific kinds of information. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Filtering tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    4m 19s
    Project 2016 allows you to filter your tasks in order to find the information you need. See how to access and use the filter option. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Using tables to reorganize your tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 36s
    In Project 2016, there are many different tables available to help you work with your task information. See how to change the information that you see using these tables, as well as how to create your own table if… FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Adding notes to your tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 39s
    With Project 2016 it's possible to add a layer of notes to your document that won't appear on the chart itself. See how to insert these notes into the task properties. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Highlighting certain tasks in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 53s
    In order to locate particular tasks, you can use the highlighting function. This tool temporarily changes the formatting of any task that meets your specified criteria, ensuring that you can find it quickly in your task… FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Inserting subprojects in Project 2016 for Windows
    3m 17s
    If you are juggling multiple projects, we'll see how to use the subprojects function to group all your work together into a single file. This tutorial will show you how to incorporate other project files into a single… FREE ACCESS

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