Microsoft Project for the Web
With so many offerings in the Microsoft software for projects workspace it can be confusing to know which tools to purchase and which tools to use for the job.
Project for the Web, a tool developed on Microsoft’s Power Platform to provide a web hosted Project management tool for those not requiring the full functionality of Microsoft Project Desktop software but requiring something more than a simple task planner.
Our Microsoft Project for the Web course is designed to help learn the skills to maximise Project for the Web (Plan 1, delegates will go on to embrace the everyday features of this ‘out of the box’ intuitive tool as well as the full features that can be harnessed with clever knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications. PLEASE NOTE – THIS IS NOT A PROJECT ONLINE (AKA PROJECT WEB APP) COURSE Separate courses for Microsoft Project ’Desktop’ software (QAPRINTC and QAPRADVC) are available as part of QA’s ongoing course syllabus. A follow-on course for Project Online looking at the use of Plan 3 and Plan 5 licenses and Project Online features that incorporate with ‘Project Desktop’ is currently in development.
Attendees do not need to have any experience of using Microsoft Project
An understanding of project management fundamentals can be beneficial
Attendees must be comfortable navigating the internet and managing multiple browser tabs
Aimed at anybody already using Microsoft’s various project related software solutions, those contemplating their use, those considering upgrading their project software or anybody with an interest in the use of Microsoft technology around managing projects, tasks, resources, and related areas.
Introduction to Project for the Web
- What is Project for the Web?
- Licence overview
- Features by product overview
Getting Started with Project for the Web
- Project Home
- Create a New Project
- Explore Views
Add, Modify and View Tasks
- Add Tasks and Summary Tasks
- Create and Manage Buckets for ‘Sprint Projects’
- Create Dependencies
- Add Durations and Effort
- Add Milestones
Add Progress to a Plan
- Update a Task
- Update a Project
Share and Collaborate on a Plan
- Add Resources, Assign Tasks and Microsoft 365 Groups
- Project for the Web & Microsoft Teams
- Modify Calendars in Project for the Web
Work with Roadmaps
- Use a Roadmap
- Connect to Projects
- Update Roadmaps
Reporting with Project for the Web
- Built-In ‘Reporting’
- PowerBI Reporting
Appendix: Microsoft Planner vs Project for The Web
- Planner Overview
- Tool Comparison