Microsoft Project for the web – Free Tutorials

Microsoft introduced Project for the web in 2020, with the goal of simplifying the process of creating schedules and tracking progress. Project for the web can be used out-of-the-box by your project teams for creating and collaborating on schedules.

Western Principles recommends using Project & Portfolio Management solutions in the following ways:

  • Western Principles recommends using Project for the web in situations where you have small teams, simple projects, and light governance.
  • If you are using Project for the web and need to do more with it — such as capture risks, issues, status narratives, and more — Western Principles can create custom Apps using the Microsoft Power Platform with you to extend Project for the web’s functionality.
  • If you are doing sophisticated project management for traditional waterfall-style projects, Western Principles recommends using Microsoft Project Online.
  • If you are working on Agile projects, with Epics, User Stories, Tasks, and more, Western Principles recommends using Azure DevOps.
  • If you are working in an environment with multiple project and work management systems (including Microsoft Project, Azure DevOps, Jira, , and need to get visibility to active work, resource management, proposal intake, cost management, strategic alignment, program and project selection, and what-if analysis, then we recommend UMT360.

Project for the web: Tutorials Introduction

Since Project for the web is generally a simple tool to use and learn, Western Principles has provided the following FREE self-service training courses. This training is fast and light, and we recommend proceeding in order through the tutorials. We also recommend working along with Project for the web in hand and trying the exercises. If you would like to develop a set of proficiency tests for Project for the web, Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your specific needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 1 – Fundamentals

Need more training for project management fundamentals in project intake and selection, scheduling, resource management, cost management, document management and more? Need training for Project for the web, Microsoft Project Online, UMT360 or other project management software? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 2 – Logging in and Creating a Schedule

Need some customized training for Project for the web, Microsoft Project Online, UMT360 or other project management software? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 3 – Using a Template

Need some enhanced training for your project management processes? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 4 – Updating your schedule’s Progress and Status

Need some more training for your project teams to help improve your delivery performance? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 5 – Some Tips & Tricks

Want to get your project team trained up with some additional training — in-person, online, or recorded? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

Project for the web: Tutorial Part 6 – Out-of-the-box Power BI Reports

Need additional training in creating and using Power BI reports — for Project for the web, Project Online, UMT360, or other purposes and systems? Please reach out to us and let’s talk about your training needs.

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