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Course Length:

3 Days

Course Price:

$1,350 for non-government
$1,125 for government employees

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Course Description

This three-day course is designed for individuals who will use Microsoft Project as a tool to assist them in managing projects. The topics in this course cover the critical skills necessary to create and modify a project plan file that contains tasks, resources, and resource assignments. Students will then build upon these skills and work with a project plan once it has entered the project implementation phase.

Students who have an understanding of project management concepts, are responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and need a tool to manage those project plans will benefit from this course.


Students enrolling in this class should have an understanding of project management concepts, and knowledge of a MS Windows, MS Word and MS Excel.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a project plan file containing tasks.
  • Organize tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships.
  • Create and assign resources.
  • Finalize the project in order to implement the project plan.
  • Exchange project plan data with other applications.
  • Update a project plan.
  • Create custom reports.
  • Re-use existing project plan information.
  • Collaborate on a project plan with others.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to Project Management

Lesson 2: Starting a Project 

Lesson 3: Outlining and Task Relationships

Lesson 4: Adding and Assigning Resources

Lesson 5: Analyzing the Project

Lesson 6: Displaying Project Data

Lesson 7: Sorting and Filtering Data

Lesson 8: Setting the Plan

Lesson 9: Tracking Project Progress

Lesson 10: Adjusting the Schedule

Lesson 11: Adjusting Resource Schedules

Lesson 12: Customizing the Microsoft Project Environment

Lesson 13: Working with Data in other Applications

Lesson 14: Working with Resource Pools and Consolidated Projects

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