Hands-on Microsoft Project®

  • Project Management
  • Course Code: 96004

Use Microsoft Project® to fully define a project from beginning to end.

This fundamental 2-day course provides you with hands-on skills to plan and manage project activities using Microsoft Project®. Each participant is situated in front of a computer. By leading participants through a series of progressive exercises, participants learn how to use Microsoft Project® as it is used on real projects. Our unique instructional methodology ensures that those with slower typing skills are not left behind. By course completion, participants have fully defined a project from beginning to end, and will have performed project updates and reporting.

How You Will Benefit

  • Progressive exercises simulate the use of Microsoft Project® on an actual project
  • Tips and techniques that encourage both greater efficiency and fewer potential errors
  • Focus on practice and problem solving: Identify and resolve resource and scheduling conflicts, set a baseline and update status information and reports for stakeholders
  • Course workbook including step-by-step course exercises complete with many screen captures and advanced project tips, exercises and answers
  • Data files with all applicable Microsoft Project files used in the course for participants to repurpose to support their own projects.
  • Participants gain the skills and confidence to use Microsoft Project® on their projects right away
 

Who Should Attend

This course is best suited to Project Managers, Project Schedulers, Project Team members and anyone who is required to understand the capabilities of Microsoft Project, or is required to access data from within MS project.

It is recommended that participants have a fundamental understanding of traditional Project Management terminology, tools and techniques as well as completion of a foundational course in Project Management like our 3-Day Project Management Essentials Part 1 - The Fundamentals

Technical Requirements: Participants must bring their own laptop (Windows OS) with MS Project version 2013 or 2016 in either the standard or professional versions. (Note: MS Project does not run on the Mac OS)

 

$1,195 Non Member Fee
$1,195 Member Fee

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Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, Capital Power Corporation Feb 11, 2022

    On the third day particularly in the afternoon the class was rushed through exercises. If I had not had prior MS Project experience, I think as a student, I would have been very frustrated. Given my comfort level with MS Project this pace was even fast for me on the third day.

  • Past Participant, Chemtrade Logistics Feb 10, 2022

    There is a lot of material to cover and the pace is pretty rapid to get through it.

  • Andrew Noeth, Plant Manager, Chemtrade Logistics Feb 10, 2022

  • Past Participant, Watson Building Supplies Nov 25, 2019

    Really understood the software, and able to explain in-depth concepts of best practices. He was able to add some humour into the mix to keep the attention - as the content isn't the most exciting to begin with. Take a PM course first to understand basics

  • Past Participant, Denso Sales Canada, Inc Nov 21, 2019

    Facilitator kept things interesting. He managed training session really well, good flow not too fast or slow. Allowed everyone to ask questions but was conscience to keep with the time required to complete each section of the training on time. Training material (hand outs) was good for doing exercises on your own.

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