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Microsoft Project Course Online

Live, instructor-led online Microsoft Project courses designed to help you master Microsoft’s industry-standard project management software.

Master Microsoft’s project management software

Project Level 1

2 days | 14 hours | $625 plus HST

Minimum enrollment required. Discounts for groups of 6 or more, non-profits, and government employees.

In-person Microsoft Project training is also available.

Objectives

This 2-day online Microsoft Project course will help participants manage projects of all sizes.

  • Getting started with Microsoft Project ; overview of MS Project’s interface, views, and shortcuts
  • Start a new project plan ; create tasks, summary tasks, and recurring tasks ; apply a work breakdown structure ; link tasks and modify dependencies
  • Add / assign resources to tasks ; work with task / resource / project calendar ; add costs to project activities
  • Change project scheduling methods and task types ; understand and display the critical path
  • Use preset contours for allocating resources ; identify overallocated resources and resolve resource conflicts
  • Format views and the Gantt chart in MS Project
  • Print the various views and reports that are part of your project plan
  • Sort, filter, and group tasks and resources as needed
  • Save a baseline, tack project progress using various methods, analyze project status

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I learn Microsoft Project online?

Our online Microsoft Project courses are delivered by a live instructor via Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Participants are encouraged to apply what they’ve learned, and are able to ask questions and get immediate feedback.

Is Microsoft Project hard to learn?

Most project managers agree that project management software involves a learning curve but our Microsoft Project training breaks topics down into manageable lessons. You’ll learn Microsoft Project using relevant examples and exercise files optimized to illustrate concepts.

Is Microsoft Project similar to Excel?

While many of the keyboard shortcuts used in Excel can also be used for data entry in MS Project, the two applications are designed for different purposes. Microsoft Project helps you stay organized, create a task list, assign resources to tasks, and track project progress.

Is Microsoft Project the same as a Gantt chart?

Microsoft Project is a powerful tool for managing projects, which often involves using Gantt charts. While Gantt chart view is the default view, it is just one aspect of the software.