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Microsoft (MS) Project

Session Format:

6 Hours Total (Two 3-Hour Sessions)


Today’s work environment requires employees to manage several projects simultaneously. This training session introduces the student to software that will assist anyone who serves as a project manager to more effectively plan projects, better manage resources and establish organization-wide repeatable processes.


The participant will: (1) learn how to use MS Project, (2) learn to use the program in planning a project, and (3) learn to manage all aspects of a project easily and efficiently.

Content Outline

  • Getting started with MS Project
  • Printing and reporting
  • The project planning process
  • MS Project Tools
  • Assigning costs to tasks and resources
  • Scheduling tasks
  • Evaluating and adjusting your schedule
  • Adding people and equipment to your project

Who Should Attend

This seminar is intended for managers and supervisors who manage large projects in their organization.

 Last Modified 7/22/13