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Microsoft Project: 2 day course

Microsoft Project
Offered by PRCC Workforce Development
April 26 - 27, 2017
8:00 am—5:00 pm
Building 1103, Room 1005

Course fee is $40. Seating is limited. For all registration and payment questions, contact:

Troy Teadt
228-688-3113 (o)
985-788-3257 (c)

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP Basic
or equivalent experience

Course Outline

Day One

Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Project management concepts
Topic B: Exploring the Project window
Topic C: Working with project files

Unit 2: Working with tasks
Topic A: Creating a task list
Topic B: Modifying a task list
Topic C: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Unit 3: Scheduling tasks
Topic A: Setting up task links
Topic B: Working in Network Diagram view
Topic C: Working with advanced task options

Unit 4: Managing resources
Topic A: Creating base calendars
Topic B: Working with resources and calendars
Topic C: Working with resource costs

Unit 5: Working with views and tables
Topic A: Working with views
Topic B: Working with tables

Unit 6: Filtering, grouping, and sorting
Topic A: Working with filters
Topic B: Working with groups
Topic C: Sorting tasks and resources

Unit 7: Finalizing the task plan
Topic A: Finalizing schedules
Topic B: Resolving resource conflicts


Day Two

Unit 8: Tracking project work
Topic A: Managing a project
Topic B: Updating the progress of tasks
Topic C: Observing project progress

Unit 9: Analyzing and adjusting the plan
Topic A:
Analyzing the plan
Topic B: Rescheduling tasks

Unit 10: Formatting and reporting
Topic A: Formatting a project file
Topic B: Using drawing tools
Topic C: Printing views and reports
Topic D: Customizing reports
Topic E: Visual reports

Unit 11: Customizing the project environment
Topic A: Creating custom views
Topic B: Creating a custom table

Unit 12: Managing multiple projects
Topic A: Consolidating and sharing projects
Topic B: Sharing resources across projects

Unit 13: Project communications
Topic A: Communicating among a project team
Topic B: Working with hyperlinks

Unit 14: Exchanging project data
Topic A: Importing data
Topic B: Exporting data
Topic C: Copying data

For a printable flyer for this course, please click here.

Earlier Event: April 20
Intro to GIS - ArcGIS for Desktop
Later Event: April 27
MSU Lunch & Learn