Project Planning with Microsoft Project®

MGMT X 443.6

This course provides hands-on experience to build a realistic schedule using MS Project® as a tool. Students start from the planning stage and progress though the monitoring phases to track performance on the project.

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Fall
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Remote
Starting at $1,099.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Gain practical skills to effectively create project schedules utilizing Microsoft Project as a scheduling tool
  • Create project activities from the deliverables list (WBS), sequence activities, apply duration in terms of work effort, allocate resources, and capture the overall cost of the project
  • Utilize the tool to identify the critical path of your project and apply resource allocations, resource leveling, and optimization techniques to improve the overall duration of the project
  • Use the tool for budget tracking and performance evaluation and forecasting via Earned-Value Management metrics

About this course:

Whether you're managing a construction project, deploying new infrastructure, or launching a start-up, this learn-by-doing course will help you build and analyze schedules your team can rely on. You'll learn to break down projects into manageable parts, structure the project outline, forecast the completion date, manage resources and assignments, and create professional status reports! Skills learned with this widely used application, MS Project®, create a solid foundation that can be applied to a variety of other scheduling software in the project management field.
Prerequisites
Proficiency in using computers with Windows operating system; working knowledge of MS Office® also is helpful.
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Winter 2022 Schedule

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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
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Instructor: Jerry Reed
383748
Fee:
$1,099.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Jan 5, 2022
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after December 22, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Reliable internet connection and Google Chrome browser required to access the software tool in this course.
Schedule
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Wed Jan 5, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Jan 12, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Jan 19, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Jan 26, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 2, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 9, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 16, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Feb 23, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Mar 2, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
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Wed Mar 9, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 16, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online

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