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.

Starting at $1,099.00
As few as 11 weeks

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.
Proficiency in using computers with Windows operating system; working knowledge of MS Office® also is helpful.
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Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Jerry Reed
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ENROLL BY: Sep 20, 2021
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Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2021
Course Requirements
Reliable internet connection and Google Chrome browser required to access the software tool in this course.
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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