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Managing Projects Using MS Project

This course is focused on the use of Microsoft Project as an essential tool to develop a project work plan. It includes the integration of theory and practice to develop a hands-on understanding of building project work plans. This work will be done within the context of the project planning, execution, monitoring, and control processes associated with the project life cycle model. Through the use of this software tool, you will learn how to keep track of project details, specifically work tasks and resources, while maintaining a focus on goals and objectives. MS Project is designed to assist in managing projects by storing information, calculating and maintaining schedules, tracking project costs and resources, analyzing project data, and communicating project results. The content and subject matter presented in this course are aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition (Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017) and other appropriate PMI® global standards.

Project Management Institute (PMI)® and PMI® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Experience using Microsoft Project 2016 as an essential tool for developing a project schedule
  • An understanding of how to build a project work plan

Ideal for

  • All levels of professionals who seek experience with MS Project 2016 to manage projects
  • Project managers across the experience spectrum who want to use MS Project 2016 to manage projects

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