Course Code: GES857
Receive an overview of Project, set up and download project files, and understand what to expect from the course. Gather project documentation, understand the Scope Statement, understand your deliverables, and master the work breakdown structure.
Cover terms and concepts, dive into a schedule analysis, and understand float. Learn about ribbon menu navigation, the backstage view, and templates.
Dive into MS Project terminology, navigate resource and tsk tables, utilize forms, and explore the many uses of default settings. Learn how to set up calendars and use templates.
Understand schedules, advanced task functionalities, and learn about the many resources available to Project users. Mange resource assignments, including graphs, usage, and users.
Customize project reviews, verify schedule logic, validate estimates and resource assignments, and learn how to status and track your project.
Complete the course by learning about formatting and customization. Change details, create macros, and use organizational tools. Import and export project data, manage multiple projects, create a master project file, and create a common resource pool.
Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
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This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
No. This is a hands-on course that calls out specific keystroke commands. In every version of Microsoft Project, new features and functions are added or removed and keystrokes will likely change. Additional compatibility issues may exist with using the provided practice files.
Yes, this course will meet the educational prerequisites for the PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP ®) certification and the Managing Projects with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 74-34 exam. In addition, this course will meet re-certification requirements (PDUs) for most project management certifications offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI).
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