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 25 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a certified 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, Healthcare and Telecommunications. Nikki has worked with Microsoft Project for over 15 years.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.
You should already have Microsoft Project 2016 installed on your computer before enrolling in this program. If you don’t already have Microsoft Project 2016, you will need to purchase it for the program.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. 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.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
No, this program cannot be taken on a Mac.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
Students may wish to sit for the PMP® certification exam. Students will need to arrange and pay for the tests independently from this program.
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. Although this program will also cover some features / functions that are only available in the Professional edition, you will be provided with references to those functions. The main difference is that you won’t be able to do the hands-on exercises associated with those functions.
Yes, this program 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 program will meet re-certification requirements (PDUs) for most project management certifications offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI).