Microsoft Project® Training - 4 Hours Online MS Project Course

4+ Hours Microsoft Project Training. 30+ Lectures, Project Plan Creation Over a Real-Life Project, Budget Saving Tricks, Step-by-step project plan creation.


 

Your 100% online, self-paced Microsoft Project® Training includes:

-4+ hours of Microsoft Project® Training designed by industry experts
–Learn at your own pace whenever and wherever you want, even if you work full-time
-Learn how to use and create a Project Plan in MS Project from the ground
-Sample step-by-step project plan creation over a real-life project example
-Learn how to create tasks, assign resources, take baselines, do reporting and more


"Master of Project Academy allows professionals to advance their training at a schedule that fits their busy life. No set dates, no set number of hours. No need to take time off to accommodate a course schedule in a physical classroom. And with 24 hour assistance, professionals have access to help whenever they need it."

Microsoft Project Training

Microsoft Project Training is ideal for you if you’re a project management professional looking to learn MS Project to create winning project plans.

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30+ Lectures


4+ Hours


Lifetime Access option


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100% Online & Self-Paced


Course Completion Certificate


  • Enroll in a Microsoft Project Appreciated Training
  • Learn how to create your project plans in MS Project step-by-step
  • Learn what you should have before starting to create your project plan in MS Project
  • See how you can create tasks, assign resources, take baselines, do reporting and more in MS Project
  • Save thousands of dollars in your projects by fixing utilization problems
  • Learn how to create a project plan through a real-world project example
  • Get prompt answers & support from the instructor within 24 hours!
  • Test yourself with quizzes at the end of the sections
  • Earn 4 PDUs if you are a PMP already
  • Get downloadable handouts and materials during the course

Good Project Planning is the foundation of the project success. Microsoft Project is the project planning tool used by several Fortune 500 corporate companies as well as independent project management professionals. Learning how to use Microsoft Project and creating winning project plans in MS Project will advance your Project Management career.

This training is most suited for:

  • Project managers
  • Associate/Asst. Manager - Projects
  • Team leads/Managers
  • Project Executives/Engineers
  • Any professional using Microsoft Project®
  • Any professional aspiring to be a Project Manager

What is Microsoft Project®?

Microsoft Project is a project management software which can be used as a desktop application or online. Microsoft Project was first released in 1984. Before that, it was used to streamline and monitor tasks in Microsoft internally. Project had a huge boost from Microsoft’s branding, especially with the explosive success of Windows 3.0 and Windows 95 and beyond.

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Microsoft Project is the most popular project management software used around the world. Microsoft Project is the leader in the project management software market and far ahead from the Project's closes competitor Oracle's Primavera. Most of the Fortune 500 corporate companies use Microsoft Project to manage their projects.

If you want to advance your project management career, Microsoft Project will be a crucial must-to-have skill. Learning how to create a project plan step-by-step through a real-life project example will help you to get your desired project management job.

What is in this Microsoft Project Training Program?

Microsoft Project course program includes nine different sections.

Microsoft Project Training Section #1 includes...

How to use the Microsoft Project program and what you should have before starting to create your project plan in MS Project. Before you start creating your project plan in MS Project, you must have details of the project such as:

  • Start and end dates of the project
  • Budget of the project
  • Resource and calendars of the resources
  • National holidays or off-days of the resources
  • ...

In the first section of the Microsoft Project course, we will list what you should have before starting to create your project plan.

Microsoft Project Course Section #2 includes...

How to do settings and customize Microsoft Project for yourself. There are several settings in Microsoft Project such as time format, scheduling, add-ins etc.

For instance, let's say there is a ten day task in the Microsoft Project Plan. Today is the third day after the task started. How will you count this task's completion percentage? Will it be 0%, 30%, 50% or 100%. Depending on the project management approach, you can assign any of these options to a task that has started already.

We will cover how to customize Microsoft Project in the second section of this Microsoft Project course.

MS Project Training Section #3 includes...

How to create a new project in Microsoft Project. First step of creating a project plan in MS Project is creating a new project. This is as similar as to a new file opening in other Microsoft Office applications.

MS Project Course Section #4 includes...

Adding columns you need in MS Project. Microsoft Project has several columns. However, you cannot use all of them since it will be a huge scroll right list. We will show the popular columns used in Microsoft Project and how you can add/remove columns in MS Project.

Microsoft Project Training Section #5 covers...

Creation of project tasks. Projects are constituted from work packages and work packages include several tasks. A project is completed by completing tasks. As you complete tasks, you will complete the work packages and the project will finish respectively

We will learn how to create tasks in the Microsoft Project Plan and how to assign predecessor and successor relationship among tasks. After learning details of how to add tasks in Microsoft Project, we will learn how to create a project milestone as well.

Microsoft Project Course Section #6 covers...

Creation of project resources. Project resources are actually the project team members, materials, tools and equipments that are needed to perform project tasks

We will learn how to create resources in Microsoft Project. There are calendars of each project resource in MS Project. We will see how to set resource calendars in Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Project Training Section #7 includes...

Assigning resources to tasks. Each project task will be performed by resources. We will learn how to assign resources to project tasks in Microsoft Project.

Microsoft Project Course Section #8 includes...

Utilizing the Microsoft Project Plan. Once you complete a project plan in Microsoft Project, after assigning resources and defining dependencies of tasks, you might need to optimize the final project plan. We will see how to do optimizing a project plan in MS Project.

MS Project Training Section #9 includes...

Finalizing project plan and taking baseline. Baselines show the picture of a project plan on certain times of a project. For instance, you can take a baseline in the beginning of project and then in certain milestones of the project to check whether project is progressing as planned. We will learn how to take project baselines in Microsoft Project

Do I need Microsoft Project Program?

Our Microsoft Project Course is 100% online and self-paced. Lectures do not require you to have a MS Project on your PC. However, we recommend you to practice what you learned during the MS Project Training. Therefore, we advise you to obtain a MS Project license and try to apply what you learn throughout the MS Project course.

Curriculum


  Customize Settings of Microsoft Project for Yourself
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    General Settings (1:27)
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    Display Options (1:38)
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    Scheduling Settings (8:33)
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    Proofing Section (2:55)
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    Save Section (1:52)
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    Language Section (1:00)
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    Advanced Options (5:50)
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    Customize Ribbon Settings (4:43)
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    Quick Access Toolbar Settings (1:36)
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    Add-Ins (0:48)
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    Trust Center (1:36)
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    Customize Settings Quiz
  New Project Creation
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    New Project Creation (2:59)
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    New Project Creation Quiz
  Adding Columns You Need
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    Adding New Columns (2:14)
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    Adding New Columns Quiz
  Creation of Project Tasks
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    Creating Phases & Dependencies (2:59)
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    Adding Tasks (1:51)
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    Milestone Creation (3:10)
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    Creation of Project Tasks Quiz
  Creation of Resources
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    Creating Resources (9:09)
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    Defining Public Holidays (1:34)
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    Defining Resource Calendars (2:23)
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    Creation of Resources Quiz
  Assigning Resources to Tasks
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    Assigning Resources to Tasks (4:45)
  Opting for Better Alternatives - UTILIZE RESOURCES!
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    Resource Utilization & Time Delays (4:35)
  Finalizing Project Plan
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    Baseline Your Project (1:42)
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    Setting & Using Timeline (4:30)
  Closure
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    Closure (2:37)
  How to Submit a PDU Claim (For Retaining PMP Certificate)
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    How to Submit a PDU Claim (Step-by-Step Guide)
  How to Submit a PDU Claim (For Retaining PMP Certificate)
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    How to Submit PDUs
  Bonus Lecture - Discount for our paid courses
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    Bonus Lecture - Discount for our paid courses

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
Master of Project Academy courses are designed to be flexible and affordable, so you can learn how you choose.

You can begin the course from the moment you enroll. Get instant access to all the lectures, videos and materials and train for certification at your own pace.

There’s no deadline to complete the course – you can watch and re­‐watch as many times as you like, giving yourself the best chance at passing your certification exam at the first attempt.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
All our courses come with a full 30-­day guarantee for your protection. Our overall refund rate is less than 1% from 125,000+ students who have used our course to train for Microsoft Project.

But if for any reason you decide to cancel, just email [email protected] within 30 days of enrollment, and we’ll refund your payment in full.
Any further questions?
We’re happy to answer them! Please visit our FAQ page for more details or email [email protected]
How long can I access the course for?
For however long you need it. You can choose from monthly access, one‐year access or lifetime access below. If you select monthly access you will be auto-­billed on the same day each month, and can access the full course at any time until you cancel.

If you want to take longer to study the course, you can select annual or lifetime access to give yourself more time to watch and re-­‐ watch the lectures. Lifetime access is exactly that – you will never lose access and will receive free course content updates forever.
Who teaches the course?
Your expert instructor is Patrick Jackson, who has over 30 years of project management experience in major corporations.

Read more about Patrick in his Instructor Bio below.

Meet Your Instructor


Patrick Jackson
Patrick Jackson

Patrick has been working on several project management roles for major corporations for over 35 years. Working with such companies as Lockheed Martin, NCIS, NASA, Dell Inc, American Express, MasterCard, Bombarier Aerospace, BNSF railroad, Greenville Health Systems, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Hilton, Purolator, Thermo Fisher, AIG and Ironshore.

During his career, Patrick has interviewed, hired, managed and worked with hundreds of Project Managers from different disciplines.

Being well versed in Microsoft Project, Patrick brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on experience to our academy.


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