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Course Description

Microsoft Project Levels 1 and 2 teaches robust project management tools with the right blend of usability, power, and flexibility, so the user can manage projects more efficiently and effectively.

Stay informed and control project work, schedules, and finances; keep project teams aligned; and be more productive through integration with familiar Microsoft Office system programs, powerful reporting, guided planning, and flexible tools. Learn to better organize projects and people. Discover core tools to manage schedules and resources independently.


Course Details

Instructional Delivery

  • Face-to-face in a lab

Registration

  • Registrations within 24 hours of course start time must be made by phone (403-220-2866).

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Course Content

Course Level Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what is new in Project 2016 and increase productivity
  • Prepare a new project plan and set the date and other basic information
  • Sequence and assign resources to tasks
  • Build and use summary and subordinate tasks including milestones
  • Identify critical path tasks and identify schedule float within the project
  • View the overall cost and schedule of a project
  • Identify resources that are over-allocated for a project schedule
  • Export reports in different formats

Topics of Instruction

  • Project Basics
  • Establishing Resources
  • Resource - Task Assignments
  • Project Plan: Refining
  • Project Information: Sorting, Grouping and Filtering
  • Project Plan Formatting - Fundamentals
  • Project Information: Printing
  • Project Plan Tracking - Fundamentals
  • Working with Multiple Projects
  • Integrating Microsoft Project with Other Programs
  • Fine-Tuning Tasks
  • Fine-Tuning Resources
  • Project Plan: Optimizing
  • Project Plan Formatting - Advanced
  • Project Plan Tracking - Advanced
  • Resource Pools and Consolidated Projects
  • Customizing Microsoft Project

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Notes

Required Tools

  • Online and in class students need access to Microsoft Project 2016 outside lab/class time to work on assignment, projects, or other course work. This software may be downloaded from Microsoft.

Textbooks

Attendance

It is strongly recommended that students attend every class. It is the responsibility of the student to communicate potential absenteeism to the instructor.

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Prerequisites

  • This course does not have prerequisites, students must however meet the recommendations and requirements in the Notes section along with any proficiencies identified below.

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Proficiencies

  • Students must be familiar with the personal computer, keyboard and mouse.
  • Students must have Microsoft Windows skills and knowledge, and be able to perform the following tasks:
    • start and run Windows
    • use the taskbar, Start button and Help feature
    • use Minimize, Maximize, Restore Down/Up and Close
    • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately
    • understand file management techniques
    • navigate between files, folders, or drives

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Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 20, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. Unless otherwise stated, notice of a withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 22, 2020 to Feb 19, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 23, 2020 to Jul 24, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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