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


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

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


  • 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

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Oct 11, 2022 to Oct 25, 2022
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required.
Section Notes

You will require access to a computer with the required software: Microsoft Projects 2019.

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

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

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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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