Training Courses : Project Managers

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Mastering Microsoft Project 2013

Code: PM.PR55054
Type: IT InstructorLed Courses
Category: Microsoft Office 2013, Project Managers
This two-day, instructor-led course is intended for individuals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills on Microsoft Project. The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress. This course will also help students prepare for Microsoft Project 2013 Exam 74-343 Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013.

Duration: 14 hours (2 days)
Location: EDITC & MMC Conference Center, 16 Imvrou Street, 1055 Nicosia
Language: Greek
Attendance: 6-16

•Understanding Project Management Basics

•What is a Project?

•Developing the Parts of a Project

•How MS Project can Help

•Using the MS Project Tools

•Using the Gantt Chart

•Learning MS Project Basics

•Working with Project Tasks

•Establishing Task Relationships

•Outlining your Project

•Working with resources

•Managing Project Resources

•Changing Working Time

•Scheduling with Resources

•Managing Resource Workloads

•Viewing the PLAN

•Printing Views and Reports

•Communicating Project Information

•Using Page Setup

•Controlling the Project

•Scheduling Task Constraints

•Tracking Project’s Progress

•Working with the Critical Path

Case Study related to the construction industry

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for both novice and experienced project managers, managers, schedulers, and other project stake holders who need to incorporate the discipline of project management with Microsoft Project 2013.

  • Project Managers & Project Manager Assistants
  • IT Managers & IT Administrator
  • Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers
  • Building Contractors, Land Developers Quantity Surveyors, Quantity Estimators,


To manage a project effectively we need to be able to manage its resourcse in order to minimize cost and time of completion. MS Project may assist you in handling small to medium sized projects in a timely and efficient manner. It will also assist you to manage multiple projects that run concurrently.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the discipline of project management as it applies to using Microsoft Project 2013.
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Identify Task Types & Relationships.
  • Define Resources within Project.
  • Make Work Package Estimates.
  • Create an Initial Schedule.
  • Create a Resource Leveled Schedule.
  • Create Projects from templates, Excel files.
  • Create Global templates.
  • Create formulas and graphical indicators.
  • The steps to record a macro.
  • Format Output and Print Reports.
  • Integrate Multiple Projects.
  • Set up a Project with a Calendar, Start date, and scheduling method.
  • Understand Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule.
  • Manage multiple projects
  •  Be able to create a master project list with shared resources.

There are no prerequisites for this course except good knowledge of Microsoft Windows.   However, it is helpful to have taken an introductory project management course, such as Versatile’s Principles of Project Management.

  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Exercises and Labs

  • Step by Step Notes
  • Projector
  • PCs & Printers
  • Whiteboard & Flip Charts


Day 1:
Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Project
Module 2: A Quick and Easy Overview of Managing with Project
Module 3: Setting Up a Project
Module 4: Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule
Module 5: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Module 6: Identifying Task Relationships
Module 7: Defining Resources within Project
Day 2:

Module 8: Making Work Package Estimates
Module 9: Creating an Initial Schedule
Module 10: Create a Resource Leveled Schedule
Module 11: Managing the Project
Module 12: Formatting Output and Printing Reports
Module 13: Managing Multiple Projects
Module 14: Advanced Topics
Module 15: Summary

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