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Microsoft Project 2019  

This comprehensive training course will teach you how to use Microsoft Project 2019's newest features for project planning, tracking, and reporting.

What you will learn

  • Using Microsoft Project to plan, implement, and track project performance
  • Identify various Microsoft Project elements and functions to enhance schedule development
  • Examining implemented project schedules to assess progress and take corrective action
  • Preparing and communicating project information using views and reports
  • Identifying how to manage master projects using shared resources

How you will benefit

  • Complete a capstone project to add to your professional portfolio
  • Understand Microsoft Project's new functions and features
  • Earn training hours for PDUs to maintain your PMI qualified certifications


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Microsoft Project 2019 (not included in enrollment)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • Mastering Project 2019 Step By Step

From the construction industry to the information technology sector, project managers are using Microsoft Project to plan, track, and collaborate on business projects. Staying up-to-date with this project management software is important for your professional success.

This online project management course will train you to use Microsoft Project 2019. After learning the software's functions through interactive assignments and milestone quizzes, you will create a master project plan for your capstone. In addition, this course will provide training hours for PDUs needed to maintain PMI qualified certifications.

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Project in Action
    2. Getting Setup
  2. Establishing a Good Project Management Foundation
    1. Documentation
    2. The Scope Statement
    3. Understanding your Project Deliverables
    4. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  3. Schedule Terminology and Methodology
    1. Scheduling Terms and Concepts
    2. Schedule Analysis
    3. Understanding Float
  4. Navigating to MS Project 2019
    1. Ribbon Menu Navigation
    2. The Backstage View
    3. Templates
  5. MS Project Terminology
    2. Resource Views
    3. Tables
    4. Forms
  6. Understanding Default Settings
    1. The Purpose of Default Settings
    2. Finding Default Settings
    3. File>Options>Schedule
    4. File>Options>Save
  7. Setting Up Calendars
    1. Base Calendars
    2. Resource Calendars
    3. Task Calendars
    4. Tips and Guidelines
  8. Task Terminology & Creating Task List
    1. Tasks Defined
    2. More Tasks Defined
    3. Creating a Task List
    4. Organizing your Tasks
  9. Schedule Development
    1. Types of Estimates
    2. Modeling Tasks & Relationships
    3. Schedule Development
  10. Advanced Task Functionalities
    1. Task Types and Calculations
    2. Advanced Task Functionalities
    3. Managing Deadlines
    4. Task Information
  11. Introduction to Resources
    1. Resource Terminology
    2. Resource Types
    3. Setting up a Resource Sheet
    4. Best Practices for Setting Up Work Resources
  12. Assigning Resources
    1. Assigning Resources to Tasks
    2. Work Resources and Calculations
    3. Assigning Material and Cost Resources
    4. Resource Planning Guidelines
  13. Managing Resource Assignments
    1. Resource Graph View
    2. Resource Usage View
    3. Team Planner
  14. Customizing Project Views
    1. Customizing Views
    2. Sorts
    3. Filters
    4. Groups
  15. Project Plan Review
    1. Sanity Check #1: Schedule Structure
    2. Sanity Check #2: Project Scope
    3. Sanity Check #3: Estimates and Resources
    4. Sanity Check #4: Estimates and Resources
  16. Statusing Your Project
    1. Baselines
    2. Statusing Basics
    3. Applying Actual Work with Statusing Methods
  17. Tracking Project Performance
    1. Viewing Status
    2. Reporting Status
    3. Applying Earned Value
    4. Getting Back on Track
  18. Format and Customize
    1. Advanced Formatting
    2. The Organizer
    3. Making Macros
  19. Create Master Project Files
    1. Importing and Exporting Project Data
    2. Managing Multiple Projects
    3. Sharing Resources Across Projects

Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a 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, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.


Microsoft Project 2019
Item: 202003CTP22720  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $795.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.