Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University


This course can be customized and delivered for employees at your company.

Microsoft Project is a tool to help manage projects in a very efficient way. Learn the various steps involved in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. MS Project can assist in each of these steps and you can learn to develop plans, assign resources, manage costs, track progress, balance workloads and even forecast project completion date and cost.

Scheduling using MS Project will provide participants with hands-on experience with MS Project software. This short course is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and will equip the individuals with an insight to create, update, and control projects.


Program Highlights:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Introduction to MS Project
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Project planning & scheduling
  • Managing resources & cost
  • Project tracking & reporting
  • Creating project templates
  • Project closeout


Case study approach to:

  • Scheduling & tracking project progress
  • Developing dependencies
  • Allocating and leveling of resources
  • Monitoring and controlling projects
  • Managing resource overallocation problem


Laptops provided for a hands-on experience.

Course Details


Course: Scheduling Using Microsoft Project Software - 16 hour course over 2 consecutive days


Dates: 2 day training event

Time:9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost:  $650.00

(includes lunch, "Microsoft Project:  Step by Step" book, parking)

Location: SCSU Welcome Center,  355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN  56301

NOTE:  Free, convenient, secure indoor parking!


Registration Deadline


Contact: Tammy at 320-308-4252


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Meet the PresenterHiral Shah 

Who should attend:

This short course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their control of project schedules – create, update and control projects more efficiently using MS Project 2013.  Appropriate for new MS Project users as well as those who have some experience. 


This course offers 16 hours of Project Management education.  Project Management education is required to sit for various certification exams such as the CAPM®   or PMP®   

This program has been approved for 16 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.   Please contact for more information.                  

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Interested in bringing this training to your company or being added to the wailing list?  Contact or 320-308-4252.