Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

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

Understanding Microsoft Project

Who Should Attend: 

This short course is designed for anyone who wants to learn MS Project 2010. If you are new to project management and want to have hands-on experience with MS Project software, this course is right for you.  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®   

Overview:

Managing projects successfully is of utmost importance to any type of organization. Microsoft Project is one of the tools that can be used to manage projects. Project management consists of a group of processes and phases starting from initiation to closure. There are various steps involved in planning, executing, and monitoring and controlling the project.

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:

This course will include the following topics:

  • Introduction to project management
  • Introduction to MS Project 2010
  • MS Project templates
  • Project planning
  • Managing resources and cost
  • Project execution
  • Project monitoring and control
  • Project closeout

Activities:

  • Case study approach to:
  • Project scheduling
  • Developing dependencies
  • Allocation and leveling of resources
  • Monitoring and controlling project

We create a computer lab for this course.  Laptops provided for a hands-on experience.

Total Hours and/or number of sessions: 16 hrs (2 sessions, 8 hrs each)

Program Flyer (PDF)

 

Meet Your Presenter: Hiral Shah

Program Details:

When:    April 24 & 25, 2014 (Thursday and Friday)

Times:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where: SCSU Welcome Center

               355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN  56301

               NOTE:  Free, convenient, secure indoor parking!

 

Project Management Series:

Project Management Essentials

Understanding the Project Management Body of Knowledge - Level 2

 

Pricing:

Early Bird Cost: $525 before 3 p.m. on April 10, 2014

Regular Cost:  $550 after 3 p.m. on April 10, 2013

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2014 

Online Registration (credit card payments)

* For Windows 8 users, please be aware there are two versions of Internet Explorer on your device - Metro and Desktop. To use our registration site, you must use the Desktop version of Internet Explorer, and not the Metro version. To start the Desktop version, click on or touch the Desktop tile on the Start screen. Then you will see the Internet Explorer icon in the task bar. This is the Desktop version which should be used for registration. If you are in Internet Explorer and the URL address is at the bottom of the screen, you are in the Metro version, should close it and open the desktop version

If online registration isn't an option for you please call SCSU at (320) 308-4723 or (320) 308-4962 ; you'll be asked to fill out the registration form below and pay by check or credit card.

Registration form (PDF) - check, money order or purchase order - for just MS Project -

If you'd like to spread your payments over 3 months you can consider using our payment plan...

Payment Plan - once you have completed this process please fill out the registration form above.

Bundle Pricing for Project Management series:

Two classes: $975 for two PM series classes

Registration form (online registration for bundle pricing is not available)

Note: Registrations must be received no later than one (1) week prior to the first class of the earliest workshop. 

Three classes: $1455 for three PM series classes

Registration form (online registration for bundle pricing is not available)

Note: Registrations must be received no later than one (1) week prior to the first class of the earliest workshop.

If you are interested in bringing this course to your company please contact Tammy@scsutraining.com or 320-308-4252.

 

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