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MS Project is a popular tool for project managers that allows them to develop schedules, allocate resources and duties to specific tasks, as well as track a project's progression. It also allows managers to oversee the budget and analyze workloads. This course, ideal for aspiring project managers (as well as reluctant project managers who were more or less pressed into service--you know who you are), provides a step-by-step overview on mastering basic functions that are essential for tracking any project.

NOTE: This  course will focus on the Microsoft Office 2019 version of MS Project. You are required to have access to MS Project 2019 in order to complete this course.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 12+ hours.

Start anytime within indicated date range. You have 90 days from the date you register to complete the course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define important terms and concepts used in project management and MS Project
  • Create and modify a task list
  • Develop a blank project from scratch
  • Navigate within tabs
  • Use auto and manual scheduling
  • Use calendar functions and schedule tasks
  • Work with task views, the timeline and zoom slider functions
  • Format projects by copying and pasting and by adding hyperlinks
  • Format bar and Gantt charts and prepare project elements for printing
  • Generate a variety of reports using custom and premade templates


Module 1: Getting Started with Project

Module 2: Working with Tasks

Module 3: Working with Views

Module 4: Reporting Templates


Evaluation Method



  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials

  • High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – click here for more information
  • Windows computer (desktop or laptop) running MS Project 2019 (Standard or Pro)


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Course Reference Number (CRN) 93036

Instructor Personal Mentor

Course Reference Number (CRN) 92023

Instructor Personal Mentor


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