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Microsoft Project Classes

Whether you run a small business or you are a project director in a large corporation, Microsoft Project can help you manage your organization's resources and schedules. Understand how to effectively use this tool by attending a hands-on class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL.

Introduction to Project

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn to use Microsoft Project to organize your project's tasks, resources, and schedule. Create a Gantt planning chart from scratch by identifying and entering tasks, creating task dependencies and constraints, assigning resources, and printing out the finished chart. Establish the project calendar, determine and change task durations, view and check your project schedule, and use the schedule to track project status. You will also learn about the Critical Path and its importance in project management.
Fee: $239

Project 2013  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7598 Wed., Apr. 19West CountyJulia Otto
G7936 Tues., June 6West CountyJulia Otto
E8016 Mon., July 17West CountyJulia Otto
E8107 Thurs., Sept. 7West CountyJulia Otto

Intermediate Applications of Project

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Project or equivalent experience.) Learn to handle multiple projects. Practice entering fixed costs, such as material and subcontract costs, and creating and assigning resources across several projects. Learn how to combine multiple projects into one consolidated master schedule. Topics include splitting tasks, as well as assigning priorities to tasks and subtasks. Additional topics include the various resource options, such as resource leveling, resource contouring, work assignment delays or overtime, resource loading, and assigning more than one resource value to a single resource.
Fee: $239

Project 2013  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7599 Thurs., Apr. 27West CountyJulia Otto
G7937 Wed., June 7West CountyJulia Otto
E8017 Mon., July 24West CountyJulia Otto
E8108 Fri., Sept. 8West CountyJulia Otto

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in IT Professional Development on forming project teams, leadership skills, and effective communications.