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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.

Virtual Classes: Our Microsoft Project classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Project available on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

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. Learn about the Critical Path and its importance in project management. [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3313 Tues., Dec. 13Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

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. [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3314 Tues., Dec. 20Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

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

You may be also interested in other Microsoft Office classes available including Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, and Outlook.

Classes are also available in OneDrive, SharePoint Online, and Teams.

For more information, please email