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Microsoft Project is a project management software program designed to assist managers so they can achieve a successful outcome and the benefits of Project software grow with each new edition. Microsoft Project training from New Horizons will help you stay abreast of the latest changes, whether it be for personal use, or to train your employees for an upgrade in your organization. Microsoft Project training from New Horizons can help project managers assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage a budget and analyze workloads.

With Microsoft Project, managers are easily able to analyze resources, check budgets, evaluate timelines, measure progress, and anticipate resource needs. In addition to assisting project managers, Microsoft Project also enables team members to manage tasks, collaborate, submit time sheets, and flag issues and risks. Moreover, it helps executives to define business drivers, measure strategic impact of competing ideas, make funding decisions, and view project and resources status.


  • Introduction of Project Management & MS Project 
  • Entering Task Data
  • Defining the Task & Task Schedule 
  • Manipulating the Data 
  • Entering the Logic 
  • Resources 
  • Resources leveling 
  • Task types 
  • Constraints 
  • views 
  • Beginning tracking 
  • Processing 
  • Progress data input 
  • Minimizing effects of delays 
  • Resources assignment 
  • Multiple project 
  • Multiple Project Management and Leveling 
  • Customizing fields 
  • Tables 
  • Reports 
  • Printing reports & views 
  • Exporting files 
  • Doubts and discussions 
  • Project

Introduction –

  • What is scheduling?
  • Introduction of MS Project
  • About the course

Getting Started with MS Project –

  • Interface tour
  • Navigating the backstage view
  • Menu bars
  • Starting MS Project


Set up a Project –
  • Create a new project
  • Define your project
  • Configure options
  • Set up the project calendar
  • Using templates for productivity

Creating project task –
  • Create a new task
  • Create a milestone
  • Create summary task
  • Creating recurring task for meetings etc.
  • Organizing tasks, linking tasks
  • Choosing between manual and automatic scheduling

Entering resources –
  • Using the resource views
  • Creating a work resource
  • Creating a material resource, entering resource costs
  • Creating resource calendars
  • Organizing resources

Assigning Tasks to resources –

  • Know what are tasks types
  • Using views to assign resources
  • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Review resource usages
  • Using team planner view to review resources

Working with MS Project Views and other objects –
  • Understanding MS Project objects
  • Switching between views and tables
  • Using columns in a table, using sorting, grouping and filtering
  • Using the timeline view

Refining and tuning the project schedule –
  • Analyze using the critical path
  • Resolve resources over- allocations
  • Inspect scope time cost

Presenting the schedule –
  • Summarize the project
  • Ways to present schedule to stake holders

Understanding how baseline works –
  • Base lining the schedule

Tracking and Reporting projects –
  • Updating the schedule
  • Updating the cost
  • How to change the baseline
  • Viewing project status
  • Producing reports
  • Using project views for progress reporting

Getting better at using MS Project –
  • Using a global template
  • Exporting and importing objects
  • Sharing knowledge and information

Job Opportunities

  • Designers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Drafters
  • Architects
  • Contractors
  • Building Managers
  • Electrical Controls & System Designers
  • 2D Artist
  • Document Creators
  • Game Developers
  • Graphic Designers
  • 3D Animators
  • Product Manufactures
  • Inventors
  • Prototype Designers
  • 3D Animators
  • Effects Specialist
  • Game Designers
  • Construction Managers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Building Information Modelers
  • Construction PMs
  • Interior Designer
  • Construction Development
  • Building Designer


Consistency: The framework gives you the structure. Following it on each project gives you consistency. Once you become consistent in the way you manage your projects, the people you work with will become increasingly confident in your ability to organize, execute and succeed. From an engineering career standpoint, being consistently effective is a major asset.

Environment: When you have a standard framework for project management that you execute consistently, you will stand out among your peers and competitors. Depending on the environment you work in, this notoriety can become a major career enhancer, opening opportunities to you that never before existed.

Risk Assessment: Before studying project management, risk assessment was something I though of only in regards to military training or overseas travel. It was not a topic that I directly linked to the projects being worked on closer to home. After studying project management, a whole new appreciation for risk assessment as well as a formalized way to assess it. Developing the skill to effectively assess risk, then pre-determine mitigation steps, is a benefit that will help you throughout your engineering career.

Development: We understand the need to continuously learn new technical material in order to keep our engineerings skills relevant. Opening your study aperture to include project management will make you even more relevant.

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