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Microsoft Project Certification Training Course

The Microsoft Project Certification Training Course covers topics such as assigning resources to tasks, creating WBS, estimating task schedules, budget monitoring using EVM, and much more. Candidates also learn to integrate Lync, Outlook, Share Point, and several other Microsoft office suit for seamless integration.

  • Authorized Training Organization (ATO) for MS Project Training
  • Accredited courseware
  • In-depth concept learning
  • Real-world examples
  • Experienced, professionally certified trainers
  • Flexible training hours

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This course on Microsoft Project Certification is best suited for:

  • Project Managers / Senior-level Managers looking for a career in scheduling, tracking, planning, and reporting
  • PMO personnel
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Engineering Process Group Members

There is no prerequisite for this course as such. Strong willingness to learn is enough

Module 1 – Introduction to Project and Project Management

  • The project, Operations, Programs, Portfolio, and their management
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • PMBOK Knowledge Areas and Process Groups
  • Expanding Role of Project Manager and need for a tool like MS Project

Module 2 – Scheduling Concepts

  • Establishing Schedule Framework
  • Creating, optimizing and baselining schedule
  • Schedule Maintenance – Updating and monitoring and controlling Changes
  • A brief introduction to Critical path method

Module3 – Introduction to MS Project Product Suite

  • MS Project Desktop Client (Professional/Standard)
  • MS-Project Server (On-premise Cloud)/Project Online (MS hosted cloud)
  • Project Web App (PWA)
  • MS Project Desktop Client organization

Module 4 – Explore User Interface and Views

  • Explore User Interface – Ribbon, Tabs, Groups, Quick Access toolbar, Backstage view and Project Options, Status bar, View bar, etc
  • Navigating tips, use of shortcut menus, short cut keys, finding help, etc.
  • Explore various built-in and custom views
  • Effective use of various views and split view for typical tasks.

Module 5 – Deadlines and Constraints

  • Types of Schedule Constraints and potential scheduling conflicts
  • Impact of scheduling constraints and deadlines on scheduling flexibility within the dynamic schedule model
  • Appropriate use of scheduling constraints, deadlines, and task calendars to model various situations.
  • Methods of creating deadlines and constraints using MS-Project.

Module 6 – Creating MS-Project Schedule

  • Various ways of creating a schedule e.g. Schedule from scratch, template, similar project, SharePoint task list, etc.
  • Importance of defining appropriate project options
  • Updating project information and choosing scheduling regime
  • Understand different calendars and create the appropriate project and task calendars

Module 7 – Creating WBS

  • Importance of creating good WBS
  • Checks to ensure completeness and correctness of WBS
  • MS Project features to help create and maintain WBS

Module 8 – Entering and Modifying Task Information

  • Creating and organizing task lists in WBS
  • Various types of tasks
  • MS Project features in moving and organizing tasks
  • Estimating task duration and work
  • Tasks types and their impact on schedule calculations
  • Determining task dependencies
  • Methods for linking and unlinking tasks in MS Project
  • Dynamic links and hammock tasks
  • Determining critical path before resource loading

Module 9 – Defining and Assigning Resources

  • Types of resources
  • Define resources
  • Types of costs associated with resources and tasks
  • Resource calendars
  • Modifying resource availability
  • Assigning resources and budget resources to tasks using various methods
  • Team Planner view
  • Duration, Units and Work Relationship, effort driven and non-effort driven scheduling and modifying assignments
  • Replacing generic resource with actual resource
  • Displaying task costs

Module 10 – Schedule Optimization

  • Optimization for times
  • Optimization for time and cost
  • Optimization for time, cost and resources
  • Various techniques for schedule optimization using what-if scenarios
  • Resource leveling – manual v/s automatic
  • Resolving fragmented critical path

Module 11 – Baselining Schedule

  • Baselines and interim plans
  • Creating and updating and removing baseline.
  • Displaying multiple baselines in the chart

Module 12 – Tracking Progress

  • Tracking progress and task and assignment level
  • Various fields used in tracking project schedule and costs
  • Types of % complete
  • Using what-if scenarios to bring schedule back on track
  • Use of Task Inspector
  • Rescheduling remaining work

Module 13 – Formatting Gantt Chart View

  • Formatting individual task and group of tasks using color, font, etc.
  • Use of filters, highlight filters, and groups to display information as required
  • Gridlines, Progress lines and formatting timescale
  • Task path feature
  • Drawing objects
  • Custom fields

Module 14 – Reporting and Sharing Information

  • Types of reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customizing reports using report design tools
  • Creating custom reports
  • Methods of sharing information among stakeholders and projects
  • Use of Global template and Organiser
  • Use of Import/Export to share Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon customization
  • Use of views and snapshots to share information
  • Printing project schedule
  • Timeline view for high-level reporting

Module 15 – Earned Value Management

  • EVM Fundamentals
  • EVM Reports and tables
  • TCPI

Module 16 – Managing Multiple Projects

  • Sub Project and Master Projects
  • Resource Pool Project
  • Sharing Resource among projects

Through this course, candidates will get to learn how to:

  • Use MS Project efficiently to create and maintain project goals as well as schedules
  • Create deadlines, constraints, dependencies, and task completion calendars
  • Work within available resources and estimates
  • Track and share project status reports
  • Manage multiple projects successfully
  • Clear the MS Project certification exam successfully

Will I get Certificate on completing this training?

Yes, Vinsys provides course completion certificate once candidates complete this training.

What are the prerequisites for MS Project certificate course?

There is no eligibility criterion for applying to this course.

Who can apply for this course?

Project Managers, senior-level managers looking for a career in scheduling, tracking, planning, and reporting, PMO personnel, Quality Assurance Managers, Engineering Process Group Members and all those interested in Microsoft certification can apply for this course.

What scope do I have after completing this course?

MS-Project is an appreciated course in the field of project management and adds great value in you profile. Almost all businesses utilize Microsoft programs and certified MS-Project professionals are in huge demand.

MS Project 2016 is the most preferred Project Management tool that enables Project Managers to handle complex projects in a multi-level WBS. This course trains candidates on how to use the tool to develop baseline, plan and forecast with the use of various reporting tools. MS Project allows project managers with the tools to of track & control project commitments and ensures timely completion.

This course focuses on providing relevant theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills about Earned Value Management (EVM), critical path method, etc. Vinsys trainers ensure sharing a lot of practical tips on adhering to the Microsoft Project best practices and extract the most out of MS Project capabilities.

Vinsys delivers value through the MS Project training course and ensures project manager's success in every project through a process-driven approach. Our practical training sessions provide wide exposure to candidates on real-world examples to understand the applicability of theoretical concepts.

The benefits of Microsoft Project Certification training are obvious and recognizable by any modern age employee. As most businesses depend on Microsoft Suites for their processes and projects, they are deemed to hire expert professionals who are technically certified in MS Project.

Project Managers with a certification in MS-Project are highly looked upon due to their acquired skills through the certification training and practical exposure. Therefore, to bag an opportunity in today’s competitive world, Microsoft Project certification is a must.

Vinsys offers a well-structured, process-driven MS-Project training that comprises accredited, up-to-date courseware, extensive hands-on, and proven training methodologies delivered by professionally Microsoft certified trainers. We help you gain the knowledge and skills that enable you to perform excellently in Microsoft projects.

Vinsys is a learning platform for professional certification seekers. Through rigorous efforts and dedicated teamwork, Vinsys is known among the leading training providers across the globe. We employ world-class trainers and a proven training methodology to ensure our students receive an excellent training environment. What makes us unique, is the training approach that we use. Our trainers focus highly on practical approach towards learning that instills both knowledge and skills to candidates.

Key Features of Vinsys trainings:

  • Trained more than 750,000 professionals globally
  • Accredited trainers
  • Highly interactive sessions
  • Flexible hours of training
  • Skill-based approach
  • 99% pass success rate
  • Post-training support
  • Complete exam preparation guidance

This course on Microsoft Project Certification is best suited for:

  • Project Managers / Senior-level Managers looking for a career in scheduling, tracking, planning, and reporting
  • PMO personnel
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Engineering Process Group Members

There is no prerequisite for this course as such. Strong willingness to learn is enough

Module 1 – Introduction to Project and Project Management

  • The project, Operations, Programs, Portfolio, and their management
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • PMBOK Knowledge Areas and Process Groups
  • Expanding Role of Project Manager and need for a tool like MS Project

Module 2 – Scheduling Concepts

  • Establishing Schedule Framework
  • Creating, optimizing and baselining schedule
  • Schedule Maintenance – Updating and monitoring and controlling Changes
  • A brief introduction to Critical path method

Module3 – Introduction to MS Project Product Suite

  • MS Project Desktop Client (Professional/Standard)
  • MS-Project Server (On-premise Cloud)/Project Online (MS hosted cloud)
  • Project Web App (PWA)
  • MS Project Desktop Client organization

Module 4 – Explore User Interface and Views

  • Explore User Interface – Ribbon, Tabs, Groups, Quick Access toolbar, Backstage view and Project Options, Status bar, View bar, etc
  • Navigating tips, use of shortcut menus, short cut keys, finding help, etc.
  • Explore various built-in and custom views
  • Effective use of various views and split view for typical tasks.

Module 5 – Deadlines and Constraints

  • Types of Schedule Constraints and potential scheduling conflicts
  • Impact of scheduling constraints and deadlines on scheduling flexibility within the dynamic schedule model
  • Appropriate use of scheduling constraints, deadlines, and task calendars to model various situations.
  • Methods of creating deadlines and constraints using MS-Project.

Module 6 – Creating MS-Project Schedule

  • Various ways of creating a schedule e.g. Schedule from scratch, template, similar project, SharePoint task list, etc.
  • Importance of defining appropriate project options
  • Updating project information and choosing scheduling regime
  • Understand different calendars and create the appropriate project and task calendars

Module 7 – Creating WBS

  • Importance of creating good WBS
  • Checks to ensure completeness and correctness of WBS
  • MS Project features to help create and maintain WBS

Module 8 – Entering and Modifying Task Information

  • Creating and organizing task lists in WBS
  • Various types of tasks
  • MS Project features in moving and organizing tasks
  • Estimating task duration and work
  • Tasks types and their impact on schedule calculations
  • Determining task dependencies
  • Methods for linking and unlinking tasks in MS Project
  • Dynamic links and hammock tasks
  • Determining critical path before resource loading

Module 9 – Defining and Assigning Resources

  • Types of resources
  • Define resources
  • Types of costs associated with resources and tasks
  • Resource calendars
  • Modifying resource availability
  • Assigning resources and budget resources to tasks using various methods
  • Team Planner view
  • Duration, Units and Work Relationship, effort driven and non-effort driven scheduling and modifying assignments
  • Replacing generic resource with actual resource
  • Displaying task costs

Module 10 – Schedule Optimization

  • Optimization for times
  • Optimization for time and cost
  • Optimization for time, cost and resources
  • Various techniques for schedule optimization using what-if scenarios
  • Resource leveling – manual v/s automatic
  • Resolving fragmented critical path

Module 11 – Baselining Schedule

  • Baselines and interim plans
  • Creating and updating and removing baseline.
  • Displaying multiple baselines in the chart

Module 12 – Tracking Progress

  • Tracking progress and task and assignment level
  • Various fields used in tracking project schedule and costs
  • Types of % complete
  • Using what-if scenarios to bring schedule back on track
  • Use of Task Inspector
  • Rescheduling remaining work

Module 13 – Formatting Gantt Chart View

  • Formatting individual task and group of tasks using color, font, etc.
  • Use of filters, highlight filters, and groups to display information as required
  • Gridlines, Progress lines and formatting timescale
  • Task path feature
  • Drawing objects
  • Custom fields

Module 14 – Reporting and Sharing Information

  • Types of reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customizing reports using report design tools
  • Creating custom reports
  • Methods of sharing information among stakeholders and projects
  • Use of Global template and Organiser
  • Use of Import/Export to share Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon customization
  • Use of views and snapshots to share information
  • Printing project schedule
  • Timeline view for high-level reporting

Module 15 – Earned Value Management

  • EVM Fundamentals
  • EVM Reports and tables
  • TCPI

Module 16 – Managing Multiple Projects

  • Sub Project and Master Projects
  • Resource Pool Project
  • Sharing Resource among projects

Through this course, candidates will get to learn how to:

  • Use MS Project efficiently to create and maintain project goals as well as schedules
  • Create deadlines, constraints, dependencies, and task completion calendars
  • Work within available resources and estimates
  • Track and share project status reports
  • Manage multiple projects successfully
  • Clear the MS Project certification exam successfully

Will I get Certificate on completing this training?

Yes, Vinsys provides course completion certificate once candidates complete this training.

What are the prerequisites for MS Project certificate course?

There is no eligibility criterion for applying to this course.

Who can apply for this course?

Project Managers, senior-level managers looking for a career in scheduling, tracking, planning, and reporting, PMO personnel, Quality Assurance Managers, Engineering Process Group Members and all those interested in Microsoft certification can apply for this course.

What scope do I have after completing this course?

MS-Project is an appreciated course in the field of project management and adds great value in you profile. Almost all businesses utilize Microsoft programs and certified MS-Project professionals are in huge demand.

MS Project 2016 is the most preferred Project Management tool that enables Project Managers to handle complex projects in a multi-level WBS. This course trains candidates on how to use the tool to develop baseline, plan and forecast with the use of various reporting tools. MS Project allows project managers with the tools to of track & control project commitments and ensures timely completion.

This course focuses on providing relevant theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills about Earned Value Management (EVM), critical path method, etc. Vinsys trainers ensure sharing a lot of practical tips on adhering to the Microsoft Project best practices and extract the most out of MS Project capabilities.

Vinsys delivers value through the MS Project training course and ensures project manager's success in every project through a process-driven approach. Our practical training sessions provide wide exposure to candidates on real-world examples to understand the applicability of theoretical concepts.

The benefits of Microsoft Project Certification training are obvious and recognizable by any modern age employee. As most businesses depend on Microsoft Suites for their processes and projects, they are deemed to hire expert professionals who are technically certified in MS Project.

Project Managers with a certification in MS-Project are highly looked upon due to their acquired skills through the certification training and practical exposure. Therefore, to bag an opportunity in today’s competitive world, Microsoft Project certification is a must.

Vinsys offers a well-structured, process-driven MS-Project training that comprises accredited, up-to-date courseware, extensive hands-on, and proven training methodologies delivered by professionally Microsoft certified trainers. We help you gain the knowledge and skills that enable you to perform excellently in Microsoft projects.

Vinsys is a learning platform for professional certification seekers. Through rigorous efforts and dedicated teamwork, Vinsys is known among the leading training providers across the globe. We employ world-class trainers and a proven training methodology to ensure our students receive an excellent training environment. What makes us unique, is the training approach that we use. Our trainers focus highly on practical approach towards learning that instills both knowledge and skills to candidates.

Key Features of Vinsys trainings:

  • Trained more than 750,000 professionals globally
  • Accredited trainers
  • Highly interactive sessions
  • Flexible hours of training
  • Skill-based approach
  • 99% pass success rate
  • Post-training support
  • Complete exam preparation guidance
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Archana Javalkar

Job Seeker

Very well-explained and delivered. With so many real examples, this training ensures practical learning. The trainer was friendly and knowledgeable. It will shourly going to help me in my upcoming job


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Nida Shaffiqe

Senior Associate

This training was much needed. It helped me understand many things I never used while managing projects. I learned better reporting tools and am sure to deliver projects more efficiently.


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