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Microsoft Project : Intermediate (May 25)

Microsoft Project : Intermediate (May 25)

May 25, 2023 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (MDT)


This is a Virtually Instructor-Led Session


1. Access to a Computer

2. The Computer must have Microsoft Project 

Gain an in-depth understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 as a project management tool. This course is for any person who has used Microsoft Project 2016 at the basic level and would like to improve their skills.


  • A general understanding of project management concepts 
  • Basic skills with any Windows operating system.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Project (any version)

Course Content

1.     Changing Scheduling Methods

  • Task Type Settings
  • Task Constraints
  • Task Relationships (Finish-to-Start, Start-to-Start, Finish-to-Finish, Lags)
  • Identifying Factors Affecting Tasks
  • Defining the Critical Path
  • Formatting the Critical Path

2.     Change Project Calendars

  • Explore Default Calendars (Standard, Night Shift, 24 Hour)
  • Create Project Specific Calendars (e.g. 6 days x 10 hours/day)
  • Assign a special Calendar to a specific task
  • Assign a special Calendar to a specific resource

 3.     Tracking Project Progress

  • Saving the Baseline
  • Tracking Task Progress
  • Updating Tasks
  • Updating the Remaining Schedule
  • Comparing Baseline and Actual Data

4.     Resolving Resource Conflicts

  • Assigning Resources
  • Editing Resource Assignments
  • Resource Overallocations
  • Locating Resource Overallocations
  • Resolving Resource Overallocations
  • Applying Preset Contours to Resources

5.     Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping

  • Sorting Views
  • Filtering Views
  • Grouping Tasks and Resources

 6.     Formatting the Project Environment

  • Formatting Views
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart

Your Presenter

Phil Perry of Perry Educational Services Ltd has 30 plus years in the Construction Industry, most of which was Project Managing Industrial Projects for General Contractors. He has been teaching Post-Secondary Construction Management Courses for the last ten years for organizations such as the Edmonton Construction Association, Calgary Construction Association, Winnipeg Construction Association, Ontario Roadbuilders Association, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension, and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. He has been facilitating Better SuperVision programs since 2009.  In his spare time, Phil is a Master Course Facilitator for a National Sports Organization and chaired their National Coaching/Instructional Program for four years. He was the recipient of the 2018 IG Wealth Management Community National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coach Developer Award.

  This course counts for one Gold Seal Credit.


Member Pricing: $350.00 + GST

Non-Member Pricing: $450.00 + GST

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May 25, 2023 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (MDT)
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