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Introduction to Microsoft Project

September 8, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm



Managing time, tasks, people and resources effectively can make the difference between success and failure when completing a complex project.  In this Introduction to Microsoft Project Getting Started class, students spend time getting comfortable with the MS Project user interface, including project views and the ribbon.  They will also learn to enter, organize and link tasks, work with resources, and create projects independently.  The course allows time to practice fundamental basic skills essential for efficient use of this program. 

Key Takeaways
More than just an ‘Introductory’ course, this one-day course offers a dive into the essential features of Microsoft Project so that attendees can immediately put the software to use planning and managing their projects when they return to work. 

  • Learn to create and manage simple projects
  • Learn to enter and manage tasks
  • Learn to work with a project calendar
  • Learn to add and manage project resources and work with the resource sheet
  • Learn to create basic reports for your project

Registration includes breakfast and lunch. 

Each attendee should have a laptop/PC for training and have MS Project 2016, 2019 or Microsoft Project Online Desktop Client installed prior to the training. 

Instructor Bio: 
Thomas G. Patton
Tom is founder of the Project Management Service Bureau of Arlington, Virginia. Established in 1988, the firm provides construction planning consulting, training, Lean Construction support to project-oriented organizations nation wide.

Associated projects include DC Metro subway stations, Federal and State highway projects, airport infrastructure, commercial building projects, and several projects at the Pentagon, including the ultra-fast track “Phoenix” project following the 9/11 attacks. Tom has taught program and project management as an Associate Professorial Lecturer in the School of Engineering Management, George Washington University.

See what others are saying about this class:

“I will use the knowledge I gained in this class often to check contractor schedules and to protect us from delays, this class was outstanding!”
Scott Cluster, Senior Project Manager, DEL Electric

“This course will help me to assist on future projects, making sure the schedules are accurate.   It has helped me ensure that the right activities are tied together, which is important when using this software – great class!”
– Shekeem White, Project Engineer, Hamel Builders



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September 8, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland 21213 United States
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