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  • 11+ hours of high-quality e-learning content
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  • 40+ applications based on real-time business scenario
  • 16 PDUs offered

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Course Curriculum

Course Content

  • Microsoft Project 2021

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Introduction

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      • 1.01 Course Introduction
        02:00
      • 1.02 Project Plans Explained
        04:12
      • 1.3 What’s New in Project 2021?
        03:53
      • 1.04 Exercise 01
        00:54
    • Lesson 02: Get Familiar with Project

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      • 2.01 The Project 2021 Interface
        06:34
      • 2.02 Work with the Project Ribbon and Commands
        08:17
      • 2.03 Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
        07:00
      • 2.04 Work Quickly with Keyboard Shortcuts and Key Tips
        04:10
      • 2.05 Switch Views
        03:48
      • 2.06 Switch Between Tables
        02:47
      • 2.07 Exercise 02
        03:13
    • Lesson 03: Set Up Project Files

      • 3.01 Set Project Plan Options
        06:48
      • 3.2 Create, Save, Open, and Close a Project
        05:58
      • 3.03 Set Up Your Project Calendar
        06:11
      • 3.04 Define Exceptions
        04:41
      • 3.05 Sync Project Calendar Options with Project Calendar
        03:12
      • 3.06 Exercise 03
        03:26
    • Lesson 04: Entering Tasks

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      • 4.01 Automatic Versus Manually Scheduled Tasks
        08:08
      • 4.02 Create an Auto-Scheduled Task
        04:09
      • 4.03 Create a Manually Scheduled Task
        03:20
      • 4.04 Create a Milestone Task
        03:42
      • 4.05 Create Summary and Subtasks
        06:38
      • 4.06 Import Task Information from Word
        06:49
      • 4.07 Reorganize the Structure
        03:11
      • 4.08 Delete Tasks
        04:03
      • 4.9 Use Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Codes
        05:22
      • 4.10 Exercise 04
        06:16
    • Lesson 05: Dependencies and Constraints

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      • 5.01 Link Tasks and Add Dependencies
        07:37
      • 5.02 Add Lag or Lead Time
        04:38
      • 5.03 Deadlines and Constraints
        06:57
      • 5.4 View Tasks and Deadlines
        04:49
      • 5.05 Exercise 05
        02:40
    • Lesson 06: Resources

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      • 6.1 What are Resources?
        04:28
      • 6.02 Create a Work Resource
        07:55
      • 6.03 Create a Material Resource
        03:27
      • 6.04 Set Costs for Resources
        09:11
      • 6.05 Create a Cost Resource
        03:31
      • 6.06 Manage Resources
        05:32
      • 6.07 Assign Resources to Tasks
        05:23
      • 6.08 Use Team Planner to Assign Resources
        04:34
      • 6.09 Resource Overallocations
        06:15
      • 6.10 Effort Driven Scheduling
        05:51
      • 6.11 Exercise 06
        03:39
    • Lesson 07: Work with Project Views and Tables

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      • 7.1 Customize Table Columns: Part One
        05:04
      • 7.2 Customize Table Columns: Part Two
        04:35
      • 7.03 Work with Timeline View
        05:06
      • 7.04 Add Another Timeline
        03:11
      • 7.5 Sort, Group, and Filter Tasks and Resources
        06:51
      • 7.06 Exercise 07
        03:42
    • Lesson 08: Baselines and Critical Path

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      • 8.01 The Critical Path
        04:38
      • 8.02 Set and Clear a Baseline
        06:20
      • 8.03 Exercise 08
        02:22
    • Lesson 09: Manage the Project Schedule

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      • 9.01 Use Task Inspector to Identify Issues
        03:26
      • 9.02 Delay a Task
        04:18
      • 9.03 Inactive Tasks
        03:41
      • 9.4 Add Notes to Tasks and Resources
        03:39
      • 9.05 Exercise 09
        03:16
    • Lesson 10: Track Project Progress

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      • 10.1 Tracking and Managing Progress: Part One
        04:58
      • 10.2 Tracking and Managing Progress: Part Two
        04:26
      • 10.03 Exercise 10
        02:20
    • Lesson 11: Basic Reporting

      • 11.01 Find Schedule and Cost Issues
        05:00
      • 11.02 Work with Reports
        05:15
      • 11.3 Print Views, Notes, and Reports
        05:45
      • 11.04 Exercise 11
        03:59
    • Lesson 12: Saving Projects and Security

      • 12.01 Save Project as a Template
        04:43
      • 12.02 Export Projects to Other Formats
        05:47
      • 12.03 Project Security
        03:44
      • 12.04 Exercise 12
        03:47
    • Lesson 13: Course Close

      • 13.01 Course Close
        04:12

Exam & Certification

  • What are the prerequisites for this certification?

    There are no technical prerequisites for this MS Project certification course but the following background is recommended.
    • Experience in effectively modeling, scheduling, resourcing, communicating, collaborating on, and delivering projects using Project Standard 2013, Project Professional 2013, and Project Pro for Office 365, SharePoint, and SharePoint Online
    • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Project application
    • Experience of working in any project for a year that has followed a project management framework.

  • How do you become a Microsoft Project 2013 certified professional?

    This exam is designed for candidates who use Project Standard 2013, Project Professional 2013, and Project Pro for Office 365 desktop features (excluding Project Server features).
     
    For Microsoft Project 2013 certification, you will have to pass the Microsoft certification exam. You can register for the exam on Microsoft’s website. Once registered, you will need to sign in, select your exam and schedule it with Pearson VUE.

  • How do I unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%

Reviews

  • Roberto C. González Yuste

    Roberto C. González Yuste

    Project Manager at Noble Drilling

    MS Project 2013 course is a fantastic visual course. Easy to learn and useful too. I recommend it.

  • Theodore Hasert

    Theodore Hasert

    Qualifying Partner/Owner at Building Concepts

    Step-by-step course for learning in depth, very helpful!

  • David M Zhou

    David M Zhou

    Finance Data Analyst / Project Manager at Realty and mortgage network

    Excellent course. Very helpful.

  • Elsie Higgins

    Elsie Higgins

    While I was familiar with MS Project 2013, I got a lot of small details that helped me understand how to use the software better.

  • Charale

    Charale

    Project Manager

    Trainer did a great job presenting the material. He made sure examples were relavant to PSEG work.

  • Adelynn Cortez

    Adelynn Cortez

    Great material. Very easy to understand. I recommend it. Thanks.

  • Alan Marsh

    Alan Marsh

    Good course. Trainer covered basics very well.

  • Joe Quather

    Joe Quather

    Manager

    Course was extremely extensive and very well presented by the trainer. Trainer was very co-operative, and related to the actual needs of the participants.

  • Jeff Heavener

    Jeff Heavener

    Project Manager

    The instructor was very thorough and carried a depth of knowledge. He was able to work through every scenario and questions.

  • Roger Snyden

    Roger Snyden

    Team Lead

    Very good overview of MS project.

  • Steave M

    Steave M

    Instructor was well instructed and well versed in subject.

  • Roger Snyden

    Roger Snyden

    Team Lead

    Very good overview of MS project.

  • Kamila Ball

    Kamila Ball

    Another good course with lots of helpful tips and tricks.

  • Dobrivoje Bradic

    Dobrivoje Bradic

    Project Manager at Swisscom

    Thank you very much for preparing MS Project 2013 course. Very good job. I really appreciate it.

  • Kamal Bhardwaj

    Kamal Bhardwaj

    Simple, precise yet elaborative course

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