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  • 11+ hours of high-quality e-learning content
  • 2 Microsoft Project simulation exams
  • 43 high-definition demo's on use of Microsoft Project Tools
  • Downloadable "Managing Project Effectively- Microsoft Project 2013" e-book
  • 40+ applications based on real-time business scenario

Course description

  • What is this course about?

    This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the basics of the Microsoft® Project 2013 application. The course will also provide an overview of the project plan, tasks, and resources.

    Additionally, the course provides information on tracking project progress and advanced task scheduling. An outline on reporting, troubleshooting, and customizing views will be provided by the course. You will also get information on sharing project information, resource pooling and consolidation, along with an update on new features in the Microsoft® Project 2013 application.

    Demos are provided to show how to work with the Microsoft® Project 2013 application and get hands on experience.

    Simplilearn’s training in Microsoft Project 2013 enables the users to analyze and plan project resources, budgets, and schedules.

    This certification provided by Microsoft® is ideal for those who are looking to advance their career in project development.

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    Microsoft® Project 2013 application is a registered product of Microsoft ® Corporation. It is a useful desktop tool that helps project managers to analyze and plan project resources, budgets, and schedules. Project managers can efficiently track the project progress and forecast resource needs with the help of reports.

    Currently, there are approximately 6.5 thousand professionals across the globe who are Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD).

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    Microsoft Project 2013 helps in managing projects efficiently. This is one of the most sought out application for professional project management.  

    Simplilearn’s training in Microsoft Project 2013 offers the following benefits:
    • Manage projects using the Microsoft® Project 2013 application
    • Manage resources and assignments within a project
    • Track the project progress using various features
    • Create a task-based schedule for the project
    • Share project information

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    This course provides the participants with the following career benefits:
    • According to payscale.com, the salary of a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) ranges from $60,645 - $82,720.
    • It helps a professional reach the pinnacle of his career by professionally and successfully managing projects.
    • This course and certification will increase your visibility in your organization.
    • This certification sets you apart from your colleague and ensures you get recognized for your knowledge and skill.

  • Who should do this course?

    All professionals who manage projects should do this course. This course will help them in better management of their projects through Microsoft project 2013. Managers, schedulers and others who are using this tool to manage their project should also do this course and get certified to increase their efficiency. 

  • Why choose Simplilearn for your training?

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
    • Accredited, Approved and Recognized as a training organization, partner, education provider and examination center by globally renowned names like Project Management Institute of USA, APMG, CFA Institute, GARP, ASTQB, IIBA and others

Course preview

    • 00 - Overview of Microsoft® Project 2013 09:31
      • 0.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 0.2 Overview Of Microsoft Project 2013 00:49
      • 0.3 Table Of Contents 00:55
      • 0.4 Course Objectives 00:33
      • 0.5 Course Overview 01:02
      • 0.6 Course Overview Contd. 01:15
      • 0.7 Value Of Microsoft Project 2013 For Professionals 00:55
      • 0.8 Value Of Microsoft Project 2013 For Organizations 00:53
      • 0.9 Lessons Covered 00:18
      • 0.10 Exam Pattern 00:51
      • 0.11 Microsoft Project 2013 Certification 01:24
      • 0.12 Summary 00:19
      • 0.13 Thank You 00:10
    • 01 - Basics of Microsoft® Project 2013 13:24
      • 1.1 Basics of Microsoft Project 2013 00:19
      • 1.2 Objectives 00:26
      • 1.3 Introduction 00:50
      • 1.4 Project Management 01:35
      • 1.5 Microsoft Project 2013 00:33
      • 1.6 Microsoft Project 2013 Editions
      • 1.7 Features of microsoft project 2013
      • 1.8 Calender types
      • 1.9 Project Options 01:46
      • 1.10 Business Scenario Changing Currency in Project Options 02:08
      • 1.11 Demo Summary 00:11
      • 1.12 Business Scenario Expanding and Collapsing the Ribbon 01:15
      • 1.13 Demo Summary 00:12
      • 1.14 Business Scenario Customizing the Ribbon 01:09
      • 1.15 Demo Summary 00:13
      • 1.16 Business Scenario Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar 01:32
      • 1.17 Demo Summary 00:18
      • 1.18 Quiz
      • 1.19 Summary 00:51
      • 1.20 Thank You 00:06
    • 02 - Creating a Project Plan 18:35
      • 2.1 Creating A Project Plan 00:21
      • 2.2 Objectives 00:28
      • 2.3 Basic Information For A New Project 01:02
      • 2.4 Microsoft Project 2013 Interface 00:49
      • 2.5 Create Project From A Blank Project Template 00:25
      • 2.6 Components Of A Blank Project Template 00:47
      • 2.7 Create Project From An Existing Template 00:37
      • 2.8 Business Scenario Creating a Project from an Existing Template 02:41
      • 2.9 Demo Summary 00:11
      • 2.10 Create Project From An Existing Project 00:34
      • 2.11 Create Project From Microsoft Excel Workbook 00:25
      • 2.12 Create Project From Microsoft Excel Workbook Contd. 00:31
      • 2.13 Business Scenario Importing Tasks from Excel 02:22
      • 2.14 Demo Summary 00:11
      • 2.15 Create Project From Microsoft SharePoint Tasks List 00:43
      • 2.16 Sample SharePoint Tasks List 00:20
      • 2.17 Base Calendar 00:54
      • 2.18 Types of Base Calendar
      • 2.19 Business Scenario Updating the Working Days in a Project Calendar 01:45
      • 2.20 Demo Summary 00:10
      • 2.21 Create New Base Calendar 00:59
      • 2.22 Set Baseline 00:32
      • 2.23 Create A Template From A Completed Project 00:41
      • 2.24 Quiz
      • 2.25 Summary 00:59
      • 2.26 Thank You 00:08
    • 03 - Project Tasks 15:06
      • 3.1 Project Tasks 00:23
      • 3.2 Objectives 00:40
      • 3.3 Add New Task in Microsoft Project 2013
      • 3.4 Business Scenario Adding New Tasks 01:39
      • 3.5 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 3.6 Manually Scheduled Tasks Vs Auto Scheduled Tasks 01:38
      • 3.7 Project Outline 01:21
      • 3.8 Creating Task Dependencies with Links
      • 3.9 Business Scenario Organizing Tasks 03:51
      • 3.10 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 3.11 Create Project Milestones 01:00
      • 3.12 Rearranging Tasks 00:57
      • 3.13 Business Scenario Rearranging Tasks 01:14
      • 3.14 Demo Summary 00:14
      • 3.15 Inactive Tasks
      • 3.16 Timeline View 00:33
      • 3.17 Project Summary 00:23
      • 3.18 Quiz
      • 3.19 Summary 00:48
      • 3.20 Thank You 00:08
    • 04 - Project Resources 24:41
      • 4.1 Project Resources 00:25
      • 4.2 objectives 00:55
      • 4.3 resources 00:41
      • 4.4 Advantages of Creating Resources 00:41
      • 4.5 Responsibility Matrix 00:44
      • 4.6 Types of Resources
      • 4.7 Add Resources 00:35
      • 4.8 Add Resources contd
      • 4.9 Work Resources 00:38
      • 4.10 Business Scenario Add a Work Resource 02:23
      • 4.11 demo summary 00:11
      • 4.12 material resources 00:36
      • 4.13 Business Scenario Add Material Resources 01:38
      • 4.14 demo summary 00:12
      • 4.15 Cost Resources 00:38
      • 4.16 Business Scenario Add a Cost Resource 01:34
      • 4.17 demo summary 00:13
      • 4.18 generic resources 01:13
      • 4.19 Business Scenario Assign Work Resources to Tasks 01:54
      • 4.20 demo summary 00:12
      • 4.21 Resource Costs 01:24
      • 4.22 Resource Assignments 00:48
      • 4.23 Create Resource Assignments 00:31
      • 4.24 Business Scenario Assign Cost Resources to Tasks 01:37
      • 4.25 demo summary 00:14
      • 4.26 Business Scenario Assign Material Resources to Tasks 01:19
      • 4.27 demo summary 00:13
      • 4.28 Business Scenario Add Part Time Generic Work Resource to Task 01:49
      • 4.29 demo summary 00:13
      • 4.30 Quiz
      • 4.31 summary 01:01
      • 4.32 thank you 00:09
    • 05 - Tracking Project Progress 26:37
      • 5.1 Tracking Project Progress 00:21
      • 5.2 Objectives 00:29
      • 5.3 Resource allocation
      • 5.4 Display Current Resource Allocations And Assignments 00:59
      • 5.5 Resource Sheet View 00:37
      • 5.6 Resource Usage View 01:25
      • 5.7 Team Planner View 01:32
      • 5.8 Business Scenario - Manage Resource Allocation 03:57
      • 5.9 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 5.10 Replace Resources On Tasks 01:20
      • 5.11 Resources Leveling 01:24
      • 5.12 Resource Leveling Options 00:50
      • 5.13 Business Scenario - Resource Leveling 03:50
      • 5.14 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 5.15 Resource Assignment 01:06
      • 5.16 Resource Calendar 01:14
      • 5.17 Cost Accrual Method
      • 5.18 Cost Accrual Method Contd. 01:38
      • 5.19 Business Scenario - Accrued Cost 04:10
      • 5.20 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 5.21 Quiz
      • 5.22 Summary 01:11
      • 5.23 Thank You 00:09
    • 06 - Advanced Task Scheduling 32:54
      • 6.1 Advanced Task Scheduling 00:24
      • 6.2 Objectives 00:38
      • 6.3 Logical Scheduling Model 01:09
      • 6.4 Tracking Project Actuals 01:11
      • 6.5 Adding Actual Dates, Durations, and Work
      • 6.6 Business Scenario - Adding an Actual Start Date 02:00
      • 6.7 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 6.8 Adding Date Constraints 03:34
      • 6.9 Business Scenario - Adding Date Constraints 01:39
      • 6.10 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 6.11 Setting Deadlines
      • 6.12 Business Scenario - Setting a Deadline 03:06
      • 6.13 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 6.14 Adding Project Percentage 01:03
      • 6.15 Task Usage View 01:12
      • 6.16 User-Controlled Schedules 01:09
      • 6.17 Duration Equation and Task Types
      • 6.18 Effort Driven Scheduling 01:31
      • 6.19 Applying Calendars To Tasks 00:46
      • 6.20 Estimated Duration 00:53
      • 6.21 Warnings and Suggestions
      • 6.22 Creating Formula With IIF Function 01:25
      • 6.23 Business Scenario - Using Formulas 05:31
      • 6.24 Demo Summary 01:03
      • 6.25 Business Scenario - Using Graphical Indicators with Formulas 02:56
      • 6.26 Demo Summary 00:10
      • 6.27 Quiz
      • 6.28 Summary 01:02
      • 6.29 Thank You 00:07
    • 07 - Reporting and Troubleshooting 18:42
      • 7.1 Reporting And Troubleshooting 00:23
      • 7.2 Objectives 00:40
      • 7.3 Reporting
      • 7.4 Troubleshooting
      • 7.5 Schedule Variance Task Slippage 00:50
      • 7.6 Schedule Variance Late Task 00:38
      • 7.7 Business Scenario - Late Tasks 01:45
      • 7.8 Demo Summary 00:12
      • 7.9 Grouping Of Related Tasks 00:22
      • 7.10 Filtering Of Related Tasks 00:39
      • 7.11 Task Inspector 01:02
      • 7.12 Task path
      • 7.13 Critical Path Method 01:15
      • 7.14 Business Scenario - View Critical Path 01:07
      • 7.15 Demo Summary 00:12
      • 7.16 Slack Time 00:46
      • 7.17 Business Scenario - Task Slack 00:59
      • 7.18 Demo Summary 00:12
      • 7.19 Reports and Dashboards
      • 7.20 Business Scenario - View Reports and Dashboards 02:05
      • 7.21 Demo Summary 00:13
      • 7.22 Cumulative Fields 01:10
      • 7.23 Business Scenario - Cumulative Fields 02:41
      • 7.24 Demo Summary 00:21
      • 7.25 Quiz
      • 7.26 Summary 01:01
      • 7.27 Thank You 00:09
    • 08 - Customizing Views 18:23
      • 8.1 Customizing Views 00:18
      • 8.2 Objectives 00:49
      • 8.3 Views
      • 8.4 Views contd
      • 8.5 Work with Views
      • 8.6 Customize Existing Views
      • 8.7 Customizing Views
      • 8.8 Apply Filters To Views 00:51
      • 8.9 AutoFilter 00:56
      • 8.10 Create A New View 00:36
      • 8.11 Business Scenario - Create a New View 02:20
      • 8.12 Demo Summary 00:08
      • 8.13 Share A View With Another Project 00:52
      • 8.14 Business Scenario - Share a View with Another Project 02:53
      • 8.15 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 8.16 Create A New Table 00:46
      • 8.17 Business Scenario - Create and Apply a New Table 03:10
      • 8.18 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 8.19 Customize a Table
      • 8.20 Business Scenario - Customize a Table 03:10
      • 8.21 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 8.22 Quiz
      • 8.23 Summary 00:53
      • 8.24 Thank You 00:14
    • 09 - Sharing Project Information 27:14
      • 9.1 Sharing Project Information 00:25
      • 9.2 Objectives 00:42
      • 9.3 Sharing Data With Excel 02:19
      • 9.4 Business Scenario - Sharing Files with Excel 04:10
      • 9.5 Demo Summary 00:42
      • 9.6 Sharing Data with Other Office Apps
      • 9.7 Sharing Data with Other Office Apps contd
      • 9.8 Sharing Data with Other Office Apps contd
      • 9.9 Sharing Data with Other Office Apps contd
      • 9.10 Embedding And Linking Files To Other Office Apps 01:42
      • 9.11 Embedding and Linking Files from Other Office Apps
      • 9.12 Embedding And Linking Files To Other Office Apps Contd. 01:15
      • 9.13 Exporting Data from Microsoft Project 2013 to Visio and Vice Versa
      • 9.14 Business Scenario - Sharing Data with Visio 02:59
      • 9.15 Demo Summary 00:32
      • 9.16 Sharing Data with SharePoint
      • 9.17 Ways To Extend The Capability Of Microsoft Project 2013 00:44
      • 9.18 Acquire Templates From Office.Com 00:52
      • 9.19 Business Scenario - Acquiring a Template from Office.com 01:41
      • 9.20 Demo Summary 00:11
      • 9.21 Acquire Apps from the Office Store
      • 9.22 Business Scenario - Acquiring Apps from Office Store 02:30
      • 9.23 Demo Summary 00:22
      • 9.24 Automating Tasks with VBA
      • 9.25 Business Scenario - Automating a Task with VBA 04:14
      • 9.26 Demo Summary 00:31
      • 9.27 Quiz
      • 9.28 Summary 01:15
      • 9.29 Thank You 00:08
    • 10 - Resource Pooling and Consolidation 22:48
      • 10.1 Resource Pooling And Consolidation 00:22
      • 10.2 Objectives 00:25
      • 10.3 Introduction To Resource Pool 01:21
      • 10.4 Create A Shared Resource Pool 01:46
      • 10.5 Business Scenario - Create a Resource Pool 02:25
      • 10.6 Demo Summary 00:09
      • 10.7 Connect to Resource Pool
      • 10.8 Business Scenario - Share Resource Pool 03:11
      • 10.9 Demo Summary 00:17
      • 10.10 Master Projects and Subprojects
      • 10.11 Business Scenario - Add Tasks to a Resource Pool 04:08
      • 10.12 Demo Summary 00:20
      • 10.13 Inter-Project Dependencies 00:48
      • 10.14 Resolve Resource Conflicts Between Shared Projects 01:34
      • 10.15 Business Scenario - Resolve Conflicts in Shared Resource Pool 03:46
      • 10.16 Demo Summary 00:21
      • 10.17 Overall Project Status 00:36
      • 10.18 Quiz
      • 10.19 Summary 01:11
      • 10.20 Thank You 00:08
    • 11 - New Features in Microsoft® Project 2013 05:17
      • 11.1 New Features In Microsoft Project 2013 00:21
      • 11.2 Objectives 00:40
      • 11.3 Pinning And Saving Files 01:11
      • 11.4 Using Microsoft Project 2013
      • 11.5 Task Path 00:40
      • 11.6 Lync Integration 00:39
      • 11.7 Report Customization
      • 11.8 Example Of Report Customization 00:43
      • 11.9 Other New Features in Microsoft Project 2013
      • 11.10 Quiz
      • 11.11 Summary 00:56
      • 11.12 Thank You 00:07
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Exam & certification

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    • 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 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 appear for the Microsoft certification exam. To do this, you will need to register for the examination. You will need to register at the Microsoft official website. Once registered, you will need to sign in, select your exam and schedule it with Pearson VUE.

Reviews

Extremely helpful training. I'm 100% more capable with Project 2013 after taking this course. I've always struggled with MS Project, but Simplilearn has changed that. My clients are already commenting on the enhancements I've been able to implement into the MS Project files, and getting a handle of resource pools has saved me countless headaches.

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

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

Excellent course. Very helpful.

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.

Good course. Trainer covered basics very well.

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

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

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.

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Very good overview of MS project.

Instructor was well instructed and well versed in subject.

Very good overview of MS project.

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

Another good course with lots of helpful tips and tricks.

Very good and precise to get acclimatized with Microsoft Project 2013 functions and features using business and technical scenarios.

FAQs

  • What is the code of this certification exam?

    The Microsoft certification code ID or the booking code is Exam 74-343.

  • What is the duration of the exam?

    The duration of the exam will be two hours and fifteen minutes.

  • What are the focus areas of this exam?

    The advanced features of Project 2013 will be the focus area for this certification exam.

  • Are there any prerequisite certificates to be obtained before applying for the course?

    There are no prerequisite certificates to be obtained for this course.

  • How does Simplilearn assure that the material and the training delivered are effective?

    Simplilearn follows a Global Learning Framework which has been proven to deliver results and has been perfected by their experience in training about a million learners.

  • Will I get the Microsoft Project 2013 certificate after completing this Microsoft Project 2013 certification course?

    On completing the Microsoft Project 2013 certification course from Simplilearn, you will get a course-completion certificate. Microsoft Project 2013 certification can be obtained by appearing for the exam.

  • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

    Exam fee is not included in the course fee and the user will have to pay an exam fee to appear for the exam.

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