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  • 11+ hours of high-quality e-learning content
  • 2 Microsoft Project simulation exams
  • 43 high-definition demos 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 Welcome00:07
      • 0.2 Overview Of Microsoft Project 201300:49
      • 0.3 Table Of Contents00:55
      • 0.4 Course Objectives00:33
      • 0.5 Course Overview01:02
      • 0.6 Course Overview Contd.01:15
      • 0.7 Value Of Microsoft Project 2013 For Professionals00:55
      • 0.8 Value Of Microsoft Project 2013 For Organizations00:53
      • 0.9 Lessons Covered00:18
      • 0.10 Exam Pattern00:51
      • 0.11 Microsoft Project 2013 Certification01:24
      • 0.12 Summary00:19
      • 0.13 Thank You00:10
    • 01 - Basics of Microsoft® Project 2013 13:24
      • 1.1 Basics of Microsoft Project 201300:19
      • 1.2 Objectives00:26
      • 1.3 Introduction00:50
      • 1.4 Project Management01:35
      • 1.5 Microsoft Project 201300:33
      • 1.6 Microsoft Project 2013 Editions
      • 1.7 Features of microsoft project 2013
      • 1.8 Calender types
      • 1.9 Project Options01:46
      • 1.10 Business Scenario Changing Currency in Project Options02:08
      • 1.11 Demo Summary00:11
      • 1.12 Business Scenario Expanding and Collapsing the Ribbon01:15
      • 1.13 Demo Summary00:12
      • 1.14 Business Scenario Customizing the Ribbon01:09
      • 1.15 Demo Summary00:13
      • 1.16 Business Scenario Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar01:32
      • 1.17 Demo Summary00:18
      • 1.18 Quiz
      • 1.19 Summary00:51
      • 1.20 Thank You00:06
    • 02 - Creating a Project Plan 18:35
      • 2.1 Creating A Project Plan00:21
      • 2.2 Objectives00:28
      • 2.3 Basic Information For A New Project01:02
      • 2.4 Microsoft Project 2013 Interface00:49
      • 2.5 Create Project From A Blank Project Template00:25
      • 2.6 Components Of A Blank Project Template00:47
      • 2.7 Create Project From An Existing Template00:37
      • 2.8 Business Scenario Creating a Project from an Existing Template02:41
      • 2.9 Demo Summary00:11
      • 2.10 Create Project From An Existing Project00:34
      • 2.11 Create Project From Microsoft Excel Workbook00:25
      • 2.12 Create Project From Microsoft Excel Workbook Contd.00:31
      • 2.13 Business Scenario Importing Tasks from Excel02:22
      • 2.14 Demo Summary00:11
      • 2.15 Create Project From Microsoft SharePoint Tasks List00:43
      • 2.16 Sample SharePoint Tasks List00:20
      • 2.17 Base Calendar00:54
      • 2.18 Types of Base Calendar
      • 2.19 Business Scenario Updating the Working Days in a Project Calendar01:45
      • 2.20 Demo Summary00:10
      • 2.21 Create New Base Calendar00:59
      • 2.22 Set Baseline00:32
      • 2.23 Create A Template From A Completed Project00:41
      • 2.24 Quiz
      • 2.25 Summary00:59
      • 2.26 Thank You00:08
    • 03 - Project Tasks 15:06
      • 3.1 Project Tasks00:23
      • 3.2 Objectives00:40
      • 3.3 Add New Task in Microsoft Project 2013
      • 3.4 Business Scenario Adding New Tasks01:39
      • 3.5 Demo Summary00:09
      • 3.6 Manually Scheduled Tasks Vs Auto Scheduled Tasks01:38
      • 3.7 Project Outline01:21
      • 3.8 Creating Task Dependencies with Links
      • 3.9 Business Scenario Organizing Tasks03:51
      • 3.10 Demo Summary00:08
      • 3.11 Create Project Milestones01:00
      • 3.12 Rearranging Tasks00:57
      • 3.13 Business Scenario Rearranging Tasks01:14
      • 3.14 Demo Summary00:14
      • 3.15 Inactive Tasks
      • 3.16 Timeline View00:33
      • 3.17 Project Summary00:23
      • 3.18 Quiz
      • 3.19 Summary00:48
      • 3.20 Thank You00:08
    • 04 - Project Resources 24:41
      • 4.1 Project Resources00:25
      • 4.2 objectives00:55
      • 4.3 resources00:41
      • 4.4 Advantages of Creating Resources00:41
      • 4.5 Responsibility Matrix00:44
      • 4.6 Types of Resources
      • 4.7 Add Resources00:35
      • 4.8 Add Resources contd
      • 4.9 Work Resources00:38
      • 4.10 Business Scenario Add a Work Resource02:23
      • 4.11 demo summary00:11
      • 4.12 material resources00:36
      • 4.13 Business Scenario Add Material Resources01:38
      • 4.14 demo summary00:12
      • 4.15 Cost Resources00:38
      • 4.16 Business Scenario Add a Cost Resource01:34
      • 4.17 demo summary00:13
      • 4.18 generic resources01:13
      • 4.19 Business Scenario Assign Work Resources to Tasks01:54
      • 4.20 demo summary00:12
      • 4.21 Resource Costs01:24
      • 4.22 Resource Assignments00:48
      • 4.23 Create Resource Assignments00:31
      • 4.24 Business Scenario Assign Cost Resources to Tasks01:37
      • 4.25 demo summary00:14
      • 4.26 Business Scenario Assign Material Resources to Tasks01:19
      • 4.27 demo summary00:13
      • 4.28 Business Scenario Add Part Time Generic Work Resource to Task01:49
      • 4.29 demo summary00:13
      • 4.30 Quiz
      • 4.31 summary01:01
      • 4.32 thank you00:09
    • 05 - Tracking Project Progress 26:37
      • 5.1 Tracking Project Progress00:21
      • 5.2 Objectives00:29
      • 5.3 Resource allocation
      • 5.4 Display Current Resource Allocations And Assignments00:59
      • 5.5 Resource Sheet View00:37
      • 5.6 Resource Usage View01:25
      • 5.7 Team Planner View01:32
      • 5.8 Business Scenario - Manage Resource Allocation03:57
      • 5.9 Demo Summary00:08
      • 5.10 Replace Resources On Tasks01:20
      • 5.11 Resources Leveling01:24
      • 5.12 Resource Leveling Options00:50
      • 5.13 Business Scenario - Resource Leveling03:50
      • 5.14 Demo Summary00:09
      • 5.15 Resource Assignment01:06
      • 5.16 Resource Calendar01:14
      • 5.17 Cost Accrual Method
      • 5.18 Cost Accrual Method Contd.01:38
      • 5.19 Business Scenario - Accrued Cost04:10
      • 5.20 Demo Summary00:08
      • 5.21 Quiz
      • 5.22 Summary01:11
      • 5.23 Thank You00:09
    • 06 - Advanced Task Scheduling 32:54
      • 6.1 Advanced Task Scheduling00:24
      • 6.2 Objectives00:38
      • 6.3 Logical Scheduling Model01:09
      • 6.4 Tracking Project Actuals01:11
      • 6.5 Adding Actual Dates, Durations, and Work
      • 6.6 Business Scenario - Adding an Actual Start Date02:00
      • 6.7 Demo Summary00:09
      • 6.8 Adding Date Constraints03:34
      • 6.9 Business Scenario - Adding Date Constraints01:39
      • 6.10 Demo Summary00:08
      • 6.11 Setting Deadlines
      • 6.12 Business Scenario - Setting a Deadline03:06
      • 6.13 Demo Summary00:08
      • 6.14 Adding Project Percentage01:03
      • 6.15 Task Usage View01:12
      • 6.16 User-Controlled Schedules01:09
      • 6.17 Duration Equation and Task Types
      • 6.18 Effort Driven Scheduling01:31
      • 6.19 Applying Calendars To Tasks00:46
      • 6.20 Estimated Duration00:53
      • 6.21 Warnings and Suggestions
      • 6.22 Creating Formula With IIF Function01:25
      • 6.23 Business Scenario - Using Formulas05:31
      • 6.24 Demo Summary01:03
      • 6.25 Business Scenario - Using Graphical Indicators with Formulas02:56
      • 6.26 Demo Summary00:10
      • 6.27 Quiz
      • 6.28 Summary01:02
      • 6.29 Thank You00:07
    • 07 - Reporting and Troubleshooting 18:42
      • 7.1 Reporting And Troubleshooting00:23
      • 7.2 Objectives00:40
      • 7.3 Reporting
      • 7.4 Troubleshooting
      • 7.5 Schedule Variance Task Slippage00:50
      • 7.6 Schedule Variance Late Task00:38
      • 7.7 Business Scenario - Late Tasks01:45
      • 7.8 Demo Summary00:12
      • 7.9 Grouping Of Related Tasks00:22
      • 7.10 Filtering Of Related Tasks00:39
      • 7.11 Task Inspector01:02
      • 7.12 Task path
      • 7.13 Critical Path Method01:15
      • 7.14 Business Scenario - View Critical Path01:07
      • 7.15 Demo Summary00:12
      • 7.16 Slack Time00:46
      • 7.17 Business Scenario - Task Slack00:59
      • 7.18 Demo Summary00:12
      • 7.19 Reports and Dashboards
      • 7.20 Business Scenario - View Reports and Dashboards02:05
      • 7.21 Demo Summary00:13
      • 7.22 Cumulative Fields01:10
      • 7.23 Business Scenario - Cumulative Fields02:41
      • 7.24 Demo Summary00:21
      • 7.25 Quiz
      • 7.26 Summary01:01
      • 7.27 Thank You00:09
    • 08 - Customizing Views 18:23
      • 8.1 Customizing Views00:18
      • 8.2 Objectives00:49
      • 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 Views00:51
      • 8.9 AutoFilter00:56
      • 8.10 Create A New View00:36
      • 8.11 Business Scenario - Create a New View02:20
      • 8.12 Demo Summary00:08
      • 8.13 Share A View With Another Project00:52
      • 8.14 Business Scenario - Share a View with Another Project02:53
      • 8.15 Demo Summary00:09
      • 8.16 Create A New Table00:46
      • 8.17 Business Scenario - Create and Apply a New Table03:10
      • 8.18 Demo Summary00:09
      • 8.19 Customize a Table
      • 8.20 Business Scenario - Customize a Table03:10
      • 8.21 Demo Summary00:09
      • 8.22 Quiz
      • 8.23 Summary00:53
      • 8.24 Thank You00:14
    • 09 - Sharing Project Information 27:14
      • 9.1 Sharing Project Information00:25
      • 9.2 Objectives00:42
      • 9.3 Sharing Data With Excel02:19
      • 9.4 Business Scenario - Sharing Files with Excel04:10
      • 9.5 Demo Summary00:42
      • 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 Apps01:42
      • 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 Visio02:59
      • 9.15 Demo Summary00:32
      • 9.16 Sharing Data with SharePoint
      • 9.17 Ways To Extend The Capability Of Microsoft Project 201300:44
      • 9.18 Acquire Templates From Office.Com00:52
      • 9.19 Business Scenario - Acquiring a Template from Office.com01:41
      • 9.20 Demo Summary00:11
      • 9.21 Acquire Apps from the Office Store
      • 9.22 Business Scenario - Acquiring Apps from Office Store02:30
      • 9.23 Demo Summary00:22
      • 9.24 Automating Tasks with VBA
      • 9.25 Business Scenario - Automating a Task with VBA04:14
      • 9.26 Demo Summary00:31
      • 9.27 Quiz
      • 9.28 Summary01:15
      • 9.29 Thank You00:08
    • 10 - Resource Pooling and Consolidation 22:48
      • 10.1 Resource Pooling And Consolidation00:22
      • 10.2 Objectives00:25
      • 10.3 Introduction To Resource Pool01:21
      • 10.4 Create A Shared Resource Pool01:46
      • 10.5 Business Scenario - Create a Resource Pool02:25
      • 10.6 Demo Summary00:09
      • 10.7 Connect to Resource Pool
      • 10.8 Business Scenario - Share Resource Pool03:11
      • 10.9 Demo Summary00:17
      • 10.10 Master Projects and Subprojects
      • 10.11 Business Scenario - Add Tasks to a Resource Pool04:08
      • 10.12 Demo Summary00:20
      • 10.13 Inter-Project Dependencies00:48
      • 10.14 Resolve Resource Conflicts Between Shared Projects01:34
      • 10.15 Business Scenario - Resolve Conflicts in Shared Resource Pool03:46
      • 10.16 Demo Summary00:21
      • 10.17 Overall Project Status00:36
      • 10.18 Quiz
      • 10.19 Summary01:11
      • 10.20 Thank You00:08
    • 11 - New Features in Microsoft® Project 2013 05:17
      • 11.1 New Features In Microsoft Project 201300:21
      • 11.2 Objectives00:40
      • 11.3 Pinning And Saving Files01:11
      • 11.4 Using Microsoft Project 2013
      • 11.5 Task Path00:40
      • 11.6 Lync Integration00:39
      • 11.7 Report Customization
      • 11.8 Example Of Report Customization00:43
      • 11.9 Other New Features in Microsoft Project 2013
      • 11.10 Quiz
      • 11.11 Summary00:56
      • 11.12 Thank You00:07
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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.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

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.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.