MS Project



MS Project

40 Hours


This course is designed to familiarize students with the features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional so they can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.


  • Engineering and Management Graduates
  • Project Management Students
  • Project Managers and Engineers


  • Project management experience
  • Experience with the Windows operating system.


Introduction to MS Project Professional

  • The Project Interface
  • The Backstage View
  • The Ribbon and Tabs
  • Views
  • Reports

Starting a New Plan

  • Starting a New Plan
  • Setting the Project Calendar
  • Entering Plan’s Title and Other Properties

Building a Task List

  • Entering Task Names
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Entering Milestone Task
  • Creating Summary Tasks
  • Creating Task Dependencies
  • Switching Task Scheduling
  • Checking the Plan’s Duration and Finish Date
  • Documenting Task

Setting up Resources

  • Entering Work Resource Names
  • Entering Resources’ Capacity
  • Entering Resources” Pay Rates
  • Adjusting Working Time
  • Setting up Cost Resources
  • Documenting Resources

Assigning Resources to Tasks

  • Assigning Work Resources
  • Controlling Resources Assignments
  • Assigning Cost Resources
  • Projects

Fine-tuning Task Details

  • Entering Deadline Dates
  • Entering Fixed Costs
  • Setting up Recurring Task
  • Viewing the Critical Path

Fine-tuning Resource and Assignment Details

  • Setting up Resource Availabilities
  • Entering Multiple Pay Rates
  • Setting up Material Resources
  • Delaying the Start of Assignments
  • Applying Contours
  • Applying Different Pay Rates
  • Assigning Material Resources
  • Viewing Resources Capacity

Fine-tuning Project Details

  • Examining Resource Allocation
  • Resolving Resource Over-allocations
  • Leveling Over-allocated Resources

Advanced Task Scheduling

  • See Task Relationships with Task Path
  • Adjusting Task Link
  • Setting Task Constraints
  • Interrupting Work on Task
  • Adjusting Working Time
  • Control Task Schedule

Applying Advanced Formatting and Printing

  • Formatting a Gantt Chart View
  • Formatting a Timeline View
  • Formatting a Network Diagram View
  • Printing and Exporting Views

Advanced Report Formatting

  • Formatting Tables in a Report
  • Formatting Chart in a Report
  • Creating a Custom Report
  • Projects


Certificate from Polyglot Institute approved by MOMP