Microsoft Project®Training

Succeed with your Projects by learning MS Project 2016 Tool.
• 16 Contact hours of Training
• Post Training support
• 8+ hours of hands-on practice through exercises

4.8 (154 Reviews)


Mr. Ninad Kulkarni


Game Based

Modes Of Learning

  • Online Learning

    Interact with the instructor and the participants on a live basis, but through online medium.

  • E-Learning

    Learn at your own flexible timings and at your convenience. Avail Free resources as well.

Course Details

Microsoft Project
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16 Hours of instructor led training
16 PDUs/ Contact Hours Certificate
100% Money Back Guarantee
Library of Case Studies/ Activities
5+ Project Management eBooks
5+ Project Management Videos
150 Practice Questions with Answers & Explanations


This Microsoft Project 2016 training will provide you with a comprehensive overview of Microsoft Project 2016 functionality and features; and equip you with tools, techniques, and tips to use MS-project 2016 effectively to create and manage optimized project schedule efficiently, manage multiple project schedules and optimize resources across projects. The training will help you address the varied performance reporting needs of the stakeholders and always stay in control of the project.  It will help you exploit Microsoft project features fully and thus free up your bandwidth to focus more on value-added activities such as ensuring strategic alignment of the project with dynamically changing objectives and environment, minimizing threats and exploiting opportunities, etc. and thereby enhancing the probability of managing and delivering complex projects successfully.

Key Giveaways 

  • Free pre-course counseling
  • A case study based on 16 hours training
  • 8+ hours of hands-on practice through exercises
  • Take away course material/ access to the e-learning content
  • 16 PDUs offered
  • Post-training support

Key Takeaways

  • Manage your work effectively and efficiently and take up additional responsibilities.
  • Enhance your visibility within your organization and other project stakeholders
  • Reach a higher pinnacle in your career



Microsoft Project Training includes effective and efficient use of Microsoft Project 2016 Desktop client to manage a project.  It covers creating a robust schedule that guides in subsequent project activities like executing, monitoring and controlling and closing the project. The topics such as defining a calendar, creating WBS, identifying dependencies, constraints, and deadlines, estimating tasks schedule, effort, assign resources to tasks, estimating costs and monitoring the budget & work using EVM, communicating and reporting of project performance as per stakeholder communication needs, etc. are explained in detail and the learning is reinforced through hands-on practice and case studies. The topics such as multiple project management, resource sharing using resource pool, integration with other MS Products, Lync, SharePoint, email are also covered. The course also provides relevant theoretical background about the critical path method, Earned Value Management, etc. A lot of practical tips and focus on adhering to scheduling best practices help participants make the most out of MS-Project capabilities.  Though the course focuses on Microsoft Project Professional 2016 Desktop client, a brief introduction to the overall MS Project Product Suite for Collaborative Enterprise Project Management is also provided to put the things in perspective.

Course Best-Suited For

  • Project Management Office Staff
  • Project Managers / Senior Managers interested in planning, scheduling, tracking, reporting
  • Program and Portfolio Managers
  • Engineering Process Group members
  • Quality staff members
  • Stakeholders who make use of MS Project Reports for analysis etc

Online – Instructor-led training

  1. 4 sessions -4 hours each
  2. Typical Session Outline
    • Discussion on exercises and material from the previous session -15 min
    • Topic-wise Presentation and Demonstration -1 hour
    • Q&A and offline exercises to be completed before the next session -15 min
  3. Participants are expected to spend about an hour and a half per session to complete the exercises and have some practice offline.
  4. Participants will be provided with access to downloadable course presentation, exercises, and solution file.

Things You Will Learn

Module 1 – Introduction to Project and Project Management

  • The project, Operations, Programs, Portfolio, and their management
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • PMBOK Knowledge Areas and Process Groups
  • Expanding Role of Project Manager and need for a tool like MS Project

Module 2 – Scheduling Concepts

  • Establishing Schedule Framework
  • Creating, optimizing and baselining schedule
  • Schedule Maintenance – Updating and monitoring and controlling Changes
  • A brief introduction to Critical path method

Module3 – Introduction to MS Project Product Suite

  • MS Project Desktop Client (Professional/Standard)
  • MS-Project Server (On-premise Cloud)/Project Online (MS hosted cloud)
  • Project Web App (PWA)
  • MS Project Desktop Client organization

Module 4 – Explore User Interface and Views

  • Explore User Interface – Ribbon, Tabs, Groups, Quick Access toolbar, Backstage view and Project Options, Status bar, View bar, etc
  • Navigating tips, use of shortcut menus, short cut keys, finding help, etc.
  • Explore various built-in and custom views
  • Effective use of various views and split view for typical tasks.

Module 5 – Deadlines and Constraints

  • Types of Schedule Constraints and potential scheduling conflicts
  • Impact of scheduling constraints and deadlines on scheduling flexibility within the dynamic schedule model
  • Appropriate use of scheduling constraints, deadlines, and task calendars to model various situations.
  • Methods of creating deadlines and constraints using MS-Project.

Module 6 – Creating MS-Project Schedule

  • Various ways of creating a schedule e.g. Schedule from scratch, template, similar project, SharePoint task list, etc.
  • Importance of defining appropriate project options
  • Updating project information and choosing scheduling regime
  • Understand different calendars and create the appropriate project and task calendars

Module 7 – Creating WBS

  • Importance of creating good WBS
  • Checks to ensure completeness and correctness of WBS
  • MS Project features to help create and maintain WBS

Module 8 – Entering and Modifying Task Information

  • Creating and organizing task lists in WBS
  • Various types of tasks
  • MS Project features in moving and organizing tasks
  • Estimating task duration and work
  • Tasks types and their impact on schedule calculations
  • Determining task dependencies
  • Methods for linking and unlinking tasks in MS Project
  • Dynamic links and hammock tasks
  • Determining critical path before resource loading

Module 9 – Defining and Assigning Resources

  • Types of resources
  • Define resources
  • Types of costs associated with resources and tasks
  • Resource calendars
  • Modifying resource availability
  • Assigning resources and budget resources to tasks using various methods
  • Team Planner view
  • Duration, Units and Work Relationship, effort driven and non-effort driven scheduling and modifying assignments
  • Replacing generic resource with actual resource
  • Displaying task costs

Module 10 – Schedule Optimisation

  • Optimization for times,
  • Optimization for time and cost
  • Optimization for time, cost and resources
  • Various techniques for schedule optimization using what-if scenarios
  • Resource leveling – manual v/s automatic
  • Resolving fragmented critical path

Module 11 – Baselining Schedule

  • Baselines and interim plans
  • Creating and updating and removing baseline.
  • Displaying multiple baselines in the chart

Module 12 – Tracking Progress

  • Tracking progress and task and assignment level
  • Various fields used in tracking project schedule and costs
  • Types of % complete
  • Using what-if scenarios to bring schedule back on track
  • Use of Task Inspector
  • Rescheduling remaining work

Module 13 – Formatting Gantt Chart View

  • Formatting individual task and group of tasks using color, font, etc.
  • Use of filters, highlight filters, and groups to display information as required
  • Gridlines, Progress lines and formatting timescale
  • Task path feature
  • Drawing objects
  • Custom fields

Module 14 – Reporting and Sharing Information

  • Types of reports
  • Visual Reports
  • Customizing reports using report design tools
  • Creating custom reports
  • Methods of sharing information among stakeholders and projects
  • Use of Global template and Organiser
  • Use of Import/Export to share Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon customization
  • Use of views and snapshots to share information
  • Printing project schedule
  • Timeline view for high-level reporting

Module 15 – Earned Value Management

  • EVM Fundamentals
  • EVM Reports and tables
  • TCPI

Module 16 – Managing Multiple Projects

  • Sub Project and Master Projects
  • Resource Pool Project
  • Sharing Resource among projects




"We provide renowned study materials like RMLS (Rita Mulcahy Learning Solutions), Michel Thiry, WOW Book, PMBOK etc. We also offer Flash Cards, Mind Maps, and Online Mock tests"


"We stress on learning the concepts rather than rote learning. We do so with our unique game-based methodology to learn the project management course topics while having fun."


"Our Instructors are zealous experts in Project Management. They give their full-time devotion to teaching at ProThoughts and have a key focus on one thing only – getting you certified."


"We guide you in your certification journey with Mock exam analysis, a F2F doubt clearing session, exam simulation support, PMI audit, and Application form filling assistance."


"We guarantee you will clear the certification exams on your first attempt on adhering to the guidelines conveyed by ProThoughts. The best resources and guidance ensure 100% success"


"Grab the exclusive Mega Pass and gain free access to recorded sessions for up to 6 Months and our PDF material of E-learning portal for a year. You will never miss out on a session."



Microsoft Project 2016 (3 Days) Online

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Contact: Mr. Jeffry Joly 
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Online mode

Online mode



Who should opt for this course?

The ideal candidate for the course is anyone who uses MS Project tool for the projects or who is going to use the MS Project tool in the future With the training and certification, the employer’s confidence in the candidates of managing the project increases manifold.


  • Experience in effectively modeling, scheduling, resourcing, communicating, collaborating on, and delivering projects using 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.





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

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

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

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

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

Yes. You will get 16 PDUs for this training.

On completing the training course, you will get a Course Completion certificate from ProThoughts. The Microsoft Project Professional certificate you will obtain post you appear for the exam.


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