MS Project 2016 Basics

Course Profile

Course Introduction:

Are you experiencing difficulties with creating and updating your MS Project plan?
Are you managing your projects effectively?
Do you want to gain valuable insights into your project's planning and progress information?
Are you managing your resources and budgets effectively?

Has it been a challenge to learn MS Project on your own? You may have experienced some frustration during the process. This workshop will show you how to use MS Project right the first time and every time.

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of project management principles and some experience in managing projects.

Prior to this course, consider taking Project Management Basics or you can take Managing Projects Using MS Project 2016 which combines Project Management theory with MS Project in practice.

Course Objectives:

In this workshop, participants will learn about:
Setting planning guidelines in MS Project
Entering planning information
Setting up project & resource calendars
Assigning resources to your project and tasks
Fine tuning project schedule to meet project constraints and resolve conflicts
Baselining project planning information
Tracking project plan using with actual information
Reviewing progress and variance information

Become familiar with MS Project functionality. Learn how to:
Create and track project schedules
Update the schedule with actual data
Perform earned value and variance analysis
Publish project status to persuasively communicate with senior management

Make MS Project work for you!

Course Description:

Course Benefits:

Participants will increase their productivity, professional effectiveness, and efficiency in managing projects. They will also learn how to troubleshoot errors in their MS Project plans!

Participants will receive 7 PM Contact Hours / PDUs at the successful completion of the workshop.

Reap the benefits of MS Project proficiency and gain new skills!

7 PDUs


This Course is targeted toward project managers and project team members responsible for managing projects using MS Project.


7 Hours. Please check Medhira Course Schedule for location, duration, and schedule updates.


If interested, please contact us at +1 (718) 340-8465 or +91 9920394438 or Seats are limited to maximize your learning experience. Group rates available. Please enroll early to ensure participation.

Sign up for an in-person Course in Mumbai or New York City or take our virtual Live Course from anywhere in the world!
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Instructor Profile:
Anita Dhir, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, President & CEO of Medhira Enterprises, :

As Medhira’'s lead consultant and learning solutions provider, Anita focuses on providing project management and operational best practices solutions to her global clients.

She has over 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies where she has successfully planned and implemented strategic quality and project management initiatives such as project office, training, and process improvement for organizations to achieve quality standards. Anita has conducted over 500 plus workshops across the globe and shared her expertise with over 4000 participants. Anita has published several "CAPM/PMP® Exam Prep Kits" to assist candidates in their quest for PMI certification.

She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU and has degrees in Computer Engineering and Physics. Anita can be reached at

PDU Details: MS Project 2016 Certification in NYC in NYC
Certification Technical Leadership Strategy PDU's Total
PMI-PMP 12 2 2 16
PMI-PgMP 12 2 2 16
PMI-PfMP 12 2 2 16
PMI-ACP 12 2 2 16
PMI-PBA 4 2 2 8