Managing Projects Using MS Project 2016

Course Profile

Course Introduction:

Are you managing your projects effectively?
Do you lack insight into your project's plan and progress information?
Are you managing your resources and budgets efficiently?
Is it difficult for you to create and update your MS Project schedule?

Managing projects effectively requires understanding project needs and managing time, cost, and resource constraints to deliver quality products / services that are on-time and within budget. It is an ongoing challenge for project managers to balance the project scope, cost, time, and resources effectively.

Microsoft Project, a popular project management tool, provides the capability to view, analyze, and manage these four elements concurrently. It is used to schedule and track project activities as well as to communicate project status.

Have you tried to learn MS Project on your own? You have probably missed ways you can get the most out of the software. You may have experienced some frustrating traps and problems. This course will show you how to get it right the first time, every time.

Course Objectives:

In this course, participants will develop an understanding of how to:
Define project scope
Develop work breakdown structure
Incorporate quality and communication needs
Use MS Project to
    Create and track project schedules
    Collect and document actual data
    Perform earned value analysis and take corrective action
    Publish project status

Become a proficient user of MS Project. Learn how to:
Set up your planning guidelines in MS Project
Enter work breakdown structure information
Include task dependencies and related duration, cost, and resource information
Set up project and resource calendars
Assign resources to your project and tasks
Fine tune your schedule to meet project constraints and resolve conflicts
Baseline the project planning information
Track your project by updating with actual information
Review progress and variance information
Effectively use filters and views / tables to review, report and publish project status
Transfer MS Project data to other applications
Work with MS Project templates, resource pool, and master plans

Overall the participants will know 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

Improve your project management skills, become a proficient user of MS Project, and lead your projects to success!

Course Description:

This workshop will include lectures, exercises, and discussions. The emphasis is on participant discussions and exercises. Participants will be provided with a Participant Handbook.

Course Benefits:

Participants will increase their productivity, professional effectiveness, and efficiency in managing projects. They will also learn how to troubleshoot their way out of MS Project’s traps!

Participants will receive 16 PM Contact Hours / PDUs at the successful completion of the course.

Reap the benefits of enhanced marketability and skills!

16 PDUs


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


16 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.

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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