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Microsoft Project 2019 Online Course









Microsoft Project 2019 E-Learning Course aims at providing learners with sufficient knowledge about the working and features of the Microsoft Project software to manage and track project schedules in the day-to-day project environment. It provides participants with working knowledge of the software which will allow them to create new projects, add resources, link dependencies, as well as track the project.

Once this basic knowledge is understood, participants will be in a position which will enable them to explore most of the product’s features within the context of what they have learned. The course will also provide industry best practices for setting-up schedules.

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Course Duration

This online-based course runs over 2 weeks. It is self-paced, and participants can begin once purchased.



Course Benefits

This course provides learners with enough knowledge on the workings and features of the software to start using the tool immediately.

This course provides Learners with an understanding of the scheduling software, and basic knowledge on scheduling best practices. 

It is a good refresher course for those who wish to brush up on their basic knowledge of the scheduling software. 

Earn 3.25 Hours of Formal Project Management Training 


This course covers the following topics:

  • Overview
    a. MS Project as a scheduling tool
    b. Course Objectives
    c. Assumed Knowledge
  • Getting Started
    a. Settings
    b. Orientation
  • Creating a Schedule
    a. Create and Save a Schedule
    b. Project Information
    c. Setting up the WBS
    d. Enter tasks
    e. Organize with Summary Tasks
    f. Milestones
    g. Task durations
    h. Task dependencies
    i. Project resources
    j. Project calendars
    k. Assigning Resources to Tasks
    l. Cost Loading
    m. Formatting the Gantt Chart
  • Validating the Schedule
    a. Balancing Workloads
    i. Finding Resource Over-and Under Allocations
    ii. Adjusting Assignments to Correct Allocations
    iii. Levelling Assignments
    b. Testing Integrity
    c. Critical Path Analysis
    d. Near Critical Path Analysis
    e. Baseline the Schedule
  • Managing the schedule
    a. Update the schedule
    b. Notes
    c. Modifying the Schedule
    d. Schedule compression
    i. Crashing
    ii. Fast Tracking
    e. Re-baseline the Schedule
  • Communicating the Schedule
    a. Views
    b. Earned Value Management
    c. Reports
    d. Visual Reports
    e. Printing the Schedule
  • MS Project Best Practice

This online-based course allows learners to access e-learning material and course assignments online, via a provided link. There are seven modules, stretching over two weeks, each module containing e-learning content and an assignment.  The course includes various exercises to practice and embed the different functionalities.  A facilitator is available to assist the learners with specific issues when required and the learner can ask questions via a discussion forum at any time. 



  • Own licensed Microsoft Project application software (2019 or later version) downloaded on their device. 
  • Understanding and basic ability to work on Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Access to the internet. 
  • Please note that Microsoft Project is not compatible with MacBook Devices.

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Great course with professional and extremely knowledgeable facilitators. Great for the beginner as well as a course to sharpen your skills.
Marnus Pretorius
I have been a planner for over 5 years now, however I have learned a number of good things, practices and shortcuts on this course. The material on this course was well presented and really helpful. Thank You.
Cedric Nkosinathi Ntshangase
Overall the training met my needs. Very informative with electronic information and practical exercises to practice your newly acquired skills.
Petrus Anthonie Keller

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Course Format

The Microsoft Project Course is an online self-paced learning course in which the learner accesses e-learning material and course assignments online, via a link provided.  There are seven modules, stretching over two weeks, each containing e-learning content and an assignment that builds on the previous module and assignment.   

Should the learner experience any difficulties, a facilitator is available at request to answer any questions. The facilitator provides feedback and guidance with further demonstrations and discussions on the modules, as necessary. 

Who Should Attend This Course

Individuals who are:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Schedulers
  • Project Planners
  • Project Controllers
  • Project Controls Managers
  • Project Expeditors
  • Project Administrators
  • Any individual or organisation who requires the skills and knowledge to schedule work or to develop and track a project schedule.


Learners will receive the following items on the course:

  • E-learning Modules (downloadable in a course workbook)
  • Exercises
  • A Certificate of Successful Completion

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