Managing Projects Using Microsoft Project 2013

Program Description

Can your staff use the powerful Microsoft Project tool to plan, monitor, and control projects?

The capabilities of Microsoft Project go way beyond documentation—to a complex management tool.

In this seminar, your employees will get an intensive, hands-on training experience using the popular Microsoft Project software, as well as expert instruction, advice, and assistance from an experienced project manager. Participants will develop an integrated plan including realistic scope, schedule, budgets, and risks. Apply techniques for tracking and reporting project progress. And differentiate between a dynamic and static schedule.

How You Will Benefit

  • Expand their ability to access the project planning capabilities of Microsoft Project
  • See each technique demonstrated—and perform it themselves with their instructor’s help
  • Practice using Microsoft Project on real-life process improvement, IT systems, and product development projects
  • Enhance their ability to continuously monitor and control their project using a dynamic schedule
  • Walk away with templates they can customize and use immediately
  • Return to work with a job aid and sample project cases
  • Develop an integrated project plan, including realistic scope, schedules, budgets, and risks

Who Should Attend

Project Managers who understand the principles of project management or who have successfully completed a training program on project management basics and now want to learn to manage projects with a software tool. You should be proficient in the use of other Windows-based software before coming to this course.


  • Examine the data structure: Pros and cons
  • Take a “tour” of, and personalize, their project file
  • Effectively incorporate data such as work breakdown structure (WBS), tasks, relationships, durations, resources, costs, and effort to build a solid project plan
  • Produce a dynamic schedule vs. a static schedule
  • Control and monitore the project: Entering actuals, measuring variance, and reporting progress
  • Techniques for tracking and reporting project progress

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Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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  • Length:

    3 Day(s)

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    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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