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MS Project for Managing Projects OPMT 0216

Operations Management Course

Course details

MS Project is a powerful industry standard software tool than can help you manage projects, programs, and multiple tasks. This course provides comprehensive training covering the skills required to create a project plan, identify tasks, assign resources to tasks, create a project calendar, and create custom reports to monitor progress using different views to track budgets, schedule, and task status. You also learn how to create project plan templates that you can reuse on other projects and tasks, which significantly improves your organization’s efficiency. All course content is compliant with the project management theory, practices, and standards of the Project Management Institute. Students are provided with best practices along with plenty of real life project management examples of their application all in a hand-on interactive format to enhance learning. 15 PDU Credits are earned from PMI.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of OPMT 0216 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 80302


Thu Mar 02 - Fri Mar 03 (2 days)

  • 2 days
  • CRN 80302
  • $1065.06
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 02 - Mar 03 Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 370

Alex Fakidis

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.




Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Apply Project Management Institute (PMI) principles to create and manage project schedules.
  • Develop the project scope and Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Define the Project Activities using industry best practice examples.
  • Create MS Project Tasks and dependencies, incorporating strategies to manage risk.
  • Define task durations, using PMBoK based estimating techniques.
  • Create the Project Milestones, Constraints, and Resource Calendar.
  • Assign resources to tasks, including people and costs.
  • Track the project schedule, measure progress.
  • Take corrective action to control the project schedule.
  • Create industry standard project reports for stakeholders.

Effective as of Winter 2013


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