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OPMT 0216 - MS Project for Managing Projects

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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. www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/opmt0216.pdf

Credits

0.0

Cost

$1,002.81

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 80302

Wed Mar 14 - Thu Mar 15 2 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 14 - Mar 15 Wed/Thu 08:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Alex Fakidis

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,002.81

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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