Microsoft® Project - PM Academy Botswana

Microsoft® Project

Microsoft Project Basic & Advanced

What is it about?

To promote project success, it is imperative for project staff to plan, schedule, monitor and report accurately on projects. Failing to plan is planning to fail!

This Microsoft Project course is designed for project staff requiring to effectively utilise the tools and techniques offered by Microsoft Project.

This Microsoft Project course encompasses both PRINCE2® planning as well as the best practice PMBOK® Guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge) accompanying Practice Standard for Scheduling.

What’s in it for me?

  • Plan, baseline and update a project
  • Schedule and update the activities
  • Create custom reports on progress throughout the life cycle of the project
  • Exchange project plan data with other applications

How is the course presented?

Our experienced internationally accredited trainers deliver interactive and practical experiences through:

  • Classroom
  • Virtual instructor-led on Zoom (requires laptop and stable internet connection)
  • At your premises (for groups)

This is an intensive 3-day course.

What is included?

  • Course manual
  • Exercises
  • Class Test
  • 3 days training
  • Certificate
  • PDU and CPD points (ask us)

What does the course cover?

  • Getting acquainted with MS Project
  • Creating a Project Plan
  • Tracking Progress
  • Create a schedule and scheduling a project
  • Creating reports
  • Managing Calendars
  • Managing Tasks
  • Working with Multiple projects
  • Resource Management
  • Filters, Sorting and Groups
  • Managing Constraints
  • Project costing and managing costs
  • Managing Constraints
  • Import & Export Data
  • Applying earned value management to costs
  • Share resources
  • Creating a Project plan template
  • Managing Multiple projects

How will I be examined?

  • Multiple choice, 40-minute, open book exam.Delegates must obtain 50% (10 out of the 20 available marks)
  • On successful completion delegates receive a PM Academy competence certificate.


“The presenter was very engaging, personable, patient and kind. Encountered real life experiences which added context, so much value earned”
Microsoft Project – Zandile Moloi
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