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Managing Projects with Microsoft Project Microsoft

About This Course

Want to master project management? Have a project to manage but unsure where to begin?

With over 20 million users, Microsoft Project is the go to app for project managers. In this project management course, you will learn industry standard best practices for project management using Microsoft Project, the cloud-delivered desktop client. You will learn how to do deep scheduling, resource capacity planning, progress tracking and status reporting. No previous project management knowledge needed. Join us as you start your journey as a project manager.

You'll learn

  • How to effectively use the Microsoft Project App within Microsoft Office 365
  • How to successfully plan and design your projects within Microsoft Project
  • Best practices in using Microsoft Project

Meet the instructors

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Tom Allen

Microsoft Certified Trainer


Tom is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with almost two decades of experience in the technology training industry. He has taught and consulted for a wide range of organizations throughout the eastern US, and has experience in traditional classroom training, virtual classroom training, and content development. Tom holds certifications covering a broad range of Microsoft desktop applications, and has vast experience teaching anything from Microsoft Office 365 collaboration technologies, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Project, and Visio (among other Microsoft technologies), all the way through to Crystal Reports and Adobe applications. He specializes in creating an inviting environment that allows adult learners to bring real world examples into the conversation. Tom’s style is encouraging, positive, and makes difficult concepts easy to understand. Over these past few decades, Tom has traditionally been one of the first trainers in Western NY to teach new versions of Microsoft Project, and has worked closely with organizations to create customized classroom experiences for organizations using Microsoft Project.

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John W. Wilson

Microsoft Certified Trainer


John Wilson has over 30 years’ experience as a project manager and a trainer of project management courses. His educational background includes degrees in engineering and business administration. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and holds the following project management certifications: PMP, Project+, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist for Microsoft Project. In addition to teaching project management, he has taught the Microsoft Office suite of applications and numerous “soft skill” business courses.

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Lindsay Bachman

Instructional Designer


Lindsay Bachman has been working in the education sector in one capacity or another for almost 15 years. Since starting out as an Instructional Designer over ten years ago, Lindsay has worked for a wide range of companies and has developed a multitude of instructional deliverables for various modalities—including corporation-specific training, college-level course instruction, IT certifications, soft skills development, and desktop application training via eLearning, instructor-led training, and as-needed training documents. In addition to her Instructional Design skills, Lindsay’s background in secondary education and experience in the communications sector help round out her pedagogic, andragogic, and communication skills.

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