Where will this course lead?

After completing this Microsoft Project, Managing Projects course, students will be able to create a new project; analyse and adjust schedules with date, dependency and resource constraints; customize and print Gantt Charts and reports and record and review task progress against the baseline.

Easy to follow step by step lessons enable students to quickly and efficiently learn the features of Microsoft Project and how to use them at home and in the workplace. This Microsoft Official Academic Course offers friendly, straightforward instruction with a focus on real-world business scenarios.

What will I study?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

- Understand Project Basics.
- Establish Resources.
- Assign Resources to Tasks
- Refine the Project Plan
- Project Information using: Sorting, Grouping and Filtering.
- Project Plan Formatting
- Print Project Information
- Track a Project Plan

- Work with Multiple Projects.
- Integrate Microsoft Project with Other Programs.
- Fine-Tune Tasks and Resources.
- Optimise the Project Plan
- Use Resource Pools and Consolidated Projects.
- Customize Microsoft Project.

How will this course be delivered?

This course is part of the 'Application Certification Track' from the Professional IT Training series delivered by the Microsoft IT Academy at Solihull College, Blossomfield campus.

Providing IT professional's access to the latest Microsoft certification courses with high quality, flexible learning systems. This course is delivered in our Microsoft IT Academy workshop alongside students studying similar courses.

The 'Professional IT Training' courses comprise of components to facilitate effective self directed learning, with flexible start and attendance dates to meet your individual needs.

This course offers hands-on practice labs in our Academy lab facility workshops that assist students in becoming proficient in the skills needed to support the Microsoft technology.

The student resources include relevant comprehensive printed Microsoft Curriculum workbook(s) and e-learning materials.

Microsoft Imagine enables students to download Microsoft operating systems and applications to create and develop their own practice lab environments, for your academic use only. Conditions and systems requirements apply.

Tailored individual learning plans, with support and guidance from our experienced tutors.

This course is available to study in the evening, over 10 sessions. Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study.

What qualifications will I get?

Vocational study not leading to a recognised academic qualification.

How will I be assessed?

The course includes continual assessments throughout the course with both practical and quiz exercises. Course certificates of completion are provided.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interview, subject to meeting the entry requirements.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be over 19.

To ensure your success, you must have a basic understanding of your computer's operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. Students should also have an understanding of Project management concepts and processes.

What else do I need to know?

Minimum system requirements:
Operating System

Windows XP, or Windows 7 or higher

Mac OS-X 10.8.3 or higher


Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or newer

Chrome 25.0.1364.172 or higher

Firefox 19.0.1 or higher

Broadband Internet Connection

Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or higher

Adobe PDF reader

Microsoft Project 2010 or 2013

Accessibility requirements:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

How much will this course cost?

Tuition fee     £ 300 ; Materials fee   £ 30 ; Total  £ 330

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?

Study material fees (£30) are payable on enrolment.

This course is not eligible for fee concession.

Learners may re-enrol on course to extend their period of study, tuition fee payable.

What can I do after this course?

Further Microsoft IT certification courses are available.

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