Microsoft® Project 2013 Training


Microsoft® Project 2013 Training

A self-paced online course designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.


Online self paced classes

Online Self Learning Courses are designed for self-directed training, allowing participants to begin at their convenience with structured training and review exercises to reinforce learning. You’ll learn through videos, PPTs and complete assignments, projects and other activities designed to enhance learning outcomes, all at times that are most convenient to you.

Introduction to Microsoft® Project

Learning Objectives: Familiarize with MS project tool and the initial settings.


  • The Interface
  • Tabs (Task, Resource, Report, Project, View, Format)
  • Backstage View
  • Project Information
  • Setup a new project
  • Setup Project Calendar
  • Setup non working days
  • Enter basic project information

Creating Tasks and Task Management

Learning Objectives: Understand how to define scope on project.


  • Auto Scheduled and Manually Scheduled Tasks
  • Entering Tasks and subtasks
  • Duration
  • Notes
  • Constraints
  • Hyperlinks
  • Deadlines
  • Entering and Deleting Tasks
  • Indent and Outdent
  • Establishing Dependencies and Assigning Milestones
  • Recurring Tasks

Listing Resources, Assigning Resources and Project Costs

Learning Objectives: Understand how to create resources and assign resources, understanding how to view costs for individual Tasks, Modules and the Total Project.


  • Creating Resources
  • Resource type
  • Group
  • Code
  • Setting Resource Calendar
  • Cost
  • Notes
  • Assigning Resources and Resource Load Analysis
  • Viewing Project Costs

Project Plan Formatting

Learning Objectives: Understanding how to view project information in different formats.


  • Defining Date Format
  • Currency Format
  • Font
  • Text Styles
  • Format Bar
  • Bar Styles
  • Format Layout
  • Format Gridlines
  • Progress Lines
  • Format Columns
  • Column Settings
  • Field Settings
  • Custom Fields

Project Tracking and EVMS

Learning Objectives: Understand how to update actual project information and compare to the plan.


  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Setting Baseline
  • Updating Project with Actual Results
  • Comparing to Baseline and Tracking Gantt View
  • EVMS
  • Status Date
  • Tables (Earned Value, Earned Value Cost Indicators, Earned Value Schedule Indicators)
  • Earned Value options for Project

Project Views and Reports

Learning Objectives: Organizing Project information for viewing and sharing.


  • Copy Views and Reports
  • View Slipped Tasks
  • Print Views and Reports
  • Reports (Visual, Dashboard, Resources, In Progress)

About The Course

This self-paced online program covers the overview of Project Management and explains how to manage projects using Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project assists Project Managers to do Scope Planning, Assign Resources, Prepare Schedule, Baseline, Update Progress, Track and Report. This training is imperative for all who need to plan, track and effectively communicate with stakeholders. This course helps participants to practically implement the learning through hands-on on MS Project.

Course Objectives

After the completion of Microsoft Project Course at CertAdda, you should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of MS Project in following a structured approach to managing projects.
  • Define the initial settings in MS Project.
  • Prepare and use MS Project for planning, tracking and reporting on projects.
  • Understand how to document lessons learned and close projects.

Who should go for this course?

Anybody associated with Project Management, in any industry or domain can attend this course.


A basic understanding of the project and project environment is helpful.

Why Learn Microsoft® Project 2013?

MS Project is used across industries in many organizations. Many clients want the projects to be planned and tracked in MS Project.

How soon after Signing up would I get access to the Learning Content?

As soon as you enrol into the course, your LMS (The Learning Management System) access will be functional. You will immediately get access to our course content in the form of a complete set of videos, PPTs, PDFs and Assignments. You can start learning right away.

For how long will I have access to the course materials?

All the videos and other materials like PPTs, Quiz and Assignments, etc are hosted in our Learning Management System (LMS) and you will have a lifetime access to that.

Are there any pre-requisite to attend MS Project training?

There are no pre-requisites for this course. But basic understanding of the project and project environment will be helpful.

What is MS Project?

Microsoft Project is a project management software program, developed by Microsoft, which is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

What will happen if I have technical queries?

We will conduct a doubt clearing session once in a month. You can send your queries to us from the LMS by generating a ticket. The date and time of the session will be intimated via email.

Who are the target audience for MS Project training?

Anybody associated with Project Management,in any industry or domain can attend this course. This is basically for those who want to use MS Project to manage projects successfully.

  • Project Managers
  • Project Leads
  • Consultants
  • IT Managers
  • Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineers
  • Business/QA Analysts
  • Directors/HR Managers

What are new features of MS project 2013?

  • Run Project in the cloud
  • Improved scheduling engine
  • Improved Workflow Management engine
  • Enhanced Reporting capabilities
  • Simplified time sheets and task management
  • Lightweight project management leveraging SharePoint
  • Simpler Security Model

How will be the practicals done?

By following the instructions provided in the Installation guide present in the LMS, you can install MS Project on your local system and execute all the practicals present in the course.

What are the payment options?

You can pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking from all the leading banks. For INR payment, you can use RazorPay Payment Gateway.

What if I have more queries?

Just give us a CALL at +91 8178510474 / +91 9967920486 OR email at