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Microsoft Project 2016: Intermediate


Date and Time Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM MDT

Location LCA Office (1705 – 36 Street North, Lethbridge, AB)

Description: Microsoft Project 2016 INTERMEDIATE

Gain an in-depth understanding of Microsoft Project 2016 as a project management tool. This course is for any person who has used Microsoft Project 2016 at the basic level and would like to improve their skills.


  • A general understanding of project management concepts

  • Basic skills with any Windows operating system.

  • Basic skills with Microsoft Project (any version)

Course Content

1. Changing Scheduling Methods

  • Task Type Settings

  • Task Constraints

  • Task Relationships (Finish-to-Start, Start-to-Start, Finish-to-Finish, Lags)

  • Identifying Factors Affecting Tasks

  • Defining the Critical Path

  • Formatting the Critical Path

2. Change Project Calendars

  • Explore Default Calendars (Standard, Night Shift, 24 Hour)

  • Create Project Specific Calendars (e.g. 6 day x 10 hour/day)

  • Assign a special Calendar to a specific task

  • Assign a special Calendar to a specific resource

  • 3. Tracking Project Progress

  • Saving the Baseline

  • Tracking Task Progress

  • Updating Tasks

  • Updating the Remaining Schedule

  • Comparing Baseline and Actual Data

4. Resolving Resource Conflicts

  • Assigning Resources

  • Editing Resource Assignments

  • Resource Overallocations

  • Locating Resource Overallocations

  • Resolving Resource Overallocations

  • Applying Preset Contours to Resources

  • 5. Sorting, Filtering and Grouping

  • Sorting Views

  • Filtering Views

  • Grouping Tasks and Resources

6. Formatting the Project Environment

  • Formatting Views

  • Formatting the Gantt Chart

Your Presenter

Phil Perry has 30 plus years in the Construction Industry, most of which was Project Managing Industrial Projects for General Contractors. He has been teaching Post-Secondary Construction Management Courses for the last eight years.

December 18, 2018 | 8:00am - 4:00pm

LCA Members: $295 (+GST) | Non-Members: $390 (+GST)

Other MS Project Courses at LCA:

Advanced: December 19


This course counts for 1 (one) Gold Seal Credit. For more information about Gold Seal, click HERE.

Earlier Event: December 13
LCA Monthly Board Meeting
Later Event: December 19
Microsoft Project 2016 Advanced