February 2017

Microsoft Project Training for Engineers and Geoscientists

Please Note
Laptop and authorized Microsoft manual will be provided for you during the course.
Status: This course has been postponed. A new date will be announced shortly.
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Thursday, February 16, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Registration - Day 1
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Day 1 and Day 2
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Frank Byl
President & Owner, PowerConcepts
Credit: 14 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price APEGBC Member: $858.00 + GST = $900.90 until Feb 1, 2017

APEGBC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $958.00 + GST = $1005.90

Non-Member Price: $958.00 + GST = $1005.90

APEGBC Student Member Price: $470.00 + GST = $493.50
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by February 01, 2017 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Jennifer Chan | Senior Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
Microsoft Project is a powerful course that will show you how to plan projects and incorporate a variety or resources, materials, and costs. Learn how to monitor and report on projects. This 2 day hands-on workshop will give you a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Project using a practical approach to project management. During the course you will participate in various hands-on exercises, and develop confidence in creating and managing single as well as multiple projects. It will provide you with the skills to effectively track and analyze projects with a better understanding of the schedule and impact of changes.

Skills Inventory

The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course.
  • Project Planning and setting clear goals.
  • Milestones.
  • Tasks: Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Network Diagram.
  • The Critical Path.
  • Risk Analysis.
  • Mitigating Risk.
  • Working with Slack.
  • Finding and resolving resource over-allocations.
  • PERT Analysis.
  • Handling Multiple Projects.
  • Creating Custom View.
  • Creating Custom Reports.
  • Financial Reports.
  • Manage costs and cash flow.
  • Evaluating a project upon completion.


Frank Byl
President & Owner, PowerConcepts

Frank grew up in Burnaby, BC, in a Dutch immigrant family. After graduating from Simon Fraser University, he taught high school and volunteered in Hawaii and the Philippines before permanently settling in Kelowna. He founded PowerConcepts in 1998 at the height of the Y2K scare. Since then, Frank has obtained his Microsoft Master Instructor certification and helped thousands of clients to hone their computer skills. In his spare time, he plays rugby with the Kelowna Vicars and enjoys almost every outdoor activity from sailing to hiking.

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