July 2019

Microsoft Project Expert Training for Engineers and Geoscientists

Please Note
Laptop and authorized Microsoft manual will be provided for you during the course.
Status: Online registration is now closed. Please contact Jennifer Chan at [email protected] for inquiries. Thank you.
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM–4:30 PM: Workshop
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Frank Byl
President & Owner, PowerConcepts
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $499.00 + GST = $523.95 until July 11, 2019

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $599.00 + GST = $628.95

Non-Member Price: $599.00 + GST = $628.95

Student Member Price: $300.00 + GST = $315.00
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by July 11, 2019 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Jennifer Chan | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
*Attendees are advised to complete the core Microsoft Project course on June 19 and 20, 2019 prior to attending this course.* This expert level course is for participants who want to gain further skills in creating customized reports, running or overseeing multiple projects, the use of a shared resource pool, and exporting to Excel. The course will also build skills and strategies for creating organizational templates that will created standardized projects across the company.

Skills Inventory

The following list summarizes skills that students will be comfortable with after this course.

  • Create customized reports,
  • Conditional formatting applied to Gantt chart,
  • Customized tables and fields,
  • Create master projects, insert and work with sub-projects, and create links to external tasks,
  • Creating and sharing a resource pool,
  • Create export map to Excel,
  • Creating and sharing organizational, and
  • Project templates.


Frank Byl

President and 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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