May 2021

Microsoft Project Training

Please Note
  • The authorized Microsoft Manual will be mailed to you upon online registration. Please review your online account and ensure that your preferred mailing address is up to date.
  • Two monitors are highly recommended for the course; or alternatively, one monitor and one tablet screen can work also.  
  • Updated Microsoft 2016 software or higher is required for this course. 
  • Webinar login instructions will be emailed to all registrants 3 days prior to the webinar.
  • We will use your preferred email address only in your online account and you can update the email address anytime by logging into your online account. Please also check your junk/spam email folder if you do not receive the webinar login details.
Status: This course is currently full. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list, and/or be notified of the next scheduled course, please contact Jennifer Chan at [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Time: Registration/Log-In: 8:15 AM–8:30 AM Pacific Time
Webinar: 8:30 AM–4:30 PM Pacific Time
Location: Webinar
Presenter: David Poitras
Microsoft Master Instructor
Credit: 7.0 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning in the Formal Category
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $799.00 + GST = $838.95 until Apr 20, 2021

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $899.00 + GST = $943.95

Non-Member Price: $899.00 + GST = $943.95

Student Member Price: $449.50 + GST = $471.98
Please Note:
  • Student Price is eligible for participants in Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s Student Program
  • If you are not an Engineers and Geoscientists BC registrant, and you do not already have an existing account, please proceed to creating a new account to create a profile before completing your event registration
  • For webinar sessions, the webinar login instructions will be made available 3 business days prior to the webinar date
  • A minimum number of registrations are needed by April 20, 2021 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 Checklist

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

  • Set-up MS Project default settings to be conducive to a healthy project;
  • Create, edit, and outline a task list, establish dependencies by linking tasks;
  • Understand how to create milestones and incremental deadlines in the project;
  • Complete a risk assessment of the project plan;
  • Customize and save views and tables;
  • Add and assign resources, work with project calendars, and enter project costs;
  • Apply task type settings, set task constraints;
  • Add notes and links to external information important to the project;
  • Format views and the Gantt chart;
  • Resolve resource conflicts;
  • Print project information;
  • Customize reports;
  • Use the organizer to manage project elements;
  • Add in project rates, costs, and fixed costs;
  • Create master projects, insert and work with subprojects;
  • Sort, filter, and group information;
  • Understand how to go live and track a projects’ progress; and
  • Be able to create reports useful for project evaluation after the project is completed.


David Poitras

Microsoft Master Instructor, PowerConcepts

David was born and raised in Kelowna. He graduated from Okanagan College in 1992 with a diploma in Computer Informative Systems. Afterwards he worked in information technology as a programmer for Okanagan College for 5 years and taught various Microsoft programs in Continuing Studies at Okanagan College. He also had his own software development company for 25 years. He built custom Microsoft software solutions for small to midsized companies in the Okanagan and Lower Mainland. He has been teaching at PowerConcepts for many years and has expert knowledge in all Microsoft Applications.

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