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Thursday, September 11 • 8:00am - 10:30am
Introduction to MS Project Workshop

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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Introduction to MS Project Workshop

Instructor:  Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultant

Pete Croswell is offering this 2 ½-hour course as an overview of project management practices and using Microsoft Project software. 

  • PM concepts and terms
  • PM best practices
  • Overview of MS Project software interface and functionality
  • Task type and structure
  • Introduction to Project Views, Formatting
  • Timing constraints
  • Task Predecessors, lags, leads
  • Setting up new project plan


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articipants must bring a laptop that can run Microsoft Project software

Participants in this session will need to have Microsoft Project Standard or Project Professional software loaded and operating on their laptop computer before arriving.  This could be Project version 2010 or 2013 (but v2013 is preferred). Project version 2007 will NOT be acceptable since the interface is considerably different.  You may purchase the software from Microsoft or a third party distributor (one suggested vendor offering substantial discounted price is: jet-customers.com) Also, Microsoft offers a free trial version of Project 2013 Professional which you may access at: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/project-help/professional-project-management-desktop-software-project-professional-FX103797571.aspx. Microsoft does not offer a trial version of Project Standard.  There may be third-party distributors that do offer trial downloads for Project Standard, which you may try. 

Prior to the conference, send an email message to the instructor, Peter Croswell (pcroswell@croswell-schulte.com) and he will reply with several sample files that will be used in the training.


Moderators
avatar for Hilary Perkins, GISP

Hilary Perkins, GISP

Comprehensive Planner, City of Maryland Heights
Hilary has over 20 years experience working with GIS in both the public and private sector.  She is currently the Comprehensive Planner for the City of Maryland Heights, Missouri. Her previous GIS and planning work in transportation, environmental, urban planning, and community development... Read More →

Speakers
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Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS

President, Croswell-Schulte Information Technology Consultants
Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS is an expert in information technology and GIS implementation and management with over 35 years experience as an IT and GIS practitioner, program manager, and an IT/GIS consultant. He currently serves as President of Croswell-Schulte Information Technology... Read More →


Thursday September 11, 2014 8:00am - 10:30am
Oak Alley

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