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This seminar course introduces you to the Microsoft Project scheduling tool. There will be discussion on project management best practices; however, the emphasis of this course is how to best utilize and apply MS Project. You will learn how to use the software to plan, schedule, assign project resources and costs, and employ MS Project to manage and control resources. During this course, you will follow a hands-on instructor led demo.

You will need access to the software to successfully complete this course. A complementary copy of Microsoft Project 2019 is provided for students to download and install. Please note, that Microsoft Project software is not compatible with Apple OS products.

This course will provide 18 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Learning Formats

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Hybrid In-class:
Traditional in-person class meetings at one of our campus locations with access to our online learning portal, "Canvas." Classes typically meet one evening a week, so working professionals can attend without having to take time off from work. Schedules can vary, so be sure to check the schedule before enrolling. Click on the “Hybrid In-class” section below to view location, dates, and times.



Live Online:
Fully online instructor-led training using live virtual classes meetings via Zoom or Virbela conferencing systems. Click on the “Live Online” section below to view details of the online meeting times and instructor information.


Fully online Instructor-led training on your schedule with no set meeting times. Lectures are pre-recorded and your instructor will set weekly discussion topics to help you engage with the content and share meaningful experiences. Click on the “Online” section below to view course details.

Note: Due to the advanced nature of this course, you must have successfully completed a project management foundational course prior to enrollment. In addition, if you do not possess a basic level of project management work experience, it is strongly recommended that you first take Project Planning and Scheduling. Please contact to review your eligibility.

Course Number: BUSA-40927
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management

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