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[Monday, February 25, 2019]

Microsoft Project Series Begins Soon


The McHenry County College Shah Center is offering a Microsoft Project Series from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning on March 15. Microsoft Office Project helps users understand and control project schedules and finances, communicate and present project information, and organize work and people to make sure that projects are completed on schedule. Project is a suite of tools for more efficient project and portfolio management. Project is used in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services and health care.

The series consists of two levels, the Basic and Advanced.  In the Basic course on March 15 and 22, participants will learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables. Students will also apply filters and groups, and sort task and resource data. Finally, they will learn how to resolve resource conflicts.  The Advanced class takes place on April 19 and 26. Students will learn how to work with templates, create baseline plans, monitor and update projects, analyze project statistics, handle delays and conflicts, create reports, share resources, consolidate projects, and customize Project.

Cost is $319.  Use course code: NTC S04 002 to register for the series. Individual course registration is available for Basic and Advanced.  To register, contact the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at and select “Register for Workforce and Community Development” classes. For more information, contact the MCC Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or