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[Wednesday, January 22, 2020]

Microsoft Project Series Scheduled at MCC Shah Center


The McHenry County College Shah Center is offering "Microsoft Project Basic" on February 14 and "Microsoft Project Advanced" on March 13. Both classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. respectively. 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 projects are completed on schedule. Project is a suite of tools for more efficient project and portfolio management, and is used in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services and health care.

In the Basic course on February 14, 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. Use course code NTC S66 002 to register.

The Advanced class takes place on March 13. 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, and consolidate and customize projects. Use course code NTC S93 002 to register.

Students can register for both courses for $319 using course code NTE S04 002. The cost for each class individually is $179. To register, contact the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at For more information, contact the MCC Shah Center at (815) 455-8593 or