ITMG223 IT Project Management Using Microsoft Project® (3 semester hours)

This course studies the concepts and technology trends of project management. Students will explore the principles, practices, features, and functions of the Microsoft Project® application, using a combination of analytical methods and practical exercises. In this course, students will create project plans; organize tasks such as estimating, budgeting, and scheduling; and perform and manage resource allocation. In addition, students will identify project constraints, determine a project’s critical path, create Gantt charts, and establish a project baseline using Microsoft Project. Students must have access to Microsoft Office Project Standard 2016 or higher. Course software requirements, including the appropriate versions, are listed under the course materials site. This course aligns with the topical requirements for the CompTIA Project+® Certification. Students are required to purchase and use Microsoft Project® to successfully complete the course. The software is not included with the course. While the course aligns with Microsoft Office Project Standard 2016 or higher related exams, students will need additional preparation beyond the course to sit for the exam.Microsoft Project® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. CompTIA Project+® is a registered trademark of the Computing Technology Industry Association, Inc.