Procons Academy

Microsoft Project for Small Project Management

Empower Apparel Managers with Microsoft Project Mastery!


In the dynamic landscape of the apparel industry, efficient project management is paramount. This comprehensive training programme equips managers with the essential skills to harness Microsoft Project effectively for small-scale projects. From scheduling to resource allocation, participants will learn to streamline processes, enhance collaboration, and ensure timely delivery.

Course Details


Main Lecturer

Eng. Kithsiri Ekanayake

M.Sc. (Construction Law), B.Sc. Eng., Chartered Engineer, Sr. Consultant in Construction Management and Contract Admin. Former Deputy Project Director

Assistant Lecturer - Eng. Keith Jeyaraj

Programme objectives

  • Equip managers with Microsoft Project skills for small project management in the apparel industry.
  • Provide hands-on experience in Microsoft Project navigation and setup.
  • Optimize resource allocation, timeline management, and progress tracking.
  • Implement best practices for collaboration, reporting, and project optimization.

Target Audience


Course Duration & Times

2 hrs per week



What you will learn.

  • Familiarizing with Tools, Views, and Features for Seamless Navigation
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Initiating Your Project Journey with Microsoft Project
  • Defining Project Parameters: Setting the Stage for Success with Clear Scope, Objectives, and Constraints
  • Plotting Key Progress Markers for Effective Project Tracking and Management
  • Methodologies for Effective Task Creation and Organization in Microsoft Project
  • Fine-Tuning Task Timelines and Sequences for Seamless Workflow Integration
  • Techniques for Efficiently Assigning and Optimizing Resources to Project Tasks
  • Resolving Overlaps and Bottlenecks to Ensure Smooth Project Execution
  • Techniques for Building Robust Schedules and Adapting to Changing Dynamics
  • Unraveling Key Pathways and Overcoming Planning Hurdles in Project Management
  • Strategies for Keeping Projects on Track and Teams Aligned
  • Leveraging Data Insights for Informed Decision-Making and Continuous Improvement
  • Strategies for Sharing Project Files and Fostering Effective Team Communication and Coordination
  • Tailoring Reports to Stakeholder Needs and Leveraging Customization Options for Enhanced Presentation
  • Exploring Baselines and Macros to Enhance Project Planning, Tracking, and Automation
  • Implementing Proven Strategies and Techniques to Streamline Workflows and Drive Efficiency in Project Execution

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training programme, participants will be able to

  • Organize project tasks effectively in Microsoft Project. 
  • Navigate the Microsoft Project interface proficiently. 
  • Adjust project timelines dynamically to meet changing requirements. 
  • Collaborate efficiently with teams by sharing project files and fostering effective communication. 


Assessment 01: Preparing a comprehensive master program using MS Project inclusive of resource loading, levelling and budgeting. 

(Weighting 80%) 

Assessment 02: 10 MCQ Questions on Earn Value Management (Weighting 20%)

Upon successful completion, participants will receive an internationally recognized certificate. This includes both digital and printed copies.

*Successful completion entails achieving more than 50% in each assessment, with a minimum attendance of 80%.