Procons Academy

Mastering Microsoft Office for Projects

Mastering Microsoft Office for Projects

Unlock the full potential of Microsoft Office and elevate your project management capabilities with our
comprehensive training programme, “Mastering Microsoft Office for Project Management Success.”
This program encompasses comprehensive tutorials and hands-on exercises tailored explicitly for
professionals in project management. Throughout the duration of the course, participants will delve into
Microsoft Word to proficiently create detailed project documents, master basic Excel for streamlined
data organization and analysis, utilize PowerPoint to deliver compelling presentations that effectively
communicate project progress and insights, and harness Outlook for optimized communication and
collaboration with team members and stakeholders. As an added advantage, participants will receive
exclusive insights into Microsoft 365, introducing them to the innovative tools and features that can
further enhance productivity and efficiency.
Whether you are an experienced project manager seeking to enhance your proficiency with Microsoft
Office tools or a novice eager to acquire essential skills for project success, this course promises a
transformative academic journey. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with the requisite
knowledge and confidence to navigate the intricacies of project management with finesse, efficiency,
and innovation.

Course Details

Lecturer and Instructors

- K. D. Jeyaraj
Assistant General Manager / Senior Planning Engineer Pro Consultancy International M.Sc. in Project Management (Cardiff), B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering

Course Duration & Times

12 Hours (6 Weeks – 2 Hours per day)

Every wednesday From 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Batch Number & Starting Date

Next Batch will Start on 10th July 2024

Eligibility Requirements

Anyone can apply

PMI Authorized Training Partner in sri lanka

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Course Content

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • Navigating the Word interface
  • Creating and saving documents
  • Formatting text (font, size, style)
  • Paragraph formatting (alignment, indentation, spacing)
  • Inserting and editing images
  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Use of Search & Replacing
  • Spell check and grammar check
  • Useful Shortcuts
  • Creating and formatting tables
  • Linking tables & charts from Excel
  • Using styles and templates for consistency
  • Using track changes and comments for collaboration
  • Inserting hyperlinks and bookmarks
  • Creating and formatting long documents (reports, manuals)
  • Advanced formatting techniques (columns, text boxes, shapes)
  • Creating table of content, & List of figures/symbols
  • Automating tasks with macros (basic overview)
  • Use of extensions (Ex: Zotero)
  • Case study 1 - Preparing a Project Progress Report
  • Case Study 2 - Formatting a Research Paper
  • Introduction Microsoft Excel
  • Navigating the Excel interface
  • Entering and formatting data
  • Basic formulas and functions (sum, average, count)
  • Managing worksheets and workbooks
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Creating basic charts
  • Linking data in between worksheets
  • Autosave and Backup Restoring
  • Printing worksheets
  • Case Study 1 - Creating a Project Progress Chart
  • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Navigating the PowerPoint interface
  • Creating and saving presentations
  • Adding and formatting slides
  • Inserting text and images
  • Applying themes and layouts
  • Working with transitions and animations
  • Presenting slideshows
  • Case Study 1 - Preparing a technical presentation
  • Using slide masters for consistency
  • Adding multimedia (audio, video)
  • Inserting charts and graphs
  • Incorporating interactive elements such as hyperlinks and action buttons
  • Creating custom animations
  • Setting up presenter view
  • Collaboration features (comments, sharing)
  • Exporting presentations to other formats
  • Case Study 2 - Preparing a project progress presentation
  • Introduction to Microsoft Outlook
  • Managing emails (sending, receiving, replying)
  • Organizing emails with folders and categories
  • Creating and managing contacts
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings
  • Using the calendar and tasks features
  • Advanced email management techniques (rules, filters)
  • Collaboration features (sharing calendars, delegating tasks)
  • Introduction to Microsoft 365 suite
  • Overview of Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint
  • Integrating Microsoft 365 apps for project management

Completed 8+ Batches

Internationally Valid Certification

23 PMI approved contact hours

Benefits on having a CAPM

Career Advancement:

PMP certification is globally recognized and respected, making certified professionals more attractive to employers.

Global Recognition:

CAPM is a globally recognized certification, which means your skills and knowledge are recognized and valued internationally.

Professional Credibility:

Earning CAPM certification demonstrates your commitment to the project management profession and your dedication to building a strong foundation.

Access to PMI Resources:

As a CAPM credential holder, you gain access to resources provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI).