Microsoft® Project Orange Belt® 2016

This workshop gives participants a full insight into creating effective schedules using Microsoft® Project 2016.

Gain knowledge of how to estimate, coordinate, budget, staff, and control projects and support other users, and an understanding of where Project 2016 fits in the Microsoft® EPM solution. 

Course content is kept up to date with the framework of knowledge outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and the Practice Standard for Scheduling.

By attending this course, you will learn how to use Microsoft Project 2016 to: 

  • Initialize project planning
  • Create a well-formed project schedule
  • Understand task types and the schedule formula
  • Assign resources and costs to tasks
  • Analyze resource utilization and optimize the schedule
  • Set a baseline and track progress
  • Create and manage project reports
  • Customize views and fields
  • Apply Earned Value Management
  • Understand the basics of managing multiple projects

Participants will receive the eBook Dynamic Scheduling with Microsoft® Project 2013.

IIL is a Microsoft Partner with a Microsoft Gold Project and Portfolio Management Competency.


A familiarity with key project management concepts and terminology, basic Windows navigation skills and prior experience managing projects using Microsoft® Project. It is recommended that you attend Project White Belt 2016® first.



This course is also available for Microsoft® Project 2013. Continue growing your capabilities with our Project Blue Belt® 2016 course.

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