Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S.®



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About B.A.S.I.C.S.®


The B.A.S.I.C.S.®  


There's a better way to learn Microsoft Project! Developed by a seasoned project manager, instructor and Microsoft-certified professional, B.A.S.I.C.S ® is designed to teach you to build reliable schedules and add features that have meaning in your day-to-day work. 

The B.A.S.I.C.S.® approach streamlines the schedule building process into 6 easy steps, organizing lessons around a simple acronym. 

To build a schedule in any true scheduling software, you must:

  • Breakdown the Project
  • Adjust the Settings
  • Structure the Tasks
  • Initialize the Durations
  • Connect the Tasks 
  • Start the Project!

This practical approach will guide you in building your project schedules and communicate clear updates through project completion.  It's been vetted by new and experienced users from the construction, finance, pharmaceutical, entertainment, defense, military, healthcare, IT, government and many other industries.

If you’ve tried to learn Project before and found it difficult to learn, "Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S. is for you! 


The video above gives an overview of the B.A.S.I.C.S. approach. To watch the next video, use the button below to register for the FREE course. 



Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S.®

Your One-Stop Shop for Building Agile and Task-Based Schedules


We designed our book, video course, website and live Boot Camp training to work together to give you an immersive and productive learning experience! Our goal is to bring you to an intermediate level in the shortest timeframe possible!

  • Read the book to highlight important concepts and work the challenge problems to reinforce learning.
  • Use this website to check your answers and get additional tips and tools.
  • Take the video course to watch software demonstrations and real-world applications.
  • Attend the live Boot Camp and learn directly from the authors! 
Click on each learning objective below, to see what you'll learn!

About the Book

Whether you're managing a construction project, deploying new software or launching a start-up, this learn-by-doing guide will help you build reliable schedules in a few basic steps. 

This book Includes:

  • A FREE 90-day subscription to the "Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S. " video course.
  • Over 200 images
  • Practice exercises
  • Companion website to check your answers!

Available in color or black and white. 

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About The Video Course

This streaming video rendition of the Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S. book is about building and executing schedules. Like the book, you’ll be introduced to software features, in a meaningful and practical context. 

The Video Course includes:

  • 8 hours of Videos
  • Software Demonstrations
  • A Video for each chapter of the book

About The Companion Website

The companion website is designed to augment the book and video course and reinforce learning.

It includes:

  • Answers to the book's practice exercises.
  • Handy Tips and Tools for using Project 
  • Helpful Videos
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About The Microsoft Project B.A.S.I.C.S.®

Boot Camp

Need to come up to speed fast? Join a 3-day workshop and learn directly from the authors. Whatever your skill level, these hands-on, interactive, live workshops are designed to take you from a beginner to an advanced-intermediate user of Microsoft Project. 

Course Options:

  • Boot Camp 1 
    • Beginner to Intermediate
  • Boot Camp 2
    • Intermediate to Advanced-Intermediate