348-MS: Microsoft® Project 2016, Managing Projects: Review Course for MS Exam 70-348

2016 Courses (Online and Private)

348-MS: Managing Projects and Portfolios with Microsoft PPM: Review Course for MS Exam 70-348 

Students use Microsoft Project 2016 in this advanced workshop to review 70-348 exam topics with emphasis on advanced capabilities and features new to Project 2016. Students should have prior experience with Project 2010 or 2013 including the ability to build, maintain, and control well-formed projects.

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This is not a training class. Instead, the course focuses on the Project capabilities you should know in order to pass the exam. The course should allow you to confirm what you know and identify the areas you need to study. The course manual is structured to be used as a study guide for self learning during and after class.

The course also includes an overview of the exam process and sample exam questions. At the end of class you can decide if you're ready to sit for the exam. We'll get you registered for the exam, including any applicable discount or free retake offer.

Cost: $400

Duration: 1 Day

PDUs: 8.0, Talent Triangle: Technical 8PMI Talent Triangle

Included in this course:

  • An overview of the exam process including exam topic areas, logistics and statistics
  • Sample exam questions and discussions
  • Course Manual - A 150-page course manual structured to align with the exam topic areas and including product screenshots and step-by-step practices to reinforce new and advanced features
  • Quick Help Guide - 70-348 Exam Review Tips Sheet
  • Microsoft Certified Instructor - Classroom instruction by a Microsoft Certified Trainer with this Microsoft Specialist certification
  • Training laptop - Students may bring a laptop (with Project 2016 or Project Professional 2016 installed) or request a training laptop (prior to the class, based on availability)
  • Breakfast and snacks

At the end of this course, you will be ready to take the 70-348: Managing Projects and Portfolios with Microsoft PPM exam. If you pass it, you will achieve the certification titled Microsoft Specialist: Microsoft Project 2016 and also be recognized as a Microsoft Certified Professional. If you do not pass it, you may have a free second shot, depending on available Microsoft promotions. As with all Microsoft Certification Program exams, passing a Specialist exam demonstrates your experience and knowledge in a specialized area of technology.


  • 116-MS: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project Standard 2016 Level 1, and 126-MS: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project Standard 2016 Level 2, or similar experience
  • Experience using Project Standard 2016, Project Professional 2016, Project Pro for Office 365 desktop features (excluding Project Server features) to effectively model, schedule, resource, communicate, collaborate on, and deliver projects
  • A solid understanding of key project management concepts and terminology

Intended Audience:
This 1-day course is designed for:

  • Individuals who are preparing to take Exam 70-348: Managing Projects and Portfolios with Microsoft PPM
  • Individuals with experience using Microsoft Project Professional or Standard 2016 who are required to pass the Managing Projects and Portfolios with Microsoft PPM exam to obtain the Microsoft Specialist (MS) certification
  • Individuals who use Microsoft Project in their role (as project manager, resource manager, project scheduler, program manager, portfolio manager, or a similar role) who desire to prove their expertise in creating, planning and maintaining well-formed project plans

Course Objectives:
In this course, students will review Project capabilities within the following topic areas:

  • Define strategy
  • Optimize Portfolios
  • Create a new enterprise project
  • Create programs
  • Define deliverables
  • Create tasks and a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Schedule the project
  • Manage resources and teams
  • Perform resource engagement
  • Build a project team
  • Resolve resource over allocations across projects
  • Build a financial plan
  • Baseline enterprise projects
  • Select tracking method
  • Manage task assignments
  • Update and approve tasks & timesheets
  • Update the project plan
  • Collaborate and communicate projects and programs
  • Customize Project Web App views and reports
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Manage configurable enterprise objects
  • Implement a security model