Welcome to the Microsoft Project User Group!
MPUG is the official Microsoft Project User Group providing Microsoft Project online training to individual users and corporate teams of all sizes through live and on-demand training webinars, articles and other great resources. Here are some of the ways that MPUG can train you at the fraction of the cost to attend on-site classes.
An MPUG membership includes access to:
- Live online training sessions with Q&A
- 16+ on-demand training certificate programs on essentials of MS Project and SharePoint
- Unlimited access to 500+ hours of on-demand training videos
- Personal training history and certificates of completion
- Community Discussion Forum
- 500+ tips and tricks articles
- Earn Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs)
- MPUG Channels
- More great resources
- 30 community groups
- Join MPUG and receive a Premium Starter Package
Live Webinar Training
MPUG online training webinars cover a full range of topics related to using Microsoft tools to complete project work and general project management topics. Webinars are exclusive to MPUG members. Multiple live sessions are hosted each month and taught by MPUG expert presenters as ranked by our community members. We offer sessions for beginner, intermediate and expert users and attendees can earn 1 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Unit (PDU) for each hour of training attended (sessions run from 1 to 1.5 hours). All attendees can participate in live Q&A during the events. View our schedule of upcoming webinar training or see what it’s all about by watching a FREE webinar on Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts.
MPUG Certificate Series
The MPUG Certificate Online Series covers the new and improved features and usage of Microsoft Project and Server, Project Portfolio Management Masterclass, Scheduling, Reporting, Project Management with Microsoft Project Essentials, and Project Management with SharePoint Essentials. Certificate Series Sessions are exclusive to MPUG members.
Certificate Series sessions are hosted quarterly and taught by MPUG expert presenters as ranked by our community members. We offer sessions for beginner, intermediate and expert users and attendees can earn 1 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Unit (PDU) for each hour of training attended (sessions run from 1 to 2 hours for 1 to 3 days) and earn the MPUG Certificate of Completion. All attendees can participate in live Q&A during the events. Learn more about our Certificate Series sessions.
On-Demand Webinar Training
To accommodate our members in different locations, time zones and differing availability to attend the live sessions, MPUG offers members the ability to watch the recorded webinars at any time on MPUG.com. PDUs are eligible for MPUG members for many of these recorded sessions. There are currently over 400 hours of recorded webinar sessions available for members to view. A complete listing of recorded webinars can be found here or find a specific topic by searching at the top of the page.
Personal training history and certificates of completion
Get the credit you deserve! MPUG members have access to hundreds of Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Unit (PDU) eligible live and on-demand training webinars. You can attend any or all of our live webinars and watch on-demand sessions anytime, anywhere and receive the PMI® credit you need. After attending a live webinar or watching an on-demand session, your activity will be recorded and available in a printable/downloadable report. You can also print/download a certificate of completion for each webinar that you have completed. Learn more.
The MPUG Community Discussion Forum is a place where community members can ask questions, reach out and follow up with presenters and fellow attendees after live training webinars, etc. Check out the latest discussions in the forum.
MPUG has provided members with hundreds of insight articles on project management and Microsoft Project with helpful tips and tricks, how-to’s and many detailed topics authored by the large group of expert contributors in the community. Take a look at our full library of articles.
Earn PMI® PDUs
Congratulations on being a PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)®. MPUG, a PMI® Registered Education Provider or R.E.P., is delighted to count you among its member community. PMP®’s can earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) through many MPUG activities.
The MPUG newsletter is a direct connection to the latest Project-related articles, news, events, and one-click member registration for upcoming training webinars. Sign up for our newsletter using the form at the bottom of your screen. MPUG is also on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook to keep you in the loop on upcoming events, new content and other useful information.
Templates, Video Clips, Reference Guides
MPUG members have access to all member-only content including Project, SharePoint, Excel, and other Microsoft templates. Our training videos providing the viewer with tips, tricks, how-to’s, and expert interviews. MPUG also provides members with Microsoft Project Desktop Reference Guides in PDF or printed form.
Premium Membership Starter Package
To get started, we’ve compiled some of our most popular articles, recorded webinars and resources for you in our Premium Membership Starter Package. This includes 30 hours of on-demand video training eligible for 30 PMI PDUs. Check out a preview.
- Join MPUG and gain access to everything detailed above as part of your Premium Membership.
- Learn more about different membership types and pricing.
- MPUG Group Memberships will get your team trained for a fraction of the cost of on-site classes.