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Microsoft Project

The Power to Make Project Management Simple

Microsoft Project helps you develop a schedule, assign tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads.


Microsoft Project offers Project Online Professional (web-based), Project Online Premium (web-based), and Project Professional desktop application (software) to help you stay focused and organized on tasks and resources for projects of any size.

What's Available?

Project Online Professional
Features
  • Annual subscription license that must be renewed yearly
  • Includes the most current version of the Project desktop application, instantly streamed to your Windows PC
  • Each license allows you to install Project desktop application on up to five devices
  • ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY: Also allows for web-based interface for team members to see and produce project documentation (NOTE: Team members do not need license to do this)
    • Update tasks, issues, and risks
    • Submit timesheets
    • Share documents and collaborate with Skype for Business presence
Primary Users Project managers and project team members
Buy because
  • You want to create project schedules and other project documentation and share them with others
  • You want to maintain the latest version of MS Project as they are released without having to re-install
Cost $104/year (auto-renewed each January unless cancellation notice received by Nov. 30)
Availability Order fulfilled on 1st day of month following purchase (ex., if purchase order received on July 23, software will be available for installation on Aug. 1)
Project Online Premium
Features

All of the Project Online Professional functionality, plus:

  • Portfolio selection and optimization
  • Demand management
  • Enterprise resource management
  • Out-of-box portfolio reports
Primary Users Portfolio and resource managers
Buy because
  • You want to manage resource use and other activities across multiple projects
  • You want to maintain the latest version of MS Project as they are released without having to re-install
Cost $112/year (auto-renewed each January unless cancellation notice received by Nov. 30)
Availability Order fulfilled on 1st day of month following purchase (ex., if purchase order received on July 23, software will be available for installation on Aug. 1)
Project Professional Desktop Application
Features

Project desktop application for installation on your computer

Primary Users Project managers
Buy because
  • You want to create project plans/schedules for individual projects
  • You want to make a one-time purchase that does not require annual renewal
  • You are good with staying with the same version of Project and not receiving new versions as they are released
Cost $101.98 (one-time fee)
Availability CD is shipped immediately upon order receipt

Getting Started

Complete the purchase order form and email to Kathy Hinkle at khinkle5@utk.edu. You will need to indicate an account number to which our purchase will be charged.

When asked for software code, use:

  • Project Online Professional: leave code field blank
  • Project Online Premium: software code: 7TR-00001
  • Project Professional desktop application: software code: H30-04027

How to Install

Project Online Professional and Project Online Premium (web-based)
  1. Go to o365.uthsc.edu
  2. At top right of page, click down arrow beside “Install Office” and choose Other install options
  3. Choose Apps & devices in left frame
  4. Find purchased Project product and choose Install
Project Professional desktop application
  1. CD is shipped immediately upon order receipt
  2. Install from CD

Training

Visit UTHSC's LinkedIn Learning for training.

Last Published: Dec 31, 2020