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What is a good example of a project to use to demonstrate how to build a Microsoft Project Schedule

I think the best example would be building a house (image source): Although people might not have built houses before, they have seen it happen at some point or another, and there is a good ...
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managing a project without subject matter expertise

This is a difficult one to answer because there could be a lot that is not being said, however, based on what you are saying here is some guidance. TL;DR Projects are temporary organisations to ...
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What is a good example of a project to use to demonstrate how to build a Microsoft Project Schedule

I suggest you choose an example that is relevant to the business domain that your team are expected to deal with. WBS and schedule makes sense for some kinds of work but not so for others. For example ...
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Which skill set is necessary for a project manager?

Communication : ability to communicate within ALL levels of an organization. That is a skill this is not given to everybody, adapting your speech to the audience ; Leadership : PM is a leadership ...
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How to run a successful Lunch and Learn program for distributed Scrum team

Since the question has no hard boundaries and some points are left open, I'll try to have an abstract view on it in order to provide some ideas and ways you might find useful. Is your question about "...
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What is a good way to learn/practice project management?

As a former developer who is now IT project manager, I can suggest the following (in addition to Bogdan's very good answer): Learning project management: Not only read the material, but you may also ...
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What is a good example of a project to use to demonstrate how to build a Microsoft Project Schedule

Pick an example in your business domain with all different task dependency types You said: I want to explain WBS hierarchy and predecessors Pick an example in your business domain, but make sure you ...
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What is a good way to learn/practice project management?

It's good that you are reading books and taking courses. Keep doing that. It gives you knowledge and tools that you can use to manage projects. Make sure you also read the PMBOK and things on various ...
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How can I calculate earned value in MS Project with variable costs?

You should assign resources to the tasks, and the resources have their rates. That should not bee too much of work for you. MSP then calculates all the components. For Actual costs, you can override ...
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Which skill set is necessary for a project manager?

Proactive - Anticipate risks, seek to resolve dependencies and risks before they derail the project
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