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Microsoft Project Introduction

1 Day Course
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Course Information


This course is designed to introduce you to the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in the real-world. This course covers the essential knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with MS Project during the planning phase of a project. In other words, if your director assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan with MS Project and share it with your director and others for review and approval.


Learners must be confident using a mouse and keyboard.

Course Outline

1. Starting a Project
  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customize the Project Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project
2. Working with Project Calendars
  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Change Working Time
3. Working with Project resources
  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones
4. Working with Project Resources
  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources
5. Delivering a Project Plan
  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

Private Courses

We can arrange your own private Project course.


Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

I found the course very relevant to a lot of the day-to-day work I do.

Sian Stephenson - Aldi Stores Ltd

Very good at tailoring the course to my needs. Very individual and attentive.

Andrew Griffin - Blackfin

I took so much away from this course and felt Stuart's teaching method was exceptional.

Rowanne Kiehl - SSE

Trainer was very engaging, spent time explaining topics clearly.

Laura Choake - Desoutter Industrial Tools

The course was fantastic - I couldn't recommend it enough!

Bonnie Donaghue - IRI

The trainer was fantastic and very knowledgable!

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Introduction 1 Day
An introduction to the basic features of Microsoft Project that gives the essential knowledge and skills required to create a project plan.
Advanced 1 Day
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