Course Requirements

Learners must be confident using a mouse and keyboard.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create a new project plan
  • Manage time in a project plan
  • Manage tasks in a project plan
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Share a project plan

About This Course: 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.

Course Outline

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

Working with Project Calendars

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Change Working Time

Working with Project Tasks

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

Working with Project Resources

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

Delivering a Project Plan

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects