Microsoft Project Introduction

This Microsoft Project 2016 course is ideal for project managers, coordinators or team members who need to track projects electronically. Secure your spot in our course in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne by booking online today.

2 days course
4.49  (371 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Create tasks and manage task durations
  • Create relationships between tasks, set constraints and deadlines and identify tasks on the critical path
  • Effectively use resource assignment in a project and assign costs
  • Use reporting features to track and analyse a project
What you'll get:
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Course prerequisites

Participants will need to be familiar with the Windows Operating System and be able to open, close and save files. Experience using Microsoft Excel is an advantage.

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

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Topics covered in this training course
  • Work with views, tables and forms
  • Work with split screens
  • Navigate through existing projects
  • Understand your project
  • Create and save a new project
  • Set specific options
  • Set start and finish dates
  • Define working time
  • Adjust standard calendars
  • Create public holidays and new calendars
  • Manual vs automatic scheduling
  • Summary tasks
  • Import task information
  • Insert tasks
  • Add task notes
  • Add hyperlinks
  • Enter task durations
  • Estimate task durations
  • Enter milestones
  • Format text styles
  • Create task links
  • Enter lag and lead time
  • Understand project slack
  • View the critical path
  • Format the Gantt chart
  • Add constraints
  • View constraints
  • Add a deadline
  • Print the Gantt chart
  • Adjust print settings
  • Filter results for print
  • Add a highlight filter
  • Save for PDF
  • Create a resource pool
  • Assign calendars
  • Adjust resource information
  • Assign work times
  • Understand task types
  • Levelling resources
  • Fix over allocated resources
  • Add variable resource costs
  • Cost accrual
  • Add fixed costs to tasks
  • View cost breakdowns
  • Create and set a baseline
  • View the baseline in the tracking Gantt
  • Track actual changes
  • Update tasks and the project
  • Use the tracking table
  • Progress lines
  • View standard Project reports
  • Produce visual reports
  • Display and print the timeline
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from 371 reviews
“Great course and trainer.”
Glenn, Aug 2020
“Great snacks. Good location. Engaging trainer.”
Cynthia, Aug 2020
“Good location, comfortable.”
Nicole, Aug 2020
“Course was great. Teaching was great. Material was great. Now feel like I have a good understanding of the program. ”
Emma, Aug 2020