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Microsoft Project Introduction

This Microsoft Project 2016 course is ideal for project managers, coordinators or team members who need to track projects electronically.

2 days course
4.49  (357 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:
Workbook
Post course support
Capped class sizes
eCertificate
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.

Topics covered in this training course
  • Work with the ribbon interface
  • Work with the quick access toolbar
  • Use the backstage
  • 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 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
  • Change the unit display
  • 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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4.49
4.49
from 357 reviews
5/5
“Great structure, just the right detail. Overall happy. Thank you Annie!”
Annika, May 2019
5/5
“Very knowledgeable instructor. Very enthusiastic and engaging.”
Oliver, May 2019
5/5
“Annie was lovely and very knowledgeable. ”
Kelly, May 2019
5/5
“The trainer Katherine was excellent and was able to teach additional knowledge based on questions of the class that was not covered in the structure.”
Joey, May 2019