Microsoft Project Training Introduction

Course 3702

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation
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  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course coaching available

  • After-course computing sandbox
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    Sep 20 - 22 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST
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In this foundation-level Microsoft Project Training course, you will learn how to use Microsoft Project for project management, including:

  • Creating project plans
  • Tracking progress
  • Allocating resources to tasks
  • Creating project reports

Microsoft Project Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Microsoft Project Training Course Benefits

  • Learn how to create reports and dashboards to share project progress and data

  • Leverage Microsoft Project to plan and manage several projects at the same time, including schedules and resources

  • Track progress and monitor the variances between target results and actual results

  • Leverage continued support with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching and computing sandbox

Microsoft Project Training Course Outline

In this module, you will learn:

  • Key project management concepts that apply to Microsoft Project
  • How to navigate the Microsoft Project interface
  • How to customise the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Build a project plan by producing a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Set up tasks, summary tasks, milestones and identify the relationships between them
  • Estimate and set up task and project duration, including deadlines
  • Manage the subprojects of the master project

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Create new and update existing project calendars
  • Implement calendar changes and save them to the global template
  • Share calendars with other project stakeholders
  • Establish the relationship between project, task, and resource calendars

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Establish a tracking process for your project
  • Update project plans with tracking data
  • Review project task updates for timeline problems
  • Resolve issues with project schedules

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define work, material, and cost resources within your project
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Troubleshoot resource assignments
  • Investigate and resolve resource overallocations

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define project stakeholder groups
  • Identify project communication requirements
  • Create basic and dynamic project reports, including custom filters and tables
  • Automate reporting tasks via macros
  • Share data using the collaborative features in MS Project

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Microsoft Project Training FAQs

You should have a basic knowledge of project management to get the maximum benefits from this course

This course uses Microsoft Project 2019, but many concepts apply to earlier versions of Microsoft Project (MS Project)

Microsoft Project Professional 2019 is the latest version of Microsoft Project, and is the version used in this class. However, since Microsoft Project Professional 2019 is visually and functionally like Microsoft Project 2016, either version can successfully be used with this class. In addition, the practical guidance and best practices thoroughly covered in this class can also be easily and successfully applied to earlier versions of Microsoft Project, including Microsoft Project 2013, Microsoft Project 2010, and Microsoft Project 2007.

Yes, you will earn 17 PMI PDUs from completing this course

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

Once you’ve gained the knowledge and skills to successfully lead a project from beginning to end, this would certainly be a good candidate for your next course. Microsoft Project is almost ubiquitous when it comes to the modern tools used to practice project management. This course focuses on using Microsoft Project to successfully implement project management best practices, including developing project schedules, assigning resources to tasks, tracking task and project progress, managing budgets, and analysing workloads.

Yes, the practical guidance and best practices thoroughly covered in this class can be easily and successfully applied to the web-only version of Microsoft Project.

This course can help both new and experienced project managers use Microsoft Project to successfully implement project management best practices, including developing project schedules, assigning resources to tasks, tracking task and project progress, managing budgets, and analysing workloads.