Microsoft Project Training – Beginner

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Our MS Project Training Beginner course offers a comprehensive introduction to MS Project. Learn to plan in Project, create lists, phases, milestones, assign resources and understand the Critical Path Method.

Participants will work through exercises with our experienced trainer on the day. You can build on this course with the Intermediate and Advanced levels when it suits. Read our detailed course content below.

Microsoft Project Training – Beginner

Plan in Project, create lists, phases, milestones, assign resources and understand the Critical Path Method.

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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Times
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Live Online
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 8
201 Charlotte Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 24/477 Pitt Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 7
79 George Street
Parramatta NSW 2150
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 12A
45 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
NEW LOCATION
Level 2
221 London Circuit
Canberra ACT 2600
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 15
33 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 7
553 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$460
Duration
1 day
Times
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Live Online
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What do I need to know to attend?

There is no requirement for the Basic course. The course is suitable for people who have never worked with Microsoft Project or have just had very limited exposure to it.

Our Microsoft Project courses use MS Project desktop application only, we do not currently offer a Project Online course.

Project – Beginner Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how Project can assist you in managing and controlling projects
  • Understand the planning process in Project
  • Create Calendars for different working scenarios
  • Create task lists with phases & milestones
  • Create dependent relationships and fine-tune a schedule

 

  • Understand the Critical Path Method, slack time, lead time and lag time.
  • Enter resources into Project and assign Work resources to tasks
  • Start tracking actual performance in a project
  • Understand how to print Gantt Charts and related tables

Project – Beginner Course Content

  • Getting to Know Project
  • How Project Works
  • Starting Project
  • Understanding the Project Start
  • Screen
  • The Project Screen
  • Project Operations
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Understanding the Backstage
  • The Project Work Area
  • Working with Views
  • Working with Split Screens
  • Understanding Sheet Views
  • Working with Tables
  • Gantt Chart View
  • Working with Gantt Charts
  • Understanding the QAT
  • Working with the QAT
  • Working with Project Files

 

 

  • Project Management
  • Tasks and Resources
  • The Importance of Planning
  • Understanding the Gantt Chart
  • Computers and Project Management

 

  • Creating a New Project
  • Steps in Creating a Project
  • Understanding Your Project
  • Creating a New Project File
  • Calendar Options
  • Changing Calendar Options
  • Working with Calendar
  • Modifying the Standard Calendar
  • Entering Public Holidays
  • Creating a New Resource Calendar
  • Creating a New Task Calendar
  • Setting Up Project Information
  • Entering File Properties

 

 

  • Creating Tasks
  • Understanding Tasks
  • Understanding Scheduling Icons
  • Our Case Study Tasks
  • Reviewing the Project
  • Entering Tasks
  • Creating Summary Tasks
  • Assignment – Creating Summary
  • Tasks
  • Working in a Sheet View
  • Working with Summary Tasks
  • Working with Task Views
  • Examining Task Information
  • Understanding Task Durations
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Checking Progress
  • Entering Milestones
  • Assigning a Calendar to a Task

 

  • Scheduling
  • Understanding Task Dependencies
  • Creating Dependencies Automatically
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Entry
  • Creating Dependencies in Task Information
  • Creating Dependencies in a Sheet View
  • Fine Tuning a Schedule Using
  • Dependencies
  • Auto Scheduling Tasks
  • Critical Path and Project Slack
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Examining Task Slack
  • Understanding Lag Time
  • Entering Lag Time
  • Understanding Lead Time
  • Entering Lead Time
  • Inactivating a Task

 

  • Resourcing a Project
  • Understanding Resources
  • Entering Work Resources
  • Entering Material Resources
  • Entering Cost Resources
  • Assigning Calendars to Resources
  • Understanding Resource Availability
  • Adjusting Resource Availability
  • Changing the Unit Display

 

  • Resourcing Concepts
  • Resource Assignment Calculations
  • Task Types and Work Effort
  • Creating a Simple Assignment
  • Working with Fixed Unit Tasks
  • Working with Fixed Duration Tasks
  • Making Multiple Assignments
  • Adding Additional Resources
  • Adding More of the Same Resource
  • More Resources in Multiple Assignments
  • Understanding Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Working with Non Effort Driven Tasks
  • Working with Effort Driven Tasks
  • Resource Assignment Summary

 

  • Assigning Resources
  • Simple Resource Assignments
  • Assigning Part Time Resources
  • Understanding Work Contouring
  • Specifying Resource Usage
  • Contouring Work Hours
  • Assigning Specific Work Times
  • Work Times for Multiple
  • Assignments
  • Problem Assignments
  • Assigning Resources in Task Information
  • Assigning Resources in a Sheet
  • Assigning Resources You Do Not Have
  • The Case Study Resources

 

  • Printing and Reporting
  • Printing a Gantt Chart
  • Printing Sheet Views
  • Printing Tasks for Resources
  • Printing Resources for Tasks

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