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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
$440
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
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
L10, 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 37 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 90 Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 466 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Ethos House, Level 1, 28 Ainslie Place, Canberra ACT 2601

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 97 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Project – Beginner Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 4, 220 St Georges Tce, Perth WA 6000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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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. 

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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4.70 / 5
Over 1287 Reviews
GREAT COURSE -Project Beginner Adelaide
Nathan - Project Beginner, .
Easy to follow , well paced and informative. Trainer was happy to take questions. -Project Beginner Adelaide
Christopher - Project Beginner, .
Great instructions, moved at efficient pace. -Project Beginner Adelaide
Gerard - Project Beginner, .
Good session, Ken was thorough and patient in answering our queries. -Project Beginner Melbourne
Samuel - Project Beginner, .
have learnt enough coming from a low knowledge base to navigate through site programming. -Project Beginner Melbourne
Rohan - Project Beginner, .
Awesome, well explained, Ken was great to listen to, easy to understand. I would definitely recommend the course, company. Happy to comeback and look into an advance version of project or even excel. Really enjoyed the session. -Project Beginner Melbourne
Nathan - Project Beginner, .
Great communication and very clear at providing course information -Project Beginner Melbourne
James - Project Beginner, .
Good course - covered the fundamentals thoroughly. Pacing was a bit slow at the beginning of the session. -Project Beginner Melbourne
Ben - Project Beginner, .
Good session, Ken was very thorough and patient in answering queries. -Project Beginner Melbourne
Samuel - Project Beginner, .
great -Project Beginner Melbourne
Jason - Project Beginner, .
Great course, Ken was very knowledgeable -Project Beginner Melbourne
Loreta - Project Beginner, .
Good starter course to Projects -Project Beginner Melbourne
rohan - Project Beginner, .
Was very concise and easily understandable. Very well presented -Project Beginner Melbourne
Matthew - Project Beginner, .
The Course was very interesting. I would highly recommend. -Project Advanced Melbourne
ALEXANDER - Project Advanced, .
Great lesson, thank you! -Project Advanced Melbourne
Fletcher - Project Advanced, .
Great lesson, thank you -Project Intermediate Melbourne
Fletcher - Project Intermediate, .
Amazing! -Project Intermediate Melbourne
Elissa - Project Intermediate, .
John was knowledgeable and informative. It was a good course to attend. -Project Intermediate Melbourne
Charlene - Project Intermediate, .
Really enjoyed the course and the way in which it was delivered. David was great at handling both in person and online participants simultaneously. Was interactive and an enjoyable way to learn over Teams. Pace of delivery was excellent, really enjoyed the speed of things as you had to be engaged and keep up with what was happening in order to progress with everyone else. Really appreciated David's mentoring and manner, made for an entertaining course. Looking forward to intermediate! Thank you! -Project Beginner Perth
Ashlee - Project Beginner, .
well presented -Project Beginner Perth
Carl - Project Beginner, .

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