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Microsoft Project Essentials


Course Objectives

This two (2) day course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform the essential tasks in Microsoft Project.

Participants will learn how to plan a project, assign resources, track progress, manage budgets and analyse workload for projects.

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This course is suitable for professionals undertaking the following roles:

  • People who wish to utilise Microsoft Project in managing projects
Learning Outcomes
  • Create tasks and manage task durations
  • Establish relationships between tasks, set constraints and deadlines and identify critical path
  • Use resource assignment in a project and assign costs effectively
  • Use project report features to track and analyse a project
Delivery Strategy
  • Face to face or virtual trainer delivered two (2) day course.
  • Undertake individual and group led activities to support practical application
  • Includes additional reference resources.
  • Students receive certificate of completion at end of course
Topics covered
  • Opening and closing projects
  • Understanding the interface
  • Adding tasks to a project
  • Setting constraint on tasks
  • Sorting and filtering tasks
  • Linking and unlinking tasks
  • Adding resources
  • Alternative ways to view project information
  • Managing project status
  • Updating and tracking project progress
  • Creating reports

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  • Duration

    2 Days

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