Rapid Learn Microsoft Project

Course Objectives

During the two half day sessions, attendees will be taken from fundamentals right through to competent user level.


Some previous experience in using Microsoft Project is recommended.

Course Duration

2 x ½ days

Course Content

  • Getting Started
    • Controlling Microsoft Project
    • Setting Options & Public Holidays
  • Project Management Concepts
    • Project Lifecycle
    • Outlining the Project
  • Starting a New Project
    • Entering and Outlining Tasks
    • Entering Durations
    • Saving a Project Plan
  • Scheduling a Plan
    • Scheduling with Dependencies
    • Using Date Constraints
    • Delaying / Overlapping Tasks
  • Customising Microsoft Project
    • Customising Bar/Text Styles
    • Customising Individual Entries
  • Printing Options
    • Printing a View
    • Using the Reports Gallery
  • Critical Path Analysis
    • Precedence Network
    • GANTT Chart Wizard
  • Working with Resources
    • Defining Resources
    • Assigning Resources to Tasks
    • Resolving Resource Conflicts
  • Using Standard Views
    • Changing to Different Views
    • Using Tables/Filters/Groups
  • Designing Views
    • Designing Views/Tables/Filters
    • Using the Organiser
  • Resource Conflicts
    • Tracking Down Conflicts
    • Resolving Conflicts
  • More About Scheduling
    • Calculating Work
    • Fixed Units or Fixed Duration
  • Costs
    • Using Material Resources
    • Using Cost Resources
    • Varying Rates over Time
    • Varying Rates over Tasks
    • Adding Fixed Costs to a Task
  • Monitoring the Plan
    • Saving a Baseline
    • Recording Progress on Schedule
    • Recording Progress Manually
    • Reviewing against the Baseline
  • Working with Multiple Projects
    • Consolidating Existing Projects
    • Using a Resource Pool
    • Cross Project Links

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