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Microsoft Project Introduction Training Course

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Course Information

Microsoft Project is a project management application, designed to assist project managers in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analysing workloads.

This course is designed to provide delegates with the introduction and intermediate-level operations of Microsoft Project. After completing this course, you will be familiar enough to use Microsoft Project on a day-to-day basis

Day 1

  • Planning a Project/ Project Initiation Document (PID)
  • MS Project Environment and Customising MS Project
  • Project Information and setting a Project Start/Finish Date
  • Inserting, Deleting and Modifying Tasks
  • Inserting Milestones
  • Copying and Moving Tasks
  • Manual Scheduling verses Auto Scheduling
  • Inputting Task Durations i.e. Hour, Day, Week
  • Grouping/Indenting/Outlining Tasks
  • “Action” and “Static” Tasks
  • Predecessor and Successor Tasks
  • Linking Tasks i.e. Finish to Start, Start to Start, Finish to Finish
  • “Globally” Linking Tasks
  • Unlinking Tasks
  • Displaying the Project Summary Task

Day 2

  • Modifying Task Links and updating a Project
  • Inputting and Assigning Resources
  • Resource Costs and Assigning Cost to Tasks
  • Using Tables in MS Project
  • Setting a Baseline and displaying the Baseline Graphic
  • Reviewing Baseline Variances
  • Setting Task Constraints and entering Task Notes
  • Standard Calendar and Managing Working Times
  • Printing in MS Project and setting the Project Timescale
  • Percentage Completion(%) and Reports

There is no formal assessment for this course. For accredited Project Management courses please see below:

This course includes:

  • Training from an experienced Microsoft trainer
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course (classroom & onsite courses only)
  • Detailed course notes and sample exercises
  • Full colour course manual
  • Free online training videos
  • Refreshments (classroom courses only)
  • A recording of the training course (virtual courses only)

Course Key Points

Duration: 2 days

Accredited: No

Exam(s): N/A

Practice Exam(s): N/A

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

Dates and Prices

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August 11, 2022 £400.00
September 12, 2022 £400.00
October 20, 2022 £400.00
November 14, 2022 £400.00
December 15, 2022 £400.00

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What Our Customers Say


Great organisation and delivery of PRINCE2/Visio/Project courses from NILC. They were easy to contact for advice, and very helpful prior and after the training. Excellent professional tutors that helped me achieve good results.









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Jon Price

Richard is a great tutor and I throughly recommended him (and NILC) to teach and train you how to use Microsoft Project. Due to Covid, this has been through virtual learning but there are plenty of breaks, and to ask questions as you go along. Karim is also a great help, as he makes sure you have access to the online learning modules and videos. Nothing is too much trouble, and that means a lot - because there are loads of training firms out there that promise a lot, but don't deliver. NILC delivers! I really do recommend this course if you or your organisation is looking for a cost-effective, user friendly training programme.

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Saska Sheppard

The Microsoft Project course was really well delivered by our course leader, at a pace that suited me. There was plenty of opportunity to put into practice what we had learned which helped it sink in. I would recommend.









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