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Project Introduction

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Project Introduction

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  • At the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of MS Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views.

    After completing this course you will be prepared to attend the Project Intermediate training course.

What to expect

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Our Microsoft Project Introduction course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Project.

Training Course Content

Introduction to MS Project

Basic project management concepts
Project environment overview including what's new
Navigation including customising the Ribbon and Backstage View
Getting Help

Task creation and scheduling

Creating a task list
Modifying a task list
Change Highlighting
Multi-Level undo
Manual Scheduling
Structuring tasks to create an outline

Scheduling Tasks

Working with base calendars
Named calendar exceptions
Defining recurring exceptions and work weeks
Auto Scheduling
Creating task relationships
Types of task relationship
Using lag and lead times
Recurring tasks
Setting constraints
Setting deadlines
Using the critical path
Task Drivers
Working with top down planning
Inactivate tasks

Using task views

Working with the Timeline
Using calendar view
Using network diagram view
Modifying views
Modifying the Timescale, Zoom and Zoom slider

Formatting and Sharing information

Project Properties
Adding notes and hyperlinks
Copy / paste Picture
Copy / paste tasks and rows
Formatting Bars and the Gantt area
Formatting for printing
Troubleshooting printing Gantt charts
Using Background highlighting
Working with built-in reports


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