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Project Introduction

Duration 2 days


To enable delegates to plan and control a project successfully with the use of Microsoft Project software.


It is essential that delegates are familiar with the Windows environment


On completion of this course, delegates will be able to create a project plan and monitor progress during the projects life cycle. They will also be able to communicate to others using professional reports and documentation.

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • An Overview of the Planning Process
  • Linking Tasks 
  • Task Relationships 
  • Milestones
  • The Critical Path
  • Network Diagram View 
  • Constraints
  • Creating and using Calendars
  • Using the Outline Feature
  • Entering and Assigning Resources
  • Working with Project Costs
  • Resolving Time Restrictions and Resource Conflicts
  • Resource-Driven and Fixed-Duration Scheduling
  • Lead Time, Lag Time and Leveling
  • Generating Project Reports
  • Sorting and Filtering Project Data
  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Tracking Project Progress
  • Adjusting Schedules and Creating Interim Plans