This course provides the delegate with an understanding of the first principles of project management planning techniques, and how to use Microsoft 2010, to construct their projects into manageable components.

This structure will provide valuable information to help the delegate to manage their projects more effectively and to become immediately productive on their return to the workplace.

Our Microsoft Project Introduction course is suitable for complete beginners to Microsoft Project who need to create and manage project plans and resources using Microsoft Project 'Standard' version 2010.

Day-to-day keyboard skills and an appreciation of other Microsoft applications, including Windows and you must have a fundamental knowledge of scope management and project management planning.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Navigate your way around Microsoft® Project.
  • Create a new project in Microsoft® Project.
  • Create dependencies between project tasks.
  • Use project tabs.
  • Customise project interfaces.

Day-to-day keyboard skills and an appreciation of other Microsoft applications, including Windows and you must have a fundamental knowledge of scope management and project management planning.

The Fundamentals

  • Defining project options
  • Entering project information
  • Creating a project framework
  • Saving a project plan

Working with Tasks

  • Creating a task list
  • Modifying task lists
  • Scheduling tasks
  • Setting working time
  • Identify the critical path

Using Common Views and Tables

  • Working in Gantt chart and network view
  • Working in split views
  • Identifying and amending the project calendar view

Personal Development

  • Review of your own project issues and concerns
  • Creating a personal action plan throughout the course