Microsoft Project

Learn Ms Project from Ms Project specialists

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Course Outline

Microsoft Project course overview

This Microsoft Project course explains how to use Microsoft Project in work environment. Delegates will learn Microsoft Project by working on many practical exercises with help of an experienced MCP qualified instructor. This course covers a range of topics such as:

  • Project Setup
  • Track and analyse a project
  • Task-based schedule
  • Resources and assignments
  • Communicate project information
  • and lots more.

This Microsoft Project course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends. A list of all upcoming public Microsoft Project training course is given on training dragon website. Each course is restricted to a maximum of ten delegates to ensure an excellent training experience.


Who is Microsoft Project training for?

The Core-level Microsoft Office Project User should be able to navigate Microsoft Office Project software at the feature and functionality level. They should be familiar with and know how to use at least 80% of the features and capabilities of Microsoft Office Project. The core-level user should be able to use Microsoft Office Project to create and edit professional-looking documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Users would include people from a wide variety of job roles from alMCPt all areas of professional, student, and personal life. Some of the roles users might take on include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Project Managers
  • Clerical, Office professionals
  • Consultants
  • Executives/Managers
  • Help desk personnel
  • Instructors/Trainers
  • Marketing personnel
  • Product developers
  • Sales
  • Students
  • Writers
  • Other members of the general population


Prerequisites for Microsoft Project course

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows or Mac OS.
  • Experience of web browser.
  • Basic understanding of Project management.


What will I get?

  • Training from professional Microsoft Project (MCP) qualified instructor: 

    Training Dragon consultants have been implementing professional Microsoft Project solutions for many years. Those consultants write and teach our Microsoft Project training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.

  • Real-time Practice and Projects:

    Our Microsoft Project courses are designed to get you started in Microsoft Project. We work on industry related projects and tasks in this Microsoft Project course.

  • Course Material:

    Microsoft Project electronic notes are included in this course.

  • Course Completion Certificate:

    After completing this training your will receive Microsoft Project course completion certificate.

  • Support and Careers Advice:

    After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding Microsoft Project do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our trainers.


Microsoft Project Course Contents

 Module 1: Components of a ProjectThis module explains how to identify the components of a project and map a project. It also explains the sample projects used throughout this course.Lessons

  • Project Components
  • Mapping a Project
  • Exercise: Mapping a Project
  • Sample Projects Used in This Course

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify components of a project.
  • Map a project.
  • Understand the sample projects that are used in this course.

Module 2: Getting Around Microsoft Project 2016This module explains how to get around in Microsoft Project 2016.Lessons

  • Starting Project
  • The Ribbon
  • Exercise: Understanding the Ribbon
  • The Backstage View
  • Exercise: Open and Save a Project
  • Exercise: Enter Project Information
  • Tour of the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Exercise: Add and Delete Commands from the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Basic Formatting

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Start Project 2016.
  • Understand tabs, groups, and commands on the Ribbon.
  • Hide the Ribbon.
  • Enter project information.
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Use basic formatting in Project 2016.

Module 3: CalendarsThis module explains how to work with Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016.Lessons

  • Project Start Date
  • Exercise: Set the Project Start Date
  • Creating a Project Calendar
  • Connecting a Calendar to a Project
  • Formatting the Timeline to Match a Custom Calendar
  • Exercise: Create and Link a Project Calendar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • How to set a project’s start and finish dates.
  • Change a project calendar.
  • Format the timeline of the Gantt chart view.

Module 4: Working with TasksThis module explains how to work with tasks in Microsoft Outlook 2016.Lessons

  • Creating a Task
  • Entering Durations
  • Exercise: Enter Tasks and Durations
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Exercise: Set a Task to Manual Scheduling
  • Milestone Tasks
  • Exercise: Add a Milestone Task
  • Linking Tasks
  • Exercise: Link Tasks
  • Adding Notes to Tasks
  • Exercise: Add a Note to a Task
  • Add a Calendar to a Task
  • Exercise: Add to Your Map
  • Exercise: Practice of Topics covered in Lessons 1 to 4

Module 5: Creating and Working with ResourcesThis module explains how to create and work with resources.Lessons

  • The Resource Sheet
  • Exercise: Enter Work, Material, and Cost Resources
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Exercise: Assign Resources to Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add resources to a project.
  • Assign resources to tasks.

Module 6: Managing a ProjectThis module explains how to manage a project using Microsoft Project 2016.Lessons

  • Viewing a Project
  • Reviewing and Making Adjustments to a Project
  • Exercise: Review the Project
  • Setting a Baseline
  • Viewing the Baseline
  • Exercise: Set and View a Baseline
  • Recording Progress
  • Exercise: Record Progress
  • Reporting on Projects
  • Exercise: Create a Report
  • Sending Data to Excel
  • Exercise: Send Data to Excel

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use different way to view a project.
  • Review and make adjustments to a project.
  • Set a baseline.
  • Update a project.
  • Create and format reports.
  • Send data to Excel for analysis.

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