Managing Projects using MS Project

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January 30 to January 31 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Register
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December 18 to December 19 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Register


An instructor-led course that provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan and manage projects using Microsoft Project . It is intended for both novice and experienced Project Managers and project support personnel who need to apply the discipline of project management using Microsoft Project Professional/Standard .


This programme is ideal for project leaders, project team members, project assistants, new project managers, professionals from other areas who work with project managers or anyone seeking career development in MS Project.


  • Understand the importance of project management and creating a project plan
  • Managing and configuring tasks in MS Project
  • Understanding and managing resources
  • Tracking costs in Microsoft Project
  • Viewing project information visually
  • Integrating data with other Microsoft applications


Below is an example of the course content. The content can be ‘tailored’ to meet the exact requirements of the client.

Introduction to Microsoft Project
  • Relating MS Project with Project Management
  • Significant n Features of MS Project
  • Navigating the Ribbon
  • Viewing Information – Task, Resource, or Assignment
  • Editing Tables
A Quick and Easy Overview of Managing with Project
  • Creating a New Project and Data Entry
  • Entering and Sequencing Project Tasks
  • Defining Resources
  • Estimating Task Duration and Assigning Resources
  • Base lining the Project
  • Tracking Project Progress
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Summary and Subordinate tasks
  • Milestones
  • Developing WBS Outlines
Identifying Task Relationships
  • Methods to Create Relationships
  • Task Sequence
  • Lag, Lead and Delay
Defining Resources within Project
  • Defining Individual Resources
  • Recording the Cost(s)
  • Recording the Limit of Availability
Making Work Package Estimates
  • Estimating Duration and Cost
  • Task Types
  • Work, Units and Duration
  • Assigning Tasks to Resources
Creating an Initial Schedule
  • Calculate the Schedule: The Theory Behind the Software
  • Critical Path
  • Constraints, Deadlines, Milestones
  • Task Relationships and Crashing a Schedule
Creating a Resource Levelled Schedule
  • Project Statistics
  • Resource Usage View
  • Resource Allocation and Levelling
  • Task Usage View
  • Manual Levelling
Managing the Project
  • Creating the Project Baseline
  • Displaying the Baseline on a Gantt Chart
  • Recording Progress
  • Updating Task and Resource Status
  • Splitting Tasks
Formatting Output and Printing Reports
  • Formatting the Timeline
  • Using the Gantt Wizard
  • Standard Reports
  • Grouping, Sorting and Filtering


The foundation of our training is anchored in activity-based experiential learning. This methodology takes into consideration different learning and communication styles, and more importantly language and cultural differences. It is through active participation that the adoption and application of theory is expedited.

Our training team pays careful attention to planning and designing effective instructional methods essential for the transfer of knowledge. It is the creative skill of our management trainers and consultants that reveal untapped skills of the delegates through:

    • Group discussion
    • Individual and syndicate activities
    • Individual and group tasks
    • Case studies
    • Role plays
    • Audio and video evaluation
    • Action planning
    • Experiential learning games
    • Presentations


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