Managing Projects using MS Project

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October 27 to October 28 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Register
December 18 to December 19 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Register


This programme will provide the delegates with the knowledge and skills to plan and manage projects using Microsoft Project 2010. It is intended for both novice and experienced Project Managers and projects support personnel who need to apply the discipline of project management using Microsoft Project Professional or Standard 2010.


  • Understand the importance of project management and creating a project plan
  • Explore how to manage and configure tasks in MS Project
  • Learn how to set up a project, schedule work, create timelines and manage resources
  • Know how work with deadlines and constraints
  • Identify and practice how to track costs
  • Understand how to integrate data with other Microsoft applications
  • Know how to view project information visually
  • Explore the steps in creating reports, printing and sharing

Course content

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

Day one

Introduction to Microsoft project
  • Relating MS Project with project management
  • Significant features of MS Project 2010
  • Navigating the ribbon
  • Create, open and save a project
Setting up a project
  • Enter project information
  • Set working time
  • Automatic and manual scheduling
  • Entering tasks and resources
Scheduling work
  • Organising tasks into phases
  • Link, unlink and move tasks
  • Schedule, split and delete tasks
Managing resources
  • Entering resources
  • Resource information dialogue
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Remove and replace resource assignments

Day Two

Creating a timeline
  • Show and hide timelines
  • Customise timeline tasks
  • Change fonts and modify styles
Managing tasks
  • Creating recurring tasks
  • Importing tasks from Microsoft Outlook
  • Inactivating tasks
  • Updating tasks completion
Working with deadlines and constraints
  • Task information dialogue
  • Change task calendar
  • Lag and lead time
  • Create milestones
  • Set deadlines
  • Create constraints
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
    • Assessments


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