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Microsoft Project Level 1

Microsoft Project Level 1


Our Microsoft Project Level 1 course equips participants with essential project management skills over four webinars, totaling approximately 6 hours. Through a comprehensive curriculum, participants will delve into project management concepts, task dependencies, scheduling techniques, and critical path analysis. They will learn to define project scope, create work breakdown structures, set milestones and deadlines, and manage project resources efficiently. Additionally, participants will gain proficiency in utilising Microsoft Project software to develop clear project schedules and effectively communicate project deliverables and milestones. This course is ideal for individuals with basic PC skills and familiarity with MS Office applications, aiming to enhance their project management capabilities.

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Adapted for remote learning, our Microsoft Project Online Introduction course consists of four webinars, totaling approximately 6 hours of comprehensive training. Whether attending live sessions or viewing recorded webinars, participants gain essential project management skills and learn how to effectively utilise Microsoft Project for scheduling and communication purposes. Designed to replace traditional classroom-based training, this course provides flexibility and accessibility, with recordings available for 6 months post-completion. Participants receive all necessary course materials and ongoing support from trainers to ensure maximum learning outcomes.

Course Objectives:

The primary objective of this course is to empower users to leverage Microsoft Project as a powerful tool for developing clear and effective project schedules. Participants will learn project management concepts, develop competent schedules, and effectively communicate project deliverables and milestones.

Who should attend?
Ideal for individuals with basic PC skills and familiarity with MS Office applications like Excel and Word. Prior access to MS Project software is required. Whether you’re a project manager, team leader, or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your project management capabilities. 

Course Modules:

Webinar 1: Overview (1.5 Hours)

  • Project management concepts and scheduling fundamentals
  • Defining project scope and creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Task dependencies and scheduling techniques
  • Setting project start/finish dates and working with calendars

Webinar 2: Developing a Project Schedule (1.5 Hours)

  • Task management, including moving, deleting, and inserting tasks
  • Setting milestones, deadlines, and task dependencies
  • Defining and applying project baselines
  • Critical path analysis and float/slack management

Webinar 3: Work Breakdown Structure & Communication Techniques (1.5 Hours)

  • Further development of the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Simple communication techniques for project reporting
  • Printing, saving, and exporting project timelines

Webinar 4: Working with Resources (1.5 Hours)

  • Creating and managing resource pools (work and material resources)
  • Assigning resources to project tasks
  • Understanding effort-driven scheduling and resource calendars

Additional information

Course Date

14th & 15th May 2024

Course Timing

9.30am – 1pm

Microsoft Project Level 1