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Project 2013 Basic (1 Day)

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Microsoft® Office Project Professional 2013 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan. This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans.


Students enrolling in this class should have:

  •  An understanding of project management concepts.
  •  Knowledge of a Windows operating system.
  • The following would be helpful, but are not required:
  • Project Management Fundamentals Part 1 and 2
  •  A basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can survey a project file.
  •  Create a new project plan.
  • Manage tasks by organizing them and setting task relationships.
  • Manage resources for a project.
  • Work with views and tables and filter and sort data.

Course content

Unit 1: Getting started

  • Project management concepts
  • The Project window
  • Project files

Unit 2: Tasks

  • Creating a task list
  • Modifying a task list
  • Monitoring progress

Unit 3: Task scheduling

  • Task links
  • Task relationships
  • Task options

Unit 4: Resource management

  • The base calendar
  • Resources and calendars
  • Project costs

Unit5: Tables and Views

  • Working with views
  • Working with tables

Unit6: Filters, groups and sorting

  • Filters
  • Groups
  • Sorting tasks and resources

Unit 7: Finalising the task plan

  • Finalising task schedules
  • Handling resource conflicts
1 day
4 April 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm