MS Project Training: Scheduling & Tasks


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Scheduling & Tasks (MS Project Training) teaches you how to identify, structure & plan project tasks using MS Project Pro. Preliminary topics such as MS Project initial configuration & project structure are discussed. The training includes working with tasks & task links as well as creating a WBS & a critical path. You learn how to create a project team & how to define resource costs (work, cost & material resources). The course teaches you how to manage corporate projects using MS Project Pro.

Course Dates and Pricing


Mar 19 - 20, 2018$1,150.00Apr 30 - May 1, 2018$1,150.00May 28 - 29, 2018$1,150.00Jun 25 - 26, 2018$1,150.00

Course Outline

Microsoft Project Essential Skills

The Target Case Study: ABC Corporation CRM Development
Microsoft Project Navigation: Getting Around
Setting Project Options
Creating a Project Schedule
Defining Project Calendars
Task and Task Detail Entry
Organizing Tasks in Phases
Linking Tasks
Documenting Tasks
Reviewing the Project Schedule?s Duration
Exercise: Creating a Project with Microsoft Project Pro

Setting up Resources and Task Assignments

Working with Human Resources
Working with Equipment Resources
Working with Material Resources
Working with Cost Resources
Establishing Pay Rates
Adjusting Working Time
Adding Notes
Assigning Work Resources to Tasks
Modifying Work Resource Task Assignments
Assigning Material Resources to Tasks
Assigning Cost Resources to Tasks
Project Information Sorting, Grouping and Filtering
Exercise: Adding Project Resources and Scheduling Tasks

Tuning the Schedule

Applying a Task Calendar to an Individual Task
Changing Task Types
Splitting a Task
Setting up Recurring Tasks
Applying Task Constraints
Reviewing the Critical Path
Viewing Resource Allocation
Exercise: Fine Tuning the Schedule

Tuning Tasks

Managing Task Constraints
Managing Task Relationships
Setting Deadline Dates
Establishing Task Priorities
Manually Scheduling Tasks
Exercise: Tuning Tasks in a Schedule

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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