Is This for You?

This course is essential for anyone who regularly works on projects and wants a formalised management system to document each stage of their projects. Office Managers, Administrative Assistants, Team Leaders, and Project Managers will all benefit from learning how to use this project management tool.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Flexible
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Course
Duration
30 hours

About this course

If you’re managing projects, having the right tools is essential, but having the know-how to fully utilise the tools is invaluable. With our Microsoft Project course, we’ll help you learn the key features, tips, and tricks of this robust project management application, which can help you set up, plan, implement and manage any project you’re working on.

The course will take you from the creation of a project and assigning and managing tasks to tracking costs, monitoring progress, and more

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019

Module 2: Project Options

Module 3: Task Basics

Module 4: Subtasks

Module 5: Dependencies, Deadlines, and Milestones

Module 6: Project Resources

Module 7: Resource Leveling

Module 8: Views and Timelines

Module 9: Costs

Module 10: Baselines and Critical Paths

Module 11: Tables

Module 12: Gantt Charts

Module 13: Notes and Print Options

Module 14: Tracking Project Progress

Module 15: Reporting Project Progress

Module 16: Tracking Project Costs

Module 17: The Organizer

Module 18: Saving Projects

Module 19: Project Templates

Module 20: Project Calendars

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Aims and Objectives

The course is designed to introduce you to the key features of Microsoft Project so you can be confident in setting up, running, and managing a project using this powerful tool.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –

Self-Funded:

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

Experience with Microsoft Project will be useful for any aspiring Project Manager. Jobs in which organising events or projects, such as Office Manager, Facilities Manager, PA, EA, Events Manager, or Marketing Manager will also see great benefit from this training.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.