Project 2013 Introduction Training Courses – Online or Face to Face

Duration: 1 Day

Course Objective:

This course covers the basics of MS Project and gets delegates to the point where they can create and begin to track a project.

Course Contents:

First Steps using MS Project 2013

  • what is MS Project 2013
  • the opening MS Project 2013 screen
  • Project help screen

Using MS Project 2013

  • the MS Project 2013 screen
  • the ribbon
  • closing MS Project
  • opening an existing Project document
  • changing Project views
  • using templates
  • closing the current Project document

Setting up a Project

  • editing your Project file properties
  • inputting start and finish dates
  • selecting a Project calendar type
  • saving a Project
  • setting up currency with MS Project

Tasks, Notes & Milestones

  • what are tasks?
  • entering tasks
  • entering subtasks
  • entering task durations
  • creating a summary task
  • recurring tasks
  • task notes & milestones

Manipulating Tasks & Constraints

  • what are constraints?
  • adding constraints
  • editing tasks
  • deleting tasks
  • moving tasks


  • what are dependencies?
  • finish-to-start (fs) dependencies
  • start-to-start (ss) dependencies
  • start-to-finish (sf) dependencies


  • what are resources?
  • creating a resource list
  • working time
  • rates
  • resource notes
  • assigning resources
  • views & split windows
  • what are MS Project views?
  • changing views
  • Gantt chart views
  • calendar view
  • network diagram view
  • task usage view

Printing & Reports


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