MS Project: a tool to better manage your projects

Explore Microsoft Project Fundamentals during this training. Learn how to create, manage, plan and update a project.
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: $970
  • Preferential price: $850

Course outline

Please note that the version most used by the group will be installed on all workstations, but the differences between the versions will be addressed during the session.

Duration : 2 days

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Windows – End-user or equivalent
Knowledge of the basic principles of project management


This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively manage their projects with Microsoft Project.


  • Identify the key elements of project management
  • Design simple and complete projects
  • Define options specific to a project (calendar, work schedules, etc.)
  • Manage tasks and assign them to the right project members
  • Manage resources and their assignment
  • Resolve difficulties and problems arising from resource utilization
  • Manage the planning of a project and the status updates
  • Print reports and use the view/display tool.


Introduction to MS Project
  • Interface of MS Project
  • Viewing and Modes
Creating a project
  • Defining and personalizing options
  • Project calendars
  • Saving a project
Task lists
  • Identification and properties
  • Creating tasks
  • Manipulating tasks
  • Recap tasks
  • Repetitive tasks and milestones
  • Types of tasks
  • Task constraints
  • Link between tasks
List of resources
  • Table of resources
  • Creating a list of available resources
  • Managing resources in MS Project
  • Assigning costs to resources
  • Calendar of resource utilization, re-stocking, etc.
  • Allocating resources
  • Monitoring resource allocation
  • Managing resource allocation
The over-utilization of resources
  • Analyzing the over-utilization of resources
  • Resolving over-utilization issues
The planning of a project and progress updates
  • Initial planning
  • Follow-up and progress updates
  • Progress analysis
Page layout and printing
  • Personalizing the print layout
  • Printing selections
  • Using and printing reports
Additional elements (time permitting) :
Task management with the task management tool
  • Layout and manipulation
  • Managing links
Using filters
  • Standard filters
  • Automatic filters
Personnalization of reports
Gantt diagram modification

Surround yourself with the best

Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Olivier Blais
Olivier Blais
Trainer, Data Science
Olivier is a data science expert whose leading field of expertise and cutting-edge knowledge of AI and machine learning led him to support many companies’ digital transformations, as well as implementing projects in different industries.
Michel Cusin
Michel is the founder of Cusin Cybersécurité inc. and cumulates more than two decades in the field of cybersecurity. His years of experience as a consultant and a trainer in cybersecurity enabled him to develop a solid expertise, especially in the area of architecture, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, incident management, cyber investigation and training.
Davy Adam
Davy Adam is a bilingual consultant how's sharing his activity between France and Canada. He has been working as a trainer, a coach and a strategic business consultant for several years. Through his mandates, Davy works with companies to assist them in the adoption of cloud computing. He supports small and large businesses in the implementation of best practices, design and drafting of architectural documents. He also supports them to upskill their teams in terms of DevOps culture, DevSecOps compliance and security automation and FinOps.
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