Project Management with Microsoft Project

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: $720
  • Preferential price: $620
  • Course material included

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.
Khalil Ben Fadhel
Khalil Ben Fadhel
Trainer, Data Science - AI
Khalil is an artificial intelligence expert working at Leap Conseil. Thanks to its extensive expertise in the managing and conducting artificial intelligence projects, Khalil has co-worked with several public and private sector organizations to carry out innovative projects.
Fazil Chouakri
Fazil Chouakri
VP Technology, Coach and Trainer
Fazil is a coach and trainer with solid experience in the field, which allows him to combine the practical and the theoretical to meet his students’ needs.
Philippe Paradis
Philippe Paradis
Certified Trainer and IT Consultant
Obsessed with the quality of services he provides and the solutions he develops, Philippe always makes sure he delivers more than what people expect, all while ensuring a pleasant learning experience.
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