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.
Joey Gentes
Joey Gentes
Joey's atypical background includes studies in business management and graphic design, in addition to experiences in customer service, training and web design. Now, as a training, he uses his skills to provide learners with all the tools, techniques and skills so that they are more efficient and effective, regardless of their work environment.
Johanna Boulos
Johanna Boulos
Johanna acts as a trainer in professional effectiveness. Her ease in expressing herself and her great patience allow her to communicate in a clear and accessible language for all levels of groups she teaches to. As a candidate to a master's degree in education and a teacher with experience, Johanna brings a pedagogical approach to her trainings.
Benjamin Ejzenberg
Benjamin Ejzenberg
Benjamin has over 8 years of experience in different institutions in Canada and Europe as an expert in data analytics. Besides having an expertise in the Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate), he masters Python, SQL and data science's tools. He holds several certifications such as PL-300 (Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst).
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