An Introduction to MS Project - The Essentials

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In business, success comes down to results. And our online Microsoft Project training course delivers results from the very first lesson. From beginners to intermediate users we teach people the tips and tricks for boosting productivity while creating a top-notch project plan.

What you'll learn

  • An overview of MS Project's features and functions

  • Understand project calendars and work planning

  • How to set up a project Gantt Chart

  • When and how to assign costs to a project

  • How to apply and level resource allocations (human and non-human resources)

  • Understand the different ways of updating and managing a project schedule through the project lifecycle

  • Understand relationships and dependencies between tasks and learn how to apply them

  • Learn how to identify and manage critical tasks

  • Practice pulling data out of MS Project through project reporting


Our online and hands-on training helps project professionals and aspiring project professionals become more effective, more productive, project managers. With over 2000 industry professionals trained online and face to face over the past 2 years, we offer the most accessible project management training in the market, whatever level you are at.

About Your Trainer - Louise Gardner

Louise Gardner is the Founder and Managing Director of Pledge Consulting, a Sydney based boutique consulting organisation that specialises in supporting organisations to get better project outcomes, more of the time.

Louise has been managing projects, programs and PMOs for more than 20 years in Australia and the UK, across industry types as diverse as engineering, technology, government policy and strategy. Louise holds the firm belief that 'planning is everything' when it comes to project management regardless of the type of project you are delivering.

You can follow Louise on Linked in here

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This course includes:
  • Full lifetime access

  • Downloadable resources

  • Access on mobile and TV

  • Certificate of completion