Microsoft Project Foundation

Microsoft Project Foundation

1 Day

This course is designed to provide Project users with the necessary skills and information to create a project plan. It will benefit Project Managers and Project Administrators who wish to know how to quickly create and use effective project plans in Microsoft Project.


Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to create a project plan using tasks, establish relationships between task and change relationship types. Set up Project default settings and project calendars. Display and print a Project plan in various views. Set a project baseline, view project information and track the progress of a project.


Attendees do not need any previous experience of Project but must have a basic understanding of PC's, including familiarity with a keyboard and mouse. An understanding of Project Management concepts is beneficial but not necessary.


Courses are delivered in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016.

What will I learn?
General Project Management
  • - The Phases of a Project
  • - Project Management Tools
Screen Navigation
  • - Menus and Ribbons
  • - Timeline
Project Options
  • - Setting Project Options
Project Calendars
  • - Setting Calendar options
  • - Creating New Calendars
  • - Change Working Time
Task Entry Table
  • - Creating & Editing Tasks
  • - Deleting & Moving Tasks
  • - Task Durations and Time Measurements
  • - GoTo Selected Tasks
  • - Task Priorities
  • - Creating Milestones
  • - Define WBS Code as Outline Number
  • - Roll Up Tasks to Summarise
Sorting, Filtering and Grouping Tasks
  • - Sorting Tasks
  • - Advanced Task Sorting
  • - Apply the Auto Filter to Tasks
  • - Grouping and Ungrouping Tasks
Task Relationships
  • - Relationship Types
  • - Linking Tasks
  • - Defining Lead & Lag Times
  • - Splitting Tasks
  • - Setting Task Deadlines and Constraints
Baseline and Printing
  • - Set Project Baseline
  • - Print Project Plan
Network Diagram and Calendar Views
  • - Displaying Network Diagram View
  • - Displaying Calendar View
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