Microsoft Project for Schedulers - Fundamentals Course


This course gives schedulers and planners, and others involved in projects, the skills necessary to plan and implement their schedules using MS Project.


This is best for

Users who will be importing data into Project and using the package to organise, schedule, chart and output projects information.



Project Scheduling Overview

  • Project scheduling and MS Project’s role?

MS Project

  • Understanding the project interface (views, tables & fields)
  • Working with base, resource and task calendars
  • Setting and reviewing project options

Working with Tasks

  • Creating the schedule and importing tasks
  • Setting task durations
  • Creating and managing task links
  • Working with constraints and deadlines

Working with Resources

  • Using a resource pool and assigning resources to tasks

Project Management

  • Formatting text, bars and the timeframe
  • Using grouping and filters
  • Printing and outputting from project

Learning outcomes

  • Understand MS Projects role in scheduling
  • Create and import a schedule
  • Modify a schedule
  • Format a schedule
  • Output data from a schedule 



Some familiarity with MS Project and Excel is desirable.



One day: 9am to 4pm

Virtual option available



Course inclusions

  • Experienced facilitator
  • Interactive, practical and hands on learning
  • Comprehensive take-home training and reference manual
  • Post-course Help Desk support
  • Certificate of Attendance for participants
  • Post course follow up


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Exclusively for Group Training

We offer closed group delivery of this course, either at our purpose built premises, at a location of your choice or online through our virtual classroom.

We understand that one size does not fit all so our team of qualified consultants and experts customise solutions for your specific needs.

We have a variety of delivery options:

  • full day
  • half day
  • BYTE sized


  • training workshops
  • conferences
  • team building
  • learning cafe's
  • PD weeks and more.


Our Client Relationship Managers can help you create your L & D calendar full of straight forward, practical and engaging upskilling for your staff.

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