Microsoft Project Training Perth

Introduction Course to MS Project Training



The objective of this training course is to give participants the skills necessary to schedule, chart and summarise tasks using Microsoft Project.

Our Perth-based training offers an overview of the role of MS Project in project management and provides an understanding of how to apply the features of this powerful application in developing a project management plan.

To book or learn more about our Microsoft Project training course, contact our friendly Perth team on 08 9218 9059.

This course is best for

New users of Microsoft Project, those who have used the package to a degree and want to improve their skills, and those who have used it in the past and wish to refresh their skills.   


Project Management Overview

  • What is a Project? - definitions, concepts and terminology
  • Project Management and MS Project’s role
  • Introduction to the MS Project interface
  • Working with views and tables

Creating a Project

  • Setting project information
  • Determining the project calendar
  • Entering tasks, durations and milestones
  • Inserting, deleting, and moving tasks
  • Using summary tasks to group data
  • Manual vs. auto scheduling

Establishing and Modifying Task Dependencies

  • Linking tasks
  • Changing link types
  • Working with lag and lead times
  • Managing multiple link dependencies
  • Using task notes

Working with Resources

  • Creating a resource pool
  • Assigning resources to tasks using sheet view  

Printing Projects

  • Using print preview
  • Modifying print options

Learning outcomes

  • Understand MS Project role in assisting in managing a project
  • Create a Gantt chart and assign a calendar
  • Create and edit tasks, durations, and predecessors
  • Create a resource pool and assign work resources
  • Format and print a Gantt chart    


Experience with spreadsheets and an understanding of Windows concepts is essential. Knowledge of project management theoretical concepts is also highly recommended.


One day: 9am to 4pm

Virtual option available


$450 GST free per person.


  • 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
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments
  • Delicious cafe lunch
  • Post course follow up

Enjoy Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results

Further development

MS Project Intermediate  

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