Microsoft Project 2013/16 Upgrade Training Course

Upgrade to Microsoft Project 2013/16 From A Previous Version Of Microsoft Project

Course length – 1 day

This course can be done as a shorter demonstration/lecture session to delegates who have a good understanding of Microsoft Project.


Delegates should be able to set up a project and manage a project using a previous version of Microsoft Project.


  • Use the new features of Microsoft Project 2013/16
  • List differences to the default settings from previous versions


MS Project 2013/16 Screen
  • Quick access toolbar
  • The ribbon
  • Status bar
  • Zoom slider
Backstage View
  • Using the Backstage view commands
  • Print preview
  • Recent projects
  • Save as pdf
Where Are My Commands
  • Finding those important commands
  • Adding commands to the quick access toolbar
  • Customising the ribbon
  • Work week timings
  • Exceptions
  • Gantt Chart (critical tasks, baselines) Text wrap
  • Rich colours
  • Inserting tasks
  • Manual vs automatic scheduling
  • Inactivate
  • Move
  • The task inspector
  • Resource types (work, material, cost)
  • Viewing overallocations in Gantt Chart view
New Views
  • Team Planner View*
  • Timeline View
  • Types of reports
  • Creating your own reports
  • Adding new columns to tables
  • Easy access filtering for columns
Changes to the Default settings
  • Effort-driven scheduling

This course can be customised to your requirements. For more information or to book a course – Contact us.

* Only available in Microsoft Project Professional 2013/16