Microsoft Project 2013/2016 Level 1 Training Course

Create A Project

Course length – 1 day

This course is often taken in conjuction with the Microsoft Project 2013/16 Level 2, Manage a Project course.


No previous knowledge of Microsoft Project required.

Course Objectives:

  • Create a project
  • Working with tasks
  • Managing resources
  • Entering and viewing costs
  • Utilising views and tables
  • Setting up a project to print
  • Sort, filter and group information


Introducing Project
  • The Project screen
  • Using the ribbons, toolbar and backstage view
Create A Project
  • Enter the start/finish date
  • Set up the project calendar
  • Navigate around a project
  • Save
  • Entering, editing, inserting, deleting
  • Task durations
  • Manual vs auto scheduling
  • Outlining / sequencing tasks
  • Linking / unlinking tasks
  • Creating leads and lags
  • Date constraints and deadlines
  • Adding notes
  • Task types
  • Enter resource information
  • Resource types
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • View conflicts
  • Resource costs
  • Fixed costs
  • Viewing task / project costs
Views & Tables
  • Use and move between the most common views
  • Change the table on display
  • Print preview
  • Set up a project to print
  • Print as a pdf
  • View standard reports
Sorting, Grouping and Filtering
  • Sort the fields in a table
  • Group tasks and resources
  • Use the filter features
  • Save and view a baseline

Click here to view the Microsoft Project 2013/16 Level 2 outline

The level 2 course covers updating a project and working with multiple projects, it is often done in conjunction with level 1 as a two day course.

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