Microsoft Project for Beginners (3 places remaining)

  • Event: Microsoft Project for Beginners (3 places remaining)
  • Date: 19/05/2016 - 20/05/2016
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue: The Park Inn by Radisson, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare
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This course is a two-day programme for staff that have little of no previous experience with the use of MS Project. The main objective is to ensure that participants can interpret project data correctly and prepare basic project plans.


Course Objectives

  • Understand basic principles and process in PM
  • Understand Tasks, Resources & Costs
  • Add Tasks as per the WBS
  • Understand Task Types & Task Durations
  • Add Task Date Constraints
  • Add Task Information Screen
  • Add Resources
  • Define Project & Resource Calendars
  • Allocate Resources to Tasks
  • Level over allocated Resources
  • Track Project to THE PLAN
  • Updating Project to Plan (Baseline)
  • Use Project Standard Reports
  • Understand the Different Views
  • Set and Create Filters


  • Create a Project Plan File
  • Create and Assign a Project Calendar 


  • Add Tasks to the Project Plan File
  • Add a Project Summary Task
  • Add a Recurring Task
  • Enter Task Duration Estimates


  • Outline Tasks
  • Link Dependent Tasks
  • Identify Deliverables in the Project Plan File
  • Constrain Tasks
  • Set a Task Deadline


  • Create Resources
  • Create a Resource Calendar
  • Assign Resources
  • Assign Additional Resources to a Task
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts


  • View the Critical Path
  • Shorten the Project Duration
  • Set a Baseline
  • Display Project Summary Information

It is 1-Day Programme and spaces are limited.

Member Fee €220

Non Member Fee €280

Please book online

For more information contact Cillian Griffey email or call 061 360611

Training Cancellation Policy: Training courses which are cancelled over 7 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Training courses which are cancelled within 7 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

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