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Using Microsoft Project 2019

  • Number of Courses3 courses
  • Duration6 hours
  • Skill IQ available Skill IQ

This skill covers the use of Microsoft Project to plan, track and communicate a project schedule (also known as a Microsoft Project Plan) in order to successfully run and deliver a project to time, quality and cost within an organisation.

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In this beginner section we will cover how to perform basic project tracking including creating and printing Gantt charts, how to perform basic project tracking, and how to show which tasks are ahead or behind schedule.

This is a beginners guide to using Microsoft Project


In this intermediate section we will be creating plans from existing plans, creating and using task dependencies, constraints and deadlines. We will cover how to produce specific communication documents for different stakeholders, and how to create Agile Project Plans using Microsoft Project.

This can be thought of as a beyond the basics guide to managing projects with Microsoft Project.


In this advanced section we will talk about advanced features available in Microsoft Project. This will include ensuring that resources are not over allocated during the project and that a team manager can see the resource’s workload over a number of different projects. We will also use advanced techniques to accurately record the progress of the project, review which tasks are running late and auto reschedule these into the future. Additionally, we will allocate a budget to the project, and track the variances to this budget.

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