Microsoft Project 2013 Training Course

Microsoft Project 2013 Training Training Course Microsoft® Project 2013 Training
By TED Integrated
Course Title:
Microsoft® Project 2013 Fundamentals
Training Category:
Information Technology
Target Audience:
Executives and project managers who involve in project management but still new to Microsoft Project are encouraged to attend.
2 Days

Course Introduction ›

This 2-day Microsoft Project 2013 training course covers topics such as setting up a project, scheduling work, managing resources, creating a timeline, managing tasks, working with deadlines and constraints, working with data, creating reports, adding the finishing touches, printing, and sharing. Executives and project managers who involve in project management but still new to Microsoft Project are encouraged to attend.

Course Objectives ›

By the end of this Microsoft Project course, participants should find themselves comfortable in using Microsoft Project to:

  • Setup a project.
  • Schedule work and manage resources.
  • Create project timeline and manage tasks.
  • Work with deadlines and business constraints.
  • Work with project data and create reports.
  • Print and share project Gantt chart.

Prerequisites ›

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

Course Outline ›


Module 1: The Basics

  • Opening Project
  • Using the Welcome Project
  • Creating a New Project
  • Signing In
  • Saving a Project
  • Opening a Project

Module 2: Setting Up a Project

  • Entering Project Information
  • Setting Working Time
  • Choosing Automatic or Manual Scheduling
  • Entering Tasks

Module 3: Scheduling Work

  • Organizing Tasks into Phases
  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Moving Tasks
  • Rescheduling Tasks
  • Splitting Tasks
  • Deleting Tasks

Module 4: Managing Resources

  • Entering Resources
  • Using the Resource Information Dialog
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Removing and Replacing Resource Assignments

Module 5: Creating a Timeline

  • Showing and Hiding the Timeline
  • Customizing Timeline Tasks
  • Changing the Font for Individual Timeline Items
  • Modifying Global Text Styles
  • Copying the Timeline

Module 6: Managing Tasks

  • Creating Recurring Tasks
  • Importing Outlook Tasks
  • Inactivating Tasks
  • Updating Task Completion
  • Updating the Project

Module 7: Working with Deadlines and Constraints

  • Using the Task Information Dialog
  • Changing the Task Calendar
  • Using Lag and Lead Time
  • Creating Milestones
  • Setting Deadlines
  • Creating Constraints

Module 8: Working with Data

  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • Highlighting Data
  • Grouping Data
  • Outlining Data

Module 9: Creating Reports

  • Creating a Built-In Report
  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Creating a Report from Scratch
  • Creating a Visual Report

Module 10: The Finishing Touches

  • Viewing the Entire Project
  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Running the Task Inspector
  • Applying a Gantt Chart Style
  • Highlighting Critical, Slack, or Late Tasks

Module 11: Printing and Sharing Your Project

  • Saving a Project as PDF or XPS
  • Exporting a Project as an Excel Workbook
  • Printing a Project
  • E-mailing a Project

Module 12: Customizing the Interface

  • Collapsing and Expanding the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
  • Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
  • Resetting Interface Changes

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