Project Training

Project training is a two day course providing some great tips and techniques for using Project. Day one covers the basic techniques such as building a task list, linking tasks, task dependencies and task types with day two identifying ways to streamline and customise Project so that users can create their own tables populated by their own customised columns and generate reports to display their data in a user friendly way.

Venue & Duration: Newcastle Training Room.  1 Day Duration. Free sandwich lunch is provided and parking is available.

Costs: Between £125 for a group book and £250 for a single delegate. Enquire about One to One Microsoft Project training course prices.

Objectives: Microsoft Project is a leading project management tool. It helps project managers to plan, organise and resource projects of all sizes. With a number of advanced features available that can help you to save time, money, stress and avoid missing key deadlines, are you using Project to its full potential?  Whatever your project, our Microsoft Project training course will help you to take your project management to a new level…

Benefits: We help users of Microsoft Project to learn and develop their skills with our range of MS Project Training courses. This helps people to be more productive at work, especially with large or complex projects, and leaves you feeling much more confident when using MS Project. We offer three Microsoft Project training courses: Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced; we can also customise training to suit your needs. We can help individuals who would like to attend an open course or we can provide bespoke MS Project training for a business or organisation. 1-2-1 and private tuition is also available. If you are unsure as to what level or format will suit your needs, simply contact us and we can find the best solution for you.

Suitable For: This course is suitable for all skill levels and will be  made appropriate to attendees.  Check what level is best for you by using our Check Skill Level.

The following video clips are samples of what you can expect on this Microsoft Project course.


Part One

Learn about the different views Tables and Forms
Learn how to create a Task List, following a naming and structure pattern.
Learn how to format a Gantt chart to add task names.
Learn how to change the Timescale and Working Time

Part Two

Learn about the Filter and Group features
Learn how to Link tasks using the four main links FS (Finish to Start), SS (Start to Start), FF (Finish to Finish) and SF(Start to Finish)
Learn how to create Lead and Lag time between tasks and how to split tasks.
Learn how to create a resource lists and edit details such as availability, work time and holidays.
Learn how to allocate resources and understand the different Task types.
Learn how to resolve over allocation issues with resource levelling, overtime allocation and delayed assignments.
Learn how to save a Baseline and update tasks to actual.

Part Three

Learn how to run reports based on the Baseline and filter those report by date.
Learn how to export data in to Microsoft Excel.
Learn how to create customised fields and use calculations.
Learn how to create new Tables, Views and Reports
Learn how to use simple Macros to automate processes.

Find Out More
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“The course was really thorough and Steve was very knowledgeable and explained things very well. I’ve not used Microsoft Project before but now I feel very confident that I’ll be able to use it for what I need to do in my job”.

Craig Forster
Estimator, John F Hunt Regeneration Ltd

“I studied with Steve when we completed our CiPD CTP together. During the course I found Steve to be very personable and also very professional.  Steve was first on my list of suppliers. Steve was very competitively priced and very accommodating.”

Simon Snowdon
European Training Manager at HP Enterprise Services

“Steve’s background in IT training clearly provided him with great organisational and managerial skills which he put to good use at Second Chance Enterprises. His ability to see the long term strategy as well as manage the day to day management is one of his biggest strengths.”

Chriss Graham
Project Coordinator at Daisy Group

“Steve delivered a number of Microsoft Office Training Sessions to a range of employees across Newcastle College. The service provided by Steve is second to none. I have no hesitations in recommending him to other employers.”

Christine Jackman
Learning Manager(North) - Winner of Training Programme of the Year NECCA