Project - Create, Resource and Track Projects

Level - Fundamental
Explore key project management terminology and Microsoft Project's main features, including how to set up a schedule and resource pool, assign resources to tasks and how to track projects.


2 Days

Time (AWST)


After completing this project management course, you will be able to navigate the Microsoft Project environment, understand project management terminology and set up the project plan environment, including calendars.


  • Recognise project management terminology and basic principles
  • Understand the Critical Path
  • Navigate the Microsoft Project window and understand views and tables
  • Use the layers of help
  • Establish the project plan environment
  • Set up calendars for the project and resource planning
  • Add, edit and create links between tasks
  • Apply date constraints to the schedule
  • Allocate and manage resources and costs
  • Set a baseline for comparing planned and actual performance.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Understand fundamental project management terminology
  • Navigate the Microsoft Project environment 
  • Create a schedule
  • Allocate and manage resources and costs
  • Generate a resource pool
  • Understand Summary Tasks, Outlining and the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Track projects and present basic reports.

What past course attendees say:

"Very happy with the skills I have attained. Well above expectations."
"A very well-paced course, giving you time to digest new information."
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