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Microsoft Project Introduction

Microsoft Project Introduction

If you are interested in the below course, send us an enquiry here.

Course Overview:

The Microsoft® Project 2016 Introduction course aims at providing delegates with sufficient knowledge about the working and features of the Microsoft Project software to manage and track project schedules in the day-to-day project environment. It provides delegates with working knowledge of the software which will allow them to create new projects, add resources, link dependencies, as well as track the project.  Once this basic knowledge is understood, delegates will be in a position which will enable them to explore most of the product's features within the context of what they have learned. The course material and examples can be customized for specific projects e.g., construction, engineering, strategy implementation, ICT etc. 

Course Format:

This course is trainer-based and includes practical work on the Microsoft® Project 2016 software. The course includes short exercises to ensure that all delegates are familiar with the Microsoft® Project basics. The course is interactive, and the trainer will answer questions and assist with all problem-solving during the course.

Course Duration:

2 full days (08:30 to 16:30).

Course Syllabus:

This course covers the following topics:

  • What’s New in Microsoft® Project 2016
  • Microsoft® Project 2016 Basics
  • Creating a Basic Schedule
  • Project Settings
  • Entering Tasks
  • Enter Task Durations
  • Enter Task Dependencies
  • Project Resources and Costs
  • Baseline the Project Schedule
  • Tracking the Project
  • General Topics
  • Printing
  • Graphical and Visual Reports

Who should attend this course?

  • Junior Project Planners
  • Junior Project Controllers
  • Junior Project Schedulers


  • Course manual with all the course notes and exercises.
  • Certificate of attendance


  • Classroom Based: R 5 100.00
  • Online Based: R 4 700.00



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