Dynamic Interactive Virtual Course


Traditional In-Person Workshop


  • 4 Hours on Demand
  • 2 x 3 hour Virtual Session
  • 1 Day in Person Training

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This dynamic, interactive hands-on training gives you a great introduction to of Microsoft® Project 2013/16. We provide tips on and trick for setting up your schedule navigating the Interface, developing a project schedule, using the built-in viewing and reporting capabilities using the built-in Views, Tables, Filters, Groups, and Reports, setting a baseline and updating the project schedule.


Through this creative course you will master how to:

  • Define key scheduling concepts and terms 
  • Effectively navigate the user interface and interpret common views 
  • Configure essential elements of a new schedule 
  • Enter and modify a task list 
  • Set dependencies between tasks 
  • Create a resource list
  • Assign Resources
  • Switch views and communicate effectively with Key Stakeholders
  • Set a baseline and maintain the schedule



  • Getting Started
  • Introductions 
  • Course objectives 
  • Course outline 

Navigating the User Interface and Views

  • Navigate and use the Ribbon 
  • Navigate Gantt Chart, calendar, and network diagram views 

Setting up a New Schedule

  • Establish Schedule Options
  • Configuring the Project Calendar
  • Setting the Start Date

Create new schedules 

  • Create a new schedule using existing information 
  • Enter and modify the scheduled start date 
  • Entering, Modifying, and Outlining Task Data
  • Enter, edit, correct, and clear information 
  • Enter Manual driven tasks 
  • Enter duration estimates for a single task or multiple tasks 
  • Add notes to tasks 

Sequence Tasks

  • Creating Dependencies by Setting Links
  • Identify a critical path in a simple schedule 
  • Understand how scheduling software calculates a critical path 
  • Describe dynamic schedules and dependencies 
  • Display the critical path 

Entering and Assigning Resources

  • Create a list of available resources 
  • Assign resources 

Reporting and Communicating your Schedule


  • Views
  • Filter
  • Groups
  • Tables
  • Reports

Updating the Schedule

  • Setting the Baseline
  • Updating Strategies and Situations