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Microsoft Project 2010 - Introduction

Microsoft Project courses from Focus will help you to use this popular software application to plan and communicate more effectively.

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans.

You will create a project plan containing tasks, organise these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalise the project to implement the project plan.

Please note that the course content of Microsoft Project 2010 Level 1 training courses can vary by course location. Please check that the course content of your chosen course meets your requirements before booking your course


Microsoft Project Premium provides delegates with the most comprehensive introduction for those new to Microsoft Project. The 2 day duration allows for topics to be covered in greater depth.

Our Premium courses start from just £395 +vat

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Learning Objectives

Delegates will learn how to:

• Explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can survey a project file
• Create a new project plan
• Manage tasks by organising them and setting task relationships
• Manage resources for a project
• Finalise the project plan
• Structure dashboards & reports to share project data


• An understanding of project management concepts
• Knowledge of a Windows operating system

Course Content

Typical Course Outline

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

• Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
• Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Creating a Project Plan

• Create a New Project Plan
• Assign a Project Calendar
• Add Tasks to the Project Plan
• Enter the Task Duration Estimates
• Add Resources in the Project Plan

Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

• Outline Tasks
• Link Dependent Tasks
• Set a Constraint to a Task
• Set a Task Deadline
• Add Notes to a Task
• Add a Recurring Task

Managing Resources in a Project Plan

• Create a Resource Calendar
• Assign Resources to Tasks
• Enter Costs for Resources
• Resolve Resource Conflicts

Finalising a Project Plan

• Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
• Set a Baseline
• Print a Project Summary Report


Exams & Certification


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