Training: Microsoft Project

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This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to master Microsoft Project.

Participant profiles

  • Any person who want to discover or reinforce knowledge in the Microsoft Project tool and to use it efficiently


  • Understand the Project Interface
  • Create a new project
  • Plan Project Tasks
  • Plan Project Resources
  • Work with Project Assignments
  • Track project progress
  • Use Microsoft Project variance analysis and change control
  • Create and use project reports
  • Close out projects
  • Work with Project custom fields


  • General Project Management knowledge
  • Understand basic scheduling principles

Course content

Module 1: Project Management Overview
  • Lesson 1: Small review of project management basics
Module 2: Microsoft Project Overview
  • Lesson 1: Quick travel across Microsoft Project components
Module 3: Project Definition
  • Lesson 1: Some set-ups when starting-up a project
Module 4: Project Task Planning
  • Lesson 1: Identify, organize, and estimate project’s tasks
Module 5: Project Resource Planning
  • Lesson 1: Identify and define characteristics of resources (e.g. availability, costs)
Module 6: Project Assignment Planning
  • Lesson 1: Estimate resources required to carry out project’s tasks and assign them
Module 7: Project Plan Fine-Tuning
  • Lesson 1: Develop the schedule (e.g. optimization, resource leveling)
Module 8: Project Presentation and Reporting (Views, Reports, and Visual Reports)
  • Lesson 1: Discover different ways to display, print, and present a project (view’s customization)
  • Lesson 1: Discover and adapt built-in reports
  • Lesson 1: Export data to Excel or Visio to use existing diagrams or reports
Module 9: Project Execution
  • Lesson 1:Record actual values measured on tasks execution
Module 10: Project Tracking (Variance Analysis, Plan Revision, and Change Control)
  • Lesson 1: Review the project plan, evaluate variance between actual values and planned values, produce forecasts according to current performance
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate and include approved requests for change into the schedule baseline
Module 11: Project Closure
  • Lesson 1:Evaluate the project’s performance
Module 12: Consolidating multiple projects
  • Lesson 1: Manage a project and its sub-projects
  • Lesson 2: Manage centrally resources shared amongst multiple projects
Module 13: Examination Preparation


Companion book “Microsoft Project Step-by-step”

Lab / Exercises

There is no dedicated labs within this course, as attendees will practice directly all features and options with Microsoft Project using a study-case.

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Temptraining funding

ITTA is a partner of Temptraining, the continuing education fund for temporary workers. This training fund can subsidize continuing education for anyone who works for an employer subject to the Collective Work Agreement (CCT) Rental of services.
Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'800.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • Training provided by an industry expert
  • Digital documentation and materials
  • Achievement Badge

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Horaires d’ouverture

Du lundi au vendredi, de 8:30 à 18:00.


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Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 06:00 pm.

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