Microsoft Project enables project managers and planning engineers to plan and control their projects, manage resources and budgets, and analyze and communicate data to project management.

Our MS Project training course is designed for anyone wishing to perfect their project planning and management skills.

In just 2 days, you’ll learn how to master Microsoft Project to successfully plan and manage your projects, whatever your field of activity.


2 days – 14 hours

Training locations

Massy (91)
Possibility of remoting


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Day 1: Introduction, structuring and creation of projects on MS Project

General Introduction

  • The Fundamental Principles of Project Management
  • Introduction to the tool

Structure of Projects under MS Project

  • Define the language to be displayed

Creating a Project

  • Create a project
  • Changing project information and settings
  • Detailed project information

Structure of the Project

  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for your project
  • Setting the WBS hierarchy levels


  • Setting up and configuring calendars
  • The different types of calendars
  • Assigning calendars to tasks

Inserting Tasks

  • Create tasks
  • Task Details
  • Creating links between tasks
  • Copy – Paste tasks

Definition of the Network

  • Definition of logical networks – PERT planning
  • Definition of task constraints
  • Display total and free float of the schedule


  • Define and create task codes
  • Assigning a code to a task

Data Formatting

  • Group and sort your data
  • Filter tasks by batch
  • Filter your project’s critical tasks
  • Configuring Presentations
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to optimize data entry

Day 2: Assigning Resources and Costs for controlling your project with MS Project

Resource Management

  • Definition of project resources
  • Resource Details
  • Resource allocation
  • Define resource curves
  • Setting up the resource histogram and load control

Assigning Costs to Tasks

  • Assigning Expenditures to Tasks
  • Breakdown of the project budget

Planning Optimization

  • Analysis of the critical paths of the project
  • Analysis of resources and histograms by batch and as a whole
  • Resource Allocation Profile

User Preferences

  • Planning unit of time
  • Date and unit settings

Assigning a Reference Schedule

  • Create a reference schedule (Baseline)
  • View the reference bars in the schedule

Project Implementation and Monitoring

  • Schedule progress procedure
  • Planning your project with MS Project
  • Analyzing Variances with MS Project
  • View progress resources

Layout and Printing

  • Edit and print your planning reports
  • Print a resource histogram

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Export your schedule to Excel
  • Export your schedule to XML and MPP Format


Duration : 2 days – 14 hours

Dates : contact us

Price : please contact us for a personalized quotation.

Training locations :

  • Massy (91)
  • Possibility of remoting

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