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Microsoft Project 2016 Basics

Monday, August 26, 2019, 09:00am - 04:00pm


Requirement: Good understanding of project management concepts and terminology.

This one-day course introduces the basics of Microsoft Project 2010.  Users will learn how to navigate the interface and build a project plan by working with features that relate to common project management tasks.


This course is suitable for new users or users who have minimal experience with MS Project 2010.



Understanding the Project Environment

  • Introducing the Components of the Project Window
  • Creating a New Project
  • Assigning a Project Calendar
  • Opening, Saving and Closing Project Files


Working with Tasks

  • Creating a Task List
  • Inserting, Editing, Deleting , Rearranging and Outlining Tasks
  • Showing the Project Summary Task
  • Adding Recurring Tasks
  • Working with WBS Codes


Linking and Scheduling Tasks

  • Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Entering Lag and Lead Times
  • Changing Task Dependency
  • Splitting Tasks
  • Setting Task Types, Task Constraints , Milestone Tasks and Task Deadlines
  • Inspecting Tasks
  • Working in Network Diagram View


Entering Resources and Costs

  • Entering, Assigning and Filtering Resources
  • Creating a Resource Calendar
  • Entering Resource Costs and Fixed Costs
  • Displaying the Cost Table


Working with Views

  • Working in Calendar, Task Usage and Resource Usage Views
  • Formatting a Gantt Chart
  • Using Split Views
  • Sorting Tasks and Resources
  • Using AutoFilters and Tables
  • Printing a View



Location: 256 McCaul Street, Room 109
Presenter: Simone Hubers