Microsoft Project Training

Microsoft Project Training

Professional Microsoft Project Course & Training in Singapore

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of MS Project and follow a structured approach to manage projects.
  • Define the primary settings in MS Project
  • Learn how to prepare and use MS Project to plan, track and report on projects
  • Learn how to document lessons learned and close projects

Why should you learn MS Project to grow your career?

  • Due to the increase in demand for MS Project in the IT industry, there are numerous jobs currently available worldwide.
  • The average salary of an MS Project professional is $115,862 per annum.

Who should learn MS Project?

Professionals associated with Project Management in any domain and industry can attend this training.

What are the prerequisites for the Microsoft Project course?

A basic understanding of the project and project environment is beneficial.

What will you learn in this MS Project training?

On completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Manage projects using MS Project
  • Manage assignments and resources within a project
  • Create a task-based schedule for each project
  • Track project status using distinct key features
  • Follow plans precisely and manage quick conflicts
  • Create reports and share project information
  • Manage budgets and anticipate risk

Project Training Course Curriculum


  • Introduction
  • Project Management basics
  • Background of MS Project
  • Know MS Project
  • Overview on UI components & customization
  • Overview of different Views
  • Scheduling Modes
  • Creating Project
  • New Project
  • Setting up project information
  • Calendars in MS Project
  • Create custom Calendar

Identifying work to be done

  • Work Breakdown structure
  • Organizing Tasks
  • Task Information
  • Creating Milestones, recurring tasks, summary tasks
  • Changing/customizing WBS Code
  • Building Schedule
  • Linking Tasks
  • Schedule Network Analysis
  • Leads & Lags
  • Float/Slack
  • Overview of constraints

Building Team

  • Overview on resource types
  • Setting up Resource Calendar & availability
  • Defining Costs & Cost rate table
  • Resource Usage
  • Adding more information for resource

Assigning Resources

  • Assigning work resources to project
  • Overview assigning other resources to project
  • Reviewing resource assignments
  • Duration – Work – Units relationship
  • Task Types
  • Effort Driven Scheduling

Fine Tuning

  • Reviewing schedule
  • Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Review, balance workload
  • Resource Leveling assignments

Baseline Plan

  • Baseline a project
  • Limitations in baseline
  • Viewing baselines
  • Overview on Interim plan

Tracking Project

  • Overview on status calculations
  • Steps to track progress
  • Approaches to track project in tool
  • Showing variance
  • Reporting
  • Graphical reports
  • Visual Reports

Working with more than one project

  • Creating master, sub projects
  • Attaching & updating master-sub projects
  • Resource Pool in MS Project
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  •  EVM technique to track or control costs in project
  • Apply cost in project
  • EVM in MS Project tool