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Microsoft Project Training Course Toronto (Introduction)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

250 Yonge Street

Suite 2700

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2


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Microsoft Project: Introduction (1 Day Course)

Upcoming Dates: May 4, 2018 | Check for more dates >

Location: Downtown Toronto, Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location).

Microsoft® Project® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.

This hands-on course is designed for those who want to learn how to set up and manage projects using Microsoft Project. Students will enter tasks and durations and then create an outline with summary, detail and milestone tasks. Tasks will be linked and students will review strategies to change the types of dependencies between linked tasks. Hard constraints and deadlines will also be applied. Students will create a resource pool with different types of resources and assign resources to tasks. Techniques to deal with overallocated resources will be reviewed and various reports will be generated . During this course, students will also create custom reports, tables and filters. At the end of the course, a baseline will be set and progress will be tracked with students entering actual start dates, actual finish dates and actual durations. During this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.

Note: Microsoft Project 2007 training is only avaiable as custom training. Contact us to arrange a date.

Course details

Duration: 1 day (9 am - 4 pm)

Course Fee: $295 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $245 CDN person + HST

Student working on Excel with chart.

Key topics

Topics include:

  • Working in the Microsoft Project environment
  • Key steps when setting up a project
  • Controlling the scheduling method at the project level
  • Auto vs manual scheduling
  • Creating a task list with summary, detail and milestone tasks
  • Creating links between tasks and controlling dependencies
  • Adding lead and lag
  • Unlinking tasks
  • Setting constraints
  • Setting deadlines
  • Creating a resource pool
  • Assigning resources
  • Saving a baseline
  • Tracking progress and marking tasks as complete


Who will benefit

This course has been designed for beginners who are just getting started with Access. No prior experience with Microsoft Project is required.

Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.

What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Microsoft Office training series

You may be interested in other courses in this series including:

Microsoft Project: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Project: Generating Reports

Microsoft Project: Expert

Microsoft Project: VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Macros | Introduction

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Access: Intermediate / Advanced


About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


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