Introduction to Managing Projects

Group Course tutor-led course

This introductory/intermediate course will show you how to get started using Microsoft Project to create, update and manage your projects.

The course is delivered using Microsoft Project 2016.

1 Day (6 hours approx)

£250 per person – at our Aberdeen training centre.

This course will cover the following:

– Create a New Project
– Enter Task Information
– Work with the Gantt Chart and Other Views
– Scheduling
– Apply Constraints and Deadlines
– Enter Project Resources
– Set the Project Baseline
– Set Project Costs Overveiw
– Update and Track Progress
– Sort, Filter and Group Data
– Produce and View Project Reports
– Page Setup and Printing Options

To improve understanding during the course, we’ll use real-life scenarios including:

– An office refurbishment project
– A project to launch of a new website
– Producing a project proposal for a prospective client.


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How often do courses take place?
We schedule courses on demand, please contact us for the next available date.

How big is the class size?
Our courses are delivered to small groups at our Aberdeen training centre – there are up to 3 learners in a group. We can provide onsite training to larger groups for company bookings.

Are there any entry requirements?
Yes, you should have a good working knowledge of using Microsoft Excel.

Will I get course notes?
Yes, you’ll receive user-friendly course notes for future reference.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you’ll receive the following e-certificate: EC-PC Introduction to Managing Projects.

What payment methods do you accept?
We can accept payment by card, cheque or by bank transfer – please contact us for more details.

Do you offer any group discounts for company bookings?
Yes, please contact us for more details.

How do I make a company booking?
Please view our terms & conditions and then contact us to make your booking.

Funding Options

If you live in Scotland you could be eligible to get up £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland.

You can apply for ITA funding if you are aged 16 or over and:

– you are unemployed, or
– you are employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are self-employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are retired and your total pension income is £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are not working and have no income

You will not be able to apply for ITA funding if you are in school, or are enrolled in a College or University course, or if you are involved in any other SDS funded programme including Modern Apprenticeships.

Need more info?
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