MS Project 2007™ – Level 1

Powerful Techniques to Manage Projects Successfully

This two-day course will help you understand the basic functions of Microsoft Project and how to utilize the software to its full potential.

“Instructor was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic during the entire course. She made sure we all understood and took the time to answer all our questions while keeping us on schedule.”
-Louise, Industry Canada

This workshop is offered within organizations for groups of 5 people or more.

Course duration: 2 days

Workshop Topics


Setting Up a Project

  • Title, goal, timeframe, manager and budget
  • Scheduling method, start and finish fate
  • Date format
  • Base calendar
  • Working hours and marking holidays

Creating the Task List

  • Enter tasks and durations in a logical order in the Gantt Chart View
  • Display project summary task
  • Show outline number

Creating the Resources List

  • Enter resources, type and other fields
  • Create resources calendars
  • Assign all resources to the task

Linking Tasks

  • Link all tasks and adjust predecessor codes
  • Adjust lag and lead
  • Address over allocation

Adjusting the Schedule

  • Set up constraints, deadlines or notes
  • Display the critical path
  • Changing task type settings

Tracking the Project

  • Saving the baseline when scheduling and planning are complete
  • Tracking task progress and updating tasks
  • Comparing actual data and baseline

Printing schedules and reports

  • Using page setup options
  • Printing project information and previewing reports
  • Viewing reports

Writing a Summary Report

For more information on this workshop, please contact:
Sophie Gouédard
Tel: 613-234-2020, ext. 21

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