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Project Training Courses

Training courses for Project 2007 to 2013

The comprehensive solution to project management
Project Training Courses from Activia

About Microsoft Project training

We can also tailor your Microsoft Project training to your needs, or to your company project requirements, taking you from first principles to whatever level you want to achieve.

Are you maximising your effectiveness with Microsoft Project?

Activia provides Microsoft Project training at both Introduction and Advanced levels.   In addition, we can arrange less formal workshop sessions for more advanced users, where you can receive expert assistance with using Microsoft Project to manage and control your own projects.

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Feedback from delegates on our Microsoft Project courses

Average Review 4.3/5 based on 111 reviews.

"Trainer (Jamie) was very knowledgeable and was able to answer our various questions easily and clearly, with demonstrations where appropriate."     P. Livermore     Feb 17 2015    

"Presenter / Course Tutor was excellent. "     James Maxted     Feb 12 2015    

"I will use your service again for my new employees"     Rumman Ahmed     Feb 12 2015    

"well delivered course content by a very good trainer "     ian cullen     Feb 11 2015    

"well delivered course content by a very good trainer "     ian cullen     Feb 10 2015    

"Enjoyable course, good pace by tutor, provided help and support when requested and answered all questions asked."     Diane Smith     Jan 23 2015    

"Melissa, the trainer, was knowledgeable and helpful."     Peter Dyer     Jan 22 2015    

"Debbie was 1st class. "     Chris McManus     Jan 15 2015    

"Kamal was very patient & helpful as I'd no initial understanding of this piece of software. I was happy with what I'd learnt during the day."     Stuart Bailey     Jan 12 2015    

"My trainer was excellent and I would recommend her. "     Adam Hughes     Jan 12 2015    

"John was an excellent trainer, professional, organised and ran the course very well. Excellent day."     Sue Butler     Nov 28 2014    

"enjoyable - thanks "     Helen Philips     Nov 6 2014    

"Just to say thanks to the course instructor Jamie for a tremendous course and the way it was carried out put everybody at ease and made the course very enjoyable"     Edward Castle     Nov 4 2014    

"Lara our tutor was excellent."     Christian Orakwe     Oct 27 2014    

"Both days I had great course leaders- Steve & Gavin in particular very helpful and clear. Great course really enjoyed it! Thank you"     Ryan Bromley     Oct 16 2014    

"Excellent trainer who well exceeded course expectations"     Alan Holt     Oct 14 2014    

"It was useful to have the task exercises to practice and examples of theory into context"     Amanda Fletcher     Oct 2 2014    

"Thanks to Jamie for delivering this training in a seamless and well-practiced manner."     Susan Hardy     Oct 2 2014    

"Jamie was good, supportive, patient. "     Simon Bromley     Oct 2 2014    

"Good Course"     John Roberts     Sep 30 2014    

Microsoft Project Introduction (2010 & 2013)

Course Outline

Duration: this is a one-day training course

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Versions covered

This course covers Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013.
TIP: If your screen has the modern top ribbon interface, rather than the old drop-down menus that featured in earlier versions of the software, this is the course you need.

Content covered

Terminology
• What is the Critical Path?  • What is a Critical Task?  • Critical Path Calculation  • Definition of Slack  • Multiple Critical Paths  • Overall Critical Path 
Microsoft Project Scheduling
• Auto and Manual Scheduling  • Effort Driven Scheduling  • Duration-Work-Units  • Views-Tables-Filters  • Milestones  • Task Relationships  • Lead & Lag Times  • Setting Tasks to Manual Scheduling  • Setting Projects to Auto Schedule & Effort Driven 
Overview of Microsoft Project
• Command Tabs  • Short Cuts  • ScreenTips  • File Architecture  • Organizer  • Changing the Timescale  • Timescale Options  • Non-Working Time Tab  • System Options  • Filters  • Help  • Indicators  • Hyperlinks 
Task Information Dialog Box
• Task Information General  • Task Information Predecessors  • Task Information Resources  • Task Information Advanced  • Task Information Notes  • Task Information Custom Fields 
Creating a Project
• Creating a Project 
Setting the Environment
• Base Calendars  • Resource Calendars  • Task Calendars 
Exercise 1 Entering Tasks
Exercise 2 Entering Task Relationships
Outlining a Project
• Project Summary Task 
Exercise 3 Resources
• Entering Resources  • Assigning Resources 
Resource Driven Projects
• Question Marks 
Working with Resources
• Resource Sheet  • Resource Information Dialog Box  • Resource Information General  • Resource Information Change Working Time  • Resource Information Costs  • Resource Information Notes  • Resource Information Custom Fields  • Cost Table Selection  • Assigning Resources  • Deleting Resources  • Resource Over Allocation 
Task Usage and Resource Usage Views
• Task Usage View  • Resource Usage View 
Scheduling Issues
• Who Drives the Schedule?  • Overtime  • Extending the Working Day 
Creating a Project 11 Key Steps
• Creating a Project 11 Key Steps 
Exercise 4 Review of Project 2013
Task Constraints
• Setting Soft & Hard Constraints 
Scheduling Conflicts
• Scheduling Conflicts 
Deadline Dates
• Deadline Indicator  • Missed Deadline Alert 
Project Timeline
• Project Timeline 
Printing Reports
• Overview of Views and Reports  • Printer Settings  • Page Setup 

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Microsoft Project Introduction (2010 & 2013)

About the Course

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Duration

This is a One-day training course.

Course Aims

The objective of this intensive, hands-on one-day training course is to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the concepts and terminology used in Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013. Understanding the resource driven element of Microsoft Project and the alternative ways of using the software is the core benefit of this course. Following the course delegates will be able to able to produce both timeline and resource driven plans.

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at new users of Microsoft Project 2010 or 2013 who want to familiarise themselves with the basic concepts of the software in order to build project plans. Also existing users of the software who need a better understanding of the terminology used and need to prepare project plans based on resources and work. Note : No previous experience of either project management or the software is required, but due to the interactive nature of the course delegates should have a high level of competency in using Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Project Advanced (2010 & 2013)

Course Outline

Duration: this is a one-day training course

training-courses-for-project-2007-to-2013

Versions covered

This course covers Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013.
TIP: If your screen has the modern top ribbon interface, rather than the old drop-down menus that featured in earlier versions of the software, this is the course you need.

Content covered

Introduction and Course Overview
Course Case Studies
• Garden Project  • Review 1 Project  • Case Study 1  • Case Study 2 
Creating Projects
• Timeline Projects  • Resource Driven Projects 
Setting Projects to Auto Schedule & Effort Driven
• Complex Calendars  • Base Calendars  • Resource Calendars  • Task Calendars 
Exercise 1 - Complex Calendars
Subprojects
• Subprojects 
Resource Pools
• Resource Sharing  • Reviewing Workloads 
Exercise 2 Review Project
Tracking
• Setting the Baseline  • Tracking  • Updating Tasks  • Updating Actual Work  • Updating a Project  • Clearing the Baseline 
Exercise 3 Setting Baseline and Tracking Progress
Other Topics
• Recurring Tasks  • Task Splitting  • Network Diagram  • Node Layout  • Gantt Chart Customize  • Gantt Chart Insert Notes  • Sort Projects  • Ribbons  • Custom Fields  • New Views  • Tables  • Filters  • AutoFilters  • Group Filters  • Define Group Structure  • Global File  • Default View 

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Microsoft Project Advanced (2010 & 2013)

About the Course

training-courses-for-project-2007-to-2013

Duration

This is a One-day training course.

Course Aims

The objective of this intensive, hands-on one-day training course is to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the advanced functionality of Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013. Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to able to use complex calendars, consolidate plans, share resources, base plan, track projects and customize Microsoft Project.

Who Should Attend

The course is intended for existing users of Microsoft Project 2010 or 2013 who want to use the more advanced features of the software in order to increase their knowledge, productivity and effectiveness. Delegates should have a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Introduction course.

Microsoft Project Introduction (2007)

Course Outline

Duration: this is a one-day training course

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Content covered

Terminology
• Critical Path and Slack  • How Microsoft Project Schedules 
Starting a Project
• Creating a Project  • Creating Tasks  • Editing Tasks  • Setting Constraints 
Working with Tasks
• Viewing Tasks  • Working with Tasks  • Linking Tasks  • Editing Tasks  • Completing Tasks  • Working with Variances 
Using Resources
• Resource Basics  • Editing Resources  • Resources and Tasks  • Resource Views  • Resource Conflicts  • Levelling Resources 
Printing and Viewing a Project
• Basic Editing Tasks  • Changing Your View  • Using Page Setup  • Printing a Project 

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Microsoft Project Introduction (2007)

About the Course

training-courses-for-project-2007-to-2013

Duration

This is a One-day training course.

Course Aims

This training course has been designed to provide delegates with a "fast track" insight into how to use Microsoft Project 2007 to its full potential. After attending the course, delegates will have a good understanding of how to produce resource driven project plans.

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at new or returning users of Microsoft Project 2007 who want to familiarise themselves with the basic concepts of the software. Note : No previous experience of either project management or the software is required, but due to the interactive nature of the course delegates should have experience of using Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Project Advanced (2007)

Course Outline

Duration: this is a one-day training course

training-courses-for-project-2007-to-2013

Content covered

Customizing Project
• Using Advanced Views  • Formatting the Gantt Chart  • Customizing How Project Looks  • Setting Project's Options 
Scheduling a Project
• Creating the Project Calendar  • Setting a Project Baseline  • Setting an Interim Plan  • Setting the Critical Path 
Finishing your Project
• Adding a Drawing  • Editing a Drawing  • Updating and Filtering Your Project  • Creating Progress Lines  • Tracking Progress 
Working with Multiple Projects
• Versions of Microsoft Project  • Working with Resource Pools  • Working with Multiple Projects  • Working with Multiple Projects (Part 2) 
Creating Reports
• Creating Reports  • Creating Visual Reports  • Saving Cube Data  • Using Other Reports 

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Microsoft Project Advanced (2007)

About the Course

training-courses-for-project-2007-to-2013

Duration

This is a One-day training course.

Course Aims

This intensive, hands-on one-day training course has been designed to delegates a solid understanding of more advanced tools and concepts within Microsoft Project.

Who Should Attend

The course is intended for existing users of Microsoft Project 2007 who want to use the more advanced features of the software in order to increase their knowledge, productivity and effectiveness. Delegates should have a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Introduction course.

Prices for Microsoft Project training

Please note : all prices exclude VAT.

Scheduled public classes

[The simplest and most cost-effective option for 1, 2 or 3 delegates]
If you book in advance, Early Bird prices start at just £169
•  Project Introduction (2010 & 2013)
 
First delegate: £199
2nd delegate: £189
3rd delegate +: £179 each
•  Project Advanced (2010 & 2013)
 
First delegate: £229
2nd delegate: £219
3rd delegate +: £209 each
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Training at your offices

[A convenient and very cost-effective option for groups of delegates]
•  Project Introduction (2010 & 2013)
 
First delegate: £479
Extra delegates: £45 each
(Price per day)
•  Project Advanced (2010 & 2013)
 
First delegate: £479
Extra delegates: £45 each
(Price per day)
•  Project Introduction (2007)
 
First delegate: £479
Extra delegates: £45 each
(Price per day)
•  Project Advanced (2007)
 
First delegate: £479
Extra delegates: £45 each
(Price per day)
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Scheduled dates for our public classes

Project 2010 & 2013

Prices vary, and in general, the earlier you book, the lower the price.
Our small class sizes mean that classes are often full, so it's usually best to book as soon as you can.   So don't be disappointed by leaving it too late!

If you see classes at higher prices set to run over the next few days, these are empty classes and if you book, you may be the only delegate attending.

NOTE : prices are per delegate and exclude VAT.

Click on the links in the right panel for outlines and more information on any course.
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Project Introduction (2010 & 2013)
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Apr 30, 2015
London Baker Street W1
 
**Full**
Apr 30, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£199
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Apr 30, 2015
Slough
 
**Full**
May 7, 2015
Nottingham
£182
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May 14, 2015
London Victoria
£193
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May 21, 2015
Reading Green Park
£195
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May 21, 2015
Milton Keynes
£193
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May 21, 2015
Leeds
£189
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May 28, 2015
Birmingham City Centre
£195
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May 28, 2015
Tower Bridge
£199
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Jun 4, 2015
Bristol
£193
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Jun 4, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£199
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Jun 11, 2015
Slough
£193
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Jun 11, 2015
London Baker Street W1
£193
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Jun 18, 2015
Nottingham
£189
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Jul 2, 2015
Reading Green Park
£179
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Jul 2, 2015
Leeds
£179
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Jul 2, 2015
Milton Keynes
£179
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Jul 9, 2015
Birmingham City Centre
£179
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Jul 9, 2015
Tower Bridge
£179
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Jul 16, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£179
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Jul 16, 2015
Bristol
£174
Book Now
Jul 23, 2015
London Baker Street W1
£169
Book Now
Jul 23, 2015
Slough
£169
Book Now
Jul 30, 2015
Nottingham
£169
Book Now
Project Advanced (2010 & 2013)
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May 1, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£224
Book Now
May 1, 2015
London Baker Street W1
£222
Book Now
May 8, 2015
Nottingham
 
**Full**
May 15, 2015
London Victoria
£218
Book Now
May 22, 2015
Leeds
£219
Book Now
May 22, 2015
Reading Green Park
£219
Book Now
May 22, 2015
Milton Keynes
£229
Book Now
May 29, 2015
Tower Bridge
£229
Book Now
May 29, 2015
Birmingham City Centre
£229
Book Now
Jun 5, 2015
Bristol
£222
Book Now
Jun 5, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£229
Book Now
Jun 12, 2015
London Baker Street W1
£229
Book Now
Jun 12, 2015
Slough
£222
Book Now
Jun 19, 2015
Nottingham
£219
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Jul 3, 2015
Leeds
£209
Book Now
Jul 3, 2015
Milton Keynes
£209
Book Now
Jul 3, 2015
Reading Green Park
£209
Book Now
Jul 10, 2015
Tower Bridge
£209
Book Now
Jul 10, 2015
Birmingham City Centre
£209
Book Now
Jul 17, 2015
Bristol
£203
Book Now
Jul 17, 2015
Manchester Princess Street
£209
Book Now
Jul 24, 2015
London Baker Street W1
£199
Book Now
Jul 24, 2015
Slough
£199
Book Now
Jul 31, 2015
Nottingham
£199
Book Now

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