Microsoft Project Training Course

Duration : 1 Day Private CourseCost: From £300
Venues :Online | Manchester | Leeds | UK wide

Microsoft Project Courses

Master your project management with Microsoft Project. Our courses are available online, at your offices, or at one of our training centres.

Introduction to Microsoft Project

On this Microsoft Project training course, you will learn how to enter and track materials. staff resources and costs so that you will be able to manage your projects effectively and produce the reports you need.

This course is suitable for MS Project Standard and Professional. It does not cover Free or Cloud-based Project solutions. 

MS Project Course Summary

This course is a private course and can be adapted to your specific requirements but typically covers the following topics:

  • Create a new project file
  • Create tasks in a project file
  • Enter durations for tasks in a project
  • Create relationships between tasks in a project
  • Impose constraints and deadlines on a project
  • Create resources for a project
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Monitor a project and track its progress
  • Print various aspects of a project
  • Create reports

Classroom and Online Courses Available

Our Microsoft Project Courses are available as private courses only.

These courses can be taken as an online course on Teams or Zoom; or at your offices; or at one of our training centres in Manchester and Leeds.

Suitability - Who Should Attend this MS Project training?

Our Introduction to MS Project course is designed for people who are new to MS Project or have started to use MS Project and want to accelerate their learning

You do not need any prior knowledge of Microsoft Project.

You will need to have access to MS Project Standard or Professional solutions. Cloud solutions are not covered on this course.

Why Choose M Training's MS Project Course?

  • Run by a highly experienced Project trainer
  • This course is limited to 6 places so you are guaranteed personal support throughout the course
  • From £400 + VAT per delegate
  • Convenient locations in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham & Online
  • Can be held at your premises anywhere in the UK
  • Course notes and support material provided
  • Lunch and refreshments provided (our premises only)
  • Certificate of achievement
  • 5 Star Rated in Google Reviews
  • 5 star rated courses
  • Practice led learning
  • 3 month online support
  • Tailored Course Content
  • Expert Trainers

Microsoft Project Course Dates

The Microsoft Project course is currently only available as a private course - where we will arrange the course at a date to suit you.

Private classroom-based courses are available from £690 plus VAT 

Online one-to-one and group training is available from £300 + VAT (three hours) or £590 + VAT for a full day (6 hours)

Please get in touch with us to arrange a course using the form on the Private Course Enquiries tab above or email or call us on 0161 226 6032 to discuss your requirements.

Please complete the form below and we will get back to you very soon.


Or contact us on 0161 226 6032 or click here to email us

Microsoft Project Training Enquiry

Microsoft Project Training Course Outline

  • Private Courses

    As this is a private course we will vary the topics covered to focus on the key skills you are looking to learn, or we will provide a suggested course outline based on the types of project you are running.

    If you are not sure what you want to cover our trainer will discuss this with you and agree on a course outline with you.

    Here is a list of the usual topics covered:


  • Introduction to Microsoft Project

    • Project terminology
    • Uses of baselines and Critical path
    • Open / Closing a Project plan
    • Menus and Navigation
    • Using the Ribbon menu
    • Backstage view
    • Zoom Slider
  • Creating a Project

    • Setting start dates
    • Using project’s calendar(s)
    • Difference between individual and the project calendar(s)
    • Entering Non-working time
    • Project properties
    • Saving a project
  • Creating Tasks in a Project File

    • Adding manual /auto-scheduled tasks
    • Entering task durations
    • Visual Highlight
    • Adding milestones
    • Reordering, inserting & deleting tasks
    • Creating Summary Tasks
    • Prioritising Tasks
    • Task notes
  • Creating Relationships between Tasks

    • The relationships between tasks
    • Linking Tasks
    • Modifying task relationships
    • Entering lead & lag times
    • Split tasks
  • Deadlines and Constraints

    • Understanding deadlines & constraints
    • Setting deadlines for a project
    • Setting constraints for a project
  • Creating & Managing Resources

    • Introducing the types of resources
    • Adding resources
    • Modifying the resource types
    • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Additional Functions

    • Monitor & tracking a project
    • Printing
    • Creating reports

Microsoft Project Courses Online

The Online MS Project courses are run on Zoom.

You will be sent a link to join the training session the day before the course along with any course materials needed.

The courses run from 9:30 am to 4/4:30 pm. 

Because we limit the number of delegates to a maximum of 6 on our public courses specific timings are flexible, but generally, the day will run as follows:

9.20 am | Sign in

9.30 am | Start - First session

11.00 am | 15 min break

11.15 am |  Second session

12.30 pm  | 30 min break

1.00 pm  | Third session

2.15 pm | 15 min break

2.30 pm | Fourth session

3.50 pm | Finish & Q&A

4.30pm | End

Find out more about how our online courses work on the Online Courses Page

Microsoft Project Courses in Manchester

All our Manchester courses are usualy run from 9.30am to 4.30pm at our head office:

Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Pencroft Way
M15 6JJ

Public Transport/Parking:

Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building. Please inform us if you plan to drive.

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk


Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.

More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page

Microsoft Project Courses in Leeds

Our Leeds Venue:

Our public Leeds Digital Marketing courses are usually run 9.30am to 4.30pm at:

West One,

100 Wellington Street,



(venue subject to change)


Public Transport /Parking:

There are a few public car parks close to the venue, the nearest is Wellington Street Multi-Story Car Park.

The venue is also only a 15 minute walk from Leeds Train Station.

More Information about our Leeds training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Leeds Training page

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