Microsoft Project resources


One day – 9.00am to 4.30pm

Who should attend?

This Melbourne MS Project training course is designed for those who need to use Microsoft Project to resource activities, monitor and report on a project.


To gain maximum benefit from this and any of our Melbourne Microsoft Project courses, students should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Project or have completed day one – MS Project training – tasks.

Course Objectives
On completion of this Melbourne MS Project training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Create a resource pool
  • Assign and resolve resource allocations
  • Save a baseline and track actual data
  • Use projects and filters
  • Day one is reviewed by creating your own schedule.

Day two looks at resourcing, creating baselines and tracking a project plan to completion. When creating baselines, you will be able to compare your plan with actual progress.

Course Content
Project work
Create or modify your own plan

Creating a resource pool
Understanding Task Types
Effort-driven scheduling
Assigning resources

Finding & resolving over-allocations
Using Projects automatic levelling tool
Reassigning resources to work part-time
Resources using different calendars

Evaluating & adjusting your schedule
Areas to look at
Identifying the critical path
Shortening the length of the schedule
Finding slack in the schedule
Displaying slack in a Gantt chart

Monitoring the Project
Creating a baseline plan
Updating the schedule
The tracking toolbar
Comparing performance
Getting back on track
Setting the status date

Adjusting views for printing
Page setup options

Using Project filters
Using Autofilter
Displaying groups

Course Delivery
Project Advantage runs our Melbourne Microsoft Project courses, including this course focusing on “resources”, at customer designated locations. We also offer heavily discounted rates compared with the costs for staff attendance at public courses. We also offer one – on – one training and online sessions for those wishing to experience a more personalised training experience.

The maximum numbers for this course is 10 participants.

Project Advantage require our customers to provide the venue, equipment including a data projector, white board and 10 networked computers which all have Microsoft Project 2007/2010/2013 installed, as well as a choice of catering.

Project Advantage provides the instructor, a notebook computer which is used for the presentation of the course, course materials including workbooks, CDs, handout materials for activities and certificates of achievement for participants who complete the course.

All courses are delivered face-to-face over one full day.

  • Minimum four participants onsite – $400 per person per course
  • Six to 10 participants onsite – $2400 (including discount)
  • One-on-one on-site¬†– $550 plus travel expenses.
  • Online sessions 3 x 2.5 hour over one day – $400 per person

Other Melbourne Microsoft Project training run by Project Advantage include MS Project training – advanced and MS Project training -fundamentals.