Microsoft Project – Level 1

  • Event: Microsoft Project – Level 1
  • Date: 17/10/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue: TBC, TBC, Shannon,


This Microsoft Project Level 1 training course is a 1 Day public programme, designed  for individuals who are involved in Project Management or who wish to develop their skills in managing and maintaining Projects – covering key areas such as Tasks, Linkages, Resources, Gantt Charts, Critical Paths, Reporting & Printing.

This course teaches the commands and features of Microsoft Project. Students will learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables. Students will also apply filters and groups, and sort task and resource data. Finally, they will learn how to resolve resource conflicts.

Course Contents:

Getting Started

  • Project Windows
  • Project Files
  • Tasks – Creating
  • Modifying a Task List
  • Task Scheduling
  • Resource Management

Orientation to Microsoft Project

  • Toolbars of Microsoft Project
  • Calendar View
  • Gantt Chart View

Defining the Project

  • Project Information entry
  • Statistics Window
  • File Properties


  • Entering Tasks
  • Milestones and Phases
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Moving and Deleting Tasks

Task Linkages

  • Creating a logical sequence
  • Task Predecessors
  • Task Resources
  • Task Constraints
  • Relationships
  • Linkages on a Gantt Chart


  • Resource Sheet View
  • Units and Rates
  • Assigning a calendar
  • Assigning a resource to a task
  • Replacing and Removing resources

Network Diagrams

  • Examining a Network Diagram
  • Summary Tasks
  • Changing Task Linkages

Shortening the Project

  • Setting the Critical Path
  • Filtering for Critical Tasks
  • Ideas for Shortening the Project
  • Exercises


  • Resource Usage View  
  • Resource Allocation View
  • Resource Allocation Chart
  • Resolving OverAllocations
  • Resource Contouring

Printing Project Reports

  • Print Preview
  • Report Generator
  • Project Summary Report
  • Exercises

Please book online

Member €70

Non-Member €110

For more information email Cillian at or call 061 475 854

Please quote Purchase Order number if required on invoice. Cheques should be made payable to Shannon Chamber Skillnet. 

Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 7 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 7 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who give less than 24 hours notice or fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

Shannon Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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