Project 2010 Fast Track Essentials

By the end of the course you will be able to use the basic features in MS Project to create a project plan, manage resources and perform basic tracking. Delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse.  This course is for anyone who has not used MS Project before, or is self-taught and has gaps in their knowledge, and would like to manage their project using MS Project.

Available for Private and Tailored group events

This course is run privately for groups or 1-2-1 Coaching sessions

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Course Location

Happy London, Aldgate or at your premises.

Course Requirements

Delegates must be confident in using a keyboard, Windows and a mouse.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create a project in a Gantt chart view.
  • Schedule tasks based on their dependencies.
  • Create constraints and deadlines.
  • Enter and assign resources.
  • Track the project so that delayed tasks will be rescheduled.
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Session 1

Introducing Project, The GANTT chart view, Creating a new project & project information, Entering holidays, Entering Tasks and durations, Milestones, Outlining – Creating summary tasks, Saving the Project.

Session 2

Linking Tasks, Zooming, Navigating to tasks, Lag and Lead, Constraints, Deadlines.

Session 3

Creating Resources, Resource Working Times, Allocating Resources to Tasks, Applying a filter.

Session 4

Baselines, Tracking the Project, Updating the Project, Project Statistics.


The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

Your Course Trainer

Mike Barron

Mike Barron

Mike has worked for 20 years in private and public sectors as a facilitator, coach and IT / soft skills trainer. He specialises in project management, Lean and MS Project training and consultancy.

One of Happy's lead trainers, he will make sure your learning experience will be challenging, engaging and transformative.