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Microsoft Project 2007 is a popular project management and planning tool. Our Project courses in Sydney and Melbourne will introduce you to the skills you need to set up projects and tasks, assign task relationships and enter resources. You will also learn how to track the project, displaying data in a variety of forms and charts. When changes to tasks occur, you will be able to modify and fine-tune the project.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
Sydney, Melbourne
2 days


You'll Learn how to: 
  • Become familiar with the Project environment
  • Create a project and project calendar
  • Enter tasks and assign task durations
  • Create relationships between tasks
  • Introduce leads and lags
  • Modify the Gantt chart
  • Handle resources and create resource calendars
  • Use the Gantt chart to reduce critical paths and costs
  • Track the project
  • Print reports
Course Content: 

Define The Project

The Project Management Process
Defining the Project and Scope
The Time Frame for the Project
The Project Budget
The Purpose of the Project

Microsoft Project Overview

What is Microsoft Project?
Project Management Tools
Gantt Charts
Project’s Window, View and Menu Bars
Project Table Basics
Deleting and Clearing Data

Starting The Project And Entering Tasks

Base Calendars
Entering Tasks
Assigning Task Durations

Working With Subtasks

Adding a New Task
Creating a Project Outline
Viewing Levels of Detail

Task Relationships

Types of Relationships
Changing Task Relationships
Dangling Tasks
Lags and Leads
Using the Gantt Chart Wizard


Entering Resources
Assigning Resources and Effort Driven Scheduling
Working with Effort Driven Scheduling

Displaying Project Data

View, Table or Form?
Creating a Custom Table

Filtering And Sorting Project Data

Filtering Project Data
The Filter Box
Sorting Project Data
Renumbering the Resource Sheet

Modifying The Project

Deleting and Clearing Data
Formatting Text Styles
Recurring Tasks
Fixed Duration Scheduling
The Tracking Toolbar

Fine Tuning The Project

Working to a Deadline
Reducing Project Costs

Resource Leveling

Resource Leveling and Setting the Baseline
Leveling Overallocated Resources
Task Priority
Leveling and Tracking Gantt View

Tracking The Project

The Current Date
Filtering the Project to see Current Progress


Using and Editing a Template

Reports And Printing

Reports and Printing
Changing the Formatting of Reports
Page Setup

Annex: A

Network Diagram View

Annex: B

The Resource Leveling Tool

Annex: C

What's New in Project 2007

This Course Suits: 

This course will suit you if you are new to project management and have not had any formal training in MS Project.


Basic Windows and file management skills

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend. TP3 provide pre-course materials that enable you to reflect on and align your learning outcomes with the course content.

After the course

TP3's online Learning Resources contains additional tools and resources to help you consolidate and continue your learning. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs, including closed courses for your organisation, customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements, individual or group coaching and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
Course Dates: 

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