Learnit Training
MS Project Basic Course
  • Learn how to apply MS Project for optimal group work
  • Discover all the different functions that the MS Project interface offers
  • Very experienced teacher with a broad knowledge
  • Small group with lots of personal guidance
  • Laptop and lunch are provided

Do you spend a lot of time making efficient schedules? With MS Project, this need never be a problem again. With this programme, you can easily create efficient and effective schedules for all your projects. In this training you learn step-by-step how to set up a detailed planning and how to monitor progress using MS Project.

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"MS Project is extremely suitable for an organisation that works a lot with projects. A training course (basic or advanced) is indispensable in order to understand the programme properly and to steer your projects in the right direction. The trainer clearly explains which tick marks are (or are not) important and the linking of the various tasks in a project is clear at a glance." - Rating: 8.5

learnit MS Project Basics

MS Project Basic Course

Learn step by step how to manage the administration and planning of your project in MS Project. During the training you learn to set up a planning, to use resources and to monitor the progress of the project. You also learn how to make reports for others who are involved in the project.

Topics

  • Calendars
  • Timelines
  • Entering tasks
  • Applying dependencies
  • Entering and assigning resources to tasks, adjusting resource calendars
  • Identifying and resolving overstaffing
  • Setting deadlines and task limits
  • Defining the planning in a baseline
  • Update status date and progress
  • Progress lines
  • Rescheduling unfinished work

Trainer

During the training, you will be coached by a social and competent trainer. At the start of the training, the trainer discusses your entry level and what you want to get out of the training. Because we train in small groups, we can respond well to the subjects that are important to you.

Case studies

If you have already encountered problems with MS Project, it can be enlightening to bring an example from your working environment to the training. You can then get to work in an even more practice-oriented way.

Which version? 2013, 2016 and 2019.

When you register, you can fill in which version of MS Project you are using. We will then ensure that you can follow the training in the correct software version.

Result

At the end of the training you will understand how the interface works, you will have learned what MS Project has to offer and you will be able to easily put the most important functions of this programme into practice. You have now mastered the basic skills of MS Project and you are ready to put your new skills to use.

Prior knowledge

For this training, experience with the Office interface is necessary. Some experience with planning is a good experience that will come in handy during the course.

Language

The training is provided in Dutch as standard. The trainer has a good command of the English language. Use can be made of course material in English. With a minimum of three participants, the training can also be provided entirely in English.

Investment

Prices mentioned are per person, including course material. Lunch is included in the on-site training.

On location Online
Duration 2 days 4 sessions of three hours
Price per day, excluding VAT € 375,- € 290,-
Total, incl. VAT € 907,50 € 701,80

Certificate

After completion of the training, a Learnit certificate is issued as proof of participation.


Online

We also organise this training online. For this we use Webbex or Zoom. Login with Skype is also possible. On request, this training can also be organised with Microsoft Teams.

The training lasts 4 sessions of 3 hours, spread over 4 weeks.

  • You can participate again free of charge up to one year after the training.
  • For an additional catering fee, you can also participate in a classroom training.

References

The course MS Project Basic has been assessed with an average of 8.

"In two days at a beautiful location with good care, I learned to work with a programme I hardly knew. The only thing I have to do now is to get started with it!"

- MS Project Basics

"Good basic training with clear structure. Good trainer, calm, helpful and very knowledgeable and experienced. Highly recommended!"

- MS Project Basics

"Good training, very useful and practice-oriented!" - Rating: 8.4

L. Schenk, T&S Climate Technology - MS Project Basics

"A very instructive training with room for your own input and experiences.

- MS Project Basics

"This training has really given me tools to do more with MSProject. I will also recommend it to my colleagues." - Rating: 6.9

Melvin Logger, Municipality of Apeldoorn - MS Project Basics

"Definitely a good training to start with Microsoft Project. You learn all the basic functionalities and possibilities to manage your project excellently; definitely recommended!"

- MS Project Basics

"Relatively complete basic course. The package can do a lot. Good to see what the programme can do, and then pick out what you want to use it for." - Rating: 8.1

Dirk de Jong, Strukton Worksphere - MS Project Basics

"I came in blank and went home after the second day with a very good feeling. Really learned something. Top!"

- MS Project Basics

"We did an MS Project Basic training with a number of colleagues. The first explanation of some important components was immediately very enlightening. It went like that throughout the training. Each training component could also be applied (directly) in our work. After the training, working with MS Project is a lot easier and, above all, clearer!

- MS Project Basics

"MS Project is extremely suitable for an organisation that works a lot with projects. A training course (basic or advanced) is indispensable in order to understand the programme properly and to steer your projects in the right direction. The trainer clearly explains which tick marks are (or are not) important and the linking of the various tasks in a project is clear at a glance." - Rating: 8.5

An Hamel, Port of Amsterdam Authority - MS Project Basics

"The course is given in small groups so that personal attention and questions can be dealt with. As a result, I received training that I can use to good effect in my work." - Rating: 7.7

Twan de Peffer, De Haan Instore Supplies - MS Project Basics

"Despite the fact that you don't expect much from a free webinar, I still learned something extra. A well-spent lunch break for me!" - Rating: 8.4

S. Bouter-Haven, Jardin Netherlands B.V. - Free webinar MS Project

"Good training, very useful and practice-oriented!" - Rating: 8.4

L. Schenk, T&S Climate Technology - MS Project Basics

"Definitely a good training to start with Microsoft Project. You learn all the basic functionalities and possibilities to manage your project excellently; definitely recommended!"

- MS Project Basics

"A very practical training, which you can start working with immediately. In two days, the course participant is given sufficient tools to create and manage a project planning and to steer the process. Highly recommended for everyone who works on a project basis." - Rating: 9.0

J.M. Schimmel, Schimmel Advies & Ondersteuning - MS Project 2007 Basic

"Good, educational and a lot (of content)" - Rating: 8.3

Osman Öztürk, NUON - MS Project Basics

"Trainer was very knowledgeable and skilled. He could do the training and training topics almost completely by heart. Furthermore, he could teach in a motivated manner with many practical examples. Good structure of the training. Perhaps going through the material a bit quickly here and there. Structure and exercises were well balanced. The location is easy to reach by public transport and is beautifully situated on the river IJ. The atmosphere at the location was good and the people present were very helpful." - Rating: 8.8

R. Lauwers, Van Eck Beesd B.V. - MS Project Basics

"Due to the professional attitude of the instructor and the large amount of knowledge of theory and practice, this training is highly recommended. Learnit helped us very well on all fronts and followed us well in the questions and specific wishes." - Rating: 8.7

Titia Schwarz, Christian University Windesheim - MS Project Advanced

"Good training, learned a lot, can definitely recommend it!" - Rating: 9.3

G. Jonasson, SPIE - MS Project 2003 Basic

"A training that makes use of practice. A lot of tips and tricks were given to help you set up a proper planning. Not only the software was discussed but also the relationship with practice." - Rating: 8.4

Raymon Zwerver, Tanis Food Tec B.V. - MS Project Basics

"Relatively complete basic course. The package can do a lot. Good to see what the programme can do, and then pick out what you want to use it for." - Rating: 8.1

Dirk de Jong, Strukton Worksphere - MS Project Basics

"The teacher is clearly very familiar with MS Project. Practising under the teacher's guidance ensures that the knowledge is retained better." - Rating: 8.0

H. van der Maas - MS Project Basics

"Very clear course where you are guided step by step to learn the ropes of the programme." - Rating: 8.1

R. Heij, Patrimonium Barendrecht - MS Project Basics

"A good Course to get a basic understanding of the posibilities of MS Project, this will help me judging the operational procticality of the plans made in our office." - Rating: 7.7

R. SLomp, Siem Offshore - MS Project Basics

"Starters and somewhat advanced MS Project users will benefit from this course. Based on the course folder, the starter learns how Project works, what the functions are for and where to find them. The advanced planner will be able to skip the first chapters effortlessly in order to master the more substantive tips & tricks of MS Project 2010." - Rating: 7.5

R.M. Huizenga, USG Innotiv - MS Project Basics

"In this course you will learn all the basic operations of MS Project 2010. With this basic knowledge you can get started." - Rating: 8.6

Bram Bos, De Huismeesters - MS Project Basics

"The MS Project course was a very valuable training for our organisation, it gave practical insights into how we can use this programme to make our workflow and projects even more professional." - Rating: 8.2

H. Hopma, Boon Edam Nederland B.V. - MS Project 2016 Basic and Advanced

"To form a good foundation it is a good training." - Rating: 7.0

M. Soysal, SR Real Estate Development - MS Project Basis

"Small groups allowing for a lot of individual attention, for me an excellent short course to get started." - Rating: 8.3

P. de Bakker, Yara - MS Project Basics

"We did an MS Project Basic training with a number of colleagues. The first explanation of some important components was immediately very enlightening. It went like that throughout the training. Each training component could also be applied (directly) in our work. After the training, working with MS Project is a lot easier and, above all, clearer!

- MS Project Basics

"This course shows you all the possibilities and impossibilities of the programme. I think it is a prerequisite to be able to use the programme effectively. Of course, you only really learn by regularly using it yourself in practice." - Rating: 7.9

R. Janssen, Cofely - MS Project Basics

"This training has really given me tools to do more with MSProject. I will also recommend it to my colleagues." - Rating: 6.9

Melvin Logger, Municipality of Apeldoorn - MS Project Basics

"Practical, quick and motivated to get started!" - Rating: 7.0

Jan Pieter Tjaden, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation - MS Project 2003 Basic

"A pleasant young organisation with a beautiful and easily accessible location in Amsterdam. The MS project training that I followed was fine in terms of duration and complete enough in terms of content to get started with it." - Rating: 7.7

Ilse Brom, Municipality of Amsterdam | Service Department | Metro & Tram - MS Project Basics

"Meaningful training to get more out of MS projects." - Rating: 8.1

Jeroen Triepels, Tebodin Netherlands B.V. - MS Project 2007 Advanced

"MS Project is extremely suitable for an organisation that works a lot with projects. A training course (basic or advanced) is indispensable in order to understand the programme properly and to steer your projects in the right direction. The trainer clearly explains which tick marks are (or are not) important and the linking of the various tasks in a project is clear at a glance." - Rating: 8.5

An Hamel, Port of Amsterdam Authority - MS Project Basics

"I followed a 2-day course on MS-Project. A very professional, clear and informative course. I recommend this course to anyone who needs to plan for their work." - Rating: 9.2

M. Verlaat, Ooms Construction B.V. - MS Project Basics

"MS Project is an application that definitely needs a course. I learned a lot and the do-method really appeals to me. Much better than just going through books. Very practical and the facilities were excellent!" - Rating: 8.1

N.Luijt, Oosterhof Holman Milieutechniek B.V. - MS Project Basis

"It has been a good choice to follow this training with Learnit. Very inspiring trainer, who gives an insight in a visual way what ms project is and can mean for your organisation. There is plenty of room to shape the training according to your own insights. Learnit itself is well organised". - Evaluation: 8.0

Kees Winter, Rijkswaterstaat Midden-Nederland - MS Project Basics

"I had a very competent teacher who knew how to adapt the teaching material to the various disciplines in his group. The teaching material was easy to read and very pleasant to work with. Lots of assignments, which also made the whole thing visually clear." - Rating: 8.1

Jordy Schrijver, USG People - MS Project Basics

"Practical approach to your learning goals. You get enough information to give you tools to continue on your own." - Rating: 7.4

Dick de Kanter, Cofely Talent BV - MS Project 2003 Basic

"I liked the fast pace and had plenty of opportunity to ask questions. After the course, I had an idea of what was possible in the package and wanted to explore it further on my own." - Rating: 7.9

C. Liu, Municipality of Rotterdam - MS Project Basics

"Excellent course and easy to apply in practice". - Rating: 8.1

Dennis Pronk - MS Project Basics

"Thanks to a motivated and experienced trainer, my expectations of the MS Project 2013 Basic training have been met. I should have done it much earlier in order to be able to apply it in my work." - Rating: 9.0

M. H. van der Hoek, Geo Plus B.V. - MS Project Basics

"Definitely worth attending this training, even if you already have some work experience with MS Project." - Rating: 8.0

Mart Dircks, Borealis Plastomers B.V. - MS Project Basics

"Top that the course went ahead, even though I was the only student. I will definitely start working with what I have learned." - Rating: 9.1

P. Raven, Municipality of Almere - MS Project Continuation

"This teacher took his time. This was possible because there were only a few students. This is essential when the material is relatively new." - Rating: 9.0

D. Croese - MS Project 2003 Basic

"The MS project programme can provide support for complex projects and it can be applied on a customised basis, very useful in daily practice." - Rating: 8.0

A. Wintjes, Municipality of Heumen - MS Project 2007 Basic

"Very informative and definitely useable in daily work." - Rating: 8.5

B. van der Hulst, Municipality of Sittard-Geleen - MS Project Basics

"We had the tailor-made training because we were already familiar with the project. Training was a very good addition to the basics we already had." - Rating: 8.1

M. Giesen, Moonen Bouw B.V. - MS Project 2010