Course Code: 5748

55288 - Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019 Getting Started

Class Dates:
2 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • In this 2 Day Course, Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019: Getting Started class, students will spend time getting comfortable with the Project 2019 or Project 365 user interface, including project views and the ribbon. They will also learn to enter, organize, and link tasks, work with resources, create basic reports, and create projects independently. The course allows time to practice fundamental basic skills essential for efficient use of this program.
  • Audience
  • Audience Profile
    This course is intended for new users of Microsoft Project.

    At Course Completion

    Learn to create and manage simple projects.
    Learn to enter and manage tasks.
    Learn to work with a project calendar.
    Learn to add and manage project resources and work with the resource sheet.
    Learn to create basic reports for your project.


  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office
    Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows Operating systems

Course Details

  • Module 1: Components of a Project
  • Project Components
  • Demo and Exercise Projects Use in This Course
  • Lab 1: Mapping a Project
  • Click here to enter text.
  • Module 2: Getting around Microsoft Project 2019
  • Starting Project
  • The Ribbon
  • The Backstage View
  • Tour of the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Basic Formatting
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Understanding the Ribbon
  • Open and Save a Project
  • Enter Project Information
  • Add and Delete Commands from the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Module 3: Calendars
  • Project Calendar Start Date
  • Creating a Project Calendar
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Set the Start Date
  • Create and Link a Project Calendar
  • Module 4: Working with Tasks
  • Creating a Task
  • Entering Durations
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Milestone Tasks
  • Linking Tasks
  • Adding Notes to Tasks
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Set the Start Date
  • Create and Link a Project Calendar
  • Module 5: Creating and Working with Resources
  • The Resource Sheet
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Enter Work, Material, and Cost Resources
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Module 6: Managing a Project
  • Viewing a Project
  • Reviewing and Making Adjustments to a Project
  • Setting a Baseline
  • Viewing the Baseline
  • Recording Progress
  • Reporting on Projects
  • Sending Data to Excel
  • Lab 1: Exercises in This Lesson
  • Review the Project, Set and view a baseline
  • Record Progress
  • Create a Report
  • Send Data to Excel