Microsoft Project 2013: Level 1 Training

Microsoft Project 2013: Level 1 Training with Michigan Technology Services

This 1 day instructor-led course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.  Students will learn to start a project, work with project calendars tasks and resources, and deliver a project plan. Training can take place at our location in Farmington Hills, 20 miles outside of Detroit, where you will sit in a room with one of our instructors, onsite at your office anywhere throughout the United States, or if you prefer, instructor led live online.

Audience Profile

Students taking this course are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans.

This course is also for anyone seeking to become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft Office Project 2013.

For complete Project Management course outlines and pricing information on other Project Management classes or to request a class date contact Michigan Technology Services. 248-489-0408


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills. The following course can help you in meeting this requirement: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).

You should also have basic knowledge and skills for using any current Windows® operating system—preferably Windows 8. The following course can help you meet this requirement: Microsoft® Windows® 8 and Office 2013: Making the Transition.

Finally, you should have competency in using other Microsoft Office applications—preferably Office 2013.

Many students combine this course with Microsoft Project 2013: Level 2

Detailed Course Outline

Lesson 1: Starting a Project
  • Topic A: Project Management 101
  • Topic B: Navigate and Customize the Project 2013 Interface
  • Topic C: Add Tasks to a Project
  • Topic D: Add Resources to a Project
  • Topic E: Save a Project
Lesson 2: Working with Project Calendars
  • Topic A: Manage Project Time Frames
  • Topic B: Change Working Time
Lesson 3: Working with Project Tasks
  • Topic A: Manage Project Tasks
  • Topic B: Add Summary Tasks and Milestones
Lesson 4: Working with Project Resources
  • Topic A: Manage Project Resources
  • Topic B: Allocate and Level Work Resources
Lesson 5: Delivering a Project Plan
  • Topic A: Print Project Views
  • Topic B: Share Projects
  • Topic C: Export Projects

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