Project Introduction

Understand key features of Microsoft Project that will help you create, update and monitor a project plan.

Microsoft Project is a project management tool, designed to manage individual items, information and groups within a project. During this session, you will learn how Microsoft Project can assist you to plan and forecast specific events or projects, track progress, record milestones and allocate resources.

Key content

  • Setting up a baseline project
  • Entering tasks and durations into Gantt charts
  • Setting relationships between tasks
  • Adjusting base calendars
  • Printing and viewing the project
  • Adding resources and associated cost
  • Allocating resources from a defined pool to tasks
  • Filtering the project for specific information


  • Understand the key features of Microsoft Project to help you create, update and monitor a project plan

Suitable for

New and existing users


Please note that this workshop is specifically for PC users only. Project 2016 is used. Also suitable for 2013 users.


Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff


If you are University of Auckland staff, please visit Career Tools to view workshop availability and register on a session.

All others, please see our Registration page for more information.

Please be aware that a Cancellation policy applies to these workshop sessions. 

Dates, times and venues for scheduled workshops 2018

Thursday 22 March 2018, 1-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Tuesday 11 September 2018, 9am-12pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland