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
Free for University of Auckland postgraduate students
$125+GST for others


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

For all others, please see our Registration page for more information on how to register or withdraw and our Cancellation Policy.

Dates, times and venues for 2018

January - March 2018

Dates will be published here in the new year. Alternatively request a custom workshop.