Simple, Concise, Easy to understand/follow. Captured everything a student needed to know about using the actual software. Gave practical uses of Planning, Estimating, Budgeting, Resource Management, Report making both for Client and Upper Management

Donnel Contrano, Jetcrete Oz

Feedback from Client-side Project Managers…

The course was very relevant and timely. It assumes a basic level of Microsoft Project exposure prior to the course which is fantastic. I now understand more advanced uses for Microsoft Project such as tracking and managing resources with time constraints

Todays course was very informative. It gave me knowledge on a few contractual requirements that I was not aware of. The course exceeded my expectations. I now have a greater understanding of site progress on paper and the ability to supervise subcontractors

The course had good coverage of appropriate topics. I have updated my knowledge of Microsoft Project and now have a better understanding of how it fits with our current workflow

It was very well structured and delivered. I now understand how to review and monitor the contractors programs on a current project

The training was really useful. I’m very glad I did it but also that our project managers are more informed and consistent in their approach and techniques. The training has encouraged me to be more analytical and confident when interrogating construction programs

The course contained very useful practitioner’s insight. The training will help in assessing programs for approval

The training was a good overview with practical examples. I have gained a much better understanding of Microsoft Project, especially baselines (which I aimed to learn)

This will be really useful for future work. Brett made some previously unfamiliar concepts very clear and easy to understand. I feel like I have a much better understanding of the program

Very good presentation and format. It was a good refresher for my Microsoft Project skills. The course will help particularly with managing EOT claims and disputes

The pace was good and the amount of content wasn’t too much. The presenters were friendly knowledgeable and attentive. I’m now more confident around using the software and critically analysing the construction programs

The course had good coverage of appropriate topics. I have updated my knowledge of Microsoft Project and now have a better understanding of how it fits with our current workflow.

The training was very worthwhile and comprehensive. I am now much greater capacity to interpret and interrogate construction programs

The course contained very useful practitioner’s insight. The training will help in assessing programs for approval

The course was very thorough, useful and paced well. I aimed to learn more about practical/work-relevant skills in Microsoft Project and the course has exceeded my expectations. I also learnt some very useful shortcuts for navigating the program too

Very useful course. The approach taken was excellent. I have obtained a working knowledge of Microsoft Project and will be able to assess projects more intelligently

Public Training Feedback…

The course gave me a very systematic way of building a comprehensive project plan and being able to track the progress and implement changes as required. The course was delivered very efficiently by a deeply knowledgeable Successful Projects team. In addition to what I have learnt about the ins and outs of Microsoft Project, I found Brett’s comments to be very valuable as they illustrated different concepts using examples from his past experiences
Research Project Leader

This experience has been very good. My team and I now all have an understanding that we will be able to use in order to correctly track our projects together
PA to General Manager, Perth Airport

Todays experience was excellent. It was a great introduction and has given me lots to go and play with. I have a much better understanding of Microsoft Projects functionality and I am now able to plan, track and report much more efficiently
Arid Lands Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy

Excellent course! Professional presentation with the right amount of content and speed. I’m looking forward to exploring my projects in a more thorough way
Senior Airport Planner, Perth Airport

The course was very helpful with the project outline, tables and filters. I have learnt some new shortcuts and improved my general knowledge. I will be implementing what I have learnt in my daily role

Project Manager, Crothers Construction

Well Structured, robust introduction to Microsoft Project and its application to real scenarios. I am new to my role and will now be able to understand my project manager and apply methods and approaches taught
Project Scheduler, Global Constructions Australia

Very informative, extremely knowledgeable staff. Friendly, approachable presenter – not a stressful course! The course definitely exceeded my expectations and will allow me to assist the Project Managers
Assistant Project Manager, Access Housing Australia

Excellent course for a newby to Project Management
Manager of Strategic Projects, Shire of Capel

I have learnt how to use the full functionality of Microsoft Project. It has proven to be a valuable tool for maintaining projects
Project coordinator, City of Greater Geraldton

Great course, very informative and not to daunting for a fundamentals course. I now feel more confident in preparing robust charts
Airport Planner, Perth Airport

The course was very comprehensive and create to have the notes to refer back to. I now know where I have been going wrong and how to setup and manage my projects the most effective way. I liked the interaction and real examples we worked through to embed the learning. I can now comfortably go and setup my own plan

Project Manager, Local Government

Great Presentation! The course shows the key elements of Microsoft Project and how they should be used and avoided in some cases. I have gained a better understanding of Microsoft Project. In particular the information about using views and tables will be very useful in my role
Project Coordinator, Local Government

Brilliant delivery. The course was interactive and easy to follow. Notes were also provided with the course exercises. I have learnt more about the software and will be successfully able to raise and track projects easily in one system
Service Delivery Manager, Market Creations

Very informative, easy to follow and well presented. The course more than met my expectations, I now have a basic understanding of running an effective project
Personal Assistant, City of Greater Geraldton

Very well structured and it was easy to follow. The course has enabled me to look forward and plan an upcoming project
Manufacturing Specialist (Project Advisor), Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Great course, it was very thorough and I learnt a lot. I have gained a better knowledge of Microsoft Project and how to track jobs
Director, Roberts Plumbing and Contracting

The course was very helpful and will be very beneficial to my role. I have learnt how to use and build schedules utilizing all of the capabilities of Microsoft Project (reporting, tracking, etc.)

Project Manager, Construction/Engineering

The course was very informative and presented a wealth of knowledge. I have a much better understanding of Microsoft Project and Project Tracking
Project Engineer, Industrial

I found it to be very well presented. There was lots of information that was explained in simple terms. I have gained an insight into what Microsoft Project can do. I will now be able to assist anyone at work and/or create projects for myself
Trainee Draftsman, Engineering/Construction

The course was very thorough. Examples were processed through step by step to facilitate understanding. The ‘hands-on’ approach of following along on a laptop was very useful
Environmental Approvals Coordinator, Perth Airport

I found it to be very robust and engaging throughout. I now better understand the possibilities of Microsoft Project and I’ll be able to apply this immediately to my new role. I will be the only scheduler working for multiple project managers
Project Planner, Global Constructions Australia

Todays course was absolutely brilliant in every way! And such lovely staff! The course has far exceeded my goal of learning to use Microsoft Project for future employment opportunities
Office Administration, Options21

Brilliant course. The lecturer was very clear and I would recommend to anyone. I have become much more familiar and efficient with Microsoft Project
IT Technician, Civil and Gas / Mining

I think that the course was very well run and very detailed. It gives me a very good knowledge of Microsoft Project
Scheduler, Construction and Mining

I found the course to be informative and easy to follow. It has assisted me with new skills which I can bring across to my business
Commercial Administrator, UGL

The course was very helpful and had clear instructions. I’m now going to apply what I have learnt today into fixing the problems in the current projects I am working on
Project Admin, NuLook Homes

The Course gave me a more holistic view of Microsoft Project as well as a better general understanding
Offshore Quality Technical Assistant, Inpex

The course was very resourceful and helpful. Brett was very informative and a lot of examples were based on real projects
Project Engineer, CAPS Australia

It has been an excellent 2 days. The content was relevant and well delivered and presented. My expectations have been met and I will be using this information to help standardize and ensure consistency within my team

Construction Manager, CPD Group

The material was easy to follow and relevant. I can now use Microsoft Project as a tool for tracking projects and resolving disputes
Contract Administrator, CPD Group

Excellent! I learnt the correct techniques and methods of Programming. It will assist me in Tracking and writing Look Ahead Programmes
Site Supervisor, Construction

I will now be able to start a Master Plan from scratch and Track the Project
Project Administrator, Higher Education

Well delivered, enthusiastic and professional. The course was very relevant to local government
Executive Manager of Development, Shire of Northam

The material presented has opened up my eyes to the power of Microsoft project
S Budd, Endeavour Mining

I found the course to be very interactive with working examples which helped to make the information easier to remember. I can now put a program together myself correctly and not fall into the traps of incorrect reporting

Contract Administrator, Pact Construction

Great information on Microsoft Project showing very clearly what the software offers and how to make the best use of it. Excellent connections were made throughout the course to practical situations. I’m very excited to start using the approach that was presented
Project Leader, Research in Minerals Processing

I thought it was very good. I learnt a lot and will be able to use it in everyday tasks
Gavin Armstrong, Contract Admin

Extremely Informative, opens up a whole new way of Managing our Business. I now understand MS Project and how to Track our Projects better
Operations Manager, Construction

I wanted to gain a good working knowledge of MS Project. I feel this course will have a huge impact on my day to day routine and will be hugely beneficial
Assistant Project Manager, Civil Construction

I wanted to learn about Reporting on Projects and now I have the confidence to create, update and provide these Reports
Executive Assistant, Financial

Well presented and interactive. There was appropriate time taken with the delivery of the course content, not just flying through quickly. I am now much more confident going forward with a program that is new to me

Contract Administrator, Pact Constructions

The course was very well structured and closely related to the industry practices. It was very well taught and will assist me a lot in my present and future roles in the oil and gas and construction industries
Hassan, Woodside Energy

Very helpful on my current work and relevant to scheduling works in the future
Project Engineer, Mining/Construction

The course provided a good foundation for understanding how the program is able to be used. I gained a much better understanding of resource management in Microsoft Project
Project Manager, Shire of Northam

Very informative and well presented with additional help given as required
Bryan Lewis, Pact Constructions

I gained enough confidence to be able to create a Project Plan for a variety of situations.  I feel I have enough knowledge and understanding of the Program to apply it to my job
Assistant Development Manager, Property Development

I improved my knowledge of Tracking and Resourcing in MS Project. This will help me Track Delays and more accurately Forecast
Site Manager, Civil Construction

Very Informative! I can now develop Programmes from scratch and also link Programmes to Cashflows
Project Manager, Construction

Feedback from Building Construction…

Well presented. I now have a better knowledge of EOT’s and Tracking Progress. Detailed very well to ECC requirements
Project Manager, Construction

Excellent – Very focused on areas rarely touched on in similar courses. I have now learned about Statusing and Progress of Projects
Project Manager, Construction

Well presented. I now have a better knowledge of EOT’s and Tracking Progress. Detailed very well to ECC requirements
Project Manager, Construction

The course met my expectations and will further my skills in using projects and administering the contract

Project Manager, Commercial Construction

I now understand Microsoft Project and am able to utilise it more efficiently. The course was very useful, well explained and it addressed common problems
Project Manager, Construction

I have refreshed my skills and learnt how to assist with EOT submissions.  It became obvious that MP is a Project Management tool, not just a reference
Building Coordinator, Construction

The course exceeded my expectations. I need to put it into practice immediately as it will help me assist in Planning Projects

Contract Administrator, Construction

I have a better understanding of the system, especially Delay and EOT’s and Gantt Tracking
Senior Project Manager, Construction

One of the best, most active and involving training courses I’ve been on. I have learnt to use MP accurately and correctly to its full potential
Contract Admin, Construction

The training taught me the full range of options within the programme. It will make my programming more efficient
Construction Manager, Commercial Construction

I can now understand and use MS Project effectively. I’m looking forward to being able to interact with current Project programs efficiently
Contracts Administrator, Commercial Construction

The training surpassed expectation! It will help with my current role and I have a desire to learn more about the programme and its uses
Contract Administrator, Construction

I now understand the correct way to do Tasks, understand Resourcing and claiming EOTs better

Contracts Administrator, Construction

Very well delivered and insightful. Made Project very understandable and not as complex as it looks. The course met and exceeded the objective. It will assist in day to day running of the current project and will encourage updates
Building Coordinator, Construction

More Public Feedback…

Project Engineer, Hydrocarbons/Mining
Brilliant!! The course will allow me to more accurately Track and Manage Projects. It will further improve our company’s image through the proper management and presentation of Project Schedules.

“Great clear presentations. Great content and delivery. Engaging lecture style.”  Project Supervisor, Painting

I learnt how to use Project easily and confidently and apply much needed info to each job.

“I learnt how to implement a major work project. I will now be able to develop the Project Plan to guide the City’s merger”.  Project Officer, Local Government

Project Manager/Project Engineer, Civil Construction
I can use MS Project to assist in better Planning and Tracking. Also Cost Control and Cost Forecasting.

Administrator, Oil and Gas
The training will assist me in managing work not completed and accrue costs and revenue to meet board reports. Well worth the course!

Project Office Co-Ordinator, Superannuation
The training has helped me understand the process our PMs follow to estimate budget and resources required and how Tasks are tracked and managed.

“I will now be able to plan jobs and costings as well as help with Time Lines in Job Planning. Very interesting, very helpful and very easy to follow”.  Workshop Supervisor, Marine Maintenance

Administration Manager, Earthmoving and Mining
I have learnt the Essentials of Microsoft Project and Best Practice in setting up Projects.

This will make the new system for resourcing a million times easier!  Administrative Assistant, Architecture and Interiors

Development Manager, Financial Services
I am now more proficient in some of the more advanced functions of MS Project. This will allow easier Tracking and Planning of Projects.

Project Manager, Construction
I will now be able to produce better quality reports for better presentation to Clients and internally.

I have gained a deeper understanding of the software. Fantastic! Very well explained and delivered by Brett.  Project Manager, Construction

Lead Implementation Engineer, Oil and Gas
I have a greater understanding of how to use the software correctly, so I now understand the mistakes I have been making.

Development Manager, Mining
The training has provided me with practical knowledge in using Microsoft Project.

I needed to be able to create Schedules for tendering. I can do this now and have the basic knowledge on managing the schedule too.  Project Support, Mining Construction

I will now be able to develop Programs to Manage our Resources, ie. own staff and sub-contractors. I will now be able to know how to identify claims etc.

Project Manager, Construction
The course was very informative. Many aspects shown that I was not aware of before. Very Interactive.

“Great course content and well delivered, from novice to experienced user, everyone was engaged.” Administration/Accounts, Construction

I understand what MS Project is! I will utilise it in most tasks and jobs. The course was very easy to understand and follow.

“Brilliant, easy flow, relevant. I can now develop an intricate project plan.”  Project Manager, Medical/IT

Contracts Admin, Construction
Very interesting and helpful towards building a better understanding of Scheduling Projects and Tracking Progress. I will apply this knowledge to my current Projects.

Contracts Admin, Construction
I am now able to produce Reports, perform Tracking and Look Aheads. The course content was applicable to industry and tailored for the group.

“Relevant to actual day to day use. I am now able to track my Schedules”.  Contracts Admin, Construction

Simplified and industry focused. I gained a greater knowledge of Resourcing, Analysing and Reporting so now I can implement and use. Contracts Manager, Commercial Construction

Junior Estimator, Construction/Mining
The course helped me with Resource Levelling, some new tricks and how I can check my Plans.

“Very Good! I learnt some tricks and how to properly do Reporting and Resourcing.” Construction Manager, SMP Construction

Estimator, Construction
This well presented training gave me clear and useful information on how to use the full functionality of MS Project. It will improve the efficiency of Programming in my role.

Branch Manager, Oil Recycling
I wanted to gain some knowledge of how to best use MS Project, now I can go away and start creating a schedule for our current project.

Very Intuitive! I will now be able to better allocate my resources.  Project Manager, Mining

Commercial Analyst, Hydrocarbon Recycling
It will help in building and refining the project plan for our current project. It will also enable Management to have a better outlook of the project.

Shutdown Scheduler, Mining
It will make my job of tracking our shuts a lot easier. Very well run course, pace was made to suit everyone’s MS Project experiences.

Good coverage on the aspects of using MS Project in Construction Management. I am now able to use MS Project  better and it will also provide me with more accurate Forecasting and Problem Avoidance.  Contract Administrator, Construction

Procurement and Budget Coordinator, Construction
I wanted to get a handle on the software better and understand the workings. The course has allowed me to better interrogate Plans and develop Plans.

Tech Services Manager, Civil Engineering
Excellent and Informative. It will provide me with better Project Reporting ability.

I learnt to use Project to its full capabilities. My role will become a lot easier with planning Service Technicians Work Scopes.  Service Coordinator, Oil and Gas

Contracts Admin, Construction Commercial
Very Good. Gave me in depth detail of MS Project.

Project Manager, Main Roads
I feel confident that I will be able to use MS Project to Manage my Projects.

Contract Administrator, Construction
It will assist in preparing Programmes on new work and enable me to  prepare Programmes in support of Claims.

Contract Administrator, Construction
The course made MS Project very simple to use, and practical.

Fantastic insight and knowledge about MS Project. It will assist me with Future Programmes.  Assistant Estimator, Commercial and Mining Construction

Project Manager, Building Construction
Clear concise methodology. Presented by knowledgeable presenter. An excellent course. Highly recommended.

I can now see all the functionality I was missing out on! It will help our department be a lot more organised and integrate us better with other work groups Administrative Geologist, Mining/Exploration

The course was very interesting and insightful. It gave me a better understanding of how Project can be used to Program, Plan and Track work.  Project Manager, Road Construction and Maintenance

Project Coordinator Contribution Schemes, Local Government
I learnt the functionality of MS Project to work out the benefits it could offer me at work. It will help me analyse other peoples Projects/Proposals and Plan my work

Signals Engineer, Rio Tinto Iron Ore
I learnt the tools in MS Project, it will assist in Project Scheduling and Resource Planning. Exciting, Fun and Value-adding.

Senior Project Manager, Construction
I found out where ‘Wizard’ format had gone as well as learning a few extra tricks. Excellent and well presented.

Estimation/Scheduler, Construction
I have learned to use Project ‘properly’ and have gained skills to use Project in a more efficient way. Very good, caters to all levels.

Engineering, Quality Assurance
It Shined a light as to how easy and practical MS Project really is! I gained practical knowledge on how to Schedule, Plan and Track a Project in order to support Project Managers and Team Members. The course was perfect! I will encourage others to use the tool and see the benefits.

“I enjoyed the course. It was a well thought out process to get all steps in course across. I needed help with laying out projects and get a better understanding. It will help alot in my role and hopefully for future roles moving forward.” Joel McElroy, Project/Site Supervisor, Mining/Iron Ore, RCR resources

Senior Planner, Iron Ore
Project is used extensively in my role. I wanted to learn how to setout a well presented and prepared Gantt Chart. I learnt alot and it was easy to follow

Contracts Adminiistrator, Commercial Construction
Very good. Lecturer was very clear and concise with everything which made it easy to take in and learn. Course was well structured. The training will assist in my every day role

Contract Administrator, Construction
Good information, presentation and practical examples. It will help me tracking progress and resources for my projects.

The course has made it easier to use the tool. I needed to better forecast short term projection and achieved that – Site Supervisor, Construction

Site Manager, Construction
Enables better management of programming

Contract Administrator, Construction
Informative, Interesting, Clear, Concise. I will be able to assist the project manager to complete a construction program

Contract Administrator, Construction
Excellent course. I will be able to create and update construction programmes

Great knowledge and relevance. It will assist with Tracking and Resource Allocation

Excellent Content. Alot to learn and examples helped. It will definitely assist in my role. I learnt how to properly utilise functions and how to track progress – Civil Engineer, Mining

Project Officer, Railway
It was a very informative and hands on course, well taught. I wanted to learn what project can do and all the tips and tricks to fully understand why things are done the way they are. Going forward with new schedules, I’ll be able to manage much better as I understand how a schedule should operate and look

Track Maintenance Shut Planner, Mining
The course was very informative and well setout. I wanted to understand Microsoft Project and its function and capability. It helped me better navigate project, prepare Gantt Charts and distribute work flow as required

Rhys Glasson, Civil Planner, Rail, RTIO
It was well setout and easy to follow along. I wanted to refresh my skills and it helped with planning works/projects, providing good look ahead and make planning easier

IT Infrastructure
It was very structured. Pace was good with good pointers and tips. I learnt indepth about PM software tools and to be skilled. This will help in differentiating myself with other PM’s

Graduate Communications Engineer, Radio Communications
To me it was very informative and descriptive. Individual attention was good in this 2 day course

Fleet Maintenance Planner, Mining
It was informative, clear and 100% beneficial to my job. I wanted to be improve my skills and it enabled me to create long term schedules and track projects/shutdowns

Contract Administrator, Construction
“I got a good overview of MS Project and it will allow me to plan more effectively.”

Informative, extremely beneficial and will recommend to other colleagues. I needed a refresher to become more confident using MS Project. I will be able to assist my Project Manager to complete the weekly programme. – CA, Construction

I now understand how to use the software to benefit from it – Contract Admin, Building

Port Civil Engineer, Port Hedland Port Authority. PHPA
I learnt the correct way of using the software… better tracking and levelling etc

Very informative – Trainer was very knowledgeable in all aspects of project and was very clear + concise in his delivery of the training. All questions answered easily. I have a much better understanding of project and it gives me more of a chance to further my career.” Supervisor, Mining

M Chandler, Resource Advisor, Mining Rail
“It was very useful and helpful to get a overall view of how to apply in project management.

“Great pace – Lots of assistance – Practical examples and Presentation – Perfect Depth of Product Coverage (for me).

I was looking to improve Resource Management and the Project Integration with the Resource Pool. I am now well placed to complete an integrated Master Schedule with a common Resource Pool.” Rod Hamilton, RTIO Engineer, Rail Operational Readiness, Mining/Rail

Matthew, Contracts Administrator – Commercial Construction
Easy to Follow and gave good understanding of key project concepts. I gained a better understanding of how to use Project from scratch and for projects and tenders

Project Engineer – Civil Construction
The course was easy to understand. I wanted to gain an initial grasp on using project and now I will be applying what I’ve learned to schedules immediately!

“I gained further detailed knowledge and gives me a better understanding of what can be achieved in Microsoft Project 2010. It was well presented with detailed knowledge”.  Brad Wright,Project Manager/ Engineer, Oil & Gas/Mining

Project Supervisor, Rio Tinto, Mining
A very professional well run course with strong focus on user participation. I wanted to gain better skills and understanding of Microsoft Project. The course has given me the skills to better the outcomes from schedules that are in my profile.

Contract Administrator, Construction
Good course, definitely recommend to my colleagues to do it. The training will assist in preparing programmes and schedules. Tracking is a common task.

Construction Manager, Commercial Building
Great to remove bad habits. Had good pace and examples.

Project Coordinator, Construction
Very Good – NO – I mean Excellent. I improved my ability and it will help to improve client requirements.

Project Advisor, Mining
I wanted to get a better understanding of MS Project and to update my 15 schedules! Now, I can update my schedules properly and report to management effectively. Its saving time by doing schedules properly!


Excellent. Logical, concise & relevant to our Project Management requirements – Planning, Tracking, Resource Management, Reporting” – Permacast, Senior Project Engineer

Excellent. Will send others from my organisation” – Cavey Developments

Hands on, Step by Step guidance – really useful, with clear instructions and patient trainers! I will use for Resource Management, Action Tracking, Quality Assurance Schedules and Development Planning” – Technical Assistant, Inpex

Very informative; Well presented; Practical; hands on. The whole package will be very useful. All info was very clear and very well presented”-  KAMSC

Project Manager
Excellent course – the preparation that was put into the exercises made them really useful in teaching the concepts. Great to have a presenter that was a genuine expert in the software. I’ll incorporate everything I was taught in the course” Cristal

Really informative, useful & applicable to work practices for Planning Tracking and Sharing Project info” – KAMSC

The whole training was useful. Very well presented and explained. It will assist in Planning, Tracking, Resource Management and Client Communication” – Logistics Coordinator, Oil & Gas

Concise and to the Point;
Taught in manner which makes it applicable to any field;
Real life examples used to explain concepts;
Learned more about MS Project in one day than I did in 12 years in industry!
Tracking accurately and Cashlow generation was very useful

The course is very informative, Gets you thinking about so much more. The Planning and Tracking will be most useful, closely followed by Resources with Costings” – KAMSC

Great, Lots of insight imparted. Covered a lot of material – fast moving – but I still followed everything well. It was very well presented.” Environmental  Superintendent, St Barbara

“Very well presented and explained, Examples were current and industry related. Overall, very professional.”

The course clarifies what seems a complicated program” – KAMSC , ICT Coordinator

The most valuable part for me was Learning how to link tasks properly. It wil help me in Setting up a more logical project plan that everyone can use” – UGL, Project Coordinator

The most valuable part was learning how-to setup a Gantt Chart with correct links, headings and resource allocations. It was really useful for client communication.” George Hopkins, Design Engineer

This course is very well structured and brilliantly delivered in a personalized manner. The content was very relevant and skills will be applied immediately. I was once afraid of MS Project, now I am in a position to use it to its potential. Useful for Scheduling, Resource Planning, Master Project management (5 mini projects) and calculating overheads etc.” Jill, Chevron

Absolutely fantastic! Useful for Planning, Budgeting and Tracking, Organising” – Divina EHSIS

Very clear instructions, Interesting, Very useful program and look forward to using in my day to day work” – Candice Laurence, KAMSC

I’ve been using MS Project for years and largely incorrectly for all this time! Very happy to have attended this training. Learnt to use Tables, Views, Filters, Tracking properly

“Brilliant! Very well Structured and Delivered” – Horizon Power


Excellent – Great Content, Delivery & Relevance! Everything was useful. Sorry I can’t be more specific but it’s true.” Superintendent

Awesome! I think this will help to streamline our Project Management once I am proficient with Project. Will make my job easier and more organised! Thank you!” Barrick

Shutdown Planner

“Unreal – I had 0% idea about project yesterday morning . Now I can comfortably have a go at planning a Shut.”

Very relevant – Answered alot of questions which has stumped me for a fair while.” Andrew Job

Great course. Taught me alot about Project.” Ed Wellham

Good tool to use. I will find it very useful for Shutdowns. Planning of tasks will be alot easier.” M Davies

Great presentation & support with 3 presenters. A very practical application of the tool from people that use it!  Excellent for Planning, Tracking, Resource Management, Client Communications.” John Dennys

I found it very good, in particular “keep it simple” and plenty of classroom support.”

Very good – project will be a very useful tool for me. I think it gave me all the skills I need to use it for Project Planning, Tracking Resources and Budgeting.

Well sequenced. Well presented. Clear revision. Excellent delivery and support from Brett and David.” Georgi Dennys

Very good for our Scheduling, Reporting and Tracking of our Shutdowns. Well setout and delivered with excellent support.”

Very informative and well structured course. Got alot out of it. All aspects were useful.I’m in a Capital Project Management role and therefore this course was invaluable to me and will enable me to execute my work a whole lot better.” Barrick

Very well organised, great knowledge of the project – all in all – more than I expected. Planning and Tracking is useful but overall I have a clear understanding and ability to read Gantt Charts properly.” Barrick

I thought it was wonderful, enjoyable, practical and well presented/facilitated. All was useful – particularly Master Project. It was one of the best courses I’ve been to of this kind … no actually, it was the best!” Matt Russell

Construction Manager, Commercial Construction
The training taught me the full range of options within the programme. It will make my programming more efficient.

Project Manager, Civil Construction
Yes! Tracking and Recording the Correct Way! I now understand Tracking more thoroughly and what/how to record for EOT’s and Delay claims. Great to have examples from the industry that I could relate to.

Project Manager, Construction – Commercial
The course has shown me a straight forward Tracking procedure as to how to follow through and update correctly.

Senior Events Co-ordinator, Events
I learnt how to use Microsoft Project so now I can apply skills to our current Project Plan. Great Course, well run and it was great to have the notes already prepared for everything we covered.

“The knowledge gained from this course will assist me with improved management and control of Projects. Cost efficient use and maximising use of product”.  CIO, Finance

Operations Manager, Mining Construction
The knowledge I gained will greatly assist in Planning, Estimating and Costing. Relevant, Logical and Patient Lecturer!

Project Manager, Construction
I can now get rid of my bad habits!

Project Manager, Construction
I have learnt correct Planning and Tracking. This will assist me in effective Planning and Management of Project processes.

Business Development Coordinator, Training
I was looking for a baseline understanding and working knowledge and its application to projects, regardless of industry. I can now clearly source, plan and deliver more effective training to my clients. Awesome presenter, knowledgeable and patient. The real world examples were priceless. Will highly recommend Brett.

PM Scheduler, Construction
I understand the potential of the software. It will save time, money and effort.

Lecturer, Training
Well presented, Great clarity, Extremely good course, Easy to recommend.

“I now understand what Project is used for and how to Track and Plan Projects within my organisation”. Aboriginal Development Officer, Employment and Training

Project Manager, Construction
I wanted to gain a better understanding of all the tools that Microsoft Project offers.The course met my expectations and now I can build a Program and Track it.

Project Coordinator, Construction
The course has given me the knowledge to use Projects in my work for future projects.

Senior Project Officer, Training
I have learnt much more functionality and can’t wait to apply what I have learnt.

Construction Superintendent, Construction
Very Good! From someone who had no knowledge it is now a tool I understand and can use. I can now guide my team members to use the MS Project correctly.

Regional Manager, Transport & Logistics
I have a good initial understanding of MS Project, which I will build on by using it for minor projects, whilst dedicated staff will use it for larger projects.

The course is really hands on, which I found helped to absorb, retain and relate information to the workplace.

Project Coordinator, PM & Consulting
The training helped me to understand MS Project and enabled me to assist and create Programs and Track current Projects. Brett (the trainer) delivers and explains all aspects of the software and its capabilities in a way to clearly understand.

The advanced training in this course will help me in my day to day Tracking of Projects.  Project Manager, Construction

The course has improved my Tracking and Re-Scheduling.  Project Manager, Construction

IT Consultant
Great balance of real world examples, not just how to use the software.

I now have a better understanding on creating gantts for Shuts, as well as obtaining reports.  Shutdown Planner, Mining

Project Civil Engineer, Oil and Gas
I have now mastered MS Project. The course couldn’t have been any better.

Project Manager, Project Management Consulting
Refreshing, Informative and clear in delivery. The training will improve my PM delivery

Site Engineer, Civil Construction Roads
I have learnt the whole process of Creating, Planning and Tracking Progress and Cost. I will be applying this to the 2 week look ahead to keep Supervisors on track.

Very helpful for current and future roles. Very informative, well presented and great content. Environmental Management Officer, Roads/Constructiton

Graduate Signals Engineer, Railway Engineering
The course enabled me to efficiently create Schedules for my own Resourcing and Scheduling of Projects I am managing. Really informative, gave a good understanding of the true functionality of MS Project.

Signal Engineer, Mining
I will be better placed to Manage Projects from here on in.

The course has assisted in Planning my Projects, Evaluating/Reviewing Contractor’s Programs and also Contract Management. Very good course for anyone involved in Delivering and Managing Projects.  Project Manager, Construction Roads

Project Manager, Road Maintenance/Construction
I  now have a much better understanding and idea about how to use it in my role.

Project Manager, Construction
I gained good confidence with the software.  I will be able to use Project to keep a better record on future jobs and events.

Contract Administrator, Construction
I can now Track my Jobs comfortably. Excellent course, easy to understand and follow

Contract Administrator, Construction
The course gave me a more in depth knowledge of the Programme. It will enable me to Track Programmes and Events

Thorough walk through of MS Project capabilities at a good starter level. It will assist me in greater Planning and Scheduling of Projects and Tasks. Project Development Engineer, Roads

Contract Administrator, Construction
The course gave me an understanding of Project and how to apply it to my work. It will save time with the client and give a professional presentation


Project Administration Officer
Easy to follow and definitely helpful –  from no knowledge  to feeling confident in building a project. I learnt a lot in one day and the notes seem easy to follow if I need a refresher.

Project Officer
Very well presented and explained. Made it seem very easy. Well Structured

Network Adminstrator, ICT
It was Interesting; Valuable; Easy to Absorb.

Airport Office Supervisor
The course was very well presented. It was very informative & I feel very confident that I will be able to apply everything that I’ve learnt to my role. I wanted to know how to be better and more efficient & effective in managing projects. The training was above expectations. I would recommend it to all my team members.

Local Government
I enjoyed the course as I hadn’t been through the intricacies of creating a Schedule and assigning resources, formatting or anything. Now I’ll be able to plan Schedules for my projects.

I will be able to use this software immediately. I will no longer have to manually track through Excel!  Manager Partnerships, Local Government

Project Manager
The course has helped improve processes for creating MS Projects. I now have greater understanding to extent of MS Project.

Project Admin
The course was very interactive, in turn was very informative. Far from textbook style which is great!

Project Manager
Worth while. Well Timed

Very informative and well structured. Easy to follow. MS Projects will be utilised in current & future records projects. It will enable me to plan & structure my projects. Records Coordinator

Coordinator Works and Technical Services, Local Government
The course took me beyond the basic knowledge of MS Project.

Project Officer, Local Government
Now I will be using MS Projects for all my Projects.

I will be able to use this software immediately. I will no longer have to manually track through Excel!  Manager Partnerships, Local Government

Manager Governance and Organisation Strategy, Local Government
This course gave me great insight into MS Project, I can see it is a great resource.

Was detailed and ran at a good pace. Even for someone who is completely new to MS Projects! Project Officer

Project Manager
It was well delivered. Easy to follow. Presenter very knowledgeable and left no questions unanswered. I was using only for basic tasks but now I will use to allocate resources and tracking.

Excellent – Very informative. I really appreciated the strong knowledge of the presenter. I learnt a more efficient way of using MS Project. Thank you. Building Maintenance, Planning Assets

Airport Building coordinator, Asset Contract Management
It was well structured to maximise the use of MS Project. It was targeted to us at good pace.

Club Development Officer, Local Government
Now that I have learned the basics, I can now progress from Excel.

I learnt how to integrate MS Project into my current practices.  Fleet Support Officer, Local Government

Airport Commercial Coordinator, Local Government
I came to refresh my skills but I learnt so much more!  The course exceeded my expectations and I can now easily use MS Project to manage multiple Projects.

CA, Construction
The course gave me all the info on all required. It has further my understanding at putting a program together

Phil Vosbergen, Engineer, Mining, Port Hedland Port Authority. PHPA
Excellent introduction into the function of Microsoft Project. Presenter (Brett) and assistant (Greg) both had comprehensive and practical knowledge of software and its capability. I was able to setup projects from scratch without having to use old gantt charts as a basis. And it assisted me further with planning and tracking of projects.

Joel, Track Maintenance Planner, Mining, RIO
The course was well paced, gave good examples. I can walk away with using Project to make plans/Gantts

The course was very worthwhile and will assist in many aspects of my current role – Contracts Administrator, Commercial Building

I can now plan my projects moving forward and have a better appreciation of programs by others – Contracts Administrator, Commercial Construction

Contracts Administrator
I have furthered my knowledge in project and can track progress on site more accurately

Project Officer, Local Government
I gained good working knowledge and understanding of project. I’m equipped to better manage and track projects

Contracts Administrator, Commercial Construction
Very informative and inviting. It has helped me with tracking and resourcing plans

“The course covered a wider range of MS Project. I wanted to setup the structure of Project and apply more functions of the program. After the course, I could setup project and complete it properly and learned multiple functions.”  Project Manager, Civil Construction, Leighton Contractors

What an excellent approach to teaching. I wanted to learn from scratch how to improve current practices of using project. I have definitely achieved this and can now schedule and report on projects better. I can make people accountable and clearly see impact of delaysManager Infrastructure Development, Local Government.

Shane Finnerty, CA – Construction
I gained better knowledge and the Project Management side of my job will benefit

Callum Young, Signals Engineer, Mining & Rail
I wanted to develop a good overall understanding of how to effectively build a project schedule from the ground up. Now I will be applying the skills to better plan project tasks and the involvement from stakeholders that I directly interface with.

Project Accountant, Technology.
It was really well delivered, relevant and easy to follow. I wanted to ensure I was using it correctly and to the best of its capabilities. I will ask PMs to use it more so I can extract more out of it.

CA Construction
I wanted to become more efficient and learn to use the software properly. The course was clearly explained and make the learning easy. I am now confident to use software and will be more efficient.

Very relevant
Easy to Follow
Good info
I wanted to be more efficient at Project and now I am quicker at creating programs and will print and format properly.

Contract Administrator, Construction.
Excellent, the support people were very attentive and kept the fluid progress. The notes are well structured

It was very clear. I will start to use project to organize my work and track projects.” Building Designer and Coordinator, SOS Services

Systems Engineer, Mining
It was really enjoyable and very practical. The Facilitator was knowledgeable and very experienced. I will break old habits and be more efficient at using the software. I learnt other useful features too. It will assist all my other schedules and tracking of assigned projects and tasks.

Really Good. Very Useful. It was key for Tracking – Ideal for Project Management.” MCore Services, Project Manager

Easy to follow, Clear instructions and Good insight into what Project can do. This covered everything I needed to know for my area of work.” Sanpro Construction

I have learnt something new from every part of the day and really wish I had done the course sooner. It’s been superb; very useful & practical. Thank you” Kat Southall, CSIRO

Rebuild Project Supervisor
The techniques taught in Tracking will allow me manage the schedule. And better communicate Planned vs Actual to key stakeholders.”

I now know a whole lot more quick and easy ways to get started and continue. I wanted the confidence to use MSP and now I have that – Thanks! Outcome achieved.” Angela Pearson

Great course – Realised what I was doing wrong with entering %Complete and not looking at duration. Learnt alot from this course; Totally recommend it.” Project Controller

Effective delivery;
Easy to understand;
Easy to navigate manuals;
Practical examples;
Instructor highly experienced.
Useful for Tracking, Cost control, Resource management for multiple projects, Communication (Internal & External)” Golder Associates

Planning Specialist
I found the Filters and Custom Filters, Calendars and Reporting useful” to advance my skills – RIO

Maintenance Planner
Well laid out course covering a very large amount of information on MS Project and gave very good overview of what can be done for Planning, Resources management and Gantt Chart layouts” – St Barbara

Great training, it helped a lot in understanding MS Project. I think it will help me stand out at my workplace with these skills” EHSIS

It will help me out in Estimating, Tracking, Budgeting, Resourcing & Reporting” – Bill Down, Project Manager


Course was very well presented and explained thoroughly step by step. Very Good / Excellent Action Tracking & Resourcing

Was a good overview on how to budget track and update the progress of a series of projects. Great for Tracking Projects, Budgeting and Time management resource” – Sharon

Excellent. I thought I knew  a fair bit about the software but I am now much more confident and my knowledge has grown exponentially!” City of Armadale, Director of Projects

Great start to Projects. Think it is very useful. Definitely has the ‘WOW’ factor. I will use for Budgeting and Resource Management” – KLC

Microsoft Project is a wide/difficult software with multiple functionalities. But Brett & Anna have put the course in such a way that we could understand it very well. The different examples and exercises done were useful and I am pretty confident to deal with MS Project now.” Radlink Communications, Communications Engineer

“Easy to follow, Clear instructions and Good insight into what Project can do. This covered everything I needed to know for my area of work.” Sanpro Construction

Excellent tailored course, good level of information and very practical. Good way to get project managers who are working on small capital or sub projects empowered to plan and track effectively. Brett’s past experiences and his recommendations for Planning and Tracking were very useful.” Nina, Chevron Australia

Very well structured, prepared and presented course. The entire course content was useful.” Brendan

Fantastic. Really Happy!” Geidi

More Great Feedback …

“Good course that outlines the main and best used features on MS Project for Planning, Tracking, Resource Management and Reporting.” Milos Zdravic

Very well run course at exactly the correct pace. Step by step. Understanding of how the software works – really useful.” St Barbara

It’s been a very worthwhile 2 days. Well presented and I learnt alot.” Craig Shales, Murray Engineering

Content = Excellent || Presentation + Delivery = Excellent || Delivery of Information = Logical and simple. Will be able to apply in the workplace easily for Planning / Tracking / Resource Management.” Murray Engineering

I believe the course was concise to what was needed to break old habits and learn new ways to make planning more simple and manageable. The one on one issue solving worked a treat. Improved my Resource Management and Tracking.” Byrnecut Mining

“I found the course Amazingly useful! And the way it was delivered was just awe!” Samuel Gebregerghish

The course is very well run and informative. Useful to me in Time management, Tracking the whole development process.”

Very well presented, have gathered alot of useful information out of this course which will be used for our Outage Schedules, particularly in Tracking, Communication and Correct Project Setup.” Justin Macdonald BHP Nickelwest

Very helpful, will assist in removing my bad habits and help me track my projects properly.” Brett Heslin, Kounis Metal Industries

Very good content and plenty time to ask questions. Useful in Planning and Resource Management.” Premier Coal

Gave great info – and lots of info. I found the whole course useful.” James McGregor

Very good and well presented. Good volume of training in the two days; very informative!

Great course! Exceeded my expectations! My main gain was that it opened up a career path for me by providing a broader understanding of formal side of project management.

Great stepping stone for Tracking, Multiple projects and how to start working and applying to our works” Caps Australia

The course was well run and very informative. Well done. Planning and Tracking will be very useful.”A Giardina

Excellent presentation with format easily understood for Planning Resourcing and Tracking.”

The course was informative, communicated well & professional run. It was anInformation Packed two day course. I believe all areas will be useful, however, Tracking shall be particularly useful.” Quattro Project Engineering

More and More Great Feedback …

Well presented, informative and relevant for Planning, Tracking and Resource Management.” Neil DeTisi Carnegie Wave Energy

Brett has good communication and is well spoken. Answered questions as they arise. Good in Planning, internal and external communication, Master Project (using multiple projects) Formatting Reports.” Annette Johnson, Bristow Group

It’s a very helpful course in today’s construction and mining industry – for Building Construction Programme, Project Management and Tendering.” REL

Course was very thorough and comprehensive for Planning, Tracking and Communication with Key Stakeholders.” Ron Brand

Maintenance Planner

My retention is greater than other computer courses due to clear logical steps. Use for Planning of Resources and Shutdown.” John Waddell

Very pleased I decided to attend. Excellent content delivered with pace to cover a lot of ground.” Alard Russell

Course was very good and I will be immediately able to implement skills to daily work in Planning, Tracking and Client communication.” Northerly Group

Well presented – easier to follow because true to life examples were used and we were all able to take part in discussions.” Brian Duffy, Specialised Reline Service

It’s been a very worthwhile 2 days. Well presented and I learnt alot.” Craig Shales, Murray Engineering


Anyone who has MS Project should STOP and do this course. Your planning productivity will go through the roof!” Bedilu Wolelo

Very informative and will give me some ideas to improve our scheduling/planning for our workshop” Murray Engineering

Very well designed, well thoughtout and planned. It was educational and informative. And easy to follow. I will use for Tracking, Resource Management, as a Tool to show client, and added tool for presentations.” Ken Leembruggen

Excellent presentation with format easily understood for Planning Resourcing and Tracking.”

Good value for money – Well presented – Presented very proficient – Very hands on. Highly recommended. I will use for Project Cash Flow, Tracking, Resource Allocations and Resource Pooling.” Clint Inwood, Horizon Power

Very good information relevant to the workplace. Useful tips for easier usage. Good interaction with program for Tracking, Budgeting and Planning.” Starr Structures

I learnt a lot. Will use in Planning, Resource Management and to Manage Multiple Project Stages.” Landgate

Very informative and course material was easily presented for someone who hasn’t used the software before. Good in Tracking Projects and Organising various projects to run over a 7 year period.” Shire of Capel

Well presented course. A lot of discussion and hands on approach. I now have alot better understanding of Project 2010. I benefited from the plans I drafted and produced in class.

Great course – Agenda flow was good, logical and easy to follow. Brett’s presentation, explanations and pace was great (Clear + Concise).” Adam Walters, Emmerson Resources

Excellent. Very practical and suitable for Tracking, Budgeting and Resourcing purpose. This course is  the Industry Leader – I’ve been to many and they don’t compare.  Thanks.” Clinton, Interquip.

Great course – very helpful and informative. At the right pace and lots of hands on help. Use for Tracking and Planning.” Roger, Extrin

Very helpful, learnt what not to do anymore when using the programme.”

I found the course extremely beneficial in Planning, Tracking, Budgeting, Resourcing and particularly Client Communication. It was well designed and organised and easy to follow with all the help on hand.” Ashleigh, Siemens Australia Ltd

Overall Great Relevant Content, Clear delivery. Enjoyed it.” Northerly Group

I found it to be an excellent insight into the potential of MS Project. I look forward to applying the software in my day to day work.” James Groom, Nicheliving

Great course – good pace. Perfect for 1st time user. I found the Critical Path useful and seeing areas that will push project past deadline.”

Great presenter – Good knowledge of project software. Useful tool – plan work projects and personal projects, become more organised.” Jermaine

Good information & hands on approach. 10/10 Great for tracking where projects are at. Good for keeping track of budget.” Kimberley Training Institute

Really well structured. Good people skills and communication. Great interaction. Useful for beginners or those who have experience.” Simone, Kimberley Training Institute

Extremely interesting and well presented. Brett and David was very patient and helpful.” Kimberley Training Institute

Great practice at applying Project Management to the real world.”

Excellent. Built on my existing basic skills and showed me great ideas/tips to improve my current plans.”

Excellent. Good course material with very good tuition. Very Useful.” Kayne, AME PL

Fantastic. Brett was brilliant. Knowledge – Unbelievable. Learnt plenty as a supervisor and better understanding the schedules I receive.” Ian

The course was delivered from a Base of Knowledge & better still – EXPERIENCE. Well paced and informative – Tracking and Budgeting.” Ross Kember, BEC Engineering

Practical and hands on course, very relevant to the specifics of my work. Great materials to take away.” Sarah Evans, Dept. of Water

I find it well paced and very useful. It was well presented and enjoyable. Thanks.” Starr Structures

Excellent. Thorough and very easy to understand. Will be sending more of our staff to do the course.” Ross Cooperwhite, 3B Build

Very comprehensive with practical examples of how this software can be applied to real world situations.” Matthew Rologas, Youth Focus

The Presenter knew alot and had good knowledge to back it up. It will be useful in my HSE Planning.” Clarence Fernandes, HSE Advisor, Contraflow

Excellent course… for Planning and Resource Management.” Siemens

Thanks for everyone’s patience. And Brett’s calm, concise demeanor makes a fantastic learning environment.”


The course was run effectively and it was extremely informative. In addition to Planning, Tracking, Budgeting, and Resource Management, it will also increase my confidence when communicating with colleagues and clients.” KMC Group

Maintenance Planner

Excellent! Definitely one of the best courses I have ever done. Well paced, Well delivered by Brett. Enjoyed it!” Jimmy Spahic – Barrick – Lawlers (Shutdown Planning)

Well presented. Informative. One of the best course I’ve done in a long time. Thank you. Useful in my role for Planning, Tracking projects and support feedback to challenges.” Liam, BMW

Very interesting and enjoyable.” Nic Ellis, Linkforce

It was a well structured course which enabled me to validate what I learnt and extend my knowledge to a competent level of operation within my office setting. Useful for Budgeting, Resource Management and Planning.” Louise Davenport

Very well presented. Easy to understand. All questions answered and explained.”

Very informative with a very wide application especially in the Construction industry.” Roland, Dept. of Housing

Excellent and Informative for Planning and Tracking.” 3B Build

Very good course. Very relevant. Will recommend it to Kim who should have come. Tracking and Planning will be just what the doctor ordered.” Jason Keane, Cardno BEC

My knowledge before the course was very limited. I leave with a greater understanding and knowledge to use this package. I can build programs from nothing and benefit from cost tracking.” Redpath Australia

Great learning – Step by Step Practical Workout. Useful for Planning, Tracking, Budgeting and Resource Management.” Fulton Hogan

Great – learnt heaps more doing this course in Tracking and Planning.”

Very informative. It sets the base and foundation for improved project implementation on site. Useful for more effective planning of onsite mechanical shutdowns.” Don Woods

Good content, well presented. Useful in Asset Management, project tracking.” BGC Modular

This is the best course with good language and practical learning.

Good course. Learn plenty for running shuts and setting up plans with the Gantt Chart.” Steven, Linkforce

Great course. Very useful in many different facets. Good for job tracking, people and resource management.” Glen, Triplicity Constructions

Met my expectations. Knowledgable. Presenters made learning easy. Learned many new skills! Fantastic.” KTI

Really useful for Planning Tracking and Budgeting.

EXCELLENT!!! One of the best courses I have ever been on.” Andrew Coopes, BMW

Very insightful and very well presented to make learning easy. Great help and support throughout the two days.” Brett Chappell

The course was full of information and covered all the basics that I need to know in building the Gantt Chart.”

Felt I learned alot of useful tips and was a very pleasant course. One of the best I have been on in years.” Ian Griffin

Great insight to information available to us to manage our projects effectively.” Paul Reynolds, Byblos Constructions