Step 3: Create projects in Project Online

Step 1: Sign Up Step 2: Add People Step 3: Create Projects

What you do next depends on how you want to work. You can create a new project in Project Online or Project Pro for Office 365.

In Project Online…

When you create a project in Project Online, it starts as a task list on a project site. You can add tasks to your project, add those tasks to the timeline, or add files to the document library on the project site.

Note SkyDrive is now OneDrive, and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business. Read more about this change at From SkyDrive to OneDrive.

You can also add a task list from a SharePoint site into your Project Center, which lets you see workloads for everyone across SharePoint and Project Online. Watch this video to see this in action:

Note SkyDrive is now OneDrive, and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business. Read more about this change at From SkyDrive to OneDrive.

In Project Pro for Office 365…

Before you can create projects in Project Pro for Office 365, you’ll need to download and install it. Here’s how:

Note SkyDrive is now OneDrive, and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business. Read more about this change at From SkyDrive to OneDrive.

After you’ve installed Project Pro for Office 365, you can use it to create projects and save them to SharePoint.

Note SkyDrive is now OneDrive, and SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business. Read more about this change at From SkyDrive to OneDrive.

 Note    When you publish a task list to a SharePoint site, be sure to share the site with the people who you want to be able to view and update the task list.

Still have questions?

There are several ways to get help with Project Online. The Office.com and TechNet Web sites are great resources for information about using Project Online. Take a look through the list of Project Online topics on Office.com, or search for Project Online content.

You may also find it helpful to post your questions and issues on a discussion forum. The discussion forums tend to be very active, which make them a great resource for finding others who may have worked through similar issues, or encountered the same situation.

Not finding what you need? Try the forums.

 
 
Applies to:
Project Web App for Project Online