Training Courses

Microsoft Project : Advanced

Two Day Course

Overview

This course is designed for those who are already using Microsoft Project and have some fundamental project management knowledge but who need to learn the more complex project management features and data evaluation facilities.

The course also includes amending and re-scheduling timescales, resources, costs and tasks as well as tracking and controlling each aspect of the project.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Project management principles

    Advanced reporting techniques
    • Customising a report
    • Creating a custom table
    • Customising views
    • Filtering data
    • Using report libraries
    • Formatting reports
    • Annotating the Gantt chart

    Working with forms
    • When to use a form
    • Customising a form
    • Adding and labelling fields

    Resource management
    • Understanding resource assignments

    Scheduling resources
    • Tracking and managing resources
    • Using the resource calendars
    • Using the overtime field
    • Workload contouring
    • Understanding cost options
    • Tracking and managing costs

    Advanced scheduling
    • Planning backwards
    • Amending timescales
    • Rescheduling outstanding tasks
  • Multiple projects
    • Using subprojects
    • Consolidating projects
    • Sharing resources across projects
    • Resource levelling across projects
    • Capturing actuals

    Advanced updating
    • Creating an update procedure
    • Collecting actuals from reports
    • Updating time
    • Updating effort and costs
    • Progress reporting
    • Replanning a project
    • Evaluating progress

    Communicating within your team
    • Working with messages
    • Sending a team assign message

    Questions and answers
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