Microsoft Project: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Project Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 2 days

Microsoft® Project® Desktop Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Course Dates: March 19/20, 2020 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $545 CDN per person + HST (bring your own device) or $645 CDN person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)*

Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.

Register for this training course.

Course Overview

During this hands-on course, students will work with recurring and split tasks, manage and update tasks and apply calendars to tasks. Custom calendars, tables, views, filters, fields and reports will also be created and applied to projects. Students will create master projects and insert subprojects into a master project as well as link projects. At the end of the course, a network diagram and timeline will also be created. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Project: Introduction or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

Related training: View all Microsoft Project courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual or published book
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Managing the Project Environment

  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Essential keyboard shortcuts
  • Setting key options

Working with Tasks

  • Linking and unlinking tasks in different ways
  • Adding recurring tasks
  • Splitting tasks
  • Using the Task Inspector to deal with issues
  • Adding a calendar for a task
  • Viewing and managing the critical path

Creating and Applying Filters

  • Applying autofilters
  • Clearing autofilters
  • Using custom filters with autofiltering
  • Creating advanced filters
  • Copying advanced filters between projects

Working with Calendars

  • Creating custom base calendars
  • Copying calendars between projects
  • Assigning a calendar to a task

Creating Custom Tables

  • Creating custom tables
  • Applying a custom table to a view
  • Resetting default tables
  • Copying custom tables between projects
  • Deleting custom tables

Creating Custom Views

  • Creating custom views
  • Applying custom views
  • Copying custom views between projects

Creating Custom Fields

  • Creating custom fields for text
  • Using lookup tables
  • Creating custom fields with formulas
  • Displaying custom fields in a table
  • Copying fields between projects

Managing Costs

  • Labour costs associated with work resources
  • Material costs
  • Cost resource costs
  • Applying resource costs in different ways
  • Entering fixed costs
  • Viewing costs in tables

Dealing with Resource Overallocations

  • Running an overallocated resources report
  • Causes of overallocations
  • Using filtering to view overallocated resources
  • Removing a resource from a task
  • Changing dependencies
  • Using the Inspector
  • Applying levelling

Tracking Progress

  • Saving a baseline to compare actuals vs planned results
  • Marking tasks as complete in different ways
  • Viewing the baseline on the Gantt Chart
  • Other useful tables for tracking results
  • Entering actual start, actual finish and actual durations
  • Getting back on track

Displaying, Formatting and Sharing Timelines

  • Displaying a timeline
  • Adding tasks to a timeline
  • Removing tasks from a timeline
  • Viewing different parts of a plan using a timeline
  • Formatting timelines
  • Sharing timelines

Designing Reports

  • Previewing and printing built-in reports
  • Creating custom reports
  • Specifying page setup options

Managing Master and Subprojects

  • Overview of master and subprojects
  • Inserting a subproject in a master project
  • Setting options
  • Linking projects
  • Managing links between projects
  • Controlling dependency settings

Working with Network Diagrams

  • Viewing a Network Diagram
  • Using task nodes
  • Working with paths

REGISTER for a public course at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Do you need more information? Contact us!

To request this page in an alternate format, contact our staff.

*Prices subject to change.

Copyright 2019 Avantix® Learning Inc.

Instructor writing on virtual graph in Microsoft Excel training course in Toronto.

Custom training

Register now for a public scheduled course or contact us to discuss custom on-site or off-site training options.

Related courses

Microsoft Project: Introduction

Microsoft Project: Generating Reports

Microsoft Access: Introduction

Microsoft Visio: Introduction

VIEW MORE COURSES >

You may like

Auto vs Manual Scheduling in Microsoft Project

Auto vs Manual Scheduling in Microsoft Project

In newer versions of Microsoft Project, you have the option of scheduling tasks using manual or auto scheduling. In earlier versions, Microsoft Project used auto scheduling which takes advantage of Project’s scheduling engine to schedule tasks.

How to Create a Timeline in Microsoft Project

How to Create a Timeline in Microsoft Project

Timelines are a great way to view key tasks and milestones in a project. You can add tasks to a timeline and then format it any way you’d like. Copy a timeline into an email or Word or PowerPoint file to present the timeline.

You may also like

Microsoft, the Microsoft logo, Microsoft Office and related Microsoft applications and logos are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in Canada, US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of the registered owners.

Avantix Learning | 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5E 1W7 | info@avantixlearning.ca

Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Project: Intermediate / Advanced (Toronto course)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
March 19, 2020
Next course ends
March 20, 2020

Pin It on Pinterest