Microsoft Project: Generating Reports

Microsoft Project Training Series | Level 2

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® Project® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Desktop)

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

Course Dates: TBA | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $275 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $295 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $345 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

Live classroom courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

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

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Course Overview

During this hands-on course, students will learn to create and run reports in Microsoft Project 2013 and later versions. Built-in reports will be generated and edited. Students will learn to change report data and appearance and reports will be copied to other programs and between projects. During this course, students will also create new custom reports and export data to Excel. The instructor will include numerous tips, trick and shortcuts throughout the course.

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 for more information including savings for custom group training.

Related training: View all Microsoft Project courses >


  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Working with Reports

  • Creating reports using the Reports tab on the Ribbon
  • Starting from the Dashboard
  • Adding buttons to the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using built-in reports
  • Setting the status date for reports

Changing Report Data

  • Starting from a built-in report
  • Selecting items in a report
  • Using the Field List pane to filter items
  • Changing Chart Elements and Chart Filters

Changing the Appearance of Reports

  • Using black and white or full colour reports
  • Changing the font, color, or theme of a report
  • Adding charts and tables to a report
  • Changing Chart Styles
  • Adding images and shapes
  • Creating split views so you can view reports as you change data

Creating Timeline Reports

  • Creating timeline reports
  • Adding and removing items from timelines
  • Formatting timeline reports

Creating Custom Reports

  • Creating new custom reports
  • Starting from Blank, Chart, Table or Comparison types
  • Building a custom report
  • Saving custom reports

Printing and Sharing Reports

  • Copying reports to other programs
  • Sharing with Project Online
  • Printing reports

Copying Reports between Projects

  • Copying reports to other projects or to the global template

Reporting with Excel

  • Exporting data to Excel
  • Creating reports in Excel

*Prices subject to change.

Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some in-person classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at if you'd like to arrange custom instructor-led virtual classroom or onsite training on a date that's convenient for you.

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Microsoft Project: Generating Reports (Toronto course)
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
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