Microsoft Project: Intermediate / Advanced
Microsoft Project Training Series | Level 2
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 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.
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 email@example.com 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
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
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