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: TBA | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $495 CDN per person (Virtual classroom), $545 CDN per person (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $595 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 info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

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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

*Prices subject to change.

Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some live classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca if you'd like to arrange custom training on a date that's convenient for you.

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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

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