Microsoft Project: Expert

Microsoft Project Training Series | Level 3

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

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 instructor-led Microsoft Project course, students will move to the next level with  Project. Data will be imported from and exported to Excel. Custom forms will be designed and copied to other projects similar to other custom objects. Work breakdown schedules will be created and progress will be forecasted using Earned Value Analysis. Students will learn to manage multiple projects as well as resource pools. At the end of the day, students will create simple macros to automate Microsoft Project. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Project: Intermediate 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 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

Creating Custom Forms

  • Displaying forms
  • Creating a custom form
  • Adding items to a form
  • Copying forms between projects

Creating Work Breakdown Schedules

  • Setting up work breakdown schedules
  • Displaying work breakdown schedules
  • Hiding work breakdown schedules

Excel Importing and Exporting

  • Importing from Excel
  • Exporting to Excel
  • Creating import/export maps
  • Linking between Microsoft Project and Excel

Managing Multiple Projects

  • Working with workspaces
  • Consolidating projects
  • Hiding and unhiding windows
  • Creating links across projects
  • Saving consolidated project baselines

Managing Resource Pools

  • Sharing resource pools
  • Turning off resource sharing
  • Identifying resource pool links
  • Protecting a resource pool
  • Updating a resource pool

Reviewing Progress using Earned Value Analysis

  • Overview of Earned Value Analysis (EVA)
  • Working with earned value fields, tables and reports
  • Reviewing forecast variances
  • Exporting earned value data to Excel

Getting Started with Macros

  • Using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to automate Microsoft Project
  • Creating a simple VBA macro
  • Running a VBA macro

. *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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