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Microsoft Project Advanced 2010/2013/2016


This course covers 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions


Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes.


This is a one-day training course structured into 6 modules


The objective of this intensive, hands-on one-day training course is to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the advanced functionality of Microsoft Project 2010, 2013 or 2016.  Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to able to use complex calendars, consolidate plans, share resources, base plan, track projects and customize Microsoft Project.


The course is intended for existing users of Microsoft Project 2010, 2013 or 2016 who want to use the more advanced features of the software in order to increase their knowledge, productivity and effectiveness. Delegates should have a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Introduction course.


Course Content

MODULE 1Importing & Exporting Data
Learning outcomes: Using and creating your own maps to import and export Project data to and from Excel and other applications.
Topics covered:
  • Import Project Data from Excel
  • Export Project Data to Excel
  • Creating Custom Export Maps
MODULE 2Advanced Project Options
Learning outcomes: Understanding Project's sophisticated Scheduling and Calendar options and using the organiser  to share useful customisations.
Topics covered:
  • Setting Non-Working Time
  • Setting Scheduling Options
  • Using the Organiser
  • Customising the Project Ribbon
MODULE 3Advanced Resource Assignment
Learning outcomes: Using advanced tools and views to gain more control and visibility of resources and their usage across project tasks.
Topics covered:
  • Using Task Entry View
  • Allocating Overtime/Setting Delays
  • Solving Over Allocation Problems
  • Using Projects Automatic Levelling
MODULE 4Working with Multiple Projects
Learning outcomes: Creating a resource pool to share resource over many projects and consolidating projects allowing cross project dependencies.
Topics covered:
  • Creating a Resource Pool
  • Creating Consolidated Projects
MODULE 5Customising Microsoft Project
Learning outcomes: Creating your own specific fields, tables to display chosen fields and views and filters made up of your chosen tables and fields.
Topics covered:
  • Creating Custom Fields
  • Creating Custom Tables
  • Creating Custom Views
  • Creating Custom Filters
MODULE 6Creating Reports
Learning outcomes: Using Project's built in reports and creating your own custom reports to show specific information from a project.
Topics covered:
  • Using Built in Visual Report Templates
  • Editing a Visual Report in Excel
  • Creating Custom Reports (Project 2010)
  • Creating Custom Chart Reports (Project 2013)
  • Creating Custom Table Reports (Project 2013)

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