Microsoft Project Intermediate Training Course

Manage A Project

Course length – 1 day

This course is often taken in conjunction with Microsoft Project Introduction, create a project.

Pre-requisites:

Delegates should be able to set up a project understanding how to create calendars, link tasks and assign resources to a plan.

Objectives:

  • Save, view & change a baseline
  • Format a plan
  • Identify the critical path
  • Resolve resource problems
  • Track and update your plan
  • View & update costs
  • Use reports
  • Create a master plan incorporating sub projects
  • Link a resource pool to several projects
  • Customise Microsoft Project

Topics:

Tasks
  • Review different types of task & task links
  • Create & change recurring tasks
Baseline
  • Save and change a baseline
  • Update a baseline
  • View baselines
Views
  • Combination views
  • Timeline options
Costs
  • Resource standard & overtime costs
  • Fixed costs
  • Viewing task / project costs
Formatting
  • Gantt Chart
  • Text styles
  • Bars and bar text
  • Timescale
  • Gridlines
Analysis
  • Identify tasks on the critical path
Resource Overallocation
  • Identify resource overallocation
  • Solve overallocation problems
  • Resource leveling
Track A Project
  • Update your project plan
  • Mark tasks complete
  • Use the ribbon tracking commands
  • View the tracking table
  • Progress lines
  • Record & update actuals
  • Reschedule uncompleted work
  • Use a status date
Working With Multiple Projects
  • Create a master project
  • Insert a sub project
  • Link tasks between projects
Share Resources
  • Create a resource pool
  • Link the resource pool to several Projects
Reports
  • View project’s report feature
Questions & answers

Click here to view Microsoft Project Introduction training course

View the Microsoft Project Advanced course outline – topics can be mixed and matched from any outline to suit your requirements.

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