Microsoft Project Advanced

08/09/2016
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/09/2016
All Day

Location
Edinburgh Training Centre

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Audience: This course is aimed at Microsoft Project users wishing to further their project skills. Some experience in working with Microsoft Project and creating a basic project plan is required.

Course Duration: 1 day

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and resolve over-allocations
  • Create a Project baseline
  • Understand the uses of resource pools
  • Create multiple Projects
  • Track a Project using the Tracking Gantt view
  • Create and modify Tables
  • Create calculated fields
  • Apply Project filters
  • Display Reports
  • Templates
  • Team Planner
  • Office online and 365 additional functionality
  • Module 1: Resource Techniques

    • What are over-allocations?
    • Identifying over-allocated tasks
    • Task inspector
    • Viewing resource assignments and finding over-allocations
    • Viewing the project critical path
    • Resource leveling explained
    • Leveling options
    • Applying leveling
    • Uses of the Leveling Gantt
    • Applying the Leveling Gantt
    • Clear leveling

    Module 2: Baselines

    • Why save a baseline?
    • Saving the baseline
    • Removing a baseline
    • Revising the baseline
    • Adding new tasks to an existing baseline
    • Multiple baselines

    Module 3: Multiple Project Plans

    • Why use multiple project plans?
    • Creating a resource pool
    • Setting Project and task priorities
    • Creating consolidated Projects
    • Linking tasks across Projects of a consolidated Project
    • Leveling consolidated Projects
    • Saving project workspaces

    Module 4: Tracking a Project Plan

    • What is tracking?
    • Tracking Gantt view
    • Updating the Project schedule
    • Working with actuals
    • Comparing the actuals and planned progress of a Project
    • Inactive tasks
    • Additional Project tracking options

    Module 5: Additional Table Topics

    • Displaying additional Project tables
    • Modifying table fields
    • Working with custom fields
    • Creating a calculation
    • Working with graphical indicators
    • Creating addition tables

    Module 6: Project Filters

    • Why use Project filters?
    • Using the standard Project filters
    • Creating custom filters

    Module 7: Reporting the Plan

    • Introduction to Project reports
    • Displaying reports
    • Creating custom reports
    • Applying filters to reports

    Module 8: Global Template

    • Benefits of using the global template
    • Uses of the organiser
    • Guidelines of the organiser
    • Adding custom tables, filters and reports to the global template using the organiser
    • Deleting tables, filters and reports from the global template using the organiser

    Module 9: Additional Project Views

    • Calendar
    • Network diagram
    • Task Usage
    • Resource usage
    • Timeline
    • Team Planner

    Module 10: Additional Functionality – Requires PROJECT ONLINE / 365 * Project Professional

    • Resource Manager
    • Resource Engagements
    • Resource Capacity – Heat Maps
    • Resource usage
    • Timeline
    • Team Planner

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