Microsoft Project Two Day Advanced


Microsoft Project Advanced (2 Days)

At the end of this training course you will be able to:

  • Manage project costs
  • Consolidate and reuse project plan information
  • Exchange project plan data with other applications
  • Update a project plan
  • Customise Project to meet specific requirements


Manage Costs in Microsoft Project

  • Assign Different Cost Rates to Resources
  • Change the Resource Cost on Individual Tasks
  • Alter Costs Based on Time Periods
  • Assign Overtime Costs and Work to Resources

Work with Multiple Projects

  • Use and Manage Workspaces
  • Create a Programme Plan
  • Consolidated Project Plans
  • Create Interdependencies between Projects
  • Identify the Critical Path or Paths in a Programme
  • Create a Shared Resource Pool
  • Assign Resources using a Resource Pool
  • Use Cost Rate Tables with a Resource Pool

Custom Interim Plans & Concept of Multiple Baselines

  • Setting Baseline calculations
  • Setting Additional Baselines
  • Using Interim Plans – Pros & Cons

Import and Export Project Information

  • File Formats Supported by Microsoft Project
  • Map Project Information
  • Export Microsoft Project Information
  • Import Information into Microsoft Project
  • Export Reports from Microsoft Project

Track Progress and Project Actuals

  • Enter Task Progress as Scheduled
  • Update a Project Using the Status Date
  • Reschedule Incomplete Work
  • Update Task Actuals
  • Report Against Progress
  • Move a Project

Customise Microsoft Project

  • Work with the Timeline Feature
  • Create Custom Fields
  • Create Custom Filters
  • Create Custom Tables
  • Create Custom Views
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Create Templates
  • Use the Organizer
  • Macros

Scheduled courses are held regularly in Glasgow & Edinburgh, on-site courses by arrangement across Scotland.

See our upcoming schedule for this course in Glasgow  or  Edinburgh