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Microsoft Project Intermediate

This course is ideal for people wanting to utilise the more advanced features of Microsoft Project 2016 to manage tasks and resources, as well as track and report on projects.

1 day course
4.51  (92 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Customise Microsoft Project by creating custom fields, filters and views
  • Use advanced features to manage tasks and create a timeline
  • Use advanced features to manage resources and costs
  • Track the progress of a project including creating multiple baselines
  • Create customised reports and analyse data using Microsoft Excel
What you'll get:
Workbook
Post course support
Capped class sizes
eCertificate
Course prerequisites

Participants will need to have attended or have a good working knowledge of topics covered in the Microsoft Project Introduction course.

Do I need to bring my own laptop?

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

Topics covered in this training course
  • Revision of core schedule basics
  • Customising the Project interface
  • Customise Quick Access toolbar
  • Customising tables
  • Customising fields
  • Create a drop down field
  • Create a graphic indicator field
  • Create a calculated field
  • Create and apply filters
  • Create and apply a highlight filter
  • Creating custom filters
  • Grouping
  • Customising views
  • Format the Gantt chart – bar styles
  • Manually format Gantt chart bars
  • Save as PDF
  • Saving to Microsoft Excel via export map
  • Create a new Export map
  • Creating Project templates
  • Create a template from an existing project
  • Copy elements to a template using Organiser
  • Manual vs automatic scheduling
  • Using manual scheduling
  • Inactivating tasks (Project Professional only)
  • Recurring tasks
  • Adjusting calendars for individual tasks
  • Resourcing review
  • Create a resource calendar
  • Amending one resource’s calendar
  • Assigning part-time work
  • Resourcing materials
  • Assigning a cost resource
  • Advanced resource levelling
  • Multiple cost rates for a resource
  • Viewing cost breakdowns
  • Level all resources
  • Create a baseline
  • View the baseline – tracking Gantt
  • Viewing multiple baselines
  • Tracking changes
  • Progress lines
  • Tracking progress in usage views
  • Tracking materials
  • Timeline view
  • Modifying predefined reports (2010)
  • Crosstabulation reports (2010)
  • Modify and create reports in Project (2013/2016)
  • Visual reports and Pivot Tables (all versions)
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4.51
4.51
from 92 reviews
5/5
“Great structure, just the right detail. Overall happy. Thank you Annie!”
Annika, May 2019
5/5
“Very knowledgeable instructor. Very enthusiastic and engaging.”
Oliver, May 2019
5/5
“Annie was lovely and very knowledgeable. ”
Kelly, May 2019
5/5
“The trainer Katherine was excellent and was able to teach additional knowledge based on questions of the class that was not covered in the structure.”
Joey, May 2019