Intermediate Microsoft Project

Course Objectives

Delegates learn how to refine a Microsoft Project Plan and then monitor the execution of that plan. Use different Views; deal with Resource conflicts; add Costs into the plan; record Progress; manage several Projects.

Prerequisites

Some previous experience in using Microsoft Project is recommended.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Revision
    • Review of Introduction day
    • Revision Exercise
  • Using Standard Views
    • Changing to Different Views
    • Using Other Tables
    • Hiding Tasks with Filters
    • Grouping Similar Tasks
  • Designing Views & Reports
    • Designing a New Table
    • Creating Filters
    • Building a Single or Combination View
    • Designing your own Report
    • Using the Organiser
  • Resource Conflicts
    • Tracking Down Conflicts
    • Using the Levelling Facility
    • Resolving Conflicts
  • More About Scheduling
    • Calculating Work
    • Understanding Task Type
    • Fixed Units Calculations
    • Fixed Duration Calculations
  • Costs
    • Viewing Cost Information
    • Saving a Customised Cost View
    • Using Material Resources
    • Using Cost Resources
    • Varying Rates over Time
    • Varying Rates over Tasks
    • Adding Fixed Costs to a Task
  • Monitoring the Plan
    • Saving a Baseline
    • Recording Progress on Schedule
    • Recording Progress Manually
    • Reviewing against the Baseline
  • Working with Multiple Projects
    • Consolidating Existing Projects
    • Using a Resource Pool
    • Cross Project Links

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