Microsoft Project Training – Advanced

Microsoft Project Category Page - Project 2013 IconThis Microsoft Project training course will teach you how to make the most of planning and managing projects using Microsoft Project, building on your existing skills and teaching you to make the most of this powerful project management software. Part of the second day of this course is a workshop session which allows  delegates to work on their own projects.

Led by highly experienced MS Project trainers with many years of experience our hands-on courses mean that you will leave with lots of practical Project experience as well as useful tips and tricks.

This course assumes that you have attended our Introduction/Intermediate level Microsoft Project training course or you have a good understanding of Microsoft Project.

It also assumes that you have an understanding of project management techniques and can create/manage a project.

This course aims to show delegates how to become expert users of MS Project. It assumes that delegates have an understanding a familiarity with Project but do not use currently use all of it’s functionality and shows them how to make best use of that additional functionality.

Our courses run from 9.30 am to approximately 4.3opm. While you are with us we are focused on offering you a relaxed and productive learning environment. There is no dress code for our courses. Please come wearing whatever you are most comfortable wearing. You do not need to bring anything with you when attending one of our courses.
When you book a course with use you get the following:
  • A full colour advanced MS Project manual or book.
  • The exercises that you have worked on during your course to allow you to practice afterwards.
  • USB stick to take the exercises away (where relevant).
  • Freshly prepared lunch in our onsite cafeteria.
  • Refreshments though out the day.
  • Training in fully air conditioned facilities from an experienced advanced Project instructor.
  • Free parking at our Guildford site.
  • Understanding Working With Applications
  • Copying a Gantt Chart Image
  • Copying Table Data
  • Copying to Microsoft Excel
  • Linking to Microsoft Excel
  • Exporting to Microsoft Excel
  • Exporting to Excel Using a Map
  • Displaying Progress Lines
  • Working With Progress Lines
  • Understanding Project Templates
  • Examining the Templates
  • Saving a Project as a Template
  • Using a Custom Project Template
  • Specifying the Personal Templates Folder
  • Using the Personal Template Folder
  • Modifying a Template
  • Understanding the Global Template
  • Organising the Global Template
  • Applying a Newly Organised Item
  • Removing Items From the Global Template
  • Understanding Linked Projects
  • Combining Projects
  • Viewing a Combined Project
  • Printing From a Combined Project
  • Setting a Combined Project Start Date
  • Changing Data in a Combined Project
  • Saving and Closing a Combined Project
  • Using Only the Combined Project File
  • Using Only Subproject Files
  • Inserting Subprojects
  • Breaking Subproject Links
  • Creating a Read Only Subproject
  • Inserting Task Links
  • Creating a Summary Milestone
  • Understanding Resource Sharing
  • Creating a Common Resource Pool
  • Linking to an External Pool
  • Linking a New Project File to the Pool
  • Assigning Resources From the Pool
  • Working With Shared Resources
  • Checking for Resource Links
  • Managing Shared Resources
  • Opening Shared Resource Projects
  • Opening the Resource Pool Only
  • Assembling a Resource Master
  • Working With a Resource Master
  • Understanding Project Downsizing
  • Creating the Resource File
  • Creating Smaller Projects
  • Linking Subprojects to Resources
  • Preparing for the Master Project
  • Creating the Downsized Master File
  • Setting Project Links
  • Finalising the Master
  • Understanding Custom Fields
  • Creating Custom Fields
  • Inserting Custom Fields
  • Creating A Formula In A Custom Field
  • Modifying A Formula
  • Testing A Formula
  • Understanding Graphical Indicator Custom Fields
  • Creating Graphical Indicator Custom Fields
  • Creating A Lookup Custom Field
  • Creating An Outline Code Mask
  • Entering Lookup Table Values
  • Using A Lookup Table
  • Understanding WBS Codes
  • Creating WBS Codes
  • Altering Tasks With Custom WBS Codes
  • Renumbering WBS Codes
  • Editing Custom WBS Codes
  • Adding Simple Custom Fields
  • Formatting Table Fields
  • Creating A Simple Lookup Table
  • Using A Custom Table
  • Using A Hyperlink Field
  • Preparing For The Custom View
  • Creating A Custom Filter For The View
  • Creating A Custom Group For The View
  • Creating A Custom Table For The View
  • Creating The Custom View
  • Removing A Custom View And Its Components
  • Creating a Custom Filter
  • Using a Custom Filter
  • Understanding Graphical Reports
  • How Graphical Reports Work
  • Running A Report
  • Formatting Chart Objects
  • Manipulating Report Data
  • Filtering Report Data
  • Cloning An Existing Report
  • Creating A New Report
  • Enhancing Report Appearance
  • Making Reports Global
  • Removing Unwanted Reports
  • Understanding Visual Reports
  • Understanding Excel Visual Reports
  • Creating A Visual Report From A Template
  • Choosing Fields To Display In A Visual Report
  • Changing The X Axis Categories
  • Filtering A Visual Report
  • Formatting A Visual Report
  • Saving A Visual Report As A Template
  • Using A Custom Visual Report Template

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