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This course is for existing users of Microsoft Project who want to extend their skills and knowledge beyond the creation of simple projects.

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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Versions: This course is suitable for users of Project 2010, 2013, 2106
  • Level: Experienced
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of MCI MS Project Introduction course or equivalent knowledge and skills.

  • Use various techniques for levelling over allocation of resources
  • Assign material resources in a project
  • Assign and track costs within a project
  • Apply constraints and deadlines to tasks in a project
  • Track the progress of a project
  • Work more productively with project views
  • Work with tables in project
  • Work with some of the features that allow you to control your data
  • Format projects to make them more appealing and relevant
  • Print data from Gantt charts in a variety of ways and presentations

Resource Levelling

  • Understanding Resource Levelling
  • Creating Resource Problems
  • Tracking Down Over Allocations
  • Checking Resource Usage
  • Creating an Over Allocation Report
  • Changing Work Effort
  • Understanding Overtime
  • Assigning Overtime
  • Hiring Contract Labour
  • Switching Work Assignments
  • Rescheduling Tasks

Assigning Materials

  • Assigning Fixed Material Consumption
  • Contouring Materials Usage
  • Adding More Material Assignments
  • Assigning Variable Usage Material
  • Adding To A Material Assignment
  • Checking Work For Materials

Costs

  • Understanding Project Costs
  • Reviewing Current Costs
  • Entering Variable Costs
  • Case Study Variable Costs
  • Assigning Daily Costs
  • Assigning Per Usage Costs
  • Assigning Fixed Costs
  • Assigning Material Costs
  • Using Another Cost Table
  • Applying a Different Cost Table
  • Changing Rates During a Project
  • Assigning Cost Resources
  • Viewing Project Costs

Constraints and Deadlines

  • Understanding Constraints and Deadlines
  • Reviewing Our Project
  • Adding a Constraint
  • Using Elapsed Time
  • Rescheduling Tasks
  • Creating a Deadline
  • Moving a Project’s Start Date

Project Tracking

  • Creating A Baseline
  • Automatically Updating Tasks
  • Manually Updating Tasks
  • Entering Delayed Tasks
  • Tracking Actuals On A Gantt Chart
  • Using The Tracking Box
  • Viewing Task Slippage

Project Views

  • Understanding Project Views
  • Working With the Standard Views
  • Creating Split Views
  • Creating a Custom View
  • Creating a Custom Combination View
  • Using Custom Views
  • Customising the View Menus
  • Saving an Existing View
  • Deleting Unwanted Views
  • Keeping New Views Local
  • Working With Multiple Files
  • Hiding Open Files

Tables

  • Exploring Tables
  • Creating a New Table
  • Adding Fields Using Add New Column
  • Adding Fields Using Insert Column
  • Adding Simple Custom Fields
  • Formatting Table Fields
  • Creating a Simple Lookup Table
  • Using a Custom Table
  • Using a Hyperlink Field

Controlling Project Data

  • Understanding the Data Tools
  • Basic Data Highlighting
  • Highlighting Date Ranges
  • Highlighting a Range of Tasks
  • Highlighting Tasks With Specific Resources
  • More Highlight Filters
  • Applying Filters
  • Creating a Custom Filter
  • Using a Custom Filter
  • Editing Existing Filters
  • Deleting an Unwanted Filter
  • Grouping Tasks
  • Using AutoFilters

Formatting Projects

  • Understanding the Timescale
  • Changing Time Periods
  • Showing Tiers
  • Modifying Specific Tiers
  • Formatting for Non-Working Time
  • Changing Text Styles
  • Working With Gridlines
  • Displaying Progress Lines
  • Working With Progress Lines
  • Changing the Layout
  • Understanding Gantt Chart Bars
  • Changing Gantt Chart Styles
  • Changing Bar Text
  • Formatting Selected Bars
  • Changing Bar Styles

Advanced Printing

  • Placing Printing Commands on the
  • Ribbon
  • Using Print Preview
  • Setting Page Breaks
  • Printing Specific Dates and Pages
  • Printing Headers
  • Printing Footers
  • Working With the Legend
  • Getting the Right Report Fit
  • Exporting to PDF

Exercise Files

Please note there is no pre-course work for this course.

Name Date Time Location Cost
Project Intermediate 11 February 2019 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Sydney $682
Project Intermediate 21 May 2019 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Sydney $682
Project Intermediate 14 February 2019 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Melbourne $682
Project Intermediate 11 April 2019 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Melbourne $682
Project Intermediate 13 June 2019 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Melbourne $682

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