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Microsoft Project: The Next Level
Thu 26 October 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
This course builds on the fundamentals of project Management using Microsoft Project. It is ideal for users of MS Project who want to take a lead role in using this application as the main tool for tracking a project or combined projects.Delegates should ideally have attended the Introduction course (7 September) or they should have a reasonable grasp of the fundamentals of MS Project.
We train on Project 2010, with reference to 2013 and 2016 where they differ.
Managing the project and understanding project views
Exercises: Preparing a project for analysis and tracking and performing Resource Leveling
Customising the Gantt Chart bars
Displaying the Critical Path
Using the Formatting Tab of the ribbon
Using Network Diagrams
Inserting and hiding columns
Creating a New Table
Understanding and viewing WBS Codes
Examining and Updating the Project
Amending tasks using various views
Using Resource Leveling
Understanding baseline and interim plans
View project baseline information
Compare baseline and scheduled information
Tracking and Updating Tasks Effectively
Exercise: Updating the Holiday project
Viewing Progress Lines
Exercise: Show the Project Progress Line
Understanding project costs
Exercise: Adding costs
Creating a budget
Viewing total resource costs
Viewing total task costs
Reducing project costs
Understanding Project Deliverables
Printing and Reporting
Printing project views
Viewing and changing the print settings
Add a header, footer, or legend to a view
Viewing the built in Reports
What You Can Print
Reports by Report Type
Multiple Projects and Resource Sharing
The Resource Pool
Exercise: Create a resource pool from an existing project and share the resources
Updating the Resource Pool
Review and update assignments
Update resource availability or cost information
Stop sharing resources (temporarily)
Stop sharing resources from a Resource Pool (permanently)
When to use a master project and subprojects
Insert subprojects into a master project
Compare Project Versions
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What refreshments are served at the training?
Two free rounds of tea, coffee and biscuits are served on arrival and at mid-morning. There is also a sandwich and soup lunch served as part of the ticket cost.
Is there disabled access?
The venue is fully accessible. Please let us know in advance of any access requirements.
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What can/can't I bring to the event?
No need to bring equipment or laptop unless we specifically ask in the training descriptor. Pen and paper may be handy for notes.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
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What is the refund policy?
Civicos Training requires five working days' notice of cancellation. We will always attempt to place you on a later version of the same course, or transfer your booking to another course at no extra cost. However, if you cancel with less than the required notice, we do resrve the right to charge for the full cost of the course