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Microsoft Project

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Llynfi Enterprise Centre

Heol Ty Gwyn


CF34 0BQ

United Kingdom

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The objective of this intensive, hands-on one-day training course is to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the advanced functionality of Microsoft Project 2016. Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to able to use complex calendars, consolidate plans, share resources, base plan, track projects and customize Microsoft Project.

Target Audience

The course is intended for existing users of Microsoft Project 2010,2013 or 2016 who want to use the more advanced features of the software in order to increase their knowledge, productivity and effectiveness. Delegates should have a good working knowledge and understanding of the concepts covered in the Introduction course.

Class sizes

Maximum class size is 2 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor.

Learning Objectives

  • Use the tools and maps to import/export project information between other applications

  • Understand and Demonstrate projects advanced settings and features in relation to scheduling

  • Identify and use advanced views and features to assign and manage resources

  • Understand the principles and learn how to share resources to multiple projects

  • Learn how to add custom fields, tables and views for bespoke purposes

  • Understand and use project's built in report functions and create bespoke reports


• An understanding of project management concepts

• Knowledge of a Windows operating system

Course Content

Module 1

Importing & Exporting Data

Learning outcomes

Using and creating your own maps to import and export Project data to and from Excel and other applications.

Topics covered

  • Import Project Data from Excel

  • Export Project Data to Excel

  • Creating Custom Export Maps

0Module 2

Advanced Project Options

Learning outcomes

Understanding Project's sophisticated Scheduling and Calendar options and using the organiser to share useful customisations.

Topics covered

  • Setting Non-Working Time

  • Setting Scheduling Options

  • Using the Organiser

  • Customising the Project Ribbon

0Module 3

Advanced Resource Assignment

Learning outcomes

Using advanced tools and views to gain more control and visibility of resources and their usage across project tasks.

Topics covered

  • Using Task Entry View

  • Allocating Overtime/Setting Delays

  • Solving Over Allocation Problems

  • Using Projects Automatic Levelling

0Module 4

Working with Multiple Projects

Learning outcomes

Creating a resource pool to share resource over many projects and consolidating projects allowing cross project dependencies.

Topics covered

  • Creating a Resource Pool

  • Creating Consolidated Projects

0Module 5

Customising Microsoft Project

Learning outcomes

Creating your own specific fields, tables to display chosen fields and views and filters made up of your chosen tables and fields.

Topics covered

  • Creating Custom Fields

  • Creating Custom Tables

  • Creating Custom Views

  • Creating Custom Filters

0Module 6

Creating Reports

Learning outcomes

Using Project's built in reports and creating your own custom reports to show specific information from a project.

Topics covered

  • Using Built in Visual Report Templates

  • Editing a Visual Report in Excel

  • Creating Custom Reports

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Heol Ty Gwyn


CF34 0BQ

United Kingdom

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