Project Intro Intermediate

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2 days
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Project Intro Intermediate

Courses never cancelled. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... At the end of the intermediate course you will have a good working knowledge of Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views. You will also use project to help manage resources and costs; to set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Our Microsoft Project 2013 Introduction and Intermediate courses are accessible for complete beginners to Microsoft Project.

Training Course Content

Introduction to MS Project

Basic project management concepts
Project environment overview including what's new in 2013
Navigation including customising the Ribbon and Backstage View
Getting Help

Task creation and scheduling

Creating a task list
Modifying a task list
Change Highlighting
Multi-Level undo
Manual Scheduling
Structuring tasks to create an outline

Scheduling Tasks

Working with base calendars
Named calendar exceptions
Defining recurring exceptions and work weeks
Auto Scheduling
Creating task relationships
Types of task relationship
Using lag and lead times
Recurring tasks
Setting constraints
Setting deadlines
Using the critical path
Task Drivers
Working with top down planning
Inactivate tasks

Using task views

Working with the Timeline
Using calendar view
Using network diagram view
Modifying views
Modifying the Timescale, Zoom and Zoom slider

Formatting and Sharing information

Project Properties
Adding notes and hyperlinks
Copy / paste Picture
Copy / paste tasks and rows
Formatting Bars and the Gantt area
Formatting for printing
Troubleshooting printing Gantt charts
Using Background highlighting
Working with built-in reports

Managing Resources and Costs

Creating work, material and cost resources
Working with multiple calendars
Assigning resources
Effort Driven Scheduling
Task Types
Working with resource costs and fixed costs
Work contours
Working with the Team Planner
Identifying budget variance

Finalising the Plan

Reviewing the schedule
Levelling resource over-allocation


Creating baselines
Entering project progress
Viewing variance information

Analyse and adjust a schedule

Analysing schedules
Reschedule the project
Adjustment of resource schedules
Progress lines

Filters and sort

Add new columns
Working with auto filters
Applying built-in filters
Sorting and grouping data

Manage multiple projects

Consolidating and sharing projects
Resource pools: Sharing resources across projects
Leveling and reporting across multiple projects

Exchange project data

Import, export and copy data from Microsoft Excel
Enhanced copy and paste
Copy Picture


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