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Microsoft Project - Advanced

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This course is designed for those who need to know the more advanced features of Microsoft Project. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to create custom tables, views and reports, allocate and manage and share resources and automate project functionality using macros.

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Overview

This course is designed for those who need to know the more advanced features of Microsoft Project. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to create custom tables, views and reports, allocate and manage and share resources and automate project functionality using macros.

Course Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Improve upon existing MS Project knowledge
  • Customise fields in MS Project including graphical indicators
  • Create custom tables, views an reports
  • Work with and create custom filters for viewing data
  • Export data to various MS Office products using Maps
  • Work with MS Project template including the global template
  • Applying hyperlinks to a projects tasks and resources

Benefits

Benefits to the Individual

  • Increased career prospects through expertise in globally popular project management software
  • Enhanced project management capabilities
  • Be able to stay on top of ever changing projects
  • Better manage resources and their availability

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Increased success in meeting project objectives
  • Greater understanding by Senior/Executive Managers of what it takes to deliver a project
  • Increased project governance and control over project delivery
  • Greater transparency and understanding of project management activities
  • Increased knowledge of resources workload

Course Content

Project Views

  • Overview
  • Customise Views

Task Fields

  • Overview
  • Customise Fields
  • Create Graphical Indicators

Project Tables

  • Overview
  • Customise Tables

Project Filters

  • Overview
  • Existing Filters
  • Custom Filters

Project Reports

  • Overview
  • Standard Project Reports
  • Printing Reports
  • Customise Reports

Hyperlinks

  • Using Hyperlink fields
  • Editing Hyperlinks
  • Removing Hyperlinks

Templates

  • Uses for Templates
  • Creating Templates
  • Saving Templates
  • The Global Template

Other Applications

  • Project Maps
  • Customise Maps
  • Export to Excel
  • Export to Access
  • Deadlines

Linking Projects

  • Inserting Sub Projects
  • Consolidating Projects
  • Linking Tasks between Projects

Resources

  • Creating resources
  • Task types
  • Assigning resources
  • Manual Resource Levelling
  • Automatically Resource Levelling

Sharing Resources

  • Resource Pools
  • Using other Projects Resources
  • Resource Levelling across multiple Projects

Macros

  • Identify uses for Macros
  • Record a Macro
  • Run a Macro

Course Includes

  • Professional Delivery by a MetaPM Training Consultant
  • Course notes and tip sheets
  • Refreshments

Course Delivery

Our Microsoft Project courses are delivered publicly around Australia, and can be tailored for in-house delivery at your organisation for groups of 6 or more.

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

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