Project 2010 Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)
Microsoft Project is a powerful tool that enables managers to create, edit and maintain project data, and manage resources and costs, often with multiple projects. Microsoft Project’s advanced features enhance project management and minimize the amount of time spent on multiple projects by combining and linking tasks and resources.

Learning Objectives:
In this course you will learn how to combine features within projects in order to maximize data presentation while minimizing time spent entering data. You will:
  • Create and Insert Sub Projects
  • Create Links Between Projects
  • Pool Resources
  • Design and Develop Custom Formulas for Columns
  • Create Visual Reports
  • Create Custom Views
  • Use the Organizer to Customize Projects
  • Understand the Concept of Variances
  • Use Multiple Tables to Display Variances, Costs, and Resources
  • Use the Tracking Gantt to Display Variances
Target Student:
This course is designed for Project Managers and Analysts who wish to use Microsoft Project to track and identify multiple project tasks and resources using advanced features. Students should have a working knowledge of basic Microsoft Project or Microsoft Excel.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Working with Project Files
Lesson 1.1: Working with Files
Lesson 1.2: Using the Organizer
Lesson 1.3: Saving Cube Data
Lesson 1.4: Comparing Projects

Section 2: Advanced Topics
Lesson 2.1: Working with Variances
Lesson 2.2: Advanced Task Operations
Lesson 2.3: Project Costs
Lesson 2.4: The Work Breakdown Structure Code
Lesson 2.5: Adding a Graphical Indicator

Section 3: Formatting Your Project
Lesson 3.1: Adding a Shape
Lesson 3.2: Formatting a Shape
Lesson 3.3: Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part 1
Lesson 3.4: Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part 2

Section 4: Creating Reports
Lesson 4.1: Creating Reports
Lesson 4.2: Creating Visual Reports
Lesson 4.3: Creating a Network Diagram
Lesson 4.4: Creating a Calendar

Section 5: Working with Multiple Projects
Lesson 5.1: Versions of Microsoft Project
Lesson 5.2: Working with Resource Pools
Lesson 5.3: Working with Multiple Projects, Part 1
Lesson 5.4: Working with Multiple Projects, Part 2

Section 6: Using Macros
Lesson 6.1: Recording Macros
Lesson 6.2: More Macro Tasks
Lesson 6.3: Visual Basic and Macros
Lesson 6.4: Advanced Visual Basic Tasks
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