Microsoft Project Advanced Essentials

Microsoft Project Advanced Essentials

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25 Hours

Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Essentials

Get a high-level view of the features and tools in Microsoft Project 2013 with Velsoft's advanced level of this course.

There are 12 comprehensive modules that ensure no stone is unturned in the search for skills that lead students to become power users of Microsoft Project 2013. The module list reads like a map to success for Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Essentials students:

  • Working with network diagrams
  • Working with calendar view
  • Using the Team Planner
  • Creating baselines and interim plans
  • Creating progress lines
  • Tracking progress
  • Resolving source conflicts
  • Managing project costs
  • Comparing projects
  • Working with resource pools
  • Working with multiple projects
  • Using the Organizer

Course Outline

Module 1: Working with Network Diagrams

  • Viewing a Network Diagram
  • Changing the Network Diagram Layout
  • Formatting Boxes
  • Modifying Box Styles
  • Review Questions

Module 2: Working with Calendar View

  • Viewing the Calendar
  • Viewing the Task List
  • Modifying Text Styles
  • Modifying Bar Styles
  • Formatting Gridlines
  • Changing Calendar View
  • Review Questions

Module 3: Using the Team Planner

  • Opening the Team Planner
  • Formatting Team Planner Items
  • Resolving Unassigned Tasks
  • Allocating Work
  • Review Questions

Module 4: Creating Baselines and Interim Plans

  • Setting a Project Baseline or Interim Plan
  • Viewing a Baseline
  • Viewing an Interim Plan
  • Clearing a Baseline or Interim Plan
  • Review Questions

Module 5: Creating Progress Lines

  • Displaying Progress Lines
  • Interpreting Progress Lines
  • Editing Progress Lines
  • Formatting Progress Lines
  • Removing Progress Lines
  • Review Questions

Module 6: Tracking Progress

  • Using the Tracking Gantt View
  • Tracking Tasks with Filters
  • Tracking Tasks with Grouping
  • Viewing the Critical Path
  • Viewing Task Paths
  • Review Questions

Module 7: Resolving Resource Conflicts

  • Determining When Resource Conflicts Exist
  • Reassigning Resources
  • Scheduling Overtime
  • Leveling Resources Automatically
  • Review Questions

Module 8: Managing Project Costs

  • Setting Currency Options
  • Entering Costs with the Resource Sheet
  • Entering Costs with the Resource Information Dialog
  • Using Cost Rate Tables
  • Viewing Costs
  • Manually Updating Costs
  • Review Questions

Module 9: Comparing Projects

  • Comparing Projects
  • Using the Compare Projects Tab
  • Analyzing the Results
  • Comparing Resources
  • Review Questions

Module 10: Working with Resource Pools

  • Creating a Resource Pool from a Single Project
  • Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects
  • Linking a Project to the Resource Pool
  • Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool
  • Updating a Resource Pool
  • Review Questions

Module 11: Working with Multiple Projects

  • Inserting Subprojects
  • Unlinking and Removing Subprojects
  • Consolidating Projects
  • Viewing Information about Inserted Projects
  • Review Questions

Module 12: Using the Organizer

  • Opening the Organizer
  • Copying Project Elements
  • Renaming Project Elements
  • Deleting Project Elements
  • Review Questions

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