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Microsoft Project Intermediate - 1 Day Course - Brisbane

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Odyssey Training (RACQ Building)

Level 1, 60 Edward St

Brisbane, QLD 4000


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This course is ideal for

This course is ideal for people wanting to utilise the more advanced features of Microsoft Project 2016 to manage tasks and resources, as well as track and report on projects.

What you will learn

  • Customise Microsoft Project by creating custom fields, filters and views.

  • Use advanced features to manage tasks and create a timeline.

  • Use advanced features to manage resources and costs.

  • Track the progress of a project including creating multiple baselines.

  • Create customised reports and analyse data using Microsoft Excel.

Topics covered in this training course

Revision of core scheduling basics

Customising Project

  • Customising the Project interface

  • Customise Quick Access toolbar

  • Customising tables

  • Customising fields

  • Drop down fields

  • Create a graphic indicator field

  • Calculated fields

  • Create and apply filters

  • Highlight filters

  • Creating custom filters

  • Grouping

  • Customising views

  • Format the Gantt chart – bar styles

  • Manually format Gantt chart bars

  • Saving to Microsoft Excel via export map

  • Create a new Export map


  • Creating Project templates

  • Create a template from an existing project

  • Copy elements to a template using Organiser

Handling tasks – beyond the basics

  • Manual vs automatic scheduling

  • Using manual scheduling

  • Inactivating tasks (Project Professional only)

  • Recurring tasks

  • Adjusting calendars for individual tasks

Resourcing – beyond the basics

  • Resourcing review

  • Create a resource calendar

  • Amending one resource's calendar

  • Assigning part-time work

  • Resourcing materials

  • Assigning a cost resource

  • Advanced resource levelling

  • Multiple cost rates for a resource

  • Viewing cost breakdowns

  • Level all resources

Advanced tracking

  • Create a baseline

  • View the baseline – tracking Gantt

  • Viewing multiple baselines

  • Tracking changes

  • Progress lines

  • Tracking progress in usage views

  • Tracking materials

Advanced reporting

  • Timeline view

  • Modifying predefined reports (2010)

  • Modify and create reports in Project (2013/2016)

  • Visual reports and Pivot Tables

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Odyssey Training (RACQ Building)

Level 1, 60 Edward St

Brisbane, QLD 4000


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