Microsoft Project® Training Advanced- 8 Hours Online MS Project Advanced Course

8+ Hours Microsoft Project Advanced Course. 50+ lectures designed for Experienced and Senior Project Managers


 

Your 100% online, self-paced Microsoft Project® Advanced Training includes:

-8+ hours of Microsoft Project® Training designed by industry experts
–Learn at your own pace whenever and wherever you want, even if you work full-time
-Learn how to use advanced and expert features of MS Project
-Sample step-by-step guidance on real-life project examples
-Learn how to create advanced and customized reports, earned value analysis, resource pools and more


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Microsoft Project Advanced Training

Microsoft Project Advanced Training is ideal for you if you’re a project management professional looking to learn Advanced Features of MS Project to create winning project plans.

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  • Enroll in Microsoft Project Advanced Training and manage projects professionally.
  • Resource sharing including setting up a resource pool across projects
  • How to consolidate different projects into a single project
  • How to set up recurring tasks to save you time
  • Custom fields and how to automate calculations in a custom field
  • How Outline and WBS codes work and how to use them in your project
  • How to properly manage costs including setting fixed costs, budgets, variable costs and overtime
  • How custom tables and custom views work
  • Detail on advanced sorting, filtering and grouping
  • Creating customized reports, charts and how to edit certain elements of a report
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • How to import and export data from Excel, Word and Notepad
  • Using Macros in Microsoft Project
  • Get prompt answers & support from the instructor within 24 hours!
  • Test yourself with quizzes at the end of the sections
  • Earn 8 PDUs if you are a PMP already
  • Get downloadable handouts and materials during the course

Project Planning is the key of the project success. Microsoft Project is a project planning tool used by several Fortune 500 corporate companies as well as independent project management professionals. Learning how to use Microsoft Project and creating winning project plans in MS Project will advance your Project Management career.

This training is most suited for:

  • Expert or Senior Project managers
  • Program and Portfolio Managers
  • Lead Project Managers
  • Team leads/Managers
  • Project Executives/Engineers
  • Experienced professionals using Microsoft Project®

What is in this Advanced Microsoft Project Training Program?

Microsoft Project Advanced course program includes 15 different chapters.


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #1: Introduction

You will learn the outline of the MS Project Advanced course. You will see what to expect and restrictions. Instructor will introduce herself and you will familiarize yourself for the rest of the course.


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #2: Consolidation and Resource Sharing

You will learn how to split up a project and share it amongst multiple resources.

  • Set up a resource pool and share the resource pool between a number of projects
  • Set up a master project and consolidate other projects into it
  • Separate out four parts of a project into one master project
  • Learn how to work separately on a project that is part of a consolidated project
  • Share a resource pool between projects


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #3: Recurring Tasks

Some tasks might be recurring in a project. For instance, sending project report to executive management every month, meeting with project team every week, testing major features of the product every week are examples of recurring tasks.
You will learn how to set up a task to recur at a specified interval


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #4: Custom Fields

You will learn how to setup a custom field for the project in order to display additional information not included in the standard views.

  • Automate the calculation of values for a custom field
  • Automate the calculation of values for a custom field using advanced formulas
  • Create a custom field for a new project


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #5: Outline Codes and WBS Codes

You will learn how to manage the structure of your project by applying outline numbering and WBS Codes. You will explore and understand some of the issues that you may come across when using outline numbering and WBS Codes in a project.

  • Setting up outline codes to define the structure of a project.
  • Set up a new custom outline code to define the structure of the web development project


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #6: Costs

Cost management is one of the top critical aspects of project management. You will learn the following during this chapter of the MS Project Advanced course:

  • Setting a fixed cost for a task
  • Understanding Cost Accrual and how it affects the overall project costs
  • Create a budget costs group and assign it to resources and tasks.
  • Add multiple costs rates to tasks and resources
  • Assigning overtime to resources in order to shorten the length of the overall project
  • Set up variable material costs and assign then to a task in a project
  • Practice how to distribute work between internal and external resources


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #7: Custom Tables

You will learn creating and editing custom tables and applying them to the project. You will see how to use the Organizer to delete, edit and manage custom table definitions.


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #8: Custom Views

Creating Custom Views and applying them to the project in order to tailor the information you are looking at


Microsoft Project Advanced Course Chapter #9: Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping

You will learn how to sort tasks and resources in ascending and descending order using Custom Sort feature.

  • Applying basic filters and creating custom filters
  • Creating custom groups and applying them to various elements in the project
  • Practice setting up and applying custom view and grouping to the exercise file


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #10: Reports

Reports are the crucial tools to show information, progress and details about the project to project stakeholders. Actually, reports and visual reports show the control level of the project manager. You will learn the following during this chapter:

  • An Overview of the different reports available in Microsoft Project and customizations that can be made to each element
  • Customizing individual elements of a report including text boxes, fonts and fields
  • Customizing tables and charts in a report
  • Using and customizing the Cost Overview Targeted Report
  • Learn how each of the standard and custom reports work and how to edit them
  • Customise a report in line with the example
  • Comparing the latest version of a project with an older one and understanding the comparison report


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #11: Visual Reports

Visual reports show the project progress and information in graphs, charts and tables. You will see how to export data from Microsoft Project to Excel using Visual Reports.


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #12: Earned Value Analysis

Earned Value Analysis is a project management concept to measure how project is progressing compared to planned values. Earned Value Analysis is abbreviated as EVM and measures the actual values of the project cost and schedule and compares them against the planned values to understand how the project is progressing.

  • Understand the basic terminology and formulas behind Earned Value Analysis Tables
  • Add a task into the baseline and run an updated Earned Value Analysis report
  • Make changes to the project file and update the status to see how that reflects in the Earned Value Analysis Report


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #13: Import and Export

Microsoft Project has its own profile file types and the data in the Microsoft Project Plans might not be easy to read for project stakeholders if they do not have advanced project management knowledge. Therefore, the information in the Microsoft Project files are exported & imported to and from other file types for the use of relevant project stakeholders. You will learn:

  • Import data from Excel and Word into Project
  • Exporting data from Project into Word, Excel and Notepad files
  • Export Project data to a csv file excluding the fields in the instructions


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #14: Macros

A macro (which stands for "macroinstruction") is a programmable pattern which translates a certain sequence of input into a preset sequence of output. Macros can be used to make tasks less repetitive by representing a complicated sequence of keystrokes, mouse movements, commands, or other types of input. You will learn:

  • Automating tasks using macros
  • Make edits to the macro in the Visual Basic Editor to change how it runs
  • Create a macro based on the instructions in the Exercise


Microsoft Project Advanced Training Chapter #15: Conclusion

We will summarize what we learned and close the Microsoft Project Advanced Course.

Curriculum


  Chapter 2: Consolidation and Resource Sharing
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    Consolidation and Resource Sharing (11:10)
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    Resource Sharing (9:40)
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    Project Consolidation (14:24)
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    Exercise 1 (2:59)
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    Practical Sharing and Consolidation - Part 1 (15:21)
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    Practical Sharing and Consolidation - Part 2 (10:56)
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    Chapter Quiz
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    Join LinkedIn Community & Follow Latest Updates
  Chapter 3: Recurring Tasks
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    Setting Up Recurring Tasks (11:59)
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    Chapter Quiz
  Chapter 4: Custom Fields
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    Creating a Custom Field (14:47)
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    Calculated Custom Field - Part 1 (11:47)
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    Exercise 02 (3:35)
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    What are Outline Numbering and WBS Codes (14:50)
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    Problems in Outline Numbering and WBS Codes (9:13)
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    Outline Codes (11:59)
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    Exercise 3 (4:33)
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    Chapter Quiz
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    Fixed Task Costs (8:10)
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    Cost Accrual (6:54)
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    Budget Costs (10:00)
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    Cost Rates and Rate (10:20)
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    Overtime (6:32)
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    Variable Material Costs (5:55)
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    Exercise 04 (3:34)
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    Chapter Quiz
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    Customization of Tables (12:50)
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    Management of Custom Table Definitions (7:22)
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  Chapter 8: Custom Views
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    Use of Custom Views (11:16)
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    Chapter Quiz
  Chapter 9: Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping
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    Sorting (8:44)
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    Filtering (14:01)
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    Grouping (14:22)
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    Exercise 05 (3:03)
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    Reporting Overview (13:02)
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    Creating and Customizing Reports - Part 1 (11:57)
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    Creating and Customizing Reports - Part 2 (14:07)
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    Targeted Reporting - Part 1 (12:42)
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    Targeted Reporting - Part 2 (14:53)
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    Exercise 06 (3:39)
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    Comparing Projects (8:05)
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  Chapter 11: Visual Reports
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    Visual Reporting using Excel (9:30)
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    Chapter Quiz
  Chapter 12: Earned Value Analysis
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    Earned Value Analysis Basic Terminology (15:24)
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    Example of Earned Value Analysis (10:16)
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    Importing Data to Project (11:29)
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    Recording a Macro (11:07)
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    Writing a Macro (11:18)
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  Chapter 15: Conclusion
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    Closing (0:37)
  How to Submit a PDU Claim (For Retaining PMP Certificate)
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Read more about Deborah in her Instructor Bio below.

Meet Your Instructor


Deborah Ashby
Deborah Ashby

Deborah Ashby is a 5 x TAP Accredited IT Trainer, specializing in the design, delivery and facilitation of Microsoft courses both online and in the classroom.

Deborah has over 11 years IT Training Experience and 24 years in the IT Industry. To date, she's trained over 10,000 people in the UK and oversees at companies such as HMRC, the Metropolitan Police, Parliament, SKY, Microsoft, Kew Gardens, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.

Deborah is a qualified MOS Master for 2010, 2013 and 2016 editions of Microsoft Office and is COLF and TAP Accredited and a member of The British Learning Institute.


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