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Microsoft Project Level 3

Suitable for versions 2016 / 2013 / 2010

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management using MS Project, covering the more advanced features of the application and how to customise and adapt it for specific requirements

Delegates should ideally have completed the Level 1 and Level 2 days in this series of courses or they should have a reasonable grasp of the fundamentals of project planning and project management in MS Project and its standard features.

By the end of this course you will be confident in customising the MS Project environment

Customising Project Reports (2013/2016 Only)

  • Customising Standard Reports
  • Creating New Reports
  • Editing Visual Reports
  • Excel/Visio Outputs
  • Using Built In Export Maps
  • Creating Custom Export Maps For Excel

Customise The Project Environment

  • Customisation Of The Project Interface
  • Custom Views, Filters , Tables
  • Storing Additional Data In Custom Fields
  • Changing How Custom Field Data Is Displayed
  • Creating Custom Calculations & Formulae In Project
  • Customising The Gantt Chart
  • The Organiser
  • Transferring Settings Between Projects And Templates

Manage Multiple Projects

  • Fundamentals Of Multi-Project Management
  • Working With Task Calendars
  • Multi-Project Standardised Settings
  • Working With Sub-Projects
  • Links Between Projects
  • External Predecessors/Successors
  • Impact Of Edits Across Multi-Projects
  • Breaking/Removing Links Between Projects
  • Resource Pools
  • Sharing Resources In A Pool
  • Using Resources From A Resource Pool
  • Viewing Shared Resource Data
  • Identifying Over Allocated Resources Across Multiple Projects
  • Opening Files Using Shared Resources
  • Opening Resource Pool Files For Viewing/Editing
  • Auto-Creation Of Master Project File From Resource Pools

Removing Completed Projects From Resource Pools