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Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Glasgow

  • Price £695.00
  • Level Intermediate/Advanced
  • Duration 2 day(s)
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You have already learnt how to create and edit basic plans in Microsoft Project 2013. You will now see how to manage cost effectively and track the progress of plans in Project. You will exchange project plan data with other applications, customise elements, automate activities in Project with macros and reuse project plan information.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2013, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2013 to manage and customise those plans through the implementation stage of a project.


An understanding of project management concepts.
Knowledge of a Windows operating system, XP or newer.
Knowledge equivalent to, or attendance on, Microsoft Project 2013 Introduction course


At the end of this course you will be able to:

Manage project costs
Consolidate and reuse project plan information
Exchange project plan data with other applications
Update a project plan
Customise Project to meet specific requirements

Course Content

Module 1 - Manage Costs in Microsoft Project

Topic A - Create Different Cost Rates for Resources
Topic B - Change the Resource Cost on Individual Tasks
Topic C - Alter Costs Based on Time Periods
Topic D - Assign Overtime Costs and Work to Resources

Module 2 - Work with Multiple Projects

Topic A - Manage Multiple Projects as a Programme
Topic B - Create a Shared Resource Pool
Topic C - Assign Resources using a Resource Pool
Topic D - Use Cost Rate Tables with a Resource Pool
Topic E - Identify the Critical Path or Paths in a Programme

Module 3 - What If Analysis

Topic A - Earned Value
Topic B - View Multiple Baselines in a Single Project
Topic C - Use Interim Plans

Module 4 - Import and Export Information

Topic A - File Formats Supported by Microsoft Project
Topic B - Map Project Information
Topic C - Export Microsoft Project Information
Topic D - Import Information into Microsoft Project
Topic E - Use Visual Reports in Microsoft Project

Module 5 -Track Progress and Project Actuals

Topic A - Enter Task Progress as Scheduled
Topic B - Update a Project Using the Status Date
Topic C - Reschedule Incomplete Work
Topic D - Update Actuals
Topic E - Report Against Progress
Topic F - Move a Project

Module 6 - Customise Microsoft Project

Topic A - Work with the Timeline Feature
Topic B - Create Custom Fields
Topic C - Create Custom Filters
Topic D - Create Custom Tables
Topic E - Create Custom Views
Topic F - Create Custom Reports
Topic G - Create Templates
Topic H - Use the Organizer
Topic I - Macros

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