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Project Advanced

Duration 1 day


Introduction

This course is designed for those who are familiar with the basics but wish to extend their knowledge of the software further

Pre-requisites

Delegates should have attended the Introductory course or have at least three months experience of working with the software

Course contents

Creating a Project Schedule

  • Entering Task Information
  • Creating and Editing Task Outline
  • Using Task Dependencies
  • Applying Task Constraints
  • Creating Resources and Assigning them to Tasks
  • Making Resource Assignments using Resource Units and Contours
  • Applying Different Task Types
  • Basic Costing Features
  • Creating Project and Resource Calendars
  • Tracking a Project


Tracking Approaches

  • Using Project Baseline to Compare Actuals to Plan
  • Entering the Project Status Date
  • Applying Progress lines to the Gantt Chart
  • Exporting Earned Value Data for Graphing in Excel
  • Delegating Tasks and Soliciting Status Reports from Team Members using email and Web Workgroup Features


Communicating a Project Schedule

  • Moving Elements between Files and the global.mpt for Sharing Formats using the Organiser
  • Formatting Fonts, Bars, Time-scales & Gridlines in the Gantt, Calendar, Sheet and Usage Views
  • Creating Formatting Styles
  • Printing Views and Reports
  • Adding Hyperlinks to a Project File
  • Saving a Project as HTML
  • Saving a full Project into a Database
  • Invoking Desired views, Tables, Filters and Reports to Communicate Project Information
  • Customising Views, Tables, Filters and Reports


Optimising and Co-ordinating Project Schedules

  • Consolidating Multiple Projects using Inserted Projects
  • Creating a Cross-Project Link
  • Creating, Updating and Refreshing a Resource Pool
  • Setting Options to Change Project Schedules Tasks
  • Applying Resource Levels
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