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Microsoft® Project: Level 2

Training Course Content

Course Objective: Students will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create custom reports, and reuse project plan information.

Prerequisites: Students enrolled for this course should have the following:

  • Microsoft Office Project: Level 1.
  • An understanding of project management concepts.
  • A basic familiarity with using Microsoft Windows and Office, such as browsing for files, opening, closing and saving files.

Delivery Method: instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

CPE Information: 6.5 hours

Microsoft Project 2003 Users:

  • Our regularly scheduled Project classes are currently taught by our instructors using version 2007. We combine 2003 users with 2007 users due to the interface similarities between versions. For 2003 users, we point out specific minor interface differences and enhancements. Additionally, as a 2003 student, you can choose to use either Project 2003 or 2007 in class. Please include a note with your registration if you are a Project 2003 user.
  • Private Corporate training can be taught using any Microsoft Project version at our site or your location.

Lesson 1: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications

Topic 1A: Import a List from an Excel File into Project
Topic 1B: Export Project Plan Data into Excel
Topic 1C: Copy a Project Plan for Distribution in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, or Word.

Lesson 2: Updating a Project Plan

Topic 2A: Enter and View Task Progress
Topic 2B: Enter Overtime Work
Topic 2C: Split a Task
Topic 2D: Reschedule a Task
Topic 2E: Filter Tasks
Topic 2F: Set Multiple Baselines and Interim Plans
Topic 2G: Create Custom Fields and Tables

Lesson 3: Managing Project Costs

Topic 3A: Update Cost Rate Tables
Topic 3B: Group Costs
Topic 3C: Link Documents to a Project Plan

Lesson 4: Reporting Project Data

Topic 4A: Create a Custom Report
Topic 4B: Modify a Custom Report's Header and Footer

Lesson 5: Customizing and Reusing Project Plan Information

Topic 5A: Create a Project Plan Template
Topic 5B: Create a Custom Gantt Chart View
Topic 5C: Make Custom Items Available to Other Project Plans
Topic 5D: Share Resources Across Projects
Topic 5E: Create a Master Project with Multiple Sub-Projects

Additional Items:

Additional shortcuts and features used by Microsoft Project Power-Users.
Optional After Class Demo For Project 2003 Users: Version 2003 vs 2007 - Interface and Enhancements

Microsoft Project Training Course Outlines:

Level 1 - Fundamentals
Level 2 - Intermediate


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