Microsoft Project 20032007 Level 2

Provided by WWP Training Ltd

Aims
This course is for you if you already have an understanding of project management concepts, you have responsibility for creating and modifying project plans, and you need a tool to manage those project plans.

Prerequisites
Some experience in working with Project and creating a basic project plan is required. In particular, you should be able to define a basic project plan, link tasks and understand resource allocations.

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Objectives
On completion of this course you will be able to:

Work with a project plan once it has entered the project implementation phase
Learn how to exchange project plan data with other applications
Update project plans
Create custom reports
Reuse project plan information

Course Content

Recap on setting up a project plan

Adding the project baseline
Why save a baseline?
Saving the baseline
Revising the baseline
Adding new tasks to an existing baseline

Tracking a project plan
What is tracking?
Using the tracking toolbar
Updating the project schedule
Comparing the actual and planned progress
of a project
Additional project tracking topics

Project filters
Guide to using filters
Using the standard project filters
Creating custom filters
Updating the project schedule

Working with reports
Types of reports
Displaying and printing reports
Create a custom Report
Filtering project data on a report using Filters
Additional advanced report topics

Creating tables
Existing tables explained
Creating a new table and adding project fields
Adding a calculation column to a table


Organiser
Uses of the organiser
Adding custom filters, reports and table to the
global template using the organiser

Working with additional project views
Calendar
Network diagram
Task usage
Resource usage

Multiple project plans
Identify the uses of multiple projects
Creating a resource pool
Setting up the consolidated project
Linking tasks across projects of a consolidated
project