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Microsoft Project Advanced Specialist Training Course

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Course Information

Microsoft Project is a project management application, designed to assist project managers in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analysing workloads.

This course is designed to provide delegates with the advanced-level operations of Microsoft Project. After completing this course, you will be familiar enough to use the advanced features of Microsoft Project on a day-to-day basis.

Day 1

  • Foundation course Recap Activity
  • Modifying and Re-ordering Linked Tasks
  • Entering Task Lag or Lead Time
  • Assigning Calendars to a Project
  • Customising the Project Standard Calendar
  • Entering Non-Working Days into the Standard Calendar
  • Managing Resource Calendars
  • Changing Resource Calendar Working Times
  • Re-assigning and Re-allocating Task Resources
  • Managing Resource Over-allocation
  • Controlling Effort Driven Task Resources
  • Displaying the Critical Path and Critical Tasks
  • Project Progress and Percentage Completion
  • Displaying Project Progress Lines
  • Creating and Managing Tables
  • Advanced Reports and Modifying Reports
  • Importing and Exporting information using MS Project
  • Adding Project and Task Hyperlinks
  • Custom Fields the Basics

Day 2

  • Using and Controlling the Project Timeline
  • Assigning Tasks to a Project Timeline
  • Exporting a Project Timeline
  • Copying a Project Timeline into MS PowerPoint
  • Creating a Project Picture Image or Selected Tasks Picture Image
  • Formatting Tasks and elements within MS Project
  • Linking Text Boxes to Tasks in MS Project
  • Resource Pools and Modifying Resource Pools
  • Techniques for managing Resource Pools
  • Master and Sub Projects
  • Linking Sub Projects in a Master Project
  • Setting Baselines in Master and Sub Projects
  • Modifying Sub Projects
  • Programme Management using MS Project
  • Setting and Managing Multiple Baselines
  • Displaying Multiple Baseline Information and Visual Graphics
  • Inserting MS Project Fields
  • Using Custom Fields i.e. Date, Number, Text
  • Creating and Modifying Lookup Fields
  • Creating and Modifying Calculation Fields
  • Using Graphical Indicators with Calculation Fields
  • Custom Fields and Programme Management

There is no formal assessment for this course. For accredited Project Management courses please see below:

This course includes:

  • Training from an experienced Microsoft trainer
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course (classroom & onsite courses only)
  • Detailed course notes and sample exercises
  • Full colour course manual
  • Free online training videos
  • Refreshments (classroom courses only)
  • A recording of the training course (virtual courses only)

Course Key Points

Duration: 2 days

Accredited: No

Exam(s): N/A

Practice Exam(s): N/A

Type: Available as Classroom, Virtual Live and In-house

Dates and Prices

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June 29, 2022 £500.00
July 28, 2022 £500.00
August 18, 2022 £500.00
September 19, 2022 £500.00
October 27, 2022 £500.00
November 21, 2022 £500.00
December 19, 2022 £500.00

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Microsoft Project Advanced Online Training Course



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What Our Customers Say


Great organisation and delivery of PRINCE2/Visio/Project courses from NILC. They were easy to contact for advice, and very helpful prior and after the training. Excellent professional tutors that helped me achieve good results.









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Jon Price

Richard is a great tutor and I throughly recommended him (and NILC) to teach and train you how to use Microsoft Project. Due to Covid, this has been through virtual learning but there are plenty of breaks, and to ask questions as you go along. Karim is also a great help, as he makes sure you have access to the online learning modules and videos. Nothing is too much trouble, and that means a lot - because there are loads of training firms out there that promise a lot, but don't deliver. NILC delivers! I really do recommend this course if you or your organisation is looking for a cost-effective, user friendly training programme.

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Saska Sheppard

The Microsoft Project course was really well delivered by our course leader, at a pace that suited me. There was plenty of opportunity to put into practice what we had learned which helped it sink in. I would recommend.









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