Microsoft Project 2007 Advanced Training Course Outline

Audience: This course is aimed at Project users wishing to further their project skills. Some experience in working with Microsoft Project and creating a basic project plan is required.

We are happy to arrange for a trainer to contact you to help tailor you course.

Course Duration: 1 day.

Course Availability: Monday – Saturday

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses, 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and office migrations.

Course Location: This Microsoft Project 2007 advanced training course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices. 

Tailored Course Content: Course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.

At Course Completion

On completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Update a Project Plan
  • Create Custom Filters and Reports
  • Track and update project Plans
  • Create Custom Tables and Fields
  • Adding custom calculation field to a table
  • Understand the uses of the Global Template – Organiser
  • Multiple Project Plans and Resource Pools

Module 1: Recap on Key fundamentals

Module 2: Resource Techniques

  • What are over-allocations
  • Identifying over-allocated tasks
  • Viewing resource assignments and finding over-allocations
  • Viewing the project critical path
  • Resource levelling explained
  • Leveling options
  • Applying levelling
  • Uses of the Leveling Gantt
  • Applying the leveling Gantt
  • Clear Leveling

Module 2: Baselines

  • Why save a baseline
  • Saving the baseline
  • Removing a baseline
  • Revising the baseline
  • Adding new tasks to an existing baseline

Module 4: Multiple Project Plans

  • Why use multiple project plans
  • Creating a resource pool
  • Setting Project and task priorities
  • Creating consolidated projects
  • Linking tasks across projects of a consolidated project
  • Levelling consolidated projects
  • Saving project workspaces

Module 5: Tracking a Project Plan

  • What is tracking?
  • Tracking Gantt view
  • Updating the project schedule
  • Working with actuals
  • Comparing the actuals and planned progress of a project
  • Additional project tracking options

Module 6: Additional Table Topics

  • Displaying additional project tables
  • Modifying table fields
  • Working with custom fields
  • Creating a calculation
  • Working with graphical indicators
  • Creating addition tables

Module 7: Project Filters

  • Why use project filters
  • Using the standard project filters
  • Creating custom filters

Module 8: Reporting the Plan

  • Introduction to Project reports
  • Displaying and printing reports
  • Creating custom reports
  • Applying filters to reports

Module 9: Global Template

  • Benefits of using Global Template
  • Uses of the Organiser
  • Guidelines of the organiser
  • Adding custom tables, filters and reports to the global template using the organiser
  • Deleting tables, filters and Reports from the global template using the organiser

Module 10: Additional Project Views

  • Calendar
  • Network diagram
  • Task Usage
  • Resource usage