Microsoft Project 2019 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 2019 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

At Course Completion

On completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and resolve over-allocations
  • Creating a Project Baseline
  • Understand the uses of Resource Pools
  • Create Multiple Projects
  • Track a Project using the Tracking Gantt view
  • Create & Modify Tables
  • Creating calculated fields
  • Applying project filters
  • Displaying Reports
  • Templates
  • Team Planner
  • Office online & 365 additional functionality

Module 1: Resource Techniques

  • What are over-allocations
  • Identifying over-allocated tasks
  • Task inspector
  • 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
  • Multiple baselines

Module 3: 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
  • Leveling consolidated projects
  • Saving project workspaces

Module 4: 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
  • Inactive tasks
  • Additional project tracking options

Module 5: 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 6: Project Filters

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

Module 7: Reporting the Plan

  • Introduction to project reports
  • Displaying reports
  • Creating custom reports
  • Applying filters to reports

Module 8: 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 9: Additional Project Views

  • Calendar
  • Network diagram
  • Task Usage
  • Resource usage
  • Timeline
  • Team Planner

Module 10: Additional Functionality – requires PROJECT ONLINE / 365 * Project Professional

  • Resource Manager
  • Resource Engagements
  • Resource Capacity – Heat Maps
  • Resource usage
  • Timeline
  • Team Planner