Project 2013 - Intermediate

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Description:
In the Foundation course, you used your project management skills to create a complete project plan. The plans need to be updated and modified regularly to keep the project moving on track. This course will build upon the knowledge gained, and give you the opportunity to work with a project plan once it reaches the project implementation phase. It deals with handling conflicts, tasks and reporting
Prerequisites:
To ensure the successful completion of the Intermediate course, the completion of the Foundation course or equivalent knowledge is recommended.
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course builds on the fundamentals of project management using MS Project, covering the more advanced features of the application
1: Managing the project and understanding project views:
Exercises: Preparing a project for analysis and tracking and performing Resource Leveling
Customising the Gantt Chart bars
Displaying the Critical Path
Using the Formatting Tab of the ribbon
Using Network Diagrams
Displaying Tables
Inserting and hiding columns
Creating a New Table
Applying Filters
Using AutoFilters
Understanding and viewing WBS Codes
2: Examining and Updating the Project:
Amending tasks using various views
Using Resource Leveling
Understanding baseline and interim plans
View project baseline information
Compare baseline and scheduled information
Tracking and Updating Tasks Effectively
Exercise: Updating the Holiday project
Viewing Progress Lines
Exercise: Show the Project Progress Line
Understanding project costs
Exercise: Adding costs
Creating a budget
Viewing total resource costs
Viewing total task costs
Reducing project costs
Understanding Project Deliverables
3: Printing and Reporting:
Printing project views
Viewing and changing the print settings
Add a header, footer, or legend to a view
Viewing the built in Reports
Editing Reports
Visual Reports
What You Can Print
Reports by Report Type
4: Multiple Projects and Resource Sharing:
The Resource Pool
Exercise: Create a resource pool from an existing project and share the resources
Updating the Resource Pool
Review and update assignments
Update resource availability or cost information
Stop sharing resources (temporarily)
Stop sharing resources from a Resource Pool (permanently)
Consolidating projects
When to use a master project and subprojects
Insert subprojects into a master project
Compare Project Versions