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Microsoft Project 2013: Advanced Essentials


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Get a high-level view of the features and tools in Microsoft Project 2013 with Velsoft’s advanced level Project 2013 Advanced Essentials course.

There are 12 comprehensive modules that ensure no stone is unturned in the search for skills that lead your students to become power users of Microsoft Project 2013. The module list reads like a map to success for Microsoft Project 2013 Advanced Essentials students:

  • Working with network diagrams
  • Working with calendar view
  • Using the Team Planner
  • Creating baselines and interim plans
  • Creating progress lines
  • Tracking progress
  • Resolving source conflicts
  • Managing project costs
  • Comparing projects
  • Working with resource pools
  • Working with multiple projects
  • Using the Organizer

All the materials included in this workshop are fully customizable to meet your training needs. We’ve included an instructor guide, quick reference guide, PowerPoint slides, exercise files, and much more. You can also combine this course with the eLearning version for a true blended-learning experience.

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Module 1: Working with Network Diagrams

Viewing a Network Diagram

Changing the Network Diagram Layout

Formatting Boxes

Modifying Box Styles

Review Questions

Module 2: Working with Calendar View

Viewing the Calendar

Viewing the Task List

Modifying Text Styles

Modifying Bar Styles

Formatting Gridlines

Changing Calendar View

Review Questions

Module 3: Using the Team Planner

Opening the Team Planner

Formatting Team Planner Items

Resolving Unassigned Tasks

Allocating Work

Review Questions

Module 4: Creating Baselines and Interim Plans

Setting a Project Baseline or Interim Plan

Viewing a Baseline

Viewing an Interim Plan

Clearing a Baseline or Interim Plan

Review Questions

Module 5: Creating Progress Lines

Displaying Progress Lines

Interpreting Progress Lines

Editing Progress Lines

Formatting Progress Lines

Removing Progress Lines

Review Questions

Module 6: Tracking Progress

Using the Tracking Gantt View

Tracking Tasks with Filters

Tracking Tasks with Grouping

Viewing the Critical Path

Viewing Task Paths

Review Questions

Module 7: Resolving Resource Conflicts

Determining When Resource Conflicts Exist

Reassigning Resources

Scheduling Overtime

Leveling Resources Automatically

Review Questions

Module 8: Managing Project Costs

Setting Currency Options

Entering Costs with the Resource Sheet

Entering Costs with the Resource Information Dialog

Using Cost Rate Tables

Viewing Costs

Manually Updating Costs

Review Questions

Module 9: Comparing Projects

Comparing Projects

Using the Compare Projects Tab

Analyzing the Results

Comparing Resources

Review Questions

Module 10: Working with Resource Pools

Creating a Resource Pool from a Single Project

Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects

Linking a Project to the Resource Pool

Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool

Updating a Resource Pool

Review Questions

Module 11: Working with Multiple Projects

Inserting Subprojects

Unlinking and Removing Subprojects

Consolidating Projects

Viewing Information about Inserted Projects

Review Questions

Module 12: Using the Organizer

Opening the Organizer

Copying Project Elements

Renaming Project Elements

Deleting Project Elements

Review Questions

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