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Intermediate Microsoft Project

Version 2010 • 2013 • 2016

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led, hands-on course is designed for users responsible for managing an existing project plan once it has entered the implementation phase. 

Course Objectives:

  • Capture and fine-tune work and cost details
  • Create custom tables and views
  • Use views and reports to visualize project schedules
  • Share resources across multiple plans
  • Create a master project to integrate and manage multiple projects

Enhancing Task Scheduling

  • See Task Relationships Using Task Path
  • Adjust Task Relationships
  • Control Task Scheduling Using Constraints
  • Document and Schedule a Task Split
  • Adjust Working Time for Individual Tasks
  • Control Task Scheduling with Task Types
  • Use the Task Inspector to Understand Task Scheduling

Fine-tuning Task Details

  • Enter Task Deadline Dates
  • Enter Task Fixed Costs
  • Create a Recurring Task
  • View the Plan’s Critical Path
  • Schedule Summary Tasks Manually

Optimizing Resource and Assignment Details

  • Schedule Changing Resource Availability
  • Work with Multiple Resource Pay Rates
  • Change Resource Pay Rates Over Time
  • Delay the Start of Assignments
  • Modify Assignment Hours with Contour Patterns
  • Create and Assign Material Resources
  • View Resource Capacity
  • Adjust Resource Assignments

Managing the Project Plan Schedule

  • Examine Resource Allocations Over Time
  • Resolve Resource Overallocations Manually
  • Resolve Resource Overallocations Using Levelling
  • Understand and Use Active vs. Inactive Tasks


Organizing Plan Details

  • Sort Plan Details
  • Group Plan Details
  • Filter Plan Details
  • Create Custom Tables
  • Create Custom Views

Advanced Task Progress Tracking

  • Update a Baseline
  • Track Actual and Remaining Work for Tasks and Assignments
  • Track Time Phased Actual Work for Tasks
  • Reschedule Incomplete Work

Viewing and Reporting Project Status

  • Understand Baseline and Variance
  • Identify Slipping Tasks
  • Examine Task Costs
  • Examine Resource Costs

Consolidating Projects and Resources

  • Share a Resource Pool Across Multiple Projects
  • Consolidate Plans by using a Master Project Plan
  • Create Dependencies Between Plans


Are you ready for Intermediate?

If you answer “yes” to the majority of these questions, then you are probably ready. Otherwise, we suggest you taking our Microsoft Project Introduction course which focuses on properly setting up and planning a project schedule.

  1. Do you know how to create summary tasks, subtasks, and milestones?
  2. Are you familiar with the Task Information dialog box to set constraints and change the task type?
  3. Are you comfortable creating relationships between tasks? If yes, do you know what FS, SS, FF, and SF stand for?
  4. Would you know how to enter and assign resources and modify their work schedule?
  5. Are you familiar with how to create and assign a Project Calendar?

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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

$325 per student
Or one voucher

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Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee