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Intermediate Microsoft Project

365 | 2019 | 2016
1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

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

Course Outline

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 Leveling
  • 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



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or 1 voucher $1600 flat fee up to 12 students $1750 flat fee up to 12 students
10% discount when 3+ attend $100 per additional student $100 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

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