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Microsoft Project , Intermediate/Advanced, CMP847

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Microsoft Project - Level II Build on your project management skills, create a complete project plan, and enter actual progress information. Learn how to exchange project plan information with other applications. Develop proficiency inhow to enter task progress information, reschedule a task, filter tasks in a project plan, create a custom table, hyperlink tasks to external documents, create a custom table, hyperlink tasks to external documents, create custom reports, create a project plan template to use in other projects, share resources between projects, and create a master project plan to consolidate multiple projects.

Course Objectives: To be able to exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create custom reports, and reuse project plan information.

Prerequisites:Understanding of project management concepts, working with Windows or equivalent experience, basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and completion of Microsoft Project - Introduction or equivalent experience.

Classroom Hours: 12

Technology update: Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.

Textbook: Books may be purchased at the MC Bookstore or online. You will need to know the CMP#(Continuing Education classes) for the class you are taking in order to look up information about the textbook. Please bring your textbook to the first class session.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications
  • Import a task List from an Excel File into a New Project Plan
  • Create a Custom Import Map
  • Export Project Plan Cost Data into Excel
  • Copy a Picture into a Word Document
  • Save Project Plan information as a Web Page
Lesson 2: Updating a Project Plan
  • Enter Task Progress Information
  • View Task Progress
  • Split a Task
  • Reschedule a Task
  • Filter Tasks in a Project Plan
  • Save an Interim Project Plan
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Add Custom Columns to a Table
  • Hyperlink Documents to Tasks
Lesson 3: Creating Custom Reports
  • Create A Custom Report
  • Modify a Custom Report's Header and Footer
  • Add a Picture to a Report
  • Modify a Custom Report's Margins
  • Print a Custom Report
Lesson 4: Reusing the Project Plan Information
  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Create a Custom Combination View
  • Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
  • Share Resources
  • Create a Master Project Plan