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Course duration

(we will customise to your learning requirements and timeframe)

Target audience

This course is designed for those who need to know the more advanced features of Microsoft Project. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to create custom tables, views and reports, allocate and manage and share resources and automate project functionality using macros.

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Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Improve upon existing MS Project knowledge
  • Customise fields in MS Project, including graphical indicators
  • Create custom tables, views and reports
  • Work with and create custom filters for viewing data
  • Export data to various MS Office products using Maps
  • Work with MS Project templates including the global template
  • Applying hyperlinks to a projects tasks and resources
  • Allocate and manage resources, understanding effort driven tasks
  • Consolidate and link different project files
  • Share resources across multiple project files
  • Automate MS Project functionality using macros

Project Views

  • Overview
  • Customise Views

Task Fields

  • Overview
  • Customise Fields
  • Create Graphical Indicators

Project Tables

  • Overview
  • Customise Tables

Project Filters

  • Overview
  • Existing Filters
  • Custom Filters

Project Reports

  • Overview
  • Standard Project Reports
  • Printing Reports
  • Customise Reports


  • Using Hyperlink fields
  • Editing Hyperlinks
  • Removing Hyperlinks


  • Uses for Templates
  • Creating Templates
  • Saving Templates
  • The Global Template

Other Applications

  • Project Maps
  • Customise Maps
  • Export to Excel
  • Export to Access
  • Deadlines

Linking Projects

  • Inserting Sub Projects
  • Consolidating Projects
  • Linking Tasks between Projects


  • Creating resources
  • Task types
  • Assigning resources
  • Manual Resource Levelling
  • Automatically Resource Levelling

Sharing Resources

  • Resource Pools
  • Using other Projects Resources
  • Resource Levelling across multiple Projects


  • Identify uses for Macros
  • Record a Macro
  • Run a Macro

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