Project 2010: Level 2

Course Code: PROJ10L2

Duration: 1 Day

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Course Aims:

This programme is for you if you already have an understanding of project management concepts, you have responsibility for creating and modifying project plans, and you need a tool to manage those project plans.

Course Pre-requisites:

Some experience in working with Project and creating a basic project plan is required. In particular, you should be able to:
▪ Define a basic project plan
▪ Link tasks
▪ Understand resource allocations

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Work with a project plan once it has entered the project management phase
▪ Learn how to exchange project plan data with other applications
▪ Update project plans
▪ Create custom reports
▪ Reuse project plan information

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Adding the project baseline
▪ Why save a baseline?
▪ Saving the baseline
▪ Revising the baseline
▪ Adding new tasks to an existing an baseline

Tracking a project plan
▪ What is tracking?
▪ Updating the project schedule
▪ Comparing the actual and planned progress of a project
▪ Additional project tracking topics

Project filters
▪ Guide to using filters
▪ Using the standard project filters
▪ Creating custom filters
▪ Updating the project schedule

Working with reports
▪ Types of reports
▪ Displaying and printing reports
▪ Creating a custom report
▪ Filtering project data on a report using Filters
▪ Additional advanced report topics
▪ Creating tables
▪ Existing tables explained
▪ Creating a new table and adding project fields
▪ Adding a calculation column to a table

▪ Uses of the organiser
▪ Adding custom filters, reports and table to the
▪ global template using the organiser

Working with additional project views
▪ Calendar
▪ Network diagram
▪ Task usage
▪ Resource usage

Multiple project plans
▪ Identify the uses of multiple projects
▪ Creating a resource pool
▪ Setting up the consolidated project
▪ Linking tasks across projects of a consolidated
▪ project

Action planning

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