Project – Level 2

Learning Method: Instructor-led Classroom Learning Duration: 2.00 Days


Overview:

Project Level 2 covers more advanced principles and techniques, including Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications, updating the project plan, creating custom reports, and creating a project plan template.

Who Should Attend: 

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage those project plans. It is also intended for a person who has a basic understanding of Microsoft Project.

At Course Completion:

You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create custom reports, and reuse project plan information.


Pre-requisite(s): 
Project Management Fundamentals & Project – Level 1


Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Tracking project work

  • Managing a project
  • Updating the progress of tasks
  • Observing project progress

Lesson 2: Analyzing and adjusting the plan

  • Analyzing the plan
  • Rescheduling tasks

Lesson 3: Formatting and reporting

  • Formatting a project file
  • Using drawing tools
  • Printing views and reports
  • Customizing reports

Lesson 4: Customizing the project environment

  • Creating custom views
  • Creating macros
  • Creating a toolbar and a menu
  • Creating a custom table

Lesson 5: Managing multiple projects

  • Consolidating and sharing projects
  • Sharing resources across projects

Lesson 6: Project communications

  • Communicating among a project team
  • Exporting project data to the Web
  • Working with hyperlinks

Lesson 7: Exchanging project data

  • Importing data
  • Exporting data
  • Copying data

Lesson 8: Overview of features in Project Server

  • Review primary features of Project Server

Lesson 9: Review project management software available, other than Microsoft Project

  • Open-Source desktop applications
  • Open-Source web-based applications
  • Proprietary desktop applications
  • Proprietary web-based applications
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