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Microsoft Project Advanced Specialist

✓  World’s most popular project management program

✓  Free online videos and course notes with every classroom course

✓  Expert instructors with 5 Star customer ratings

✓  Onsite training courses available

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Course Type



2 days




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Course Information

Microsoft Project is a project management application, designed to assist project managers in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analysing workloads.

This course is designed to provide delegates with the advanced-level operations of Microsoft Project. After completing this course, you will be familiar enough to use the advanced features of Microsoft Project on a day-to-day basis

Day 1

  • Modifying and Re-ordering Linked Tasks
  • Assigning Calendars to a Project
  • Customising the Project Standard Calendar
  • Entering Non-Working Days into the Standard Calendar
  • Managing Resource Calendars
  • Changing Resource Calendar Working Times
  • Re-assigning and Re-allocating Task Resources
  • Managing Resource Over-allocation
  • Controlling Effort Driven Task Resources
  • Displaying the Critical Path and Critical Tasks
  • Project Progress and Percentage Completion
  • Displaying Project Progress Lines
  • Creating and Managing Tables
  • Displaying and Modifying Project Reports, i.e. Project % Completion, Costs and Resource Usage
  • Importing and Exporting information using MS Project
  • Adding Project and Task Hyperlinks

Day 2

  • Using and Controlling the Project Timeline
  • Assigning Tasks to a Project Timeline
  • Exporting a Project Timeline
  • Copying a Project Timeline into MS PowerPoint
  • Creating a Project Picture Image or Selected Tasks Picture Image
  • Formatting Tasks and elements within MS Project
  • Linking Text Boxes to Tasks in MS Project
  • Resource Pools and Modifying Resource Pools
  • Techniques for managing Resource Pools
  • Master and Sub Projects
  • Linking Sub Projects in a Master Project
  • Setting Baselines in Master and Sub Projects
  • Modifying Sub Projects
  • Programme Management using MS Project
  • Setting and Managing Multiple Baselines
  • Displaying Multiple Baseline Information and Visual Graphics
  • Inserting MS Project Fields
  • Using Custom Fields i.e. Date, Number, Text
  • Creating and Modifying Lookup Fields
  • Creating and Modifying Calculation Fields
  • Using Graphical Indicators with Calculation Fields
  • Custom Fields and Programme Management

There is no formal assessment for this course. For accredited Project Management courses please see below:

  • Day 1 –  09:15am – 16:30pm 
  • Day 2 –  09:15am – 16:30pm

Microsoft Project Advanced Training ManualThis course includes:

  • Training from an experienced Microsoft trainer
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course
  • Detailed course notes and sample exercises
  • Officeskills full colour course manual 
  • Free online Project training videos 
  • Refreshments

Dates and Prices for Microsoft Project Advanced Specialist

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September 2, 2019 £600.00
December 2, 2019 £600.00

Please note all published prices are exclusive of VAT for consumers who pay no VAT or can recover VAT. The current rate of VAT is 20% for consumers that are required to pay VAT. All public classroom course bookings are subject to availability and minimum course numbers.

Why Choose NILC For Your Microsoft Project Training?


Industry Expert Trainers

Highly skilled trainers with real world Microsoft Project experience

Highly Rated

We are highly rated with 5 stars from Trustpilot

Online Video Support

Online Project videos supplied with every classroom based course 

Multiple Locations

Courses available at our venues or your offices

Our registered office and postal address is 50 Commercial Road, Newport, Gwent, NP20 2PE

All quoted prices are exclusive of VAT for consumers who pay no VAT or can recover VAT. The current rate of VAT is 20% for consumers that are required to pay VAT.
All course bookings are subject to availability.