Project Level 2

Overview: Welcome to Microsoft® Project: Part 2. This course is designed to familiarize you with the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

Target Student: Students taking this course are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans. This course is also for students seeking to become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft Office Project certification. 

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, you should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project plan, and share a project plan.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Managing the Project Environment

  • Topic A: Link Projects
  • Topic B: Baseline a Project
  • Topic C: Work with Custom Fields

Lesson 2: Managing Task Structures

  • Topic A: Change a Task List 
  • Topic B: Create a Network Diagram
  • Topic C: Manage the Critical Path 
  • Topic D: Use Lag and Lead
  • Topic E: Analyze Earned Value

Lesson 3: Generating Project Views

  • Topic A: Use View Commands
  • Topic B: Use Existing Views
  • Topic C: Create Custom Views
  • Topic D: Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 4: Producing Project Reports

  • Topic A: Use Existing Reports
  • Topic B: Create Custom Reports
  • Topic C: Export Visual Reports
Length of Class: 
One Day
Instructor-led or Online: 
Instructor-Led