About this course

Course type Performance Plus
Course code QAPR07L3
Duration 1 Day

Microsoft Project 2007 Level 3 is the third course in the Microsoft Project 2007 series. In Microsoft Project 2007 Level 1, you used your project management skills to create a project plan. Due to the nature of projects ever-changing, Microsoft Project 2007 Level 2 aided you in the right direction on how to monitor, track and report on your project more effectively and efficiently. Microsoft Project 2007 Level 3 will help you further develop your skills in how to report progress on your project more successfully, by tailoring your projects to suit your needs such as: creating custom fields, customised network diagram templates, analysing financial progress using different techniques and creating time saving techniques to repeat tasks which would be used in other projects by recording macros.

Delivery Method:

Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured, hands-on activities.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates must have the ability to create and update project plans using Microsoft Project 2007.

Delegates must be able to do the following:

  • Understand project management fundamentals
  • Be able to exchange project data with other applications
  • Update a project plan
  • Create interim and baseline plans
  • Work with custom fields and tables
  • Manage project costs
  • Add custom columns to a table
  • Hyperlink documents to tasks
  • Work with visual reports
  • Reuse project plan information
  • Create a project plan template
  • Make custom views available to other projects
  • Share resources
  • Create a master project plan

To ensure your success, we recommend the following courses have been undertaken, or equivalent knowledge gained:

  • Microsoft Project 2007: Level 1 and 2

Please Note: If you attend a course and do not meet the prerequisites, you may be asked to leave.

Outline

Module 1: Working with Customised Fields

  • Custom Fields
  • Creating Custom Lookup Fields
  • Defining a Custom Formula Field
  • Creating a Complex Formula Custom Field
  • Graphical Indicators
  • Importing a Custom Field

Module 2: Analysing Financial Progress

  • Earned Value
  • PERT Analysis

Module 3: Network Diagram View

  • Formatting a Network Diagram
  • Network Diagram Templates
  • Controlling the Layout of Network Diagram Boxes

Module 4: Predicting Behaviour Using Task Types

  • Task Types and Scheduling Formula
  • Calculations and Setting Scheduling Options

Module 5: Macros

  • Recording Macros
  • Using Shortcuts to Run Macros

Appendices

  • Appendix A: Forms
  • Appendix B: Available Fields and Functions for Custom Field Functions
  • Appendix C: New Features
  • Appendix D: Project 2007 Standard vs. Professional
  • Appendix E: Preparing to use Project Server
Performance Plus

1 Day

Duration
Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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