This 1 day course provides the delegates with an advanced look into Microsoft Project 2013 . Delegates will discover the advanced  functionality and capability of the software. Classes are facilitated by an experienced Project Control Professional who has a wealth of practical experience in operating the software.


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Manage workspaces

  • Utilise Cost Management

  • Evaluate projects

  • Track Progress and Project Actuals

  • Customise elements of Microsoft Project 2013


  • Cost Management

    • Different cost rates for resources​

    • Modify the resource costs on individual tasks

    • Adjust costs based on time periods

    • Allocate overtime costs & work to resources

  • Multiple Projects

    • Manage Workspaces​

    • Administer multiple Projects as a Programme

    • Generate shared Resource Pool

    • Resources using a Resource Pool

    • Custom cost rate tables with a Resource Pool

    • Recognise the Critical Paths in a Programme

  • Evaluation​

    • View serial Baselines in a single Project​

    • Use Interim Plans

  • Import/Export

    • File formats supported by Microsoft Project​ 2013

    • Map Project figures

    • Transfer MS Project Statistics

    • Import figures to MS Project

    • Use Graphical Reports in Microsoft Project 2013

  • Tracking Progress & Project Actuals

    • Enter Task development as scheduled​

    • Posting a Project update using Status Date

    • Postpone Incomplete Work

    • Transfer a Project

  • Customise MS Project

    • Understanding the Timeline feature​

    • Generate Custom Fields

    • Macros

    • Produce Custom Filters

    • Craft Tables

    • Construct Custom Views

    • Design Reports

    • Form Models

Additional Information:

The course is suitable for between 2 and 10 people and the following will be provided:

  • Lunch and refreshments throughout both days

  • Printed Course materials