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Project 2010 Level 3

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This course aims to take the learner to more advanced levels of Microsoft Project. It covers a diverse range of topics including working simultaneously on multiple projects, sharing resources between several projects, downsizing very large projects, using templates, and automating operations with VBA.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • use the predefined reports that have been built into Microsoft Project
  • work with and create project templates
  • work with and link multiple projects in Microsoft Project 2010
  • create shared resources for use amongst multiple projects
  • downsize large project files into more manageable entities
  • export project data to other applications

create VBA macros to automate operations in a project file

Target Audience

Microsoft Project 2010 Level 3 is designed for users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Project to advanced levels.


Microsoft Project 2010 Level 3 assumes a good understanding of creating projects, scheduling, and over allocation problem-solving. It is also necessary to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment especially in regards to file management and file handling.


Scheduled classroom training (1 Day)



Predefined Reports

  •  Understanding Predefined Reports
  •  Using A Predefined Report
  •  Using Report Lists
  •  Modifying An Existing Report
  •  Crosstabulation Reports
  •  Dissecting A Crosstabulation Report
  •  Creating A Custom Crosstabulation
  •  Adjusting The Details Of A Custom Report
  •  Sharing Custom Reports


  •  Understanding Templates
  •  Navigating Through The Templates
  •  Saving A Project As A Template
  •  Using A Custom Template
  •  Creating A Template Shortcut
  •  Managing My Templates
  •  Modifying A Template
  •  Understanding The Global Template
  •  Organising The Global Template
  •  Applying A Newly Organised Item
  •  Removing Items From The Global Template

Microsoft Project Files

  •  The Compatibility Conundrum
  •  Opening A Microsoft Project 2007 File
  •  Moving A Project
  •  Working With Multiple Files
  •  Finding The Workspace Command
  •  Creating A Workspace
  •  Using A Workspace
  •  Hiding Files That Are Open

Linking and Combining Projects

  •  Understanding Linked Projects
  •  Combining Projects
  •  Viewing A Combined Project
  •  Printing From A Combined Project
  •  Setting A Combined Project Start Date
  •  Changing Data In A Combined Project
  •  Saving And Closing A Combined Project
  •  Using Only The Combined Project File
  •  Using Only Subproject Files
  •  Inserting Subprojects
  •  Breaking Subproject Links
  •  Creating A Read Only Subproject
  •  Inserting Task Links
  •  Creating A Summary Milestone

Shared Resources

  •  Understanding Resource Sharing
  •  Creating A Common Resource Pool
  •  Linking To An External Pool
  •  Linking A New Project File To The Pool
  •  Assigning Resources From The Pool
  •  Working With Shared Resources
  •  Checking For Resource Links
  •  Managing Shared Resources
  •  Opening Shared Resource Projects
  •  Opening The Resource Pool Only
  •  Assembling A Resource Master
  •  Working With A Resource Master

Downsizing Larger Projects

  •  Understanding Project Downsizing
  •  Creating The Resource File
  •  Creating Smaller Projects
  •  Linking SubProjects To Resources
  •  Preparing For The Master Project
  •  Creating The Downsized Master File
  •  Setting Project Links
  •  Finalising The Master

Other Applications

  •  Understanding Working With Applications
  •  Copying A Gantt Chart Image
  •  Copying Table Data
  •  Copying To Microsoft Excel
  •  Linking To Microsoft Excel
  •  Exporting To Microsoft Excel
  •  Exporting To Excel Using A Map
  •  Using Visual Reports

Microsoft Project VBA

  •  Understanding VBA In Microsoft Project
  •  Accessing The Developer Tab
  •  Recording A Macro
  •  Running A Macro
  •  Examining The Macro Code
  •  Making A Macro Global
  •  Adding A Macro To The QAT

Concluding Remarks

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