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Project 2013 Level 2

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Microsoft Project 2013 Level 2 is designed for existing users of Microsoft Project who wish to extend their skills and knowledge beyond the creation of simple projects.

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

  •  use various techniques for levelling over allocation of resources
  •  assign material resources in a project
  •  assign and track costs within a project
  •  apply constraints and deadlines to tasks in a project
  •  track the progress of a project
  •  work more productively with project views
  •  work with tables in Microsoft Project
  •  work with some of the features that allow you to control your data
  •  format projects to make them more appealing and relevant
  •  print data from Gantt Charts in a variety of ways and presentations


Microsoft Project 2013 Level 2 assumes that the learner can create basic and simple projects using Microsoft Project. It is also be beneficial for the learner to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment 


Scheduled classroom training (1 Day)



Resource Levelling

Understanding Resource Levelling

Creating Resource Chaos

Tracking Down Over Allocations

Checking Resource Usage

Creating An Over Allocation Report

Fix 1: Changing Work Effort

Understanding Overtime

Fix 2: Assigning Overtime

Fix 3: Hiring Contract Labour

Fix 4: Switching Work Assignments

Fix 5: Rescheduling Tasks

Assigning Materials

Assigning Fixed Material


Contouring Materials Usage

Adding More Material Assignments

Assigning Variable Usage Material

Adding To A Material Assignment

Checking Work For Materials


Understanding Project Costs

Reviewing Current Costs

Entering Variable Costs

Case Study Variable Costs

Assigning Daily Costs

Assigning Per Usage Costs

Assigning Fixed Costs

Assigning Material Costs

Using Another Cost Table

Applying A Different Cost Table

Changing Rates During A Project

Assigning Cost Resources

Viewing Project Costs

Constraints And Deadlines

Understanding Constraints And Deadlines

Reviewing Our Project

Adding A Constraint

Using Elapsed Time

Rescheduling Tasks

Creating A Deadline

Project Tracking

Creating A Baseline

Automatically Updating Tasks

Manually Updating Tasks

Entering Delayed Tasks

Tracking Actuals On A Gantt Chart

Using The Tracking Box

Viewing Task Slippage

Project Views

Understanding Project Views

Working With The Standard Views

Creating Split Views

Creating A Custom View

Creating A Custom Combination View

Using Custom Views

Customising The View Menus

Saving An Existing View

Deleting Unwanted Views

Keeping New Views Local


Exploring Tables

Creating A New Table

Adding Fields To A Table

Formatting Table Fields

Using A Custom Table

Using A Hyperlink Field

Controlling Project Data

Understanding The Data Tools

Basic Data Highlighting

Highlighting Date Ranges

Highlighting A Range Of Tasks

Highlighting Tasks With Specific


More Highlight Filters

Applying Filters

Creating A Custom Filter

Using A Custom Filter

Editing Existing Filters

Deleting An Unwanted Filter

Grouping Tasks

Using AutoFilters

Formatting Projects

Understanding The Timescale

Changing Time Periods

Showing Tiers

Modifying Specific Tiers

Formatting For Non-Working Time

Changing Text Styles

Working With Gridlines

Displaying Progress Lines

Working With Progress Lines

Changing The Layout

Understanding Gantt Chart Bars

Changing Gantt Chart Styles

Changing Bar Text

Formatting Selected Bars

Changing Bar Styles

Printing Gantt Charts

Placing Printing Commands On The Ribbon

Using Print Preview

Setting Page Breaks

Printing Specific Dates And Pages

Printing Headers

Printing Footers

Working With The Legend

Getting The Right Report Fit

Exporting To PDF

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