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Project 2013 Level 3

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Microsoft Project 2013 Level 3 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:

  •  run and modify standard reports as well as create your own custom reports
  •  work with and create project templates
  •  work with and understand Microsoft Project project files
  •  work with and link multiple projects in Microsoft Project
  •  create shared resources for use amongst multiple projects
  •  downsize large project files into more managable entities
  •  export project data to other applications
  •  create VBA macros to automate operations in a project file


Microsoft Project 2013 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)



Microsoft Project Reports

Understanding Project Reports

How Reports Work

Running A Report

Formatting Chart Objects


Report Data

Filtering Report Data

Cloning An Existing Report

Creating A New Report

Enhancing Report Appearance

Making Reports Global

Removing Unwanted Reports

Project Templates

Understanding Project Templates

Examining The Templates

Saving A Project As A Template

Using A Custom Project Template

Specifying The Personal Templates Folder

Using The Personal Template Folder

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

Opening A Project 2007 File

Moving A Project’s Start Date

Working With Multiple Files

Hiding Open Files

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 Lines

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


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 Microsoft Project VBA

Accessing The Developer Tab

Recording A Macro

Running A Macro

Editing A Macro

Running An Edited Macro

Localising A Macro

Running A Localised Macro

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