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Microsoft Project Level 2 (Advanced)

Microsoft Project Level 2 (Advanced)

(2013, 2016, 2019, 2021, 365)

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, users should be comfortable managing the Project environment, working within task structures, managing and allocating resources, generating views, and creating reports. You will:

  • Link projects and work with master projects and subprojects
  • Create and use resource pools
  • Baseline a project
  • Work with custom fields
  • Change task lists and create network diagrams
  • Use lag and lead
  • Update project work completed and uncompleted
  • Analyze earned value
  • Allocate and level work resources
  • Use existing Project reports
  • Create custom Project reports

Target Student

This course is intended to help all users get up to speed with Microsoft Project's more advanced features, including task management, timelines, earned value calculation, custom reports, allocating resources, and custom views.

Course Outline

Section 1: Managing the Project Environment

Link Projects

Master Projects and Subprojects


Create and Use Resource Pools

Update and Unlink a Resource Pool

View Resource Availability Across Projects

Create and Modify Baselines

View Variance with Baselines


Section 2: Working with Custom Fields

Work with Custom Fields

Create Lookup Tables

Add Formulas

Add Graphical Indicators

Work with Custom Field Options


Section 3: Managing Task Structure

Schedule Options

Insert, Move, and Delete Tasks

Unlink and Relink Tasks

Task Inspector

Display Task Paths

Create a Network Diagram

Add Lead and Lag Time


Section 4: Managing the Critical Path

Understand the Critical Path

View the Critical Path

Work with Float (Slack)


Section 5: Update Project Work

Set the Status Date

% Complete vs. Physical % Complete

Marking Tasks on Track

Update Work Completed

Use the Update Project Dialog

Reschedule Uncompleted Work


Section 6: Analyzing Earned Value

Earned Value

Earned Value Methods

Earned Value Reports

Earned Value Tables


Section 7: Working with Project Resources

Resource Information Dialog Box

Resource Costs

Resource Notes

Allocate and Level Work Resources

Work with the Team Planner

Manage Unassigned Tasks

Work with Resource Allocation and Overallocation

Resource Levelling

Replace and Remove Assigned Resources


Section 8: Producing Project Reports

Dashboard Reports

Resource Reports

Cost Reports

In Progress Reports

Create Custom Reports

Report Design and Format

Add Charts

Table Design and Layout

Field List Options

Add Hyperlinks to Reports

Add Images to Reports

Export Visual Reports

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Microsoft Project Level 2 (Advanced)

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
May 27, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$395.00 Online
September 10, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$395.00 Online
January 22, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$395.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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