PRJ16ADV: Microsoft Project 2016 - Level 2 & 3 / Advanced

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
October 04, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $780.00 Register
November 22, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $780.00 Register

Duration: 2 days
PDUs: 14

Course Overview

You will create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2016.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to manage an existing Microsoft Project 2016 project plan.  You will:  Update a project plan to reflect progress as you execute the project.

  • Monitor project progress in the project plan.
  • Adjust the project plan to control constraints.
  • Create project reports to share a project’s status.
  • Customize project settings and share customizations with other projects.


Basic project management knowledge and skills are required to be successful in this course. Additionally, you should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project pan, and share a project plan. If you do not possess this knowledge, we would suggest the following:

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Microsoft® Project 2016: Level 1

Course Content

Day 1

Monitoring Project Progress

  • View Project Progress
  • Add Custom Fields
  • Create custom Tables
  • Create calculated Fields
  • Create Concatenated fields
  • Creating Customized Date Functions Fields
  • Create Custom Single Views
  • Create Custom Combination View
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Analyze a Project Plan

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Import and Export Maps
  • Importing External Files into Projects
  • Hyperlinking files in Project

Resource Pools

  • Resource Pools
  • Working With Resource Pool
  • Sharing a Resource Pool
  • Managing a Resource Pool
  • Reporting and Analyzing the Resource Pool

Multiple Projects and Master Projects

  • Linking Projects Plans
  • Create a Series of Sub Projects
  • Managing Projects within the master Project
  • Managing Projects in the Sub Project

Day 2

Earned Value analysis

  • Creating progress lines
  • Using the earned value Tools
  • Customizing the Earned Value Tables
  • Defining the different fields available for EVA

Customizing the Application

  • Create Project Options
  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Understanding Template Options
  • The Organizer

Reporting Tools

  • View Existing Reports
  • view visual Reports
  • View excel Reports
    Create customized Excel Reports
  • Create customized Visual Reports
  • Report Dashboards
  • Best Practice Analyzer

Advanced Additional Features

  • Integration with SharePoint
  • Hyperlinks
  • Custom WBS Codes
  • Macros Overview