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Duration: 1-day

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What you will learn

Our Microsoft Project Intermediate course is suitable for those with a basic working knowledge of Project. This course is designed for those who wish to improve their existing Project skills and take advantage of the more complex features.

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to use Project to help manage their resources and costs; to set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level, you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.


Attendees are required to be familiar with the Project Introduction content before attending this course.

Course outline

Managing Resources and Costs

  • Creating work, material and cost resources
  • Working with multiple calendars
  • Assigning resources
  • Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Task Types
  • Working with resource costs and fixed costs
  • Work contours
  • Working with the Team Planner
  • Identifying budget variances

Finalising the Plan

  • Reviewing the schedule
  • Levelling resource over-allocation


  • Creating baselines
  • Entering project progress
  • Viewing variance information

Analysing and Adjusting a Schedule

  • Analysing schedules
  • Rescheduling a project
  • Adjustment of resource schedules
  • Progress lines

Filters and Sorting

  • Adding new columns
  • Working with auto filters
  • Applying built-in filters
  • Sorting and grouping data

Managing Multiple Projects

  • Consolidate and share projects
  • Resource pools: share resources across projects
  • Levelling and reporting across multiple projects

Exchanging Project Data

  • Import, export and copy data from Microsoft Excel
  • Enhanced copy and paste
  • Coping Pictures