Woodthorpe IT Solutions Ltd


How we deliver Project courses

Onsite Courses

  • We come to you
  • We bring all the equipment needed
  • The outline can be customised

Open Course Dates

  • You come to our venue
  • Suitable for individuals

Online Courses

  • Self paced
  • Budget Friendly
  • 24/7 Learning

Microsoft Project Foundation

Getting Started with Microsoft Project
  • The Role of Microsoft Project
  • Explore the Microsoft Project Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views
Create a New Project Plan
  • Set Project Working Time
  • Project Information
  • Create Summary Stages
  • Edit the Task List
  • Define the Activity List
  • Create and Apply Task Calendars
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure
Creating the Project Schedule
  • Understand Task Durations
  • Define Milestones
  • Work with Manual Scheduling and Finish Start Links
  • Automatic Scheduling and Finish Start links
  • Task Relationships - Types, Lag and Lead
  • Add Tasks to the Timeline
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Work with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Add Recurring Activities
  • Add Notes to a Task
  • Reference Other Files in Tasks
Managing Resources in a Project Plan
  • Understand Resources Types
  • Work with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Add Resource Costs
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Resolve Resource Overallocation
  • Split Activities
Introduction to Project Tracking
  • Set a Project Baseline
  • Enter Actuals Against Tasks
  • View Progress Against a Baseline
Viewing and Reporting Project Detail
  • Filter and Group Project Data
  • Print Microsoft Project Views
  • Use Standard Reports in Microsoft Project
  • Print Standard Reports to XPS


This course is a two day course but can be condensed in to a 1 day session.

Microsoft Project Intermediate

Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications
  • Import Project Information
  • Export Project Plan Data into Excel
  • Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information
Updating a Project Plan
  • Enter Task Progress
  • Enter Additional Work Hours
  • Split a Task
  • Reschedule a Task
  • Filter Tasks
Managing Project Costs
  • Update Cost Rate Tables
  • View Cost Related Data in Tables
  • Group Costs
  • Link Documents to a Project Plan
Reporting Project Data
  • Run a Report
  • Output a Report to Excel
  • Output a Report to other File Formats
Reusing Project Plan Information
  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Create a Custom View
  • Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
  • Share Resources
  • Create a Master Project

Microsoft Project Advanced

Advanced Filters
  • Building customised & tailored Filters & Highlights
  • Working with built-in data fields for filters
  • Building filters on User-defined fields
Building Custom Tables
  • Creating a User-defined table
  • Adding & removing fields from tables
  • Updating table design
Working with Customised Fields
  • Custom Fields
  • Creating Custom Lookup Fields
  • Defining a Custom Formula Field
  • Creating a Complex Formula Custom Field
  • Graphical Indicators (eg RAG Status)
  • Roll-Up options for Summary Level Tasks
  • Importing a Custom Field
  • Accessing the Organizer Window
  • Using Organizer between the current file & the Global Template
  • Using the Organizer between other user files
  • Standardising File settings using Organizer
Advanced Project Views
  • Formatting a Network Diagram
  • Network Diagram Templates
  • Usage Views & changing data on display
Predicting Behaviour Using Task Types
  • Task Types and Scheduling Formula
  • Calculations and Setting Scheduling Options
  • Fixed Durations/Fixed Units
  • Recording Macros
  • Using Shortcuts to Run Macros

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