Project Advanced Training

Class Duration: 7 hours

MS ProjectAs projects get more complicated, keeping all of your ducks in a row gets more challenging.  Microsoft Project has the advanced tools to help you keeping your resources organized and the project on track.  This Project Advance Training class covers the advanced concepts in Microsoft Project for designing more complex and comprehensive Microsoft Project plans. You will be able to update and adjust project plans as circumstances change, integrate other Microsoft resources into your project, and create visually impactful reports as your project progresses. 

Training Class Goal

Students exiting this Microsoft Project Advanced class will have skills in using advanced Project features to design complex and extensive Microsoft Project plans. Students will understand how to import information to Project plans, as well as export data from the project into Excel. They will be able to update plans as projects progress, and manage the ongoing budget. Students will learn to create and customize visual reports to display project data. Students will also be able to create project template, as well as share resources across multiple projects.


Students entering this advance Project training course should have basic experience and understanding of Microsoft Project and possess project management skills.

Topics Covered

  • 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 overtime work
  • Split a task
  • Reschedule a task
  • Filter tasks
  • Set an interim plan
  • Create a custom table
  • Create a custom report

Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

  • Update cost rate tables
  • Group costs
  • Link documents to a project plan

Reporting Project Data Visually

  • Create a visual report
  • Customize a visual report
  • Create a visual report template

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

Our Instructors are based in Colorado and Arizona but can travel anywhere in the country to conduct the class at your location.