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Mastering Advanced Project Management Techniques using Microsoft Project 2007


Course Overview

Designed for the advanced user or serious novice, Mastering Advanced Project Management teaches techniques for using Microsoft Office Project 2007 pertinent to managing complex projects in mature project management environments. In this course, the special emphasis is on explaining the mysteries that often arise with the software, and adding depth and mastery to your software skills.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Use standard fields in custom Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups.
  • Define and use custom fields in custom Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups.
  • Comprehend how Calendars control the project schedule.
  • Understand the difference between the Duration of tasks and the schedule of tasks.
  • Use work contours to control the schedule of resource assignments.
  • Use an administrative project to capture non-project time.
  • Reschedule a project whose Start date has changed.
  • Understand how the software calculates the Cost of a task.
  • Define and use Cost resources.
  • Use Earned Value Analysis.
  • Determine the Critical Path in a project.
  • Manage project risks using multiple methods.
  • Import and export data with other software applications.
  • Export an image file to other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Level resource overallocations.
  • Create and use a shared Resource Pool with a master project.
  • Write macros in the VBA programming language.


Target Audience

This course is intended for experienced users of Microsoft Project who are faced with managing complex projects and work in an organization that demands advanced project management maturity.


Students electing this course should first successfully complete the Establishing a Project Management Foundation using Microsoft Office Project 2007 course. In lieu of this requirement, students must have significant experience using Microsoft Project in all stages of the project life cycle, including defining, planning, executing, and closing a project, along with a high level of proficiency in using the Microsoft Project scheduling engine.

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