Microsoft Project 2013 Part 2

1 day

Course Overview

Welcome to Microsoft® Project 2013: Part 2. This course is designed to familiarize you with the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

Course Objective

You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create visual reports, and reuse project plan information.

Target student

Students taking this course are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans.


Students enrolling in this class should have:
An understanding of project management concepts. Knowledge of a Windows operating system, XP or Windows 7. Microsoft Office Project 2013: Part 1.

Course Outline

Managing the Project Environment

  • Link Projects
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields

Managing Task Structures

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage the Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Analyze Earned Value

Generating Project Views

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

Producing Project Reports

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports