1-2 Day(s)


The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Project 2010 Level 2 are sufficient to be able to use and operate the software at an advanced level


Microsoft Project 2010 Level 2 is designed for users who know the basics of project management techniques and have existing skills in using Microsoft Project

Skills Gained

At the completion of Microsoft Project 2010 Level 2 you should be able to

  • Save a baseline plan; update the percentage of tasks completed, actual start and finish dates, in-progress tasks, and actual work; save an interim plan display the Earned Value table to monitor the actual and estimated costs of tasks; and view task progress in Network Diagram view.
  • Analyze a project by viewing its statistics, slippage, and slack in the schedule and reschedule a project by splitting tasks, delaying resource work, and assigning overtime.
  • Format a project file by modifying bar styles and timescales, use the Drawing toolbar to enhance Gantt chart information, print current views and reports, create a custom report and a Crosstab report, and create a visual report by using Excel or Visio.
  • Create a custom Network Diagram view and a combination view, create and run a macro to automate tasks, create and delete a toolbar and a menu, and create a custom table by using the More Tables dialog box.
  • Consolidate project files, link tasks across projects, assign project and task priorities, share project elements globally and with specific projects, and share resources across projects.
  • Import data from a Microsoft Excel workbook and a Microsoft Access database, export data to a Microsoft Excel workbook and a Microsoft Access database, and copy project information to a Microsoft Word document and a Microsoft Excel worksheet.


This course assumes that you've completed Microsoft Project 2010 Level 1 or have equivalent experience

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Recap of Level 1 topics

Tracking Project work

  • Managing a Project
  • Updating the progress of tasks
  • Observing project progress

Analyzing and adjusting the plan

  • Analyzing the plan
  • Rescheduling tasks

Formatting and reporting

  • Formatting a project file
  • Using drawing tools
  • Printing views and reports
  • Visual reports

Customising the project environment

  • Creating custom views
  • Creating macros
  • Creating a toolbar and a menu
  • Creating a custom table

Managing multiple projects

  • Consolidating and sharing projects
  • Sharing resources across projects

Project Communications

  • Communicating among a project team
  • Working with hyperlinks
  • Exchanging project data
  • Importing data
  • Exporting data
  • Copying data

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