December 6, 2021
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Course Description

These course modules will provide practical skills associated with the management aspect of the software. Specifically, they are designed to provide tools, techniques and tips that will help Project Managers and Team Members effectively develop existing schedules and track project work. The main objective of this course is that participants can employ MS Project as a powerful tool to assist in the complex endeavour of managing, monitoring & controlling and successfully delivering projects.

It is imperative that delegates are familiar with ‘Level 1/Introduction’ topics and have already created and resourced a project schedule

Places are limited to 12 delegates to ensure sufficient tutor/delegate interaction – Prompt booking is advised.

Course content

Module 1:  Applying Filters

·    Using the AutoFilter

·    Applying project Interactive Filters (e.g. Date Range)

Module 2:  Working with Tables

·    Applying Tracking, Variance, Schedule and Cost Tables

·    Designating ‘Fixed Costs’ against Tasks

Module 3:  Customising Fields and Tables

·    Inserting/Hiding Fields

·    Working with Text Fields

·    Working with Flag Fields

·    Creating Custom Tables

·    Tips on using the Organiser feature

Module 4:  Resolving Resource Over-Allocations

·    Finding Resource Over-Allocations

·    Resolving Over-Allocations manually

·    Resolving Over-Allocations using the ‘Level Resources’ feature

Module 5: Tracking Progress

·    Working with Baselines

·    Using the Tracking Table

·    Using Tracking Commands

·    Applying Tracking Fields

·    Tracking by ‘work done’

Module 6: Communication Techniques – Project Reporting

·    Dashboard Reports

·    Comparing Project Revisions

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for team leaders and project managers who wish to become more familiar with this project management tool, and how it can be used to aid in managing and planning a project successfully to completion. This course will be of benefit to a wide range of individuals from various sectors, and would be of relevance to project managers, engineers, site supervisors and team leaders, and anyone who’s role involves the planning and scheduling of tasks.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €425 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.


Alan McLoughlin
KM Consultancy Services

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