Course Code:14.02
Course Subject:Project Advanced
Course Title:Project 2003 Advanced
Aims:The student shall be able to demonstrate their competence in the advanced features of Project 2003.
Introduction:On completion of the course, the student shall be able to apply baseline/interim schedules and use them to analyse schedules. He or she shall also be able to manage/level resources and communicate with them. The student shall be able to manage multiple projects and customise fields in a range of different views.
  

Objectives

The learner will be able to:

Assessment Criteria

The learner has achieved this objective because he/she can:

1. Use Baseline and Interim Plans

  1. Create a Baseline plan

  2. Create Interim Plans

2. Analyse a Schedule

  1. Identify cost variance

  2. Identify over-budget tasks and resource

  3. Determine project costs

  4. Perform critical path analysis

  5. Perform PERT analysis

3. Mange Resources and Levelling

  1. View resources and their allocation/assignments

  2. Identify over-allocated resources

  3. Identify under-allocated resources

  4. Perform automatic resource levelling

4. Perform Electronic communication

  1. Understand the concept of project communications

  2. Setup the communications

  3. Monitor Team Status message replies

  4. Send Team Assign messages

  5. Send Team status requests

  6. Send Team Update Messages

  7. Send Schedule notes

  8. Understand Outlook security messages

5. Manage Multiple Projects

  1. Share Resources between projects

  2. Link to external projects

  3. Understand Master Projects and Sub-projects

6. Customise Table fields

  1. Understand the options available

  2. Rename fields

  3. Set a predefined list of values

  4. Write a formula

  5. Replace values with indicators

  6. Define Outlook codes

7. Use Project views

  1. Understand the range of views available

  1. Understand the range of views available

  2. Use the Calendar view

  2. Use the Calendar view

  3. Use a Network Diagram

  3. Use a Network Diagram

  4. Use the Task Usage view

  4. Use the Task Usage view

  5. Use the Tracking Gantt

  5. Use the Tracking Gantt

  6. Use the Resource Graph

  6. Use the Resource Graph

  7. Use the Resource Usage view

  7. Use the Resource Usage view

  8. Use the other views available

  8. Use the other views available