AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to update a project plan in Project 2013 during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases so that the project is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.

This course helps individuals prepare for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft Office Project 2013 certification.

DescriptionUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Manage the project environment.
  • Manage task structures.
  • Generate project views to manage a project.
  • Produce project reports to share a project's status.

PrerequisitesTo ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:
  • Microsoft® Windows® experience.
  • Microsoft® Office Project® 2013 Beginning.
Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

Table of ContentsLesson 1: Managing the Project Environment
Topic A: Link Projects
Topic B: Baseline a Project
Topic C: Work with Custom Fields
Topic D: Change Project Options
Topic E: Extend Project with Apps
Lesson 2: Managing Task Structures
Topic A: Change a Task List
Topic B: Create a Network Diagram
Topic C: Manage the Critical Path
Topic D: Use Lag and Lead
Topic E: Analyze Earned Value
Lesson 3: Generating Project Views
Topic A: Use View Commands
Topic B: Use Existing Views
Topic C: Create Custom Views
Topic D: Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 4: Producing Project Reports
Topic A: Use Existing Reports
Topic B: Create Custom Reports
Topic C: Export Visual Reports