Microsoft Project Advanced Training



Note:  Each student must have access to a computer with Microsoft Project (Windows) already installed. (Microsoft Project 2016, 2019 or Microsoft Project Online ). If you don’t have the software license, we will give you remote access to a computer with the software.

Next Class :

Thu- Fri, June 20-21 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Online

Sat-Sun, June 22-23 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Online

Course fee:  CAD $800

Reserve your seat: $25 Non-refundable. To be refunded if the class is cancelled by PMVISION.

Remainder:  Due one week before the start date

 Microsoft Project Advanced Training Course –  MS.Project Level 3 Class | Designed for Microsoft Project 2016,2019,2021 & Online


This course is designed for experienced users who want to take their project management skills to the next level. The course delves into advanced topics such as starting a project from various sources, advanced methods for managing tasks and resources, managing projects with advanced techniques, customizing and formatting views, reporting, working with templates, and leveraging the Project Cloud. Through hands-on exercises and practical examples, students will master advanced features and techniques, enabling them to manage complex projects more effectively and efficiently using Microsoft Project.

  • Training Type:  Classroom Training & Virtual Classroom Training classes
  • Course Level:  Advanced (Level 3)- ( For MS.Project Fundamentals Levels 1-2, take our 2 Days Microsoft Project Fundamentals Training Course)
  • Number of students per session: Our class sizes are typically 6- 8 students per session. Our classes are intentionally kept small to foster more interaction between the instructor and students. We limit classes to a maximum of six (8) students unless we are teaching a private group or organization. Each student is provided with a laptop with Microsoft Project 2016 or Project 2019 (Windows) already installed. If you prefer using your laptop, your laptop should have Microsoft Project  2013, 2016, or MS.Project 2019  installed. You can get a 1-month free trial from the Microsoft Project Official site – Select Project Online Professional
  • Locations:   Downtown Toronto. The training is also offered at other locations including Mississauga, Scarborough, Ottawa & Montreal. Please contact us to discuss an alternate course location.
  • Duration:  2 Days training
  • Special Offers:   Sign up with a friend and save 5% each  – Sign up with 2 friends and save 10%
  • Corporate Training:  Contact us for special offers


Course Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Coverage: The course goes beyond the basics to cover advanced functionalities of Microsoft Project, equipping students with the skills needed to tackle complex project management challenges.
  • Hands-on Learning: Practical exercises throughout the course help students apply and reinforce their advanced skills, ensuring a deeper understanding of the software’s capabilities.
  • Engaging Content: The course is designed to keep students interested and engaged, making the learning experience enjoyable and effective.
  • Experienced Instructors: Developed by experienced Microsoft Project users, the course material is accurate, reliable, and reflects the best practices in advanced project management using the software.
  • Real-World Examples: Students will work with real-world scenarios, helping them understand the practical applications of advanced Microsoft Project features and how to use them efficiently in their professional lives.


Who Should Attend

The Hands-On Microsoft Project course is appropriate for the following:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Schedulers
  • Anyone who is required to understand the capabilities of Microsoft Project or is required to access data from within MS Project
  • Both people who are new to using Microsoft Project as well as people who are currently using Microsoft Project who are self-taught
  • People from all industries (this course is not geared to any specific industry)

Included Course Materials

  • Course workbook “PDF” including step-by-step course exercises complete with many actual screen captures and advanced project tips, exercises and answers
  • Data files with all applicable Microsoft Project files used in the course
  • Certificate of completion (PDF)

Course Prerequisites

Microsoft Project advanced course Basic Microsoft Project skills including high comfort level navigating the program. It is also necessary to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment, especially in regard to file management and file handling. Also, the course is suitable for those who attended our MS.Project Fundamentals (Levels 1-2) training Microsoft Project Fundamentals Training Course


Course Outline

Starting a Project from an Existing Project, Excel Workbook, or SharePoint Task List
    • Starting a Project
    • Starting a Project (Exercise)
Advanced Methods for Managing Tasks and Resources
    • Manage Tasks and Resources
    • Change the Task Dependency (Exercise)
    • Understanding Elapsed versus Actual Time Settings
    • Setting Task Constraints
    • Creating a Task Constraint (Exercise)
    • Splitting and Delaying Tasks
    • Splitting a Task Using the Gantt Chart View (Exercise)
    • Delaying a Task: Using a Gantt Chart View
    • Delaying a Task: Using a Gantt Chart View (Exercise)
    • Using the Task Inspector
    • Viewing the Task Inspector (Exercise)
    • Analyzing Critical Tasks and the Critical Path
    • Viewing the Critical Path (Exercise)
    • Using Lag Time and Lead Time
    • Set Lag and Lead Time (Exercise)
    • Analyzing Task Assignments
    • Adding a Note through the Assignment Information Dialog Box (Exercise)
    • Using the Team Planner
    • Displaying a Team Planner and Apply Formatting (Exercise)
    • Using a Resource Pool and Sharing Resources
    • Sharing a Resource Pool (Exercise)
    • Managing Resource Availability and Pay Rates
    • Changing a Pay Rate (Exercise)
Managing the Project with Advanced Techniques
    • Using Leveling to Solve Resource Overallocations
    • Using Leveling to Solve Resource Overallocations: Using the Gantt Chart View (Exercise)
    • Amending Tasks
    • To Amend Tasks (Exercise)
    • Understanding Baseline and Interim Plans
    • Setting Additional Baselines (Exercise)
    • Analyzing Project Costs and Creating Budgets
    • Creating Budgets (Exercise)
Formatting and Customizing Views
    • Customizing the Gantt Chart
    • Customizing the Gantt Chart Using Gantt Chart View (Exercise)
    • Creating a Custom View
    • Creating a Custom View (Exercise)
    • Applying Filters
    • Applying Filters (Exercise)
    • Using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Codes
    • Using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Codes (Exercise)
    • Creating Visual Reports
    • Creating a Visual Report (Exercise)
    • Editing Reports
    • Editing a Report (Exercise)
Working with Templates
    • Using Subproject within a Project
    • Using Subprojects within a Project (Exercise)
    • Using the Organizer to Maintain Templates
    • Using the Organizer (Exercise)
Project Cloud
    • Using the Cloud
    • Using the Cloud (Exercise)


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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Reserve your seat fee:  Non Refundable. To be refunded if the class is cancelled by PMVISION
  • In case PMVISION  cancels an event, 100% refund will be paid to the delegate.
  • If the cancellation is done by the delegate within 48 hours of subscribing, 10%  will be deducted as administration fee.
  • If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days or more, prior to the event, 20% will be deducted as administration fee.
  • If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days or less, prior to the event, no refunds will be made
  • Bookings made at discounted prices ( Including Early Bird Booking) cannot be cancelled.
  • If you will have to travel to attend the course, please don’t make any travel arrangements until we confirm the class. We usually usually confirm the class by emails at least one week prior to the start date.


IMPORTANT: We recommend waiting to book any non-refundable travel until 1 week  before the start of class. PMVISION is not responsible for any loss incurred as a result of a canceled class. Please email: for any additional questions.

This course is available as following:
1- Classroom Training: Downtown Toronto – Mississauga , Scarborough
2- Virtual Classroom
3- On-Site Training: At your location, anytime , anywhere
4- Corporate Training: Special rates for Corporate Training

We provide special rate for groups :
10% Discount for Group of 3
20% Discount for Group of 4

A certificate of completion is available upon completing the training.