Microsoft Project Level 4 Training Course

Course Code: MSPRL4   Duration: 1 Day   Price: £345+VAT

Having learnt how to plan and develop a project schedule in MS Project, you are now looking to improve your skills by understanding how to manage these abilities across multiple projects using shared resources. You will also discover more effective ways to manage costs alongside advanced calculation methods when updating your project.


This course is designed for MS Projects users who already have existing knowledge on how to create and modify project plans and are looking to further their skills especially when working with multiple project and shared resources.

This course is suitable for anyone using Microsoft Project Standard or Professional, versions 2013, 2016 or 2019. This course will be delivered on Microsoft Project 2016.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Managing Costs
  • Advanced Options when Updating a Project
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Sharing Resources and working with Resource Pools

You must have an understanding of Project Management concepts and have attended or be familiar with the content of our MS Project Level 1 and 2 courses. You must also be using a version of MS Project which is 2013 or newer.

Course Contents

Managing Costs

  • Working with Cost Rate Tables
  • Changing Costs Rates for Specific Tasks
  • Using Rate Tables with a Resource Pool
  • Alter Costs based on Time Periods
  • Managing Overtime Costs
  • Understanding Budget costs and Resources


Advanced Options when Updating a Project

  • Calculation Options for Scheduling
  • Advanced Calculation Options
  • Updating Actual Overtime Work
  • Updating Actual Assignment Information


Managing Multiple Projects

  • Consolidating and Sharing Projects
  • Viewing the Critical Path across Multiple Projects
  • Priority Settings and Levelling Resources
  • Comparing Projects


Sharing Resources

  • Understanding Resource Pools and Sharer Files
  • Connect a Project to a Resource Pool
  • Assign Resources across Multiple Projects
  • Resolve Resource Overallocation

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