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Asta Powerproject Training

With over 20 years Powerproject training experience within the construction industry our Asta Powerproject training courses are designed to help you understand and use a range of features to produce professional looking project plans quickly.  Courses are delivered onsite (at your offices, UK wide), and all courses can be tailored to suit the way you work with the product.

Consultancy and Template design services are also available.

Asta Powerproject is the class-leading project, portfolio and resource management tool used primarily within the construction sector.  Asta training is available for ALL versions of the product and to all knowledge levels including the NEC contract.

We now also offer 90 minute online Powerproject bite size sessions!!

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Powerproject 17 Intermediate course

1 day

Asta Powerproject, is a project, portfolio and resource management tool used to support project activity, at all levels of complexity, across a broad range of industry sectors.  This practical Asta Powerproject 17 Intermediate course helps delegates to successfully create and manage effective and detailed project plans and will further explore key functionality within the product.  It will benefit anyone wanting a thorough understanding of how to work with Powerproject.

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What will you learn?

By the end of this Asta Powerproject 17 Intermediate course, attendees will be able to:

  • Enter a variety of task types
  • View, Sort and Filter a project
  • Work with resources
  • Work with baselines
  • Progress a project
  • Create templates


This course is aimed at project managers, programmers, planners and anyone needing to successfully create and manage effective project plans.

Course Contents

Tasks (more in-depth view)

  • Creating Expanded and Hammock tasks
  • Creating Buffer tasks
  • Create task pools
  • Use recurring tasks
  • User defined fields

Working with Views

  • Creating Filters
  • Sorts/Group
  • Formatting the Bar Chart
  • Configure spreadsheet
  • Change and Save Views


  • Setting up a basic resource library
  • Applying resources to tasks
  • Using supplied Histograms to show resource allocations

Working with Baselines

  • Create & Save a baseline
  • Multiple baselines


  • Progress entry using progress periods
  • Straight line v Jagged line programmes
  • Displaying multiple progress periods
  • Comparing progress to a baseline
  • Using the spreadsheet to report progress
  • Assigning alternative calendars to tasks
  • Adding notes to tasks

Creating a company template

  • Saving company templates

Course Materials

Enliten IT will provide each delegate with a workbook and other useful reference materials where applicable.   These may be either paper based or in Adobe pdf format or a combination thereof.


“Very excellent training! Trainer was absolutely on point in teaching.

"Very enjoyable and easy to follow.  Ant is obviously very experienced as the course content flowed seamlessly" - Lee
"Very useful and informative course" - Owen
"Very clear, concise and detailed course. Thanks." - Ben”

Ayoade, Bladeroom, Powerproject Introduction


Delegates should have attended our Introduction course or have equivalent knowledge or experience.   Delegates MUST have experience of creating basic programmes to attend this course.

Additional Information

NOTE:  We only offer the Asta Powerproject 17 Intermediate course on a private in-house basis.   For pricing and availability just pick up the phone and call us on 0845 1085481.

Enliten IT reserves the right to modify course content and materials as required in the interests of continuous course improvement, at any time, without notification.

The suggested course duration is a guideline.   Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.