Deltek Acumen Fuse® Training Course

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Acumen Fuse® is a schedule diagnostics tool that pinpoints and resolves shortcomings in a matter of minutes. It provides comprehensive metric, logic and forensic analysis of your schedule, allowing you to feel confident that your schedule is fit for purpose and achievable.  Acumen Fuse integrates directly with all major scheduling tools including Primavera and Microsoft Project making it an invaluable tool for anyone working on large-scale, complex projects.

Our comprehensive Acumen Fuse course looks at creating a workbook, customising views, validating project schedules, and performing logic analysis to help with schedule diagnostics.

It also looks at more advanced features such as benchmarking, forensic checks, schedule cleansing and creating metrics.

Is it right for me?

This Deltek accredited course is designed for Planners and Project Controllers who need to carry out schedule validation and to analyse results.
To hear about what a recent cohort of delegates thought of the course, click here to read our blog.

What will I get out of it?

By the end of the course you will be able to:


  • Set up a Fuse workbook
  • Customise views
  • Perform schedule diagnostics
  • Publish Results
  • Benchmark your schedules against other industries
  • Carry out forensic analysis
  • Create scenarios and cleanse the schedule
  • Create metrics
  • Use Fuse 360 to accelerate schedules

What does it cover?

  • How Acumen Fuse works
  • Overview and navigating
  • Acumen Fuse user settings and options
  • Creating a workbook
  • Setting up a Workbook structure
  • Linking and importing source data
  • Customising table views, the WBS structure and fields
  • Filtering data
  • Grouping data
  • Using Standard Ribbon Views
  • Conducting ribbon analysis
  • Conducting phase analysis
  • Scoring options
  • Exclusions and annotations
  • Using the table view
  • Using the detailed view
  • Using the Gantt view
  • Using the scorecard view
  • Using the heat map view
  • Publishing the executive briefing
  • Publishing the analyst report
  • Activity export and print preview
  • Logic checks
  • Logic sensitivity
  • Logic trace
  • Acumen cloud comparison
  • Industry customisation
  • Forensic checks
  • Activity variances
  • Custom field mapping
  • Overview widgets
  • Analytics widgets
  • Dashboard layouts
  • Intersection analysis
  • Trend analysis
  • Custom ribbon views
  • Comparison analysis
  • Timeline view
  • SmartGantt view
  • SmartGantt filters
  • Cleansing the schedule
  • Editing the scenario
  • Using the cleansed Schedule
  • Exporting the cleansed schedule
  • Using the metric libraries
  • Creating basic metrics
  • Customised scoring options
  • How Fuse 360 works
  • Using the schedule realism advisor
  • Target acceleration
  • Interactive acceleration and de-acceleration

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Course leader

Nicky Fathers

Technical & Digital Learning Consultant

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