Project 2010 Level 1 (Basic)


 
Course Length: 12hrs (2 Days)
Microsoft Project 2010 is a project management software program designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will design a workable project plan by creating tasks and task relationships, editing tasks, adding resources, entering costs, setting a baseline and using different views to display project results. You will:
  • Identify Tasks within a Project
  • Create Task Lists
  • Link Tasks
  • Identify and Create Constraints Between Linked Tasks
  • Edit Task Lists with Notes
  • Create Task Deadlines and Milestones
  • Sort, Filter and Group Tasks
  • Create a Resource Sheet
  • Enter Costs on Resource Sheet
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Filter Resources
  • Use Resource Levelling Tools to Assist in Workflow Conflicts
  • Create a Baseline
  • Define the Critical Path
  • Use Reports to Display Project Data
  • Use Calendar, Network View and Gantt Chart Views to Display Project Data
  • Print the Entry Table and Gantt Chart
Target Student:
This course is designed for people who give presentations and wish to provide a dynamic medium for their delivery.

Course Outline:
DAY 1
Section 1: Getting Started
Lesson 1.1: Starting Out
Lesson 1.2: Meeting Project
Lesson 1.3: Managing Project Files
Lesson 1.4: Creating a Project
Lesson 1.5: Creating Tasks
Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in Project

Section 2: Using and Customizing the Project Interface
Lesson 2.1: Getting Acquainted
Lesson 2.2: The Quick Access Toolbar
Lesson 2.3: Tabs and Groups
Lesson 2.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Section 3: The Project Tabs
Lesson 3.1: The Task Tab
Lesson 3.2: The Resource Tab
Lesson 3.3: The Project Tab
Lesson 3.4: The View Tab
Lesson 3.5: Contextual Tabs, Part 1
Lesson 3.6: Contextual Tabs, Part 2

Section 4: Creating a Basic Project
Lesson 4.1: Creating a Project
Lesson 4.2: Working with Tasks
Lesson 4.3: Adding Advanced Task Information
Lesson 4.4: Creating Milestones, Constraints, and Deadlines
Lesson 4.5: Working with Tasks, Part 1
Lesson 4.6: Working with Tasks, Part 2

Section 5: Updating and Polishing Your Project
Lesson 5.1: Updating the Project
Lesson 5.2: Basic Editing Tasks
Lesson 5.3: Formatting Text
Lesson 5.4: Formatting the Gantt Chart

Section 6: Printing and Viewing a Project
Lesson 6.1: Arranging Windows
Lesson 6.2: Changing How You View Data
Lesson 6.3: Changing Your View Scope
Lesson 6.4: Finishing Your Project

DAY 2
Section 1: Working with Project Files
Lesson 1.1: Using Windows Explorer within Project
Lesson 1.2: File Management Tools
Lesson 1.3: Using Templates
Lesson 1.4: Advanced Views

Section 2: Working with Tasks
Lesson 2.1: Using the Timeline View
Lesson 2.2: Working with Tasks
Lesson 2.3: Linking Tasks
Lesson 2.4: Editing Tasks
Lesson 2.5: Completing Tasks

Section 3: Working with Resources
Lesson 3.1: Resource Basics
Lesson 3.2: Creating the Project Calendar
Lesson 3.3: Editing Resources
Lesson 3.4: Resource Views

Section 4: Managing Resources
Lesson 4.1: Resources and Tasks
Lesson 4.2: Using the Team Planner
Lesson 4.3: Resolving Resource Conflicts
Lesson 4.4: Leveling Resources

Section 5: Project Monitoring Tools
Lesson 5.1: Setting a Project Baseline
Lesson 5.2: Setting an Interim Plan
Lesson 5.3: On the Critical Path
Lesson 5.4: Creating Progress Lines
Lesson 5.5: Tracking Progress
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