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Microsoft Project 2010 Basics & Advanced Online Training Course

Microsoft Project 2010 Basics & Advanced Online Training Course

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Course Description

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This is a comprehensive course covering all of the functions and features of Project 2010 for students of any skill level. The course begins with basic concepts and gradually progresses to more advanced topics. During the course students will learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables. Students will then learn how to apply filters and groups, sort task and resource data, and learn how to resolve resource conflicts.

In addition, students will learn how to work with templates, create baseline plans, monitor and update projects, analyze project statistics, handle delays and conflicts, create reports, consolidate project files, share resources, and customize Project. Students will also learn how to communicate project information by using Project Server 2010 and how to integrate Project data with other Office applications.

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Course Content

Unit 01 - Getting Started

Topic A: Project Management Concepts
  • Project Constraints
  • Phases of Project Management
  • Links Between Project Phases
  • Typical Project Management Tasks
  • Gantt Chart View
  • A Task List in Gantt Chart View
  • Resource Sheet View
Topic B: The Project Window
  • The Project 2010 Interface
  • Backstage View
  • Demo - B-1: Identifying Interface Components
  • A Sample File in Gantt Chart View
  • Open a Project File
  • Demo - B-2: Exploring Gantt Chart View
Topic C: Project Files
  • Set the Project Start Date
  • Project Information Dialog Box
  • Define Project Properties
  • Demo - C-1: Creating a Project File
  • Save a New Project File
  • Demo - C-2: Saving a Project File
Topic D: The Help Window
  • The Project Help window
  • Demo - D-1: Getting Help with Using Project
  • Unit 01 Review

Unit 02 - Tasks

Topic A: Creating a Task List
  • User-Controlled Scheduling
  • Demo - A-1: Exploring User-Controlled Scheduling
  • Demo - A-2: Adding Tasks and Durations in Auto Schedule Mode
  • Change Default Scheduling Mode
  • Demo - A-3: Changing the Scheduling Mode for all New Files
Topic B: Modifying a Task List
  • Add Tasks to a Task List
  • Delete Tasks
  • Rearranging Tasks
  • Demo - B-1: Inserting and Deleting Tasks
  • Cut and Paste a Task
  • Drag Selected Tasks
  • Demo - B-2: Rearranging Tasks
  • Demo - B-3: Formatting the Task List
Topic C: The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create a Project Summary Task
  • Demo - C-1: Creating a Project Summary Task
  • Demo - C-2: Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Convert a Task into a Milestone
  • Gantt Chart Styles
  • Demo - C-3: Setting Milestones
  • Demo - C-4: Applying Gantt Chart Styles
  • Unit 02 Review

Unit 03 - Tasks Scheduling

Topic A: Task Links
  • Task Links
  • When You Link Tasks
  • Linking Tasks
  • Demo - A-1: Linking and Unlinking Tasks
  • Change a Task?s Predecessor
  • Demo - A-2: Changing Task Predecessors
  • Lag Time
  • Lead Time
  • Apply Lead Time or Lag Time
  • Demo - A-3: Adding Lead Time and Lag Time to Tasks
  • Insert a Recurring Task
  • Demo - A-4: Adding Recurring Tasks
Topic B: Task Relationships
  • Nodes in Network Diagram View
  • Demo - B-1: Exploring Network Diagram View
  • Task Relationships
  • Task Dependency Dialog Box
  • Demo - B-2: Changing Task Relationships
Topic C: Task Options
  • Task Types
  • Demo - C-1: Changing a Task Type
  • Task Constraints
  • Demo - C-2: Applying Task Constraints
  • Unit 03 Review

Unit 04 - Resource Management

Topic A: The Base Calendar
  • Create a Base Calendar
  • Change Working Time
  • Demo - A-1: Creating a Base Calendar
  • Topic B: Resources and Calendars
  • Resources and Calendars
  • Resource Types
  • Demo - B-1: Creating a Resource Pool
  • Create a Resource Calendar
  • Demo - B-2: Creating a Resource Calendar
  • Assign Resources
  • Demo - B-3: Assigning a Single Resource to a Task
  • Assign a Resource to Multiple Tasks
  • Assign Multiple Resources to a Task
  • Demo - B-4: Assigning Multiple Tasks and Resources
  • Demo - B-5: Creating and Applying a Task Calendar
Topic C: Project Costs
  • Fixed and Variable Costs
  • Demo - C-1: Entering Resource Costs
  • Cost Table in Task Sheet View
  • Demo - C-2: Using the Cost Table
  • Unit 04 Review

Unit 05 - Views and Tables

Topic A: Working with Views
  • Calendar View
  • Demo - A-1: Exploring Calendar View
  • Demo - A-2: Applying Form Views
  • Timeline Formatting
  • Demo - A-3: Working with the Timeline
  • Demo - A-4: Copying a Timeline into PowerPoint
Topic B: Working with Tables
  • Create a Table from Another Table
  • Insert a Field in a Table
  • Insert the WBS Column
  • Show WBS in Task Name Field
  • Demo - B-1: Creating a Table and Displaying WBS Codes
  • Unit 05 Review

Unit 06 - Filters, Groups, and Sorting

Topic A: Filters
  • Filter a View
  • Demo - A-1: Filtering and Highlighting Information
  • Apply an AutoFilter
  • Demo - A-2: Applying AutoFilters
  • Create a Custom Filter
  • Demo - A-3: Creating a Custom Filter
Topic B: Groups
  • A Grouped Task List
  • Demo - B-1: Grouping Tasks
  • Create a Custom Group
  • Edit or Copy a Group
  • Demo - B-2: Creating a Custom Group
Topic C: Sorting Tasks and Resources
  • Sort a Task List
  • Demo - C-1: Sorting a Task List
  • A Sorted Resource Sheet
  • Demo - C-2: Sorting a Resource List
  • Renumber a Sorted List
  • The Sorted List, Renumbered
  • Demo - C-3: Renumbering a Sorted Resource List
  • Unit 06 Review

Unit 07 - Finalizing the Task Plan

Topic A: Finalizing Schedules
  • Slack
  • Demo - A-1: Displaying Critical Tasks and Free Slack
  • Effort Driven Schedules
  • Make a Task Non-Effort-Driven
  • Example of Smart Tag Options
  • Demo - A-2: Editing Effort-Driven and Non-Effort-Driven Tasks
Topic B: Handling Resource Conflicts
  • Resource Usage View
  • Demo - B-1: Viewing Resource Over-Allocation
  • Options to Level Resources Manually
  • Demo - B-3: Filtering for Specific Resources
  • Demo - B-4: Leveling a Resource
  • Unit 07 Review

Unit 08 - Using Templates and Importing Data

Topic A: Working with Templates
  • Convert a Project to a Template
  • Demo - A-1: Creating a Template From a Completed Project
  • Create a Project from a Template
  • Demo - A-2: Creating a Project From a Template
Topic B: Creating Projects From Other Projects
  • Import Excel Data into a New Project
  • The Import Wizard
  • Demo - B-1: Creating a Project From an Excel Workbook
  • Unit 08 Review

Unit 09 - Managing a Project

Topic A: Setting Baselines
  • Save a Baseline Plan
  • Demo - A-1: Setting a Baseline
  • Update a Baseline Plan
  • Demo - A-2: Updating a Baseline Plan
Topic B: Updating an Active Project
  • Task Bars in Tracking Gantt View
  • Demo - B-1: Updating Completed Tasks
  • Update Actual Start and Finish Dates
  • Demo - B-2: Updating Actual Start and Finish Dates
  • Demo - B-3: Updating Tasks That Are in Progress
  • The Status Date
  • Demo - B-4: Marking Tasks as Being on Track with a Status Date
  • Demo - B-5: Updating the Actual Work Performed on a Task
Topic C: Monitoring Progress
  • The Earned Value Table
  • Display the Earned Value Table
  • Demo - C-1: Using the Earned Value Table
  • Progress in Network Diagram View
  • Demo - C-2: Checking Progress in Network Diagram View
  • Unit 09 Review

Unit 10 - Analyzing and Adjusting the Plan

Topic A: Analyzing the Plan
  • The Project Statistics Dialog Box
  • Demo - A-1: Viewing Project Statistics
  • Demo - A-2: Displaying Slippage in the Schedule
Topic B: Delays and Conflicts
  • Split a Task
  • Demo - B-1: Splitting a Task
  • Delay Resource Work
  • Demo - B-2: Delaying Work for a Resource
  • Assign Overtime to a Resource
  • Demo - B-3: Assigning Overtime and Extra Resources
  • Demo - B-4: Using the Task Inspector to Resolve Conflicts
  • Demo - B-5: Inactivating a Task
Topic C: Team Planner View
  • Team Planner View
  • Demo - C-1: Working with Team Planner View
  • Demo - C-2: Formatting Team Planner View
  • Unit 10 Review

Unit 11 - Working with Reports

Topic A: Standard Reports
  • Report Formats
  • Project Overview
  • Current Activity
  • Cost Reports
  • Assignment Reports
  • Workload Reports
  • Custom Reports
  • Demo - A-1: Creating Reports
  • Create a Current Activity Report
  • Demo - A-2: Creating a Current Activity Report
  • Demo - A-3: Creating an Assignment Report
  • Demo - A-4: Printing Project Information
  • Save a Project as PDF or XPS File
Topic B: Visual Reports
  • A Visual Report
  • Create a Visual Report
  • Demo - B-1: Creating and Modifying a Visual Report
  • Unit 11 Review

Unit 12 - Customizing Project

Topic A: Custom Views
  • Create a Custom View
  • Demo - A-1: Creating a Custom View
  • Create a Combination View
  • A Combination View
  • Demo - A-2: Creating a Combination View
  • Demo - A-3: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Topic B: Macros
  • Record a Macro
  • The Record Macro Dialog Box
  • Demo - B-1: Creating a Macro
  • Run a Macro
  • Demo - B-2: Running a Macro
Topic C: Gantt Chart Formatting
  • Customize Bar Styles
  • Customize Gantt Chart Text
  • The Bar Styles Dialog Box
  • Demo - C-1: Modifying Bar Styles
  • Customize the Timescale
  • The Timescale Dialog Box
  • Demo - C-2: Customizing the Timescale
  • Demo - C-3: Drawing Elements
Topic D: Custom Fields
  • Lookup Table
  • Create a Custom Text Field
  • Demo - D-1: Creating a Custom Text Field
  • Demo - D-2: Creating a Formula-driven Field
  • Graphical Indicators Dialog Box
  • Demo - D-3: Applying Graphical Indicators
  • Unit 12 Review

Unit 13 - Managing Multiple Projects

Topic A: Consolidating and Sharing Projects
  • Subproject in Master Project Task List
  • Insert a Subproject
  • Demo - A-1: Consolidating Project Files
  • Link Tasks Across Projects
  • Demo - A-2: Linking Tasks Across Projects
  • Set Priority for Subproject or Task
  • Demo - A-3: Assigning Project and Task Priorities
  • The Organizer Dialog Box
  • Share Project Elements Globally
  • Demo - A-4: Sharing Custom Elements With All Projects
  • Share Elements with Specific Projects
Topic B: Sharing Resources Among Projects
  • The Share Resources Dialog Box
  • Share an External Resource Pool
  • Demo - B-1: Sharing Resources With Other Projects
  • Unit 13 Review

Unit 14 - Exchanging Project Information

Topic A: Collaboration
  • Basic Project Server Connectivity
  • Project Server Accounts
  • Save a Project in a SharePoint Library
  • Save & Send
Topic B: Hyperlinks
  • Link to Supporting Information
  • Demo - B-1: Linking to Supporting Information
Topic C: Exporting to Office Applications
  • Export Data to Excel Workbook
  • Demo - C-1: Exporting Project Data to an Excel Workbook
  • Create a Picture of a Project
  • Demo - C-2: Creating an Image to Share Project Information
  • Unit 14 Review

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