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Microsoft Office Project 2010

May 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm


COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This 3-day instructor-led course teaches project managers how to harness the power of Microsoft Project to create dynamic project schedules to assist in the planning, implementation, control, and closing of business projects. You will learn how to define a new project, plan your project with tasks, resources, and assignments, analyze the Critical Path, baseline your project, enter actual progress, analyze variance, revise your project, report project progress, and then close out the project.

PREREQUISITES: This course requires you to be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. The ability to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders, is highly recommended. You should also have strong hands-on experience using Microsoft products. It is also strongly recommended that you be familiar with project management terminology and theory.


LESSON 1 – Overview
Starting Microsoft Project
Opening a Project file
Introduction to the Project Interface
Views in Microsoft Office Project
Closing Project filesLESSON 2 – Creating New Project Files
Creating a Project file
Overview of Calendars
Saving a file
Other Microsoft Project options
Project information
Nonworking time in the Gantt chart
Saving a template

LESSON 3 – Creating the Task List
Adding tasks and durations
Working with elapsed duration tasks
Editing the task list
Milestone tasks
Multiple/Task Information dialog box
Fill handle
Moving and copying tasks
Inserting and deleting tasks
Recurring tasks

LESSON 4 – Outlining Tasks
Outlining tasks
Working with task notes
Inserting files into the Notes field
Working with hyperlinks
Outline numbers and Work Break Structure numbers
WBS field
Hiding columns

LESSON 5 – Creating the Task Schedule
Scheduling tasks by linking
Inserting tasks and tasks links
Zooming the Gantt chart
Lead and lag
Task constraints
Task deadlines
Task calendars
Critical pathLESSON 6 – Creating Resources &
Work and material resources
Resource assignments and work calculations
Assigning resources
Entering work when assigning resources
Resource Calendars

LESSON 7 – Resource Overallocation
Assignment information and the Usage views
Resource Overallocation

LESSON 8 – Finalizing the plan
Reviewing the plan

LESSON 9 – Tracking Progress
Tracking Overview
Tracking progress at a task level
Tracking progress using time-phased data
Rescheduling incomplete work

LESSON 10 – Introduction to Reports
Reports in Microsoft Project
Project 2007 Visual Reports


May 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am
May 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Sarah Juenemann


Capitol Computers
151 Water Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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