Code: 
MSPROJECT1
Duration: 
0.5-3 Day(s)
Price: 
165-800

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Office Project Professional 2010 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan. Once the plan is created, you will set a baseline, track project actuals and report against the plan using Microsoft Project.

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans

  • Identify the components of the Microsoft Project environment
  • Use views to work with a project plan
  • Create a new project plan
  • Create the project schedule
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Finalise a project plan
  • Track progress
  • View and report project plan information

Course Outline.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • The Role of Microsoft Project
  • Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

  • Create a New Project Plan
  • Set Project Working Time
  • Project Information
  • Create Summary Stages
  • Edit the Task List
  • Define the Activity List
  • Create and Apply Task Calendars
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure

Lesson 3: Creating the Project Schedule

  • Understand Task Durations
  • Define Milestones
  • Work with Manual Scheduling and Finish Start Links
  • Automatic Scheduling and Finish Start links
  • Task Relationships - Types, Lag and Lead
  • Add Tasks to the Timeline
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Work with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Add Recurring Activities
  • Add Notes to a Task
  • Reference Other Files in Tasks

Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Understand Resources Types
  • Work with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Add Resource Costs
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Resolve Resource Overallocation
  • Split Activities

Lesson 5: Introduction to Project Tracking

  • Set a Project Baseline
  • Enter Actuals Against Tasks
  • View Progress Against a Baseline

Lesson 6: Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  • Filter and Group Project Data
  • Print Microsoft Project Views
  • Use Standard Reports in Microsoft Project
  • Print Standard Reports to XPS
  • An understanding of project management concepts.
  • Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows XP, Vista or 7.

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