Microsoft Project 2010 builds on the Microsoft Office Project 2007 foundation with flexible work management solutions and the collaboration tools for occasional and professional project managers, and includes a pathway to more advanced project and portfolio management capabilities as business needs evolve.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Project 2010
Project Management Fundamental Concepts
The Microsoft Office Project 2010 Interface
The Project Screen
Lesson 2: Setting up the Schedule
Creating a New Project Schedule
Creating a new Schedule from a Template
Setting the Project Start Date
Establish the Project Calendar
Saving the Project Schedule
Lesson 3: Entering Project Tasks
Creating the WBS
Determine how tasks will be scheduled
Modifying the Schedule
Lesson 4: Linking Tasks
Benefits of Using Task Dependencies
Predecessor / Successor Relationships
Modifying Task Dependencies
Reviewing the Network Diagram
Reviewing the Critical Path
Lesson 5: Creating Resources
What is a Resource
Identifying the Different Resource Types
Setting Max Units
Setting each Resource's Rate
Setting up Resource Calendars
Lesson 6: Task Assignments
Assigning Resources within the Gantt Chart View
Using the Team Planner
The Microsoft Scheduling Formula
What Task Type to Use
Using a Combination View
This course is intended for both novice and experienced project managers and schedulers. These individuals would be involved in or responsible for scheduling, estimating, coordinating, controlling, budgeting, and staffing of projects and supporting other users of MS Office Project. A familiarity with key project management concepts and terminology is recommended as well as basic Windows navigation skills.
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