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Microsoft Project Training for 2010 - MS Office

Project 2010 training course

 

Our tutorials provides an overview of the interface, including the Ribbon feature, Microsoft Project 2010 Backstage, and how to navigate within the application. You will learn to use a variety of straightforward and easily accessible features to simplify the process of managing projects. Beginning with an overview of the Project 2010 interface, including the Ribbon feature, Project 2010 Backstage, you will learn how to navigate within the application to learn more efficient ways to manage a project..

Learn to use the advanced project file customizations available, ,which can simplify many project management tasks, saving you time, and increasing the effectiveness of project analysis and reporting tools throughout the life of your project. This course covers how to customize default options, add new tabs and groups to the Ribbon, and add new buttons to the Quick Access Tool bar. You will also learn how to import or export a customized Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar so that project team members can share consistent user interface customizations. This course also covers how to create custom fields that contain specially formatted task and resource data, such as formulas, graphical indicators, and outline codes that meet the unique needs of your project. Our training will help you learn new and easier ways to manage projects, as you become more productive and complete various types of projects.

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Our Training Features:

  • Available in either Online (One year unlimited access)  or CBT CD
  • Microsoft Authorized Training
  • Used by 1000's of companies
  • Includes interactive simulations to practice - MS Office 2010 software not required
  • Printable transcripts of all lessons
  • Review questions - to test ones understanding of the material
  • Beginner to Advance Levels on Videos

Beginning Level

Introduction to Project Management

  • Recognize examples of a project
  • Characteristics of a project
  • Project management responsibilities
  • Characteristics of the project lifecycle
  • Match project management processes with their corresponding characteristics
  • Benefits of using project management software
  • Match project management process areas with corresponding tools
  • Characteristics of projects and project management processes

Introduction to Project 2010

  • Recognize the purpose of elements of the interface
  • Match views available with their corresponding descriptions
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Locate the commands on the Ribbon for performing various functions
  • Open, save, and close a  file
  • Locate given commands in the Backstage view
  • Start up and check resource information in a project file
  • Match Ribbon and Backstage tabs with their corresponding commands and tools

Initializing a Project

  • Determine the best approach for setting up a new project
  • Create a project using a new blank project file
  • Create a new project using an existing project plan
  • Use a template to create a new project
  • Create a new project using a Microsoft 2010 Project task list
  • Begin a new project using a task list in a workbook
  • Exceptions in a project calendar
  • Resource calendar
  • Task calendar
  • Start a new project
  • Create a project calendar, given a scenario

Defining Project Properties

  • Perform actions involved in defining a new project
  • Match pages in the Project Options dialog with corresponding options
  • Name and save a new project file i
  • Recognize examples of appropriately named project files
  • Identify alternative file types available
  • Apply project-specific properties and settings to a project file
  • Save the project with an appropriate filename

Building a Schedule

  • Add tasks to a project plan
  • Determine whether given tasks should be automatically or manually scheduled
  • Recognize guidelines for using summary tasks and milestones
  • Different types of task dependencies
  • Manage dependencies between tasks
  • Apply a constraint to a given task
  • Perform scheduling tasks

Creating Resources

  • Match resource types with corresponding examples
  • Organize project resources
  • Enter work resources in Project 2010
  • Configure resource availability
  • Enter material resources
  • Eenter cost resources
  • Create a resource pool for a project

Managing Resource Assignments

  • Recognize how assigning additional resources to a task affects scheduling
  • Identify the scheduling formula
  • Recognize how task types affect a project when resource assignments are updated
  • Use the task entry table for resource assignments
  • Assign Resources dialog box for resource assignments
  • Procedure for assigning a material resource to a task
  • Change the cost rate table used for a resource assignment
  • Perform resource assignments given a scenario

Monitoring Schedule Performance

  • Set and maintain project baselines
  • Update a project schedule with actual duration values
  • Match scheduling terminology used with corresponding definitions
  • Interpret the results of an in-progress schedule check
  • Reschedule work that is not yet started
  • Split a task in a schedule
  • Set and update a Microsoft Project baseline
  • Update a project schedule
  • Set a new start date for work that is not yet started

Communicating Project Information

  • Create a standard report using
  • Print a project report
  • Apply text formatting options to a report
  • Add graphics to a project
  • Use the Timeline as a reporting tool
  • Customize the Gantt chart view
  • Create and format a customized standard report
  • Use the Timeline view to create a project report
  • Create a customized report with graphics using the Gantt Chart view

Advanced Level

Advanced Customizing

  • Set advanced project options to perform given calculations
  • Customize the Quick Access toolbar
  • Customize the Ribbon
  • Custom fields
  • Create custom outline codes for a project
  • Order the steps of the procedure for creating custom outline codes
  • Customize settings and user interface in a project file
  • Create custom fields for a project

Advanced Tools for Managing Multiple Projects

  • Create a resource pool
  • Maintain resource information for projects that share a resource pool
  • Create a master project plan
  • Recognize when to use the consolidated projects feature
  • Dependencies between tasks in separate project files
  • Create a resource pool
  • Create a master plan that contains projects that are linked by dependent tasks
  • Update resource information for projects that share a resource pool

Advanced Resource Management

  • Delay the start of a task in Project 2010
  • Apply a work contour to an assignment
  • Recognize how to modify resource assignments using the Team Planner
  • Strategies to adjust resource assignments
  • Determine the appropriate method for dealing with a given resource overallocation
  • Use the resource leveling tool
  • Use Leveling Gantt view to assess results of resource leveling
  • Level resources for a project

Advanced Scheduling Management

  • Use Task Inspector to examine scheduling problems
  • Create a recurring task
  • Recognize how to inactivate a task
  • Group tasks and resources within a project plan
  • Filters to view project information
  • When to use the critical path tools
  • Task Inspector to resolve a scheduling problem
  • Modify tasks in a project plan
  • Grouping and filtering to modify the view of a project plan

Advanced Reporting and Management Tools

  • Create a visual report
  • Edit an existing Visual Reports template
  • Copy and paste data between MS Project 2010 and another Microsoft Office application
  • Create a comparison report using the Compare Projects feature
  • Create a macro
  • Recognize how to edit a macro in Visual Basic
  • Record a macro for the steps involved in creating a visual report

 

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