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In this course, you will learn how Microsoft Project relates to project management, and you will examine the significant updates and visually enhanced features of Microsoft Project 2010. You will use...Read More
In this course, you will learn how Microsoft Project relates to project management, and you will examine the significant updates and visually enhanced features of Microsoft Project 2010. You will use Microsoft Project 2010 to work through the life cycle of a project, from creating a project and selecting the right resources to tracking project progress and creating reports. You will learn first-hand how to use Microsoft Project 2010's intuitive tools to increase your productivity and better manage projects.
Project managers and team leaders who are responsible for building detailed action plans and for using them to manage a project
Learn how Project relates to the discipline of project management, and examinethe significant new features for Project 2010. Learn how to navigate to theprimary view available using the Ribbon. Choose views that display task,resource, or assignment information and much more.
Experience the steps required to create and use Project through the life cycleof a project: create a new project, prepare it for data entry, enter projecttasks, sequence the tasks, define and assign resources, estimate task durations,baseline a project, and track project progress.
Create a new project and establish the basic constraints that Project will usefor its calculations.
Learn which Project functions are turned off for tasks using Manually Schedulemode and then change the task mode from manually schedule to auto schedule.Learn how to identify tasks that are in Manually Schedule mode by the task modeicon and shape on the Gantt chart, and get recommendations for the best use ofthis new feature.
Create a useful work breakdown structure and enter it into Project. Use summaryand subordinate tasks, understand milestones, develop WBS outlines, and assigncompletion criteria.
Learn the rules for establishing dependency links between tasks and be able touse Project to establish and display these dependencies.
Enter resources and resource-related information into Project, includingdefining individual resources that will be used on the project and recording thecosts of using each type of resource.
Make estimates for tasks including assigning duration and choosing which tasksare effort driven. Explore task types, and learn how to use the Team Plannerview.
Use critical path analysis to create a schedule, assign scheduling constraints,and know how to "crash" a schedule.
Adjust a project schedule to account for limited people and other resources,view the overall cost and schedule of a project, and identify over-allocatedproject resources. Explore ways to adjust tasks and assignments to removeover-allocation.
Set a baseline, enter and manage project performance data, pick a trackingmethod, and perform variance analysis.
Print a variety of standard and custom reports and be able to format the newtimeline. Use the Gantt chart style features, customize the detailed reports,and use the visual reports in this tool.
Use common resources among multiple projects, link tasks between projects, andcreate a consolidated view of multiple projects.
Create custom fields, customize WBS prefix, discover the power of grouping andfiltering, and learn how to apply deadlines.