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Project Intermediate

Designed for Project versions 2016,2013,2010,2007

0800 1337 401

Course Objectives

Welcome to Seven Institute’s course for Microsoft Office Project, one of the most popular scheduling and project management programs on the market. This new version of Project incorporates the ribbon interface with familiar project management tools, such as task lists, resource sheets, Gantt Charts, and network diagrams, to provide an easy-to-use project management experience.

This Intermediate level is intended to help users who are familiar with Project use some of the application’s more complex project planning tools. This course will also help more experienced users with the ribbon interface and new features added to Project 2010, such as the Timeline.

This course will cover how to work with Project files, including tasks, resources, linking, and much more. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable creating a basic project file from scratch, or editing an existing project.

Who Should Attend

Our Microsoft Project Intermediate 2010 course is is suitable for people who have a basic understanding of the software. It is ideal for project managers.

Experience Required

This course presumes that the user has a basic knowledge of Windows, including concepts such as using the mouse and keyboard. It also presumes that the user has completed the Introduction level of this course (or has equivalent knowledge) and is familiar with concepts such as using the ribbon interface, creating a basic project, populating a project with tasks and resources, performing basic formatting tasks, and viewing project information in different ways.

Course Syllabus

UPDATING AND POLISHING YOUR PROJECT

  • Update work completed on a task
  • Mark a task as on track
  • Use the update task and update project dialogs
  • Reschedule tasks
  • Change the task type

WORKING WITH PROJECT FILES

  • Navigate through your computer with Windows Explorer
  • Perform basic tasks with Windows Explorer
  • Use views and the Navigation Pane in Windows Explorer
  • Use various file formats in Project
  • Publish a project to PDF or XPS
  • Use Auto Save
  • Protect a project with a password
  • Manage file properties
  • Create, save, and use templates
  • Identify the various task and resource views available
  • Use table views
  • Create custom views

WORKING WITH TASKS

  • Show and hide the Timeline view
  • Add tasks to, and remove tasks from Timeline view
  • Format Timeline view tasks
  • Export Timeline view
  • Identify the various types of task indicators
  • Identify the different task calendars
  • Use change highlighting
  • Use the Task Inspector
  • Link and unlink tasks within and across projects
  • Split, overlap, and delay tasks
  • Enter task completion information
  • Update start and finish dates
  • Change task duration and remaining work
  • Update a project as a whole

WORKING WITH RESOURCES

  • Describe Project’s scheduling mechanism (the Work, Units, Duration equation)
  • Describe types of resources available
  • Create a resource list
  • Assign work and material to a resource
  • Use the Resource Information dialog box
  • Describe types of calendars available
  • Create and configure a project calendar
  • Use Calendar view
  • Adjust the timescale of a calendar
  • Change a resource calendar
  • Edit working time
  • Group and remove resources
  • Use the various resource views, including Resource Sheet, Resource Graph, Resource Usage, and Team Planner

PROJECT MONITORING TOOLS

  • Define a baseline, interim plan, and critical path
  • Create, save, view, and clear a baseline
  • Create, save, view, and clear an interim plan
  • Create, interpret, edit, remove, and format progress lines
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