Microsoft Project 2010: Level 1
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Microsoft Project 2010 and is intended for novice information workers who want to learn Project 2010 skills.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment.
- create a new project plan file and enter project information.
- manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
- manage resources for a project.
- finalize a project plan
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project
Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
Topic 1B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views
Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan
Topic 2A: Create a Project Plan
Topic 2B: Assign a Project Calendar
Topic 2C: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
Topic 2D: Enter the Task Duration Estimates
Topic 2E: Add Resources to a Project Plan
Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan
Topic 3A: Outline Tasks
Topic 3B: Link Dependent Tasks
Topic 3C: Set Task Constraints and Deadlines
Topic 3D: Add Notes to a Task
Topic 3E: Add a Recurring Task
Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan
Topic 4A: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic 4B: Assign Resources to Tasks
Topic 4C: Enter Costs for Resources
Topic 4D: Resolve Resource Conflicts
Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan
Topic 5A: Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
Topic 5B: Set a Baseline
Topic 5C: Print a Project Summary Report
Students enrolling in this class should have the following:
- A general introductory–level understanding of project management concepts. Courses that help fulfill this
requirement include: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).
- Basic end–user skills with any current Windows operating system. Courses that help fulfill this requirement
include: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® Vista™: Level 1 or
Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 1