Microsoft Project 2010: Level 1

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | 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