Microsoft® Project® 2010: Level 1

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1 Day (6.5 instructional hours)

Project 2010

Course Number: 084602

Course Objective:

You will create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft Project 2010.

Target Student:

This course is meant for those who have an understanding of project management concepts, who are responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage those project plans.

Course Objective:

To ensure success, students will need to be familiar with using or have equivalent knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP Professional: Level 1 or Microsoft Windows Vista: Level 1 or Microsoft Windows 7: Level 1, and Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Topic A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment

Topic B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

Topic A: Create a Project Plan

Topic B: Assign a Project Calendar

Topic C: Add Tasks to a Project Plan

Topic D: Enter the Task Duration Estimates

Topic E: Add Resources to a Project Plan

Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

Topic A: Outline Tasks

Topic B: Link Dependent Tasks

Topic C: Set Task Constraints and Deadlines

Topic D: Add Notes to a Task

Topic E: Add a Recurring Task

Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

Topic A: Create a Resource Calendar

Topic B: Assign Resources to Tasks

Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources

Topic D: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

Topic A: Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path

Topic B: Set a Baseline

Topic C: Print a Project Summary Report

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