Microsoft® Project® 2010: Level 1

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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