Microsoft Project 2010


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Microsoft Project 2010

Our Microsoft Project 2010 training materials provides you with a fully-customizable package of courseware content for delivering Microsoft Office training to your employees and/or students. Everything you need to run the course is included, just add trainer!


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Student manual

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Student workbook

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Student workbook exercises

Sample exercises to accompany the student workbook.

Trainer manual

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Timetable and lesson plans

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PowerPoint presentations

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Course contents: Foundation

  • Getting Started To begin, participants will learn the basics of Project: how to open and close it, how to use the interface, how to create a basic project, how to save and open projects, and how to get help.
  • Starting a Project Next, participants will learn how to create a basic project, add tasks to it, and set constraints on those tasks.
  • Scheduling a Project This section will focus on Project’s scheduling and planning tools, including configuring calendar types, setting baselines and interim plans, and viewing the critical path.
  • Printing and Viewing a Project Participants will learn how to add finishing touches to a project before printing, such as checking spelling and adding page breaks. Participants will also learn how to use Project’s viewing tools, the Page Setup dialogue, and Project’s print commands.
  • File Tasks and Views Participants will learn about various file management tasks in this section, including how to use My Computer within Project and different ways to save their files. Participants will also learn how to use templates and different ways to view their project.
  • Using Resources This section will focus on resources, including creating resources, assigning a resource to a task, using resource views, resolving resource conflicts, and leveling resources.
  • Working with Tasks This section will focus on tasks, including ways to view tasks, how to use change highlighting, understanding task indicators, using the new Task Drivers pane, how to link and unlink tasks, how to split tasks, how to update task work, and how to check for variances.
  • Creating Reports Participants will learn how to create traditional and visual reports. Participants will also learn how to work with OLAP cube data and the Copy Picture to Office wizard.
  • Customising a Project This section will look at Project’s advanced views, the Format Gantt Chart wizard, how to customize toolbars, and the Project Options dialogue.
  • Advanced Topics Participants will learn about fixed duration tasks, the WBS code, and how to update work. Participants will also learn how to track and update costs. Finally, participants will look at importing and exporting files.

Course contents: Intermediate

  • Using Windows Explorer within PowerPoint
  • Navigating Using Windows Explorer • Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer • Using Views in Windows Explorer • Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane
  • Introduction
  • Prerequisites
  • Using Windows Explorer within Project • Navigating Using Windows Explorer • Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer • Using Views in Windows Explorer • Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane
  • File Management Tools • Understanding File Formats • Using Auto Save • Setting File Passwords • Managing File Properties
  • Using Templates • Creating a Template • Saving a Template • Creating a Project from Custom Templates • Editing a Template
  • Advanced Views • Overview of Task Views • Overview of Resource Views • Applying Advanced Views • Viewing Tables • Creating Custom Tables • Creating Custom Views
  • Review Questions
  • Using the Timeline View • Showing and Hiding Timeline View • Adding and Removing Tasks • Formatting Tasks • Exporting the Timeline
  • Working with Tasks • About Task Indicators • Assigning Task Calendars • Using Change Highlighting • Using the Task Inspector
  • Linking Tasks • About Task Link Types • Linking Tasks within a Project • Unlinking Tasks within a Project • Linking Tasks Across Projects • Unlinking Cross-Project Tasks
  • Editing Tasks • Changing the Task Type • Splitting a Task • Overlapping Tasks • Delaying Tasks • Assigning Variable Units to a Task • Contouring Resource Work
  • Completing Tasks • Entering Task Completion • Updating Start and Finish Dates • Changing Task Duration • Changing Remaining Work • Updating the Project
  • Review Questions
  • Resource Basics • Getting Started • The Work Units Duration Equation • Types of Resources • Creating a Resource List • Assigning Work and Material to a Resource • Using the Resource Information Dialog Box
  • Creating the Project Calendar • Calendar Types • Setting up the Calendar • Creating a New Calendar • Using Calendar View • Adjusting the Timescale
  • Editing Resources • Changing a Resource Calendar • Editing Working Time • Grouping Resources • Removing a Resource
  • Resource Views • Resource Sheet View • Resource Graph View • Resource Usage View • Resource Form View • Team Planner View
  • Review Questions
  • Resources and Tasks • Assigning a Resource to a Task • Using the Assign Resources Dialog • Removing a Resource • Replacing a Resource
  • Using the Team Planner • Opening the Team Planner • Viewing Resources in the Team Planner • Formatting the Team Planner • Resolving Unassigned Tasks • Allocating Work
  • Resolving Resource Conflicts • Determining when Resource Conflicts Exist • Reassigning Resources • Scheduling Overtime
  • Leveling Resources • Opening the Resource Leveling Dialog • Choosing the Leveling Range • Resolving Over-Allocations • Using Leveling Gantt View • Clearing Leveling
  • Review Questions
  • Setting a Project Baseline • Baseline Basics • Saving a Baseline • Viewing a Baseline • Clearing a Baseline
  • Setting an Interim Plan • Interim Basics • Saving an Interim Plan • Viewing an Interim Plan • Clearing an Interim Plan
  • On the Critical Path • What is a Critical Path? • Viewing the Critical Path • Shortening the Critical Path
  • Creating Progress Lines • Displaying the Progress Line • Interpreting a Progress Line • Editing or Removing Progress Lines • Formatting a Progress Line
  • Tracking Progress • Using the Tracking Gantt View • Tracking Overdue Tasks with Filters • Tracking Completed Tasks • Tracking Tasks with Grouping
  • Review Questions
  • Index

Course contents: Advanced

  • Using Windows Explorer within PowerPoint
  • Navigating Using Windows Explorer • Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer • Using Views in Windows Explorer • Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane
  • Introduction
  • Prerequisites
  • Working with Files • Importing a File • Exporting a File • Syncing Your Task List with SharePoint • Organizing the Global Template • Importing Tasks from Outlook
  • Using the Organizer • Opening the Organizer • Copying Project Elements • Renaming Project Elements • Deleting Project Elements
  • Saving Cube Data • Choosing the OLAP Cube • Using the Field Picker • Saving the Cube • Saving a Database
  • Comparing Projects • Choosing the Projects to Compare • Choosing the Fields to Compare • Using the Compare Projects Tab • Analyzing the Results • Comparing Resources
  • Review Questions
  • Working with Variances • Using the Variance Table • Checking for Variances • Viewing Work Variances • Viewing Cost Variances
  • Advanced Task Operations • Understanding Fixed Tasks • Modifying Fixed Tasks • Adding a Hyperlink to a Task • Adding Custom Fields to a Task
  • Project Costs • Setting Currency Options • Entering Costs with the Resource Sheet • Entering Costs with the Resource Information Dialog • Using Cost Rate Tables • Fixed Costs vs. Cost Resources • Viewing Costs • Manually Updating Costs
  • The Work Breakdown Structure Code • Understanding the WBS Code • Assigning a WBS Code to a Task • Viewing the WBS Code of a Project • Customizing the WBS Code
  • Adding a Graphical Indicator • Understanding Graphical Indicators • Setting up the Field • Creating the Indicator • Using Formulas with Graphical Indicators • Importing Criteria from Other Files
  • Review Questions
  • Adding a Shape • Drawing a Shape • Moving a Shape • Resizing a Shape • Deleting a Shape
  • Formatting a Shape • Changing the Order of Shapes • Changing the Line Color • Changing the Fill Color • Attaching a Shape to a Task
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part One • Changing the Text Style • Changing Gridline Settings • Choosing a Layout • Formatting Columns • Wrapping Text
  • Formatting the Gantt Chart, Part Two • Formatting Bars • Modifying Bar Styles • Choosing Tasks to View –
    Choosing a Baseline • Showing and Hiding Task Information
  • Review Questions
  • Creating Reports • Using the Reports Dialog Box • Creating a Pre-Defined Report • Creating a Custom Report
  • Creating Visual Reports • Opening the Visual Reports Dialog • Choosing a Report • Editing a Report • Creating a Template • Modifying a Template with Excel • Modifying a Template with Visio
  • Creating a Network Diagram • Viewing a Network Diagram • Using the Network Diagram Tools – Format Tab • Changing the Network Diagram Layout • Formatting Boxes • Modifying Box Styles • Manually Creating a Network Diagram
  • Creating a Calendar • Viewing the Calendar • Using the Calendar Tools – Format Tab • Viewing a Task List • Formatting the Calendar • Modifying Bar Styles • Formatting Gridlines
  • Review Questions
  • Versions of Microsoft Project • Project 2010 Standard • Project 2010 Professional • Project Server 2010 • Project Web Access • Comparing Project Professional, Standard, and Server
  • Working with Resource Pools • Starting a Resource Pool • Linking a Project to the Pool • Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects • Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool • Updating a Resource Pool
  • Working with Multiple Projects, Part One • Types of Multiple Projects • Inserting Subprojects • Unlinking or Removing Subprojects • Consolidating Projects
  • Working with Multiple Projects, Part Two • Viewing a Master Project’s Critical Path • Saving Baselines for a Master Project • Saving Baselines for a Consolidated Project • Viewing Information about Inserted Projects
  • Review Questions
  • Recording Macros • Recording a Macro • Playing Macros • Macro Security
  • More Macro Tasks • Deleting Macros • Copying Macros from Other Project Files • Assigning Shortcut Keys
  • Visual Basic and Macros • Opening the Visual Basic Editor • Editing a Macro • Using Step Into • Adding Code to Your Macro • Adding Comments to Visual Basic Code
  • Advanced Visual Basic Tasks • Declaring Variables • Creating Message Boxes • Using If-Then Statements • Iterating Through Tasks
  • Review Questions
  • Index