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Project 2013 - Advanced

Course Overview

Microsoft Project is a project management software program that is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. This course is designed specifically to teach students the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Project. Students will learn to work with task, resource, and other views, and work with tables. Students will then create a new project plan, set plan properties, create and customize a plan calendar. Additionally, the student will add tasks, create recurring task, import tasks from Excel and Outlook, create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and create dependencies, and modify task properties. Then students will create resources, work with a resource pool, modify resource calendars, and assign resources. Finally, students will prepare a project plan for finalization.

Course Objectives

Updating Task Information, Monitoring a Project, Working with Project Reports, Working with Other Projects

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Updating Task Information

  • Updating Task Completion
  • Updating Tasks Using the Tracking Table
  • Updating Task Cost and Work
  • Splitting Tasks
  • Rescheduling Project Work
  • Moving a Project
  • Setting a New Baseline
  • Setting an Interim Plan

3 - Monitoring a Project

  • Using the Variance Table
  • Displaying Progress Lines
  • Editing Table Fields
  • Creating New Fields
  • Creating Custom Tables
  • Creating a Single View
  • Creating a Combination View
  • Sorting Project Plan Information
  • Filtering Project Information
  • Grouping Project Information
  • Highlighting Project Information

4 - Working with Project Reports

  • Viewing Premade Reports
  • Building Custom Reports

5 - Working with Other Projects

  • Setting Default Options
  • Saving a Project Template
  • Using the Content Organizer
  • Working with a Resource Pool
  • Comparing Project Versions
  • Working with Subprojects

6 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

1 Hours, 31 Minutes

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