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Microsoft Project 2010 - Introduction

Microsoft Project courses from Focus will help you to use this popular software application to plan and communicate more effectively.

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans.

You will create a project plan containing tasks, organise these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalise the project to implement the project plan.

Please note that the course content of Microsoft Project 2010 Level 1 training courses can vary by course location. Please check that the course content of your chosen course meets your requirements before booking your course


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Microsoft Project Premium provides delegates with the most comprehensive introduction for those new to Microsoft Project. The 2 day duration allows for topics to be covered in greater depth.

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Learning Objectives

Delegates will learn how to:

• Explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can survey a project file
• Create a new project plan
• Manage tasks by organising them and setting task relationships
• Manage resources for a project
• Finalise the project plan
• Structure dashboards & reports to share project data

Pre-Requisites

• An understanding of project management concepts
• Knowledge of a Windows operating system

Course Content

Typical Course Outline

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

• Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
• Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Creating a Project Plan

• Create a New Project Plan
• Assign a Project Calendar
• Add Tasks to the Project Plan
• Enter the Task Duration Estimates
• Add Resources in the Project Plan


Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

• Outline Tasks
• Link Dependent Tasks
• Set a Constraint to a Task
• Set a Task Deadline
• Add Notes to a Task
• Add a Recurring Task


Managing Resources in a Project Plan

• Create a Resource Calendar
• Assign Resources to Tasks
• Enter Costs for Resources
• Resolve Resource Conflicts


Finalising a Project Plan

• Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
• Set a Baseline
• Print a Project Summary Report

 

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