Module Title : Course PRO10: Microsoft Project 2010 Step by Step

Duration : 3 days

Part 1: Simple Scheduling

Chapter 1. A Guided Tour of Project

  • Section 1.1. Introducing Project
  • Section 1.2. The Backstage: Managing Files and Setting Options
  • Section 1.3. The Ribbon and Tabs: Finding the Features You Want
  • Section 1.4. Views: Working with Schedule Details the Way You Want
  • Section 1.5. Key Points

Chapter 2. Creating a Task List

  • Section 2.1. Creating a New Project Plan
  • Section 2.2. Entering Task Names
  • Section 2.3. Entering Durations
  • Section 2.4. Entering a Milestone
  • Section 2.5. Organizing Tasks into Phases
  • Section 2.6. Linking Tasks
  • Section 2.7. Switching Task Scheduling from Manual to Automatic
  • Section 2.8. Setting Nonworking Days
  • Section 2.9. Checking the Plan’s Duration
  • Section 2.10. Documenting Tasks and the Project Plan
  • Section 2.11. Key Points

Chapter 3. Setting Up Resources

  • Section 3.1. Setting Up Work Resources
  • Section 3.2. Entering Resource Capacity
  • Section 3.3. Entering Resource Pay Rates
  • Section 3.4. Adjusting Working Time for Individual Resources
  • Section 3.5. Setting Up Cost Resources
  • Section 3.6. Documenting Resources
  • Section 3.7. Key Points

Chapter 4. Assigning Resources to Tasks

  • Section 4.1. Assigning Work Resources to Tasks
  • Section 4.2. Controlling Work When Adding or Removing Resource Assignments
  • Section 4.3. Assigning Cost Resources to Tasks
  • Section 4.4. Key Points

Chapter 5. Formatting and Sharing Your Plan

  • Section 5.1. Customizing the Gantt Chart View
  • Section 5.2. Customizing the Timeline View
  • Section 5.3. Drawing on a Gantt Chart
  • Section 5.4. Copying Views
  • Section 5.5. Printing Views
  • Section 5.6. Customizing and Printing Reports
  • Section 5.7. Key Points

Chapter 6. Tracking Progress on Tasks

  • Section 6.1. Saving a Project Baseline
  • Section 6.2. Tracking a Project as Scheduled
  • Section 6.3. Entering a Task’s Completion Percentage
  • Section 6.4. Entering Actual Values for Tasks
  • Section 6.5. Key Points

Part 2: Advanced Scheduling

Chapter 7. Fine-Tuning Task Details

  • Section 7.1. Adjusting Task Relationships
  • Section 7.2. Setting Task Constraints
  • Section 7.3. Interrupting Work on a Task
  • Section 7.4. Adjusting Working Time for Individual Tasks
  • Section 7.5. Changing Task Types
  • Section 7.6. Entering Deadline Dates
  • Section 7.7. Entering Fixed Costs
  • Section 7.8. Setting Up a Recurring Task
  • Section 7.9. Viewing the Project’s Critical Path
  • Section 7.10. Scheduling Summary Tasks Manually
  • Section 7.11. Inactivating Tasks
  • Section 7.12. Key Points

Chapter 8. Fine-Tuning Resource Details

  • Section 8.1. Setting Up Resource Availability to Apply at Different Times
  • Section 8.2. Entering Multiple Pay Rates for a Resource
  • Section 8.3. Setting Up Pay Rates to Apply at Different Times
  • Section 8.4. Setting Up Material Resources
  • Section 8.5. Key Points

Chapter 9. Fine-Tuning Assignment Details

  • Section 9.1. Delaying the Start of Assignments
  • Section 9.2. Applying Contours to Assignments
  • Section 9.3. Applying Different Cost Rates to Assignments
  • Section 9.4. Assigning Material Resources to Tasks
  • Section 9.5. Viewing Resource Capacity
  • Section 9.6. Adjusting Assignments in the Team Planner View
  • Section 9.7. Key Points

Chapter 10. Fine-Tuning the Project Plan

  • Section 10.1. Examining Resource Allocations over Time
  • Section 10.2. Resolving Resource Overallocations Manually
  • Section 10.3. Leveling Overallocated Resources
  • Section 10.4. Checking the Project’s Cost and Finish Date
  • Section 10.5. Key Points

Chapter 11. Organizing Project Details

  • Section 11.1. Sorting Project Details
  • Section 11.2. Grouping Project Details
  • Section 11.3. Filtering Project Details
  • Section 11.4. Customizing Tables
  • Section 11.5. Customizing Views
  • Section 11.6. Key Points

Chapter 12. Tracking Progress on Tasks and Assignments

  • Section 12.1. Updating a Baseline
  • Section 12.2. Tracking Actual and Remaining Values for Tasks and Assignments
  • Section 12.3. Tracking Timephased Actual Work for Tasks and Assignments
  • Section 12.4. Rescheduling Incomplete Work
  • Section 12.5. Key Points

Chapter 13. Viewing and Reporting Project Status

  • Section 13.1. Identifying Tasks that Have Slipped
  • Section 13.2. Examining Task Costs
  • Section 13.3. Examining Resource Costs
  • Section 13.4. Reporting Project Cost Variance with a Stoplight View
  • Section 13.5. Key Points

Chapter 14. Getting Your Project Back on Track

  • Section 14.1. Troubleshooting Time and Schedule Problems
  • Section 14.2. Troubleshooting Cost and Resource Problems
  • Section 14.3. Troubleshooting Scope-of-Work Problems
  • Section 14.4. Key Points

Part 3: Special Subjects

Chapter 15. Applying Advanced Formatting and Printing

  • Section 15.1. Formatting a Gantt Chart View
  • Section 15.2. Formatting a Timeline View
  • Section 15.3. Formatting a Network Diagram View
  • Section 15.4. Formatting a Calendar View
  • Section 15.5. Printing Views: Advanced Options
  • Section 15.6. Printing Reports: Advanced Options
  • Section 15.7. Key Points

Chapter 16. Customizing Project

  • Section 16.1. Sharing Custom Elements Between Project Plans
  • Section 16.2. Recording Macros
  • Section 16.3. Editing Macros
  • Section 16.4. Customizing the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
  • Section 16.5. Key Points

Chapter 17. Sharing Project Information with Other Programs

  • Section 17.1. Copying Project Data to Other Programs
  • Section 17.2. Opening Other File Formats in Project
  • Section 17.3. Saving to Other File Formats from Project
  • Section 17.4. Generating Visual Reports with Excel and Visio
  • Section 17.5. Guided Tour: Synchronizing Task Lists Between Project and SharePoint (Project Professional only)
  • Section 17.6. Key Points

Chapter 18. Consolidating Projects and Resources

  • Section 18.1. Creating a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.2. Viewing Assignment Details in a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.3. Updating Assignments in a Sharer Plan
  • Section 18.4. Updating a Resource’s Information in a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.5. Updating All Plans’ Working Times in a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.6. Linking New Project Plans to a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.7. Opening a Sharer Plan and Updating a Resource Pool
  • Section 18.8. Consolidating Project Plans
  • Section 18.9. Creating Dependencies Between Projects
  • Section 18.10. Key Points