MS Project 2010 – Creating & Managing a Project

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Overview

In this course, you will learn how create and modify a project plan. The plans need to be updated and modified regularly to keep the project moving on track. This course also gives you the opportunity to learn how to work with a project plan once it reaches the project implementation phase.

 

Course Objective

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

You will also exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create visual reports, and reuse project plan information.

Target student

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.

Prerequisite

Students enrolled for this course should have the following: An understanding of project management concepts. Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Fees

RM 1,200.00

Duration

2 days

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

Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

  • Outline Tasks
  • Link Dependent Tasks
  • Set Task Constraints and Deadlines
  • 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

Finalizing a Project Plan

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

Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications

  • Import Project Information
  • Export Project Plan Cost Data to an Excel Workbook
  • Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information

Updating a Project Plan

  • Enter Task Progress
  • Enter Overtime Work
  • Edit Tasks
  • Reschedule a Task
  • Filter Tasks
  • Set an Interim Plan
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Create a Custom Field

Managing Project Costs

  • Update Cost Rate Tables
  • Group Costs
  • Link Documents to a Project Plan

Reporting Project Data Visually

  • Create a Visual Report
  • Customize a Visual Report
  • Create a Visual Report Template

Reusing Project Plan Information

  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Create a Custom View
  • Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
  • Share Resources
  • Create a Master Project