Course Specifications

Course length: 2 days

Contact Hours: 16.0

PDUs: 16.0 (Technical)

 

Course Description

Welcome to Microsoft Project : Level 1. This course is the first in a series of two courses designed for individuals who will use Microsoft Office Project Professional as a tool to assist them in managing projects. The topics in this course cover the critical skills necessary to create and modify a project plan file that contains tasks, resources, and resource assignments.

 

Course Objective: You will create a project plan file 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.

 

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 those project plans.

 

Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have the following:

  • An understanding of project management concepts.

  • Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows 2000 : Introduction or Windows XP

     

    Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

     

    Attendees receive the following:

  • Course workbook

     

    Performance-Based Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • create a project plan file and enter task information.

  • create a work breakdown structure by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.

  • assign project resources.

  • finalize the project plan file.

 

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MS Project 2013 – 2 Day Course

Agenda – Day 1


 

Lesson 1: Starting a Project

Topic A: Project Management 101

Topic B: Navigate and Customize the Project 2013 Interface

Topic C: Add Tasks to a Project

Topic D: Add Resources to a Project

Topic E: Save a Project


Lesson 2: Working with Project Calendars

Topic A: Manage Project Time Frames

Topic B: Change Working Time


Lesson 3: Working with Project Tasks

Topic A: Manage Project Tasks

Topic B: Add Summary Tasks and Milestones


Lesson 4: Working with Project Resources

Topic A: Manage Project Resources

Topic B: Allocate and Level Work Resources


Lesson 5: Delivering a Project Plan

Topic A: Print Project Views

Topic B: Share Projects

Topic C: Export Projects

Agenda – Day 2


Lesson 1: Managing the Project Environment

Topic A: Link Projects

Topic B: Baseline a Project

Topic C: Work with Custom Fields

Topic D: Change Project Options

Topic E: Extend Project with Apps

Lesson 2: Managing Task Structures

Topic A: Change a Task List

Topic B: Create a Network Diagram

Topic C: Manage the Critical Path

Topic D: Use Lag and Lead

Topic E: Analyze Earned Value

Lesson 3: Generating Project Views

Topic A: Use View Commands

Topic B: Use Existing Views

Topic C: Create Custom Views

Topic D: Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 4: Producing Project Reports

Topic A: Use Existing Reports

Topic B: Create Custom Reports

Topic C: Export Visual Reports


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