APPROJ10 - Microsoft Project 2010

You will create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2010.

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Students enrolling in this class should have the following:
  • A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts. Courses that help fulfill this requirement include: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).
  • Basic end-user skills with any current Windows operating system. Courses that help fulfill this requirement include: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® Vista™: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 1.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment
Topic 1B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

Topic 2A: Create a Project Plan
Topic 2B: Assign a Project Calendar
Topic 2C: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
Topic 2D: Enter the Task Duration Estimates
Topic 2E: Add Resources to a Project Plan

Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

Topic 3A: Outline Tasks
Topic 3B: Link Dependent Tasks
Topic 3C: Set Task Constraints and Deadlines
Topic 3D: Add Notes to a Task
Topic 3E: Add a Recurring Task

Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

Topic 4A: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic 4B: Assign Resources to Tasks
Topic 4C: Enter Costs for Resources
Topic 4D: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

Topic 5A: Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path
Topic 5B: Set a Baseline
Topic 5C: Print a Project Summary Report

Lesson 6: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications

Topic 6A: Import Project Information
Topic 6B: Export Project Plan Cost Data to an Excel Workbook
Topic 6C: Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information

Lesson 7: Updating a Project Plan

Topic 7A: Enter Task Progress
Topic 7B: Enter Overtime Work
Topic 7C: Edit Tasks
Topic 7D: Reschedule a Task
Topic 7E: Filter Tasks
Topic 7F: Set an Interim Plan
Topic 7G: Create a Custom Table
Topic 7H: Create a Custom Field

Lesson 8: Reporting Project Data Visually

Topic 8A: Create a Visual Report
Topic 8B: Customize a Visual Report
Topic 8C: Create a Visual Report Template

Lesson 9: Reusing Project Plan Information

Topic 9A: Create a Project Plan Template
Topic 9B: Create a Custom View
Topic 9C: Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
Topic 9D: Share Resources
Topic 9E: Create a Master Project