Course number: 084725
Software: Microsoft Office Project Professional
Course length: 2.0 day(s)
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.
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.
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.
Students enrolling in this class should have the following:
An understanding of project management concepts.
Knowledge of a Windows operating system.
Lesson 1: Creating a Project Plan File
Topic 1A: Create a Project Plan File
Topic 1B: Create and Assign a Project Calendar
Topic 1C: Add Tasks to the Project Plan File
Topic 1D: Add a Project Summary Task
Topic 1E: Add a Recurring Task
Topic 1F: Enter Task Duration Estimates
Lesson 2: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Topic 2A: Outline Tasks
Topic 2B: Link Dependent Tasks
Topic 2C: Identify Deliverables in the Project Plan File
Topic 2D: Constrain Tasks
Topic 2E: Set a Task Deadline
Lesson 3: Creating and Assigning Resources
Topic 3A: Create Resources
Topic 3B: Create a Resource Calendar
Topic 3C: Assign Resources
Topic 3D: Assign Additional Resources to a Task
Topic 3E: Resolve Resource Conflicts
Lesson 4: Finalizing the Project Plan
Topic 4A: View the Critical Path
Topic 4B: Shorten the Project Duration
Topic 4C: Set a Baseline
Topic 4D: Display Project Summary Information