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MICROSOFT OFFICE PROJECT 2007: LEVEL 1
 

Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description
You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft® Office Project Professional 2007 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan. 

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.

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.

Prerequisites: 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.
  • A basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

 

Performance-Based Objectives

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

  • explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can verify project information.
  • create a new project plan.
  • manage tasks by organizing them and setting task relationships.
  • manage resources in a project plan.
  • finalize the project plan.


Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2007 Environment
  • Topic 1B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

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

Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

  • Topic 3A: Outline Tasks
  • Topic 3B: Add a Recurring Task
  • Topic 3C: Link Dependent Tasks
  • Topic 3D: Set a Constraint to a Task
  • Topic 3E: Set a Task Deadline
  • Topic 3F: Add Notes to a Task

Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Topic 4A: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic 4B: Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Topic 4C: Assign Additional Resources to a Task
  • Topic 4D: Enter Costs for Resources
  • Topic 4E: Enter Values for Budget Resources
  • Topic 4F: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 5: Finalizing the Project Plan

  • Topic 5A: Display the Critical Path
  • Topic 5B: Shorten the Project Duration
  • Topic 5C: Set a Baseline
  • Topic 5D: Print a Project Summary Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

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