About this Course

In this course 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 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.

Target Audience

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

Delivery Method:

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

What's Included

Key Learning Points

Learn from the UK's leading Microsoft training provider

  • Comprehensive curriculum

    We deliver over 20,000 Microsoft training courses in the UK each year

  • Experienced experts

    Our first-class learning specialists all have a minimum of 5 years training experience

  • Superb satisfaction scores

    99% of our delegates are satisfied with their Microsoft course

  • Trusted training

    We are the largest Microsoft Gold Learning Partner in the UK

  • Microsoft Partner Gold Learning

Why people choose QA

Locations

There are over 20 QA learning centres and many other sites spread across the UK, providing a convenient choice of learning locations and ensuring that over 90% of the population is within 45 minutes of a training destination. Learn more

  • London

    London

    International House

  • Manchester

    Manchester

    Oxford Street

Delegate portal

Booking courses with QA has always been easy, but now we've made it even easier. With myQA you can book, administer and manage all your bookings online, in one place. Login / sign-up

Detailed Information

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

  • An understanding of project management concepts.
  • Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows XP or Windows Vista.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

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

Microsoft
Microsoft Certifications

Take the next step in your career by achieving certification in Microsoft Technologies.

Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure

Master Azure with QA, the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Learning Partner of the Year.

Windows Server
Windows Server 2016

Learn to efficiently manage corporate IT infrastructures with Windows Server 2016.

MOC on Demand

Delivers Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) courses online straight to your device.