About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code DPR07L1
Duration 1 Day

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

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Key Learning Points

Prerequisites

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

Delegates will learn how to

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.

Outline

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
Essentials

1 Day

Duration
Microsoft Project
Delivery Method

Delivery method

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Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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