This ILT Series course teaches the basic commands and features of Microsoft Project 2010. Students will learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs, and work with different views and tables. Students will also apply filters and groups, and sort task and resource data. Finally, they will learn how to resolve resource conflicts. Comes with CertBlaster pre- and post-assessment software (download).
Unit 1: Getting started
- Project management concepts
- The Project window
- Project files
- The Help window
Unit 2: Tasks
- Creating a task list
- Modifying a task list
- The Work Breakdown Structure
Unit 3: Task scheduling
- Task links
- Task relationships
- Task options
Unit 4: Resource management
- The base calendar
- Resources and calendars
- Project costs
Unit 5: Views and tables
- Working with views
- Working with tables
Unit 6: Filters, groups, and sorting
- Sorting tasks and resources
Unit 7: Finalizing the task plan
- Finalizing schedules
- Handling resource conflicts
Appendix A: MOS exam objectives map
- Comprehensive exam objectives
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.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment.
- create a new project plan file and enter project information.
- manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
- manage resources for a project.
- finalize a project plan.
Students enrolling in this class should have the following:
- A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts
- Project Management Fundamentals
- Basic end-user skills with any current Windows operating system.