Introduction to Microsoft Project 2007 Training


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Microsoft Office Project 2007 enables you to create and manage your projects in a standalone desktop environment. In this Microsoft Project 2007 Training class, 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 will also learn to use Microsoft Office Project 2007 to exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create visual reports, and reuse project plan information.

  1. Getting Started with Microsoft Project
    1. Explore the Microsoft Project 2007 Environment
    2. Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views
  2. Creating a Project Plan
    1. Create a New Project Plan
    2. Assign a Project Calendar
    3. Add Tasks to the Project Plan
    4. Enter the Task Duration Estimates
    5. Add Resources in the Project Plan
  3. Managing Tasks in a Project Plan
    1. Outline Tasks
    2. Add a Recurring Task
    3. Link Dependent Tasks
    4. Set a Constraint to a Task
    5. Set a Task Deadline
    6. Add Notes to a Task
  4. Managing Resources in a Project Plan
    1. Create a Resource Calendar
    2. Assign Resources to Tasks
    3. Assign Additional Resources to a Task
    4. Enter Costs for Resources
    5. Enter Values for Budget Resources
    6. Resolve Resource Conflicts
  5. Finalizing the Project Plan
    1. Display the Critical Path
    2. Shorten the Project Duration
    3. Set a Baseline
    4. Print a Project Summary Report
  6. Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications
    1. Import Project Information
    2. Export Project Plan Data into Excel
    3. Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information
  7. Updating a Project Plan
    1. Enter Task Progress
    2. Enter Overtime Work
    3. Split a Task
    4. Reschedule a Task
    5. Filter Tasks
    6. Set an Interim Plan
    7. Create a Custom Table
    8. Create a Custom Report
  8. Managing Project Costs
    1. Update Cost Rate Tables
    2. Group Costs
    3. Link Documents to a Project Plan
  9. Reporting Project Data Visually
    1. Create a Visual Report
    2. Customize a Visual Report
    3. Create a Visual Report Template
  10. Reusing Project Plan Information
    1. Create a Project Plan Template
    2. Create a Custom View
    3. Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
    4. Share Resources
    5. Create a Master Project

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