Microsoft Project 2010 Training

How To Take This Class

Live Instructor-Led Online Class

Cost: $490.00

  • Open enrollment class for individuals
  • Live class with an instructor
  • Free class retakes forever!
  • Six months of instructor email support
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
  • Classes never cancelled due to low enrollment
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Onsite or Offsite Group Training

Cost: Based on number of students

  • For groups as small as 3 people
  • Class Held at our location or yours
  • Hands-on exercises and student labs
  • Customization at no extra charge
  • Six months of instructor email support
  • All-inclusive pricing
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Course Duration

2 Days

What Students Receive

Each student will receive:
  • A printed courseware manual with examples and hands-on exercises for use during and after class.
  • Access to a searchable, electronic version of the courseware manual for reference after class (available for 12 months after class.)
  • A USB headset for communicating with your instructor and fellow students during your Microsoft Project 2010 Training Class
  • A course completion certificate upon successful completion of your Microsoft Project 2010 Training course
  • Six months of post-class live, online chat support from a Microsoft Project Instructor

Course Description

In this Microsoft Project 2010 Training course, 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. In addition they will learn how to resolve resource conflicts, how to work with templates, create baseline plans, monitor and update projects, analyze project statistics, handle delays and conflicts, create reports, consolidate project files, share resources, and customize Project. Students will also learn how to communicate project information by using Project Server 2010 and how to integrate Project data with other Office applications.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Discuss basic project management concepts and principles; identify project view options, interface components, and Gantt chart elements; create and save a project file; and get help on using Microsoft Project.
  • Create a task list, using both manual and automatic scheduling modes; set durations; modify a task list; establish a Work Breakdown Structure; hide columns; set milestones; and format the Sheet pane and the Gantt chart.
  • Link tasks to establish a project schedule; modify task predecessors; set lag time and lead time; add recurring tasks; work in Network Diagram view; modify task relationships; apply different task types; and set task constraints.
  • Create a base calendar and edit the working time; create a resource pool and a resource calendar; assign resources to tasks; create and apply a task calendar; enter resource costs; and use the Cost table.
  • Work in Calendar view and Resource Form view; add tasks to the Timeline, format the Timeline, and copy the Timeline to other Office applications; work with tables and create tables; and display WBS outline numbers.
  • Apply filters, highlighting, AutoFilters, and custom filters; group tasks and resources; create custom groups; sort tasks and resources; and renumber a sorted task list or resource list.
  • Display the critical path and slack; edit effort-driven schedules to fine-tune a project; and resolve resource conflicts by applying both automatic and manual resource leveling.
  • Apply templates, convert a project file to a template, and import data from other programs, such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, or Access.
  • Create and update a baseline plan, track progress, mark tasks as being on track or completed, update actual start and finish dates and actual work performed, analyze costs over time, and use Network Diagram view to monitor progress.
  • Examine project statistics and task slippage to make effective rescheduling decisions, split tasks to indicate a work interruption, delay resource work on a task, shorten a task’s duration, resolve conflicts and inactivate tasks, and use Team Planner view to manage resources.
  • Create reports for review or sharing with project stakeholders, print project information and specify a date range to narrow the output, save a project in PDF or XPS format, and create and modify visual reports.
  • Create custom views, customize the Quick Access toolbar, automate repetitive tasks by creating macros, customize Gantt chart elements, apply bar styles, customize the timescale, use the drawing tools, create custom fields, and apply formulas and graphical indicators.
  • Consolidate projects by inserting subprojects into a master project, link tasks across projects, set project and task priorities, share custom elements globally and with specific projects, and use a shared resource pool.
  • Connect to a Project Server for team collaboration, share information with a workgroup using a SharePoint site, link tasks or resources to supporting information, export project information to Office applications, and create an image of project information for sharing with stakeholders.

Course 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.

Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Course Syllabus

  1. Getting started
    • Project management concepts
    • The Project window
    • Project files
    • The Help window
  2. Tasks
    • Creating a task list
    • Modifying a task list
    • The Work Breakdown Structure
  3. Task scheduling
    • Task links
    • Task relationships
    • Task options
  4. Resource management
    • The base calendar
    • Resources and calendars
    • Project costs
  5. Views and tables
    • Working with views
    • Working with tables
  6. Filters, groups, and sorting
    • Filters
    • Groups
    • Sorting tasks and resources
  7. Finalizing the task plan
    • Finalizing schedules
    • Handling resource conflicts
  8. Using templates and importing data
    • Working with templates
    • Creating projects from other programs
  9. Managing a project
    • Setting baselines
    • Updating an active project
    • Monitoring progress
  10. Analyzing and adjusting the plan
    • Analyzing the plan
    • Delays and conflicts
    • Team Planner view
  11. Working with reports
    • Standard reports
    • Visual reports
  12. Customizing Project
    • Custom views
    • Macros
    • Gantt chart formatting
    • Custom fields
  13. Managing multiple projects
    • Consolidating and sharing projects
    • Sharing resources among projects
  14. Exchanging project information
    • Collaboration
    • Hyperlinks
    • Exporting to Office applications