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Course Code: M151en
Who should attend?
This course is intended for new Microsoft Project 2013 users.
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to accomplish the following:
  • Understand the basic purpose and operation of the software, and work with windows, Ribbon tabs and buttons, and views.
  • Create a new project and create, edit, and outline a task list, as well as establish dependencies by linking tasks.
  • Add and assign resources to a project, work with project calendars, and enter project costs, such as standard, variable, and fixed costs.
  • Apply page setup options, create headers and footers, insert page breaks, and preview and print project information.
  • Apply task type settings, modify fixed tasks, set task constraints, and define and format the critical path.
  • Apply preset and custom contours, edit resource assignments, identify and resolve resource overallocations, and set and modify a baseline.
  • Track the progress of a project, update tasks and the schedule, and compare baseline and actual data.
  • Sort, filter, and group views.
  • Format views and format the Gantt Chart.
Course Content  
    Getting Started with Project 2013
    Understanding Project Management Concepts ; Getting Started ; Application and Windows ; Ribbon and Tabs ; Creating and Saving Projects ; Opening and Closing Projects ; Changing the View ; Moving Within a View ;
    Project Creation
    Project Information ; Creating Task Lists ; Editing Task Lists ; Outlining Task Lists ; Task Dependencies ; Modifying Task Dependencies ; Task Information ;
    Project Resources and Costs
    Project Resources ; Resource Assignment Concepts ; Assigning Resources ; Working with Project Calendars ; Working with Resource Calendars ; Working with Task Calendars ; Entering Project Costs ;
    Printing Schedule Information
    Page Setup Options ; Previewing Views and Reports ; Printing Project Information ;
    Changing Scheduling Methods
    Resource Assignment Concepts ; Task Type Settings ; Changing Task Type Settings ; Task Constraints ; Identifying Factors Affecting Tasks ; Defining the Critical Path ; Formatting the Critical Path ;
    Resolving Resource Conflicts
    Preset Contours ; Applying Preset Contours ; Editing Resource Assignments ; Resource Overallocations ; Locating Resource Overallocations ; Resolving Resource Overallocations ; Saving the Baseline ;
    Tracking Project Progress
    Tracking Task Progress ; Updating Tasks ; Updating the Remaining Schedule ; Comparing Baseline and Actual Data ;
    Sorting, Filtering and Grouping
    Sorting Views ; Filtering Views ; Grouping Tasks and Resources ;
    Formatting the Project Environment
    Formatting Views ; Formatting the Gantt Chart ;