Microsoft Project 2013: Part 1

Course Overview
This course provides students with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project 2013 so
that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world project management environment.
Course Introduction 1m
Course Introduction
Unit 01 – Starting a Project 1h 18m
Topic A: Project Management 101
Project Management
Project Management Processes
Project Management Processes Map
Project Management Knowledge Areas
Triple Constraint
Sponsors and Stakeholders
Topic B: Navigate and Customize the Project 2013 Interface
The Start Screen
Methods for Creating New Projects
Project Templates
Gantt Chart View
The View Bar
The Quick Access Toolbar
The Ribbon
The Backstage View
The Timeline
The Status Bar
Demo 1-1: Navigating and Customizing the Project 2013 Interface
Topic C: Add Tasks to a Project
Project Tasks
Manually Scheduled vs. Auto Scheduled Tasks
Task Information Dialog Box
Task Durations
Task Links
Demo 1-2: Adding Tasks to a Project
Topic D: Add Resources to a Project
Project Resources
Resource Sheet View
Resource Information Dialog Box
Demo 1-3: Adding a Resource to a Project
Topic E: Save a Project
The Save As Screen
Demo 1-4: Saving Your Project
Unit 01 Review
Unit 02 – Working with Project Calendars 27m
Topic A: Manage Project Time Frames
The Project Information Dialog Box
Project Start and Finish Dates
Base Calendars
Demo 2-1: Managing Project Time Frames
Topic B: Change Working Time
The Change Working Time Dialog Box
The Legend
A Full-Day Exception
Demo 2-2: Changing the Working Time for a Project
Working Times Exception Details
Exception Recurrence Pattern
Unit 02 Review
Unit 03 – Working with Project Tasks 58m
Topic A: Manage Project Tasks
Task Information Dialog Box
General Task Information
Predecessors Tab
Dependency Types
Resources Tab
Advanced Tab
Constraint Fields
Task Notes
Demo 3-1: Managing Project Tasks
Topic B: Add Summary Tasks and Milestones
Summary Tasks
A Project Milestone
Demo 3-2: Adding Summary Tasks and Milestones
Unit 03 Review
Unit 04 – Working with Project Resources 36m
Topic A: Manage Project Resources
Resource Information Dialog Box
General Tab
Costs Tab
Notes Tab
Demo 4-1: Managing Project Resources
Topic B: Allocate and Level Work Resources
Team Planner View
Over-allocated Resources
The Level Group
Demo 4-2: Leveling Resources
Unit 04 Review
Unit 05 – Delivering a Project Plan 17m
Topic A: Print Project Views
The Print Screen
Demo 5-1: Printing a Project View
Topic B: Share Projects
The Share Screen
Sync with SharePoint
Email a Project
Topic C: Export Projects
The Export Screen
Exporting Options
Demo 5-2: Exporting a Project
Unit 05 Review
Course Closure
Total Duration: 3h 36m

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