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Microsoft Project (Level 1)


Course Overview

You will create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2013

Target 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 those project plans.


Students enrolling in this class should have the following:

  • A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts. Courses that help fulfil this requirement include Project Management Fundamentals (second edition).
  • Basic end-user skills with any current Windows operating system. Courses that help fulfil this requirement include Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® Vista™: Level 1 or Microsoft®: Level 1.

Course Outline

Module 1:  Getting started

  • Project management concepts
  • The project windows
  • Project files

Module 2:  Tasks

  • Creating a task list
  • Modifying a task list
  • The work breakdown structure

Module 3:  Task scheduling

  • Task links
  • Task relationships
  • Task options

Module 4:  Resource management

  • The base calendar
  • Resources and calendars
  • Project costs

Module 5:  Views and tables

  • Working with views
  • Working with tables

Module 6:  Filters, groups and sorting

  • Filters
  • Groups
  • Sorting tasks and resources

Module 7:  Finalising the task plan

  • Finalizing schedules
  • Handling resource conflicts

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