Microsoft Project 2010: Intermediate

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Course Specifications

Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will manage and customize project plans during the implementation stage of a project.

Target Student:
This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and customize those plans through the implementation stage of a project.

Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have the ability to create and update project plans using Microsoft Project 2010. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following course:

  • Microsoft® Project 2010: Level 1

A general understanding of project management concepts is helpful, but is not required. To obtain this general understanding, you may choose to take the following course:

  • Project Management Fundamentals: (Second Edition)

Knowledge of other Microsoft Office 2010 applications would also be helpful, but is not required.

Hardware Requirements

You will need one computer for each student and the instructor. To use Microsoft Project 2010 on each machine, you need the following hardware:

  • Intel® 700 MHz or higher processor
  • 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM or more
  • 6 gigabytes (GB) of available hard-disk space or more
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor (Preferred monitor is a wide screen LCD for viewing Project)
  • Microsoft® Mouse, Microsoft® IntelliMouse®, or a compatible pointing device
  • Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
  • An Internet connection to support automatic updates and product activation

 Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

  • Microsoft® Project Professional 2010
  • Microsoft® Office 2010
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional with Service Pack 3, or Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ Business Edition with Service Pack 1, or Microsoft® Windows® 7

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • exchange project plan data with other applications.
  • update a project plan.
  • manage project costs.
  • report project data visually.
  • reuse project plan information.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications


Topic 1A: Import Project Information


Topic 1B: Export Project Plan Cost Data to an Excel Workbook


Topic 1C: Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information

 Lesson 2: Updating a Project Plan


Topic 2A: Enter Task Progress


Topic 2B: Enter Overtime Work


Topic 2C: Edit Tasks


Topic 2D: Reschedule a Task


Topic 2E: Filter Tasks


Topic 2F: Set an Interim Plan


Topic 2G: Create a Custom Table


Topic 2H: Create a Custom Field

 Lesson 3: Managing Project Costs


Topic 3A: Update Cost Rate Tables


Topic 3B: Group Costs


Topic 3C: Link Documents to a Project Plan

 Lesson 4: Reporting Project Data Visually


Topic 4A: Create a Visual Report


Topic 4B: Customize a Visual Report


Topic 4C: Create a Visual Report Template

 Lesson 5: Reusing Project Plan Information


Topic 5A: Create a Project Plan Template


Topic 5B: Create a Custom View


Topic 5C: Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans


Topic 5D: Share Resources


Topic 5E: Create a Master Project

 Appendix A: Synchronizing with SharePoint


Contact Information

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