Clear Canyon Technologies Microsoft Office Training:

Microsoft® Office Project 2010: Level 1

One day

Course Description

Course Objective: You will create and manage a project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2010.

Target Student: 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.

Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have the following:

  • A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts. Courses that help fulfill this requirement include: Project Management Fundamentals (Second Edition).
  • Basic end-user skills with any current Windows operating system. Courses that help fulfill this requirement include: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® Vista™: Level 1 or Microsoft® Windows® 7: Level 1.

Course Objectives

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

  • identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment.
  • create a new project plan file and enter project information.
  • manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
  • manage resources for a project.
  • finalize a project plan.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Project

 Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Project 2010 Environment

Topic 1B: Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views


Lesson 2: Creating a Project Plan

 Topic 2A: Create a Project Plan

Topic 2B: Assign a Project Calendar

Topic 2C: Add Tasks to a Project Plan

Topic 2D: Enter the Task Duration Estimates

Topic 2E: Add Resources to a Project Plan


Lesson 3: Managing Tasks in a Project Plan

 Topic 3A: Outline Tasks

Topic 3B: Link Dependent Tasks

Topic 3C: Set Task Constraints and Deadlines

Topic 3D: Add Notes to a Task

Topic 3E: Add a Recurring Task


Lesson 4: Managing Resources in a Project Plan

 Topic 4A: Create a Resource Calendar

Topic 4B: Assign Resources to Tasks

Topic 4C: Enter Costs for Resources

Topic 4D: Resolve Resource Conflicts


Lesson 5: Finalizing a Project Plan

 Topic 5A: Shorten a Project Using the Critical Path

Topic 5B: Set a Baseline

Topic 5C: Print a Project Summary Report

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