Project 2007 Level 1 Creating a project

Course Overview

You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft® Office Project Professional 2007 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a project plan.

Course Objective

You will create a project plan containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalize the project to implement the project plan.

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 these project plans.

Prerequisites

Students enrolled for this course should have the following: An understanding of project management concepts. Knowledge of a Windows operating system, either Windows XP or Windows Vista.

We offer a range of Project training courses

Getting Started with Microsoft Project
  • Explore the Microsoft Project 2007 Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views
Creating a Project Plan
  • Create a New Project Plan
  • Assign a Project Calendar
  • Add Tasks to the Project Plan
  • Enter the Task Duration Estimates
  • Add Resources in the Project Plan
Managing Tasks in a Project Plan
  • Outline Tasks
  • Add a Recurring Task
  • Link Dependant Tasks
  • Set a Constraint to a Task
  • Set a Task Deadline
  • Add Notes to a Task
Managing Resources in a Project Plan
  • Create a Resource Calendar
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Assign Additional Resources to a Task
  • Enter Costs for Resources
  • Enter Values for Budget Resources
  • Resolve Resource Conflicts
Finalizing the Project Plan
  • Display the Critical Path
  • Shorten the Project Duration
  • Set a Baseline
  • Print a Project Summary Report