Microsoft Project 2010 Level 2 Managing a project

1 day

Course Overview

Microsoft® Project 2010: Level 2 is the second course in the Microsoft Project 2010 series. In Microsoft® Project 2010: Level 1, you used your project management skills to create a complete project plan. The plans need to be updated and modified regularly to keep the project moving on track. This course will build upon the knowledge gained, and give you the opportunity to work with a project plan once it reaches the project implementation phase.

Course Objective

You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create visual reports, and reuse project plan information.

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. It is also intended for a person who has a basic understanding of Microsoft Project 2010.

Prerequisites

Students enrolling in this class should have:
An understanding of project management concepts. Knowledge of a Windows operating system, XP or Windows 7. Microsoft Office Project 2010: Level 1.

Course Outline

Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications

  • Import Project Information
  • Export Project Plan Cost Data to an Excel Workbook
  • Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information

Updating a Project Plan

  • Enter Task Progress
  • Enter Overtime Work
  • Edit Tasks
  • Reschedule a Task
  • Filter Tasks
  • Set an Interim Plan
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Create a Custom Field

Managing Project Costs

  • Update Cost Rate Tables
  • Group Costs
  • Link Documents to a Project Plan

Reporting Project Data Visually

  • Create a Visual Report
  • Customize a Visual Report
  • Create a Visual Report Template

Reusing Project Plan Information

  • Create a Project Plan Template
  • Create a Custom View
  • Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
  • Share Resources
  • Create a Master Project

Optional Items

  • Synchronizing with SharePoint