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Project 2013 Introduction

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Microsoft Project is a project management software program that is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads. This course is designed specifically to teach students the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Project. Students will learn to work with task, resource, and other views, and work with tables. Students will then create a new project plan, set plan properties, create and customize a plan calendar. Additionally, the student will add tasks, create recurring task, import tasks from Excel and Outlook, create a work breakdown structure, link tasks and create dependencies, and modify task properties. Then students will create resources, work with a resource pool, modify resource calendars, and assign resources. Finally, students will prepare a project plan for finalization.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:45
  2. Getting Started with Microsoft Project
    1. Overview of Microsoft Project 00:02:10
    2. The Microsoft Project Ribbon 00:03:35
    3. Working with Task Views 00:03:40
    4. Working with Resource Views 00:02:11
    5. Working with More Views 00:02:07
    6. Working with Tables 00:02:28
    7. Creating a New Project Plan 00:02:43
    8. Configuring the Project Information Window 00:05:38
    9. Using the Manual and Auto Schedule Task Tool 00:06:43
    10. Updating Project Plan Properties 00:04:35
    11. Creating a New Project Calendar 00:02:45
    12. Customizing a Project Calendar 00:05:24
    13. Applying a Custom Calendar to the Project 00:02:51
  3. Working with Tasks
    1. Creating New Tasks 00:04:28
    2. Creating Recurring Tasks 00:03:07
    3. Importing Tasks from Excel 00:06:03
    4. Importing Outlook Tasks 00:01:40
    5. Creating a Work Breakdown Structure 00:05:03
    6. Task Dependencies Overview 00:02:19
    7. Linking Tasks 00:06:33
    8. Using Lag and Lead Time 00:05:03
    9. Working with Task Constraints 00:03:26
    10. Working with Task Deadlines 00:02:11
    11. Creating Task Notes 00:01:51
    12. Adding Tasks to the Timeline 00:02:04
  4. Working with Project Resources
    1. Resource Overview 00:02:58
    2. Creating Resources 00:03:36
    3. Importing Resource Information 00:02:36
    4. Connecting to a Resource Pool 00:01:59
    5. Working with Resource Calendars 00:03:33
    6. Assigning Resources to Tasks 00:02:45
    7. Assigning Multiple Resources 00:03:45
    8. Managing Resource Over Allocations 00:04:36
  5. Preparing a Project Plan for Finalization
    1. Setting a Project Baseline 00:02:50
    2. Managing Gantt Chart Elements 00:02:10
    3. Formatting Gantt Chart Bars 00:03:28
    4. Sharing a Project Plan 00:03:28
  6. Conclusion
    1. Course Recap 00:00:55