Microsoft Project Basics

Starting Microsoft Project, The Microsoft Project Screen, How Microsoft Project 2013 Works, Using The Ribbon, Understanding The Backstage View, The Project Work Area, Working With Views, & Split Screens, Understanding Sheet Views, Working With Tables, Working The Gantt Chart View, Working With The QAT, Working With Files, Exiting From Microsoft Project

Project Management
Tasks And Resources, The Importance Of Planning, Project Management Tools, Using A Computer For Project Management

Creating a New Project
Steps In Creating A Project, Understanding Your Project, Creating A New Project File, Understanding The Calendar Options, Changing The Calendar Options, Working With Calendars, Modifying The Standard Calendar, Entering Public Holidays, Creating A New Calendar, Setting Up Project Information, Entering File Properties

Creating Tasks
Understanding Tasks, Understanding Scheduling Icons, The Rostadium Case Study Tasks, Reviewing The Project, Entering Tasks, Creating Summary Tasks, Working In A Sheet View, Working With Summary Tasks, Working With Task Views, Examining Task Information, Understanding Task Durations, Entering Task Durations, Checking Progress, Entering Milestones

Understanding Task Dependencies, Creating Dependencies Automatically, Creating Dependencies In Task Entry, Creating Dependencies In Task Information, Creating Dependencies In A Sheet View, Fine Tuning A Schedule Using Dependencies, Auto Scheduling Tasks, Critical Path And Project Slack, Viewing The Critical Path, Examining Task Slack, Understanding Lag Time, Entering Lag Time, Understanding Lead Time, Entering Lead Time

Resourcing A Project
Understanding Resources, Entering Work & Material Resources, Entering Cost Resources, Assigning Calendars To Resources, Understanding & Adjusting Resource Availability, Changing Unit Display



Resourcing Concepts
Resource Assignment Calculations, Task Types And Work Effort, Creating A Simple Assignment, Working With Fixed Unit & Fixed Duration Tasks, Making Multiple Assignments, Adding Additional Resources, Adding More Of The Same Resource, More Resources In Multiple Assignments, Understanding Effort Driven Scheduling, Working With Non Effort Driven Tasks & With Effort Driven Tasks

Assigning Resources
Simple Resource Assignments, Assigning Part Time Resources, Understanding Work Contouring, Specifying Resource Usage, Contouring Work Hours, Assigning Specific Work Times, Work Times For Multiple Assignments, Problem Assignments, Assigning Resources In Task Information, Assigning Resources In A Sheet, Assigning Resources You Don’t Have, The Case Study Resources

Resources Levelling
Understanding Resource Levelling, Creating Resource Chaos, Tracking Down Over Allocations, Checking Resource Usage, Creating An Over Allocation Report, Changing Work Effort, Understanding Overtime, Assigning Overtime, Hiring Contract Labour, Switching Work Assignments, Rescheduling Tasks

Assigning Materials
Assigning Fixed Material Consumption, Contouring Materials Usage, Adding More Material Assignments, Assigning Variable Usage Material, Adding To A Material Assignment, Checking Work For Materials

Understanding Project Costs, Reviewing Current Costs, Entering Variable Costs, Case Study Variable Costs, Assigning Daily Costs, Assigning Per Usage Costs, Assigning Fixed Costs, Assigning Material Costs, Using Another Cost Table, Applying A Different Cost Table, Changing Rates During A Project, Assigning Cost Resources, Viewing Project Costs

Constraints and Deadlines
Understanding Constraints And Deadlines, Reviewing Our Project, Adding A Constraint, Using Elapsed Time, Rescheduling Tasks, Creating A Deadline

Project Tracking
Creating A Baseline, Updating The Project Actuals, Manually Updating Tasks, Entering Delayed Tasks, Tracking Actuals On A Gantt Chart, Using The Tracking Box, Viewing Task Slippage

Printing A Gantt Chart, Printing Sheet Views, Printing Tasks For Resources, Printing Resources For Tasks


Customizing Project Information
Using the Options Dialog Box, Setting Save Options, Setting Scheduling Options, Setting Calculation Options, Using the Drawing Toolbar

Filtering/Sorting/Grouping Information
Using the AutoFilter Feature, Creating a Custom Filter, Sorting a View, Creating a Custom Sort, Grouping Resources or Tasks, Creating a Custom Grouping

Using More Customization Features
Applying a Table to a View, Creating a Custom View, Creating a Custom Table, Adding a Table Column, Hiding a Table Column, Using the Organizer to Reset Defaults, Using the Organizer to Customize Templates, Using the Gantt Chart Wizard, Creating Custom Outline Codes

Working with Baselines
Using Baselines, Using Baseline Tables, Saving a Project Baseline, Using the Tracking Gantt View, Updating a Project Baseline, Updating Tasks in a Baseline, Saving Additional Baselines, Saving a Project Interim Plan, Clearing a Baseline

Working with Multiple Projects
Working with Master Projects, Creating a Subproject, Inserting a Project, Unlinking Subprojects, Consolidating Open Projects, Linking and Unlinking Subproject Tasks, Viewing Multiple Critical Paths, Saving a Workspace File

Working with Resource Pools
Using Resource Pools, Creating a Resource Pool, Linking a Project to a Resource Pool, Opening a Sharer File, Updating a Resource Pool, Opening a Resource Pool

Importing & Exporting Data
Using Import/Export Maps, Using an Existing Map to Import Data, Creating a Custom Map to Import Data, Using an Existing Map to Export Data, Creating a Custom Map to Export Data, Using the Project Excel Template, Saving a Project as a Database

Working with Graphics & Web Pages
Using Graphics, Inserting a Graphic Image, Creating a Hyperlink to Another File, Creating a Hyperlink to a View, Using Graphical Indicators, Copying a Project to a Picture, Saving a Project as an HTML File