Instructor-led training - MS Project 2010 Introduction
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Project 2010 Introduction Intermediate Training CourseProject 2010 Introduction Intermediate Training Course

2 day training course - London & UK wide

2 day course

Course rating
4.6 stars - based on 226 reviews

Benefits

At the end of the intermediate course you will have a good working knowledge of Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views. You will also use project to help manage resources and costs; to set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.
Please see 1-day courses: Introduction Intermediate Advanced

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Who is this course for?

Our Microsoft Project 2010 Introduction & Intermediate courses are accessible for complete beginners to Microsoft Project.

Prerequisites

A working knowledge of Windows is required, or our Microsoft Windows Introduction course. No experience of MS Project is required.

Benefits

At the end of the intermediate course you will have a good working knowledge of Project basics. You will feel confident using Project and be able to define, schedule and monitor tasks using a variety of tools and views. You will also use project to help manage resources and costs; to set plans, deadlines and schedules. At this level you will be able to track your project and create and print Gantt charts and reports.

Course Syllabus

Introduction to MS Project

Basic project management concepts
Project environment overview including what's new in 2010
Navigation including customising the Ribbon and Backstage View
Getting Help

Task creation and scheduling

Creating a task list
Modifying a task list
Change Highlighting
Multi-Level undo
Manual Scheduling
Structuring tasks to create an outline

Scheduling Tasks

Working with base calendars
Named calendar exceptions
Defining recurring exceptions and work weeks
Auto Scheduling
Creating task relationships
Types of task relationship
Using lag and lead times
Recurring tasks
Setting constraints
Setting deadlines
Using the critical path
Task Drivers
Working with top down planning
Inactivate tasks

Using task views

Working with the Timeline
Using calendar view
Using network diagram view
Modifying views
Modifying the Timescale, Zoom and Zoom slider

Formatting and Sharing information

Project Properties
Adding notes & hyperlinks
Copy / paste Picture
Copy / paste tasks and rows
Formatting Bars and the Gantt area
Formatting for printing
Troubleshooting printing Gantt charts
Using Background highlighting
Working with built-in reports

Managing Resources and Costs

Creating work, material and cost resources
Working with multiple calendars
Assigning resources
Effort Driven Scheduling
Task Types
Working with resource costs and fixed costs
Work contours
Working with the Team Planner
Identifying budget variance

Finalising the Plan

Reviewing the schedule
Levelling resource over-allocation

Tracking

Creating baselines
Entering project progress
Viewing variance information

Analyse and adjust a schedule

Analysing schedules
Reschedule the project
Adjustment of resource schedules
Progress lines

Filters and sort

Add new columns
Working with auto filters
Applying built-in filters
Sorting and grouping data

Manage multiple projects

Consolidating and sharing projects
Resource pools: Sharing resources across projects
Leveling and reporting across multiple projects

Exchange project data

Import, export and copy data from Microsoft Excel
Enhanced copy and paste
Copy Picture

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What you get

Training room

Microsoft qualified trainers

Training is held in our modern, comfortable, air-conditioned suites

Modern-spec IT, fully networked with internet access

"What do I get on the day?"

LunchLunch

Lunch is provided at a local restaurant or pub. Browse the sample menus:

Breaks and TimingsBreaks and timing

Courses start at 9:30am.
Please aim to be with us for 9:15am.
Joining information (how to get to our venues)

RefreshmentsRefreshments

Available throughout the day:

  • Hot beverages
  • Clean, filtered water
  • Biscuits

Learning tools

In-course handbookIn-course handbook

Contains unit objectives, exercises and space to write notes

Reference materialReference material

Available online. 100+ pages with step-by-step instructions

24 months forum access24 months access to Microsoft trainers

Your questions answered by Microsoft qualified trainers online.

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Training Formats & Services

Training formats available

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Testimonials

Cancer Research UK

Project Intro Intermediate
Very well paced, good balance of set practical exercises and guided exercises. Training facilities were also very good.
Shell
Project Coordinator

Project Intro Intermediate
It has been realy informative and helful, thank you. The trainer is such a knowledgable and patient tutor and a great chap all round!Wish he could be with us every day! Thank you
Westminster City Council

Project Intro Intermediate
Excellent pace, coverage and enthusaim

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« Overview

The MS Project 2010 Introduction course is the best way to obtain a basic understanding of the software itself. We often find that a large portion of attendees are new to Project Management or have only been using MS Project for a short time.

Many people arrive at this page using the search term 2+day+project+2010+course+2+day. To ensure that this is the right course for your needs, visit our project overview page.


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