Course content

Course contents: Core

  • The Basics • Opening Project • Using the Welcome Project • Creating a New Project • Signing In • Saving a Project • Opening a Project • Review Questions
  • Setting Up a Project • Entering Project Information • Setting Working Time • Choosing Automatic or Manual Scheduling • Entering Tasks • Review Questions
  • Scheduling Work • Organizing Tasks into Phases • Linking and Unlinking Tasks • Moving Tasks • Rescheduling Tasks • Splitting Tasks • Deleting Tasks • Review Questions
  • Managing Resources • Entering Resources • Using the Resource Information Dialog • Assigning Resources to Tasks • Removing and Replacing Resource Assignments • Review Questions
  • Creating a Timeline • Showing and Hiding the Timeline • Customizing Timeline Tasks • Changing the Font for Individual Timeline Items • Modifying Global Text Styles • Copying the Timeline • Review Questions
  • Managing Tasks • Creating Recurring Tasks • Importing Outlook Tasks • Inactivating Tasks • Updating Task Completion • Updating the Project • Review Questions
  • Working with Deadlines and Constraints • Using the Task Information Dialog • Changing the Task Calendar • Using Lag and Lead Time • Creating Milestones • Setting Deadlines • Creating Constraints • Review Questions
  • Working with Data • Sorting Data • Filtering Data • Highlighting Data • Grouping Data • Outlining Data • Review Questions
  • Creating Reports • Creating a Built-In Report • Creating a Dashboard • Creating a Report from Scratch • Creating a Visual Report • Review Questions
  • The Finishing Touches • Viewing the Entire Project • Checking Your Spelling • Running the Task Inspector • Applying a Gantt Chart Style • Highlighting Critical, Slack, or Late Tasks • Review Questions
  • Printing and Sharing Your Project • Saving a Project as PDF or XPS • Exporting a Project as an Excel Workbook • Printing a Project • E-mailing a Project • Review Questions
  • Customizing the Interface • Collapsing and Expanding the Ribbon • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar • Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs • Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs • Resetting Interface Changes • Review Questions

Course contents: Advanced

 

  • Working with Network Diagrams • Viewing a Network Diagram • Changing the Network Diagram Layout • Formatting Boxes • Modifying Box Styles • Review Questions
  • Working with Calendar View • Viewing the Calendar • Viewing the Task List • Modifying Text Styles • Modifying Bar Styles • Formatting Gridlines • Changing Calendar View • Review Questions
  • Using the Team Planner • Opening the Team Planner • Formatting Team Planner Items • Resolving Unassigned Tasks • Allocating Work • Review Questions
  • Creating Baselines and Interim Plans • Setting a Project Baseline or Interim Plan • Viewing a Baseline • Viewing an Interim Plan • Clearing a Baseline or Interim Plan • Review Questions
  • Creating Progress Lines • Displaying Progress Lines • Interpreting Progress Lines • Editing Progress Lines • Formatting Progress Lines • Removing Progress Lines • Review Questions
  • Tracking Progress • Using the Tracking Gantt View • Tracking Tasks with Filters • Tracking Tasks with Grouping • Viewing the Critical Path • Viewing Task Paths • Review Questions
  • Resolving Resource Conflicts • Determining When Resource Conflicts Exist • Reassigning Resources • Scheduling Overtime • Leveling Resources Automatically • Review Questions
  • Managing Project Costs • Setting Currency Options • Entering Costs with the Resource Sheet • Entering Costs with the Resource Information Dialog • Using Cost Rate Tables • Viewing Costs • Manually Updating Costs • Review Questions
  • Comparing Projects • Comparing Projects • Using the Compare Projects Tab • Analyzing the Results • Comparing Resources • Review Questions
  • Working with Resource Pools • Creating a Resource Pool from a Single Project –
    Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects • Linking a Project to the Resource Pool • Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool • Updating a Resource Pool • Review Questions
  • Working with Multiple Projects • Inserting Subprojects • Unlinking and Removing Subprojects • Consolidating Projects • Viewing Information about Inserted Projects • Review Questions
  • Using the Organizer • Opening the Organizer • Copying Project Elements • Renaming Project Elements • Deleting Project Elements • Review Questions