The Future Builder: Microsoft Project 2010 in 8 Easy Modules
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The Future Builder: Microsoft Project 2010 in 8 Easy Modules

Learn MS-Project for school or professional use. We've made 8 easy modules with complete, comprehensive content for you.
3.7 (7 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
53 students enrolled
Created by GEM Learning
Last updated 5/2013
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn how to plan projects. Including cost, time and resource planning.
  • Learn how to set up project files, tasks, resources, and allocating tasks to resources
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  • No prior level of knowledge is needed, except basic computer know-how, and the desire to improve your productivity, efficiency and marketability!

This course teaches MS Project from the ground up. Learn the ins and outs of all the basic functionalities. Lead up to more advanced topics for use at work or in the classroom.

Video tutorials, step by step explanations and real examples help you understand how to use MS Project, and where you can use it to help in academic, private or professional life.

8 modules (sections) each with 4 to 8 sub-sections contain roughly 5 hours of material that take you from scratch to business-level use of MS Project.

This course will help you be better organized and effective when planning anything from a family event to a corporate deliverable.

Who this course is for:
  • Students and professionals are encouraged to take this course
  • Those working in professional settings, or who have to manage many projects, will benefit the most from this course.
Course content
Expand all 55 lectures 06:25:41
+ Setting Up Project Files (Lectures 1 - 6)
7 lectures 55:47
Learn about Using the Ribbon
Preview 06:27
Learn about Navigating the Backstage view
Preview 04:39

  1. Learn about  Creating!a!project!part!a!and!

Preview 09:36

Learn about  Saving a project part a and b

Preview 11:45

Learn about  Defining project information

Preview 05:28

Learn about  Setting up the project calendar part a, b and c

Preview 17:11
+ Creating Tasks (Lectures 7 - 15)
9 lectures 54:49

Learn about  Creating a new task

Creating a new task

Learn about  Creating a milestone

Creating a milestone

Learn about  Creating a summary task

Creating a summary task

Learn about  Creating a recurring task

Creating a recurring task

Learn about  Copying and organizing  tasks

Copying and organizing tasks

Learn about  Displaying summary tasks and WBS codes

Displaying summary tasks and WBS codes

Learn about  Linking tasks 

Linking tasks

Learn about  Setting task dates 

Setting task dates

Learn about  Switching between manual!and automatic scheduling 

Switching between manual and automatic scheduling
+ Creating Resources (Lectures 16 - 20)
5 lectures 31:13

Learn about  Understanding resources 

Understanding resources

Learn about  Creating a work resource 

Creating a work resource

Learn about  Creating!a material resource 

Creating a material resource

Learn about  Setting up resource costs

Setting up resource costs

Learn about  Creating a cost resource 

Creating a cost resource
+ Assigning Tasks to Resources (Lectures 21 - 25)
5 lectures 44:32

Learn about  Understanding duration  work, and units 

Understanding duration, work, and units

Learn about  Assigning resources to tasks

Assigning resources to tasks

Learn about  Viewing resource assignments and finding overIallocations

Viewing resource assignments and finding over-allocations

Learn about  Modifying resource assignments

Modifying resource assignments

Learn about  Using Team Planner to assign resources 

Using Team Planner to assign resources
+ Working with Views (Lectures 26 - 34)
9 lectures 01:06:43

Learn about  Choosing a different view

Choosing a different view

Learn about  Choosing a different table in a view

Choosing a different table in a view

Learn about  Inserting and rearranging columns in a table

Inserting and rearranging columns in a table

Learn about  Sorting tasks  assignments, and resources 

Sorting tasks, assignments, and resources

Learn about  Grouping tasks, assignments, and resources 

Grouping tasks, assignments, and resources

Learn about  Filtering tasks assignments and resource

Filtering tasks, assignments, and resources

Learn about  Modifying task!bar styles  text, and layout

Modifying task bar styles, text, and layout

Learn about  Modifying  text styles and text formatting 

Modifying text styles and text formatting

Learn about  Using!the Timeline  view to summarize!a project 

Using the Timeline view to summarize a project
+ Fine-­‐Tuning the Project Schedule (Lectures 35 - 39)
5 lectures 35:23

Learn about  Using the Task Inspector to handle scheduling issues 

Using the Task Inspector to handle scheduling issues

Learn about  Splitting and delaying tasks and assignments 

Splitting and delaying tasks and assignments

Learn about  Adjusting a work contour

Adjusting a work contour

Learn about  Leveling resources 

Leveling resources

Learn about  Inactivating tasks

Inactivating tasks
+ Tracking and Managing Projects (Lectures 40 - 47)
8 lectures 58:49

Learn about Understanding baseline scheduled and actual values 

Understanding baseline, scheduled, and actual values

Learn about  Saving and clearing a baseline

Saving and clearing a baseline

Learn about  Editing tasks and adding them to a baseline

Editing tasks and adding them to a baseline

Learn about  Updating the schedule

Updating the schedule

Learn about  Using overtime 

Using overtime

Learn about  Updating costs

Updating costs

Learn about  Making global progress updates to a project

Making global progress updates to a project

Learn about  Using earned value

Using earned value
+ Viewing and Sharing Project Information (Lectures 48 - 54)
7 lectures 38:25

Learn about  Viewing project status

Viewing project status

Learn about  Looking for schedule and!cost problems

Looking for schedule and cost problems

Learn about  Running a textIbased report

Running a text-­‐based report

Learn about  Generating a visual report 

Generating a visual report

Learn about  Working with the Global Template 

Working with the Global Template

Learn about  Importing and exporting information 

Importing and exporting information

Learn about  Sharing project information in!other ways

Sharing project information in other ways
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