Introductory Microsoft Project 2007
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Introductory Microsoft Project 2007

Will provide you with the necessary skills to plan and schedule a building or construction project.
4.0 (3 ratings)
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Created by Exner Education
Last updated 7/2013
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Set up a project program
  • Input tasks, durations and milestones
  • Identify activity relationships and links
  • Plot critical paths
  • Assign labour, plant and material resources
  • Assign costs
  • Update the program
  • Monitor and compare progress on the program
  • Print out programs and reports
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Requirements
  • Ms Project 2007
Description

This course is designed to provide you with the necessary skills to plan and schedule a building or construction project. The course focuses on setting up a project in MS Project, updating and revising project schedules, assigning resources and dealing with constraints. You will be shown how to create time-scaled diagrams (bar charts), resolve activity clashes / problems and update and monitor activity completion.

Please note that this course is priced in US dollars.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Programmers
  • Project Managers
  • Estimators
  • Construction Industry Personnel
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:50

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Course Manual
99 pages
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Module 1
4 Lectures 19:08
This lecture will provide you with the basic building blocks as to how operate MS Project and create a program.  

You will learn:

How to open MS Project

How to set up the tool bar

How to open a new Project

How to open an existing Project

Learn to use the Viewbar

Understand how the split window works.

Preview 06:22

This lecture will provide you with further basic building blocks as to how operate MS Project and create a program.  

You will learn:

How to save a MS Project file

How to set up for printing

Understand the file properties and how they work

Understand how the Project Information dialogue box works and how to set up the overall parameters which will determine how the project operates

Where to find help in MS Project

Understanding the Basic Operations and Key Functions of the Software - Part 2
09:33

Module 1 - Exercise
1 page

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Module 2
4 Lectures 22:53
This lecture will provide you with details of how to set up tasks within MS Project and understand the parameters which drive how they interact with each other. 

You will learn:

How to set up and enter tasks and their durations

Understand the detail in the task dialogue box

Understand how to create and enter milestones

Introduction to Working with the Task dialogue box
06:17

This lecture will provide you with details of how to link tasks together into a working program.

You will learn:

How to link activities

Understand and add lag and lead times

How to indent and outdent activities to create sub-tasks

Linking Task into a working programme
06:35

Module 2 - Exercise
2 pages

Module 2 - Exercise Solution
10:01
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Module 3
5 Lectures 21:48
This lecture will provide you with advanced detail of how to manipulate the MS Project interface so you can more efficiently work with your program. 

You will learn about:

The timescale and its impact on how you view your programme

How to change the timescale

What features of the programme are affected by adjustments to the timescale

How to zoom in and out of a program

How to insert and remove additional tasks to your programme

Working more efficiently with the program interface - Part 1
05:04

This lecture will provide you with further advanced detail of how to manipulate the MS Project interface so you can more efficiently work with your program. 

You will learn about:

How to insert and remove additional columns to the program view.  

Understand were the programme information is stored and how to access hidden information. 

Learn what a Work Breakdown Structure is and how to create one in your programme

Learn to use the split window to give you multiple views of different areas of your program at the same time.

Working more efficiently with the program interface - Part 2
05:26

This lecture will provide you with advanced detail of how to interact with the program operation and other functions which will increase your efficiency at MS Project operation. 

You will learn about:

Learn how to format the Gantt chart area including change the look of tasks, how to add labels and other items so your program can be more easily interpreted.

How to create an overall summary task for your programme.

Learn how to insert work breakdown structure numbers into your programme.

Working more efficiently with the program interface - Part 2
06:53

Module 3 - Exercise
1 page

Module 3 - Exercise Solution
04:25
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Module 4
4 Lectures 15:08
This lecture will teach you how to work with calendars within MS Project.  Calendars are a vital feature to the operation of MS Project and are needed to accurately forecast task duration.  

You will learn about:

Learn how to create new calendars, duplicate existing calendars and set up how the calendar will operate.

Learn how to set working hours

How to add holidays and other non working days to your program

Understand how Calendars work
05:35

This lecture will provide you with advanced detail of how the organiser can be used to send information you have created in one programme to another programme thus eliminating duplication of work already complete.

You will also learn you Recurring Activities work and how to create them in your programme.
Using the Organiser and Recurring Activities
06:19

Module 4 - Exercise
1 page

Module 4 - Exercise Solutions
03:14
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Module 5
6 Lectures 23:07
This lecture will give you an introduction to resources and how they interact with tasks.  

You will learn about:

The resource dialogue box and the information which supports resources including how to set this up.

How to determine resource availability

How to ensure you have sufficient resources to manage your project.

Resource Information and Availability
06:18

This lecture gives you an understanding of the individual recourse calendars and how they operate.  You will learn how the resource calendar interacts with the main calendar as well as the task calendars.

You will learn how to apply resources to tasks and their impact on the programme.
Working with Resource Calendars
06:20

This lecture will run through the many advanced features of resource operation.  

You will learn about:

How to apply resources to tasks using the split window.

Understanding the relationship between task work, duration and units when a resource is applied to a task.

How to fix over allocation of resources to a task.

Advanced Resource Manipulation
04:32

Fixing Over Allocations
05:47

Module 5 - Exercise
3 pages

Module 1 - Exercise Solutions
00:10
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Module 6
3 Lectures 13:18
This lecture will give you advanced detail of how to track a programme once work starts on a job.   

You will learn about:

Setting up the programme for tracking.

Setting one or more baselines.

How to enter information which will provide you with up to the minute data on the effects of changes to your program.


Tracking your completed programme
09:06

Module 6 - Exercise
1 page

Module 6 - Exercise Solutions
04:12
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Freedom to Choose
01:01
About the Instructor
Exner Education
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Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.

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· engineering practices; and,

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