Learn Microsoft Project 2010 -The Beginner Training-
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In this Project course you will learn about working with MS Project with the help of an example.
4.6 (4 ratings)
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be able to setup a project plan and work with tasks and resources in MS Project 2010.
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Requirements
  • No previous knowledge in MS Project 2010 required.
Description

In this Project course you will learn about working with MS Project with the help of an example. First we will introduce you to the user interface and the example project. Then you will learn how to create tasks, outlines and links. We will also show you how to work with milestones, recurring tasks and the calendar. Finally you will learn all about resources, clearing resource conflicts and calculating work, duration and units.

Who is the target audience?
  • With this Project course for beginners you will learn MS Project 2010 from scratch.
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
02:22:23
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Introduction to MS Project 2010
3 Lectures 08:28

In this video we will show you how to plan a project and supervise its progress.

Preview 02:52

In this film we will introduce you to the example project, which we will work with in our courses.

The Example Project
00:58

In this video we will introduce you to the user interface of MS Project and familiarize you with the working area and the command area.

User Interface
04:38
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Setting up a plan and working with tasks
14 Lectures 01:00:22

In this video we will show you how to create and set up a new Project-file.

Preview 03:33

In this video we will show you how to enter tasks into Project and how to outline them.

Entering and outlining tasks
08:43

In this video we will show you how to link two or more tasks. We will also explain the different types of dependencies that can be defined when linking tasks.

Linking tasks
06:30

In this video we will show you how to work with milestones. Using milestones, you can structure your project by marking important events.

Preview 03:00

In this video you will learn how to create custom outline codes for your tasks and resources.

Outlining tasks and resources
06:35

In this video you will learn how to apply an individual formatting to your project plan. You can visually customize the Gantt Chart or the Task Sheet and thereby emphasize certain tasks, apply your own color schemes and much more.

Formatting a project plan
07:09

In this video we will introduce you to the Change Highlighting which indicates unintended changes in the scheduling of tasks.

Using Change Highlighting
01:51

In this video we will show you how to work with project calendars. We will show you how to access the calendar options and how to define exceptions like e.g. holidays.

Project Calendar
02:56

In this video we will show you how to work with recurring tasks. This way, tasks that occur regularly (e.g. a weekly meeting) can be entered as one task.

Preview 02:43

In this video we will show you how to split tasks in order to visualize intended or unintended interruptions of tasks.

Splitting Tasks
01:50

In this film we will show you how to inactivate tasks. This is an easy way to carry out What-If-Analyses, compare alternative scenarios and more.

Inactivating Tasks
03:33

In this video you will learn how work with Placeholder Tasks in MS Project. With Placeholder Tasks you can enter tasks with insufficient information.

Using Placeholder Tasks
05:14

In this video we will show you how to display task dependencies and solve scheduling- and resource conflicts using the Task Inspector.

Using the Task Inspector
04:22

In this film we would like to show you how to highlight critical tasks in order to perform a critical path analysis.

Highlighting Critical Tasks
02:23
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Resources
9 Lectures 01:12:33

In this film we will show you how to create recources for personnel using the resource type work.

Preview 06:40

In this film we will show you how to create resources of the type material and what to consider when doing so.

The Resource Type Material
04:22

In this film we will show you how to work with resources of the type "Cost". When you define fixed costs using cost-resources, it is possible to assign them to tasks, filter them and more.

The Resource Type Cost
03:15

In this video we will show you how to assign resources to the according tasks and what to consider in terms of scheduling.

Assigning Resources
09:32

In this video we will explain to you the difference between time-dependent and time-independet material resources, show you how to apply them and what to consider when doing so.

Time-dependent material resources
07:29

In this video we would like to explain to you the resource calculation in MS Project, which is based on the interdependency between work, duration and resource units.

Work Duration Units
14:12

In this video we will introduce you to the different views and viewing-options in MS Project.

Using views in Project
07:25

In this video we will show you how to create and administer resource calendars. You will learn how to define individual working times, capacities, etc. for every single resource.

Resource Calendar
07:15

In this video we will show you how to identify, analyze and clear resource conflicts. If the "repair options" of the task inspector don't offer a proper solution, you can clear a conflict manually by re-scheduling tasks or re-assigning resources.

Clearing resource conflicts
12:23
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:00
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