Project 2010 Expert

Your participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Project 2010. This workshop is designed to go beyond a basic understanding and to explore the more advanced features of Project 2010 in a practical way. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the advanced features right on a computer.
Project 2010 has been completely redesigned, and we must say, we’re pretty excited! You will be covering some of the more advanced tasks like working with custom fields, in-depth resource management, and performance measurement.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives
Action Plans and Evaluation Forms

Module Two: Working with the Project Environment (I)
Setting Project General and Display Options
Setting Calendar and Schedule Options
Setting Proofing, Saving, and Language Options
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Working with the Project Environment (II)
Customizing the Ribbon
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Setting Default Task Types
Changing the Default Assignment Unit Format
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Templates and Other New Project Time Savers
Creating a Template from a Completed Project
Creating a Project from an Existing Project
Creating a Project from a Microsoft SharePoint Task List
Creating a Project from a Microsoft Excel Workbook
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Working with Custom Fields
About Custom Field Types
Creating a Custom Task Field
Creating a Custom Resource Field
Creating a Custom Project Field
Using a Lookup Table
Creating Basic Formulas
Indicating Graphical Indicator Criteria
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Working with Tasks
Displaying the Project Summary Task on a New Project
Rearranging Tasks
Creating Milestones
Creating Manually Scheduled Tasks
Using the Task Form View to Create Multiple Tasks
Creating a Recurring Task
Cancelling an Unneeded Task
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Working with Resources (I)
Removing a Resource Assignment
Managing Unassigned Tasks
Resolving Resource Conflicts
Moving Task Assignments from One Resource to Another
Printing a View or Report of Resource Information
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Working with Resources (II)
Add Resources to the Enterprise Resource Pool
Export Resource Data
Import Resource Data
Modifying Resource Information in the Resource Center
Viewing Availability Across Multiple Projects
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Using the Team Planner
Rolling Up Tasks
Using Styles
Preventing Allocations
Showing and Hiding Information
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Managing Risks and Measuring Performance
Review Differences Between Planned, Scheduled and Actual Work
Find Slack in the Schedule
Comparing Two Versions of a Project
Calculating Earned Value Analysis
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Communicating Project Information
About Sharing Information
Copying a .GIF Image of Your Plan
Publish a Project to a SharePoint List
Attaching Documents
Linking Hyperlinks
Printing Based on a Date Range
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot