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Microsoft Project 2013

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 2 
  • Language: English
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Audience: Microsoft Project users

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In this online training series, we will discuss the user interface and the different views while exploring the basic operations of Microsoft&#174 Project. You'll learn how to enter tasks, as well as how to define and change the working times. We will also show you how to work with resources and the resource sheet. Finally, you will learn how to view progress and create reports.

Topics Covered

  • What you'll learn in this training
  • Understanding the user interface
  • Using the ribbon
  • Working with the timeline
  • Working with the Gantt Chart view
  • Entering information
  • Changing views
  • Understanding compatibility with other versions of Project
  • Using help

Creating a Project
  • Creating a new project
  • Using a template to create a new project
  • Entering a project start date
  • Establishing basic project information
  • Defining general working times
  • Changing the working times
  • Entering tasks
  • Entering tasks using a dialog box
  • Using save and save as

Working with Tasks
  • Adding subtasks
  • Moving tasks
  • Copying tasks
  • Using the fill handle to copy tasks
  • Displaying and hiding tasks
  • Creating a recurring task
  • Importing tasks
  • Assigning task duration
  • Creating milestones
  • Establishing constraints and deadline dates
  • Creating dependencies
  • Deleting dependencies
  • Entering task notes
  • Using the task information dialog box
  • Using the task details form
  • Deleting a task

  • Creating resources using the resource sheet
  • Importing resources from Outlook
  • Entering resource rates
  • Entering cost per use
  • Adding notes to a resource
  • Defining general working times for a resource
  • Changing the working times for a resource
  • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Replacing a resource
  • Removing a resource

  • Using calendar view
  • Using network diagram view
  • Using task usage view
  • Using tracking Gantt view
  • Using resource graph view
  • Using resource usage view
  • Changing the table and details area of a view
  • Creating a combination view

Tracking Progress
  • Setting a baseline
  • Modifying and setting additional baselines
  • Clearing a baseline
  • Viewing progress
  • Setting actual start and finish dates
  • Updating tasks
  • Setting the percent complete

Reports, Page Setup, and Printing
  • Creating text reports
  • Creating visual report
  • Using page setup
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Setting a legend
  • Using print preview
  • Printing

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About the Author

Sarah Holder
Before starting with Atomic Learning, Sarah was an instrumental music teacher for 15 years. While teaching band, she worked on and completed a Master’s degree in educational technology.
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