Project 2010 Expert Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    This expert-level course in Project 2010 software goes beyond the basics of creating, designing and presenting a project. You will learn how to create projects from existing ones in Excel Workbooks or Microsoft SharePoint, and easily display summary tasks, remove tasks or change tasks from one resource to another.

    In this short course you will learn to use the Team Planner function to schedule, track or compare your tasks; you’ll also be able to differentiate between projected and completed work. The Project 2010 Expert online short course frees your time as you learn to easily compare projects, calculate your earnings and prepare your project reports.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This short course is ideal for project managers and project coordinators who monitor performance and task completion. If you enjoy learning from home or on-the-go, the Project 2010 Expert online short course is easy to access from any computer or smartphone.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    Expert knowledge of the Project 2010 program takes you beyond the basic, report-building process to improve your project development, enhancing your team’s performance and communication.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Module 1: getting started

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Set general, display, calendar, schedule, proofing, saving, and language options
    • Customise the ribbon and the quick access toolbar
    • Set defaults for task types and assignment units
    • Create a template from a completed project
    • Use existing projects, Microsoft SharePoint task lists, and Excel Workbooks to create projects
    • Understand types of custom fields
    • Create custom task, resource, and project fields
    • Use a lookup table
    • Create basic formulas
    • Determine graphical indicator criteria
    • Display a summary task
    • Rearrange tasks
    • Create manually scheduled tasks
    • Remove a resource assignment
    • Resolve resource conflicts
    • Move task assignments from one resource to another
    • Print a report of resource information
    • Add resources to the enterprise resource pool
    • Import and export resource data
    • Modify resource information in the resource centre
    • View resource availability across multiple projects
    • Roll up tasks in the Team Planner
    • Format and use styles in the Team Planner
    • Prevent allocations
    • Show and hide Team Planner information
    • Review differences between planned, scheduled, and actual work
    • Find slack in the schedule
    • Compare two versions of a project
    • Calculate earned value analysis
    • Understand options for sharing information
    • Copy a .gif image of your plan
    • Publish your plan to a Sharepoint list
    • Attach documents and hyperlinks to your project
    • Print a date range

    Module 2: working with the project environment (i)

    • Lesson one: setting general and display options
    • Lesson two: setting calendar and schedule options
    • Lesson three: setting proofing, saving, and language options
    • Lesson four: setting advanced options

    Module 3: working with the project environment (ii)

    • Lesson one: customising the ribbon
    • Lesson two: customising the quick access toolbar
    • Lesson three: setting default task types
    • Lesson four: changing the default assignment unit format

    Module 4: templates and other new project time savers

    • Lesson one: creating a template from a completed project
    • Lesson two: creating a project from an existing project
    • Lesson three: creating a project from a Microsoft SharePoint task list
    • Lesson four: creating a project from a Microsoft Excel workbook

    Module 5: working with custom fields

    • Lesson one: about custom field types
    • Lesson two: creating a custom field
    • Lesson three: using a lookup table
    • Lesson four: creating basic formulas
    • Lesson five: determining graphical indicator criteria
    • Lesson six: importing a custom field
    • Lesson seven: inserting a custom field

    Module 6: working with tasks

    • Lesson one: displaying the project summary on a new project
    • Lesson two: creating milestones
    • Lesson three: rearranging tasks
    • Lesson four: cancelling an unneeded task
    • Lesson five: creating manually scheduled tasks
    • Lesson six: creating a recurring task

    Module 7: working with resources (i)

    • Lesson one: removing a resource assignment
    • Lesson two: replacing a resource assignment
    • Lesson three: managing unassigned tasks
    • Lesson four: resolving resource conflicts
    • Lesson five: printing a view or report of resource information

    Module 8: working with resources (ii)

    • Lesson one: adding resources to the enterprise pool
    • Lesson two: exporting resource data
    • Lesson three: importing resource data
    • Lesson four: modifying resource information in the resource centre
    • Lesson five: viewing availability across multiple projects

    Module 9: using the Team Planner

    • Lesson one: rolling up tasks
    • Lesson two: working with gridlines
    • Lesson three: changing text styles
    • Lesson four: changing task fill and border colours
    • Lesson five: preventing over allocations
    • Lesson six: showing and hiding information

    Module 10: managing risks and measuring performance

    • Lesson one: reviewing differences between planned, scheduled, and actual work
    • Lesson two: finding slack in the schedule
    • Lesson three: comparing two versions of a project
    • Lesson four: calculating earned value analysis

    Module 11: communicating project information

    • Lesson one: about sharing information
    • Lesson two: copying a .gif image of your plan
    • Lesson three: publishing a project to a SharePoint list
    • Lesson four: attaching documents
    • Lesson five: inserting hyperlinks
    • Lesson six: printing based on a date range

    Module 12: wrapping up
    Words from the wise

    • ‘If you spend lots of time in Project, take the time to customise the environment so that it works for you.’
    • ‘Use successful projects as a template to jump start your next project.’
    • ‘Work with SharePoint to sync your task lists so that everyone in your organisation can stay up to date on tasks and scheduling.’
    • ‘Use custom fields to include the information you need for your project.’
    • ‘Use project summary tasks and milestones to get a quick glimpse of your project.’
    • ‘You can remove or replace resources if needed.’
    • ‘Make use of resource pools and the enterprise resource pool to capture information about shared resources.’
    • ‘Format the Team Planner so that it is very easy to distinguish different types of information.’
    • ‘Make your schedule work for you by reviewing differences as your project changes. Find the slack in your schedule if tasks slip.’
    • ‘Calculate the earned value analysis to measure project performance.’
    • ‘There are a variety of ways to communicate project information. Don’t worry if the people who need to see the information don’t have Project 2010.’
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