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Project 2007 Essential Training

with Lorna Daly
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This course qualifies for 4.00 PDUs towards maintaining PMI® certification. Learn More

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Teaches users how to work with Project 2007 to analyze and manage business ventures.
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  1. 2m 23s
    1. Welcome
    2. How to use the exercise files
      1m 30s
  2. 12m 49s
    1. Project management basics
      7m 20s
    2. Why use Microsoft Project?
      2m 50s
    3. What's changed in Project 2007?
      2m 39s
  3. 10m 49s
    1. Initial overview
      2m 15s
    2. Initial setup
      3m 36s
    3. Using the Project Guide
      1m 48s
    4. Creating a new project
      3m 10s
  4. 26m 22s
    1. Entering tasks
      2m 9s
    2. Creating subtasks
      4m 4s
    3. Inserting, copying, and moving tasks
      4m 21s
    4. Dates and task duration
      4m 51s
    5. Changing timescale
      2m 59s
    6. Establishing deadlines and milestones
      2m 59s
    7. Repeating tasks
      2m 4s
    8. Entering and printing task notes
      2m 55s
  5. 22m 26s
    1. Task dependencies within a project
      3m 6s
    2. Creating dependencies
      3m 58s
    3. Dependency types and lag times
      4m 13s
    4. Viewing and deleting dependencies
      5m 14s
    5. Different types of constraints
      2m 53s
    6. Dealing with conflicts
      3m 2s
  6. 19m 45s
    1. Adding resources to your project
      2m 43s
    2. Creating a resource list
      5m 6s
    3. Distributing project work
      5m 47s
    4. Removing or replacing resources
      2m 16s
    5. Viewing resource assignments
      3m 53s
  7. 15m 18s
    1. Assigning project costs
      2m 38s
    2. Exploring costs
      5m 48s
    3. Fixed costs and accruing costs
      4m 8s
    4. Viewing a project's costs
      2m 44s
  8. 13m 52s
    1. About views
      5m 16s
    2. Creating a view
      4m 9s
    3. Combination views
      4m 27s
  9. 15m 48s
    1. Understanding and viewing tables
      5m 46s
    2. Creating or editing a table
      6m 46s
    3. Adjusting tables
      3m 16s
  10. 6m 21s
    1. Preparing to print and Print Preview
      2m 9s
    2. Page setup options
      4m 12s
  11. 17m 28s
    1. Identifying the critical path
      6m 27s
    2. Using the Critical Path wizard
      4m 3s
    3. Shortening the critical path
      6m 58s
  12. 18m 3s
    1. How to identify conflicts
      5m 5s
    2. Basic conflict resolution techniques
      4m 9s
    3. Leveling resource assignments
      8m 49s
  13. 10m 14s
    1. Overview of tracking principles
      4m 1s
    2. Setting a baseline
      3m 34s
    3. Working with interim plans
      2m 39s
  14. 12m 20s
    1. Tracking basics
      4m 18s
    2. Tracking progress
      4m 58s
    3. Using timephased fields
      3m 4s
  15. 19m 28s
    1. Understanding reporting
      3m 4s
    2. Analyzing the Overview report
      3m 32s
    3. Analyzing the Current Activities report
      2m 41s
    4. Analyzing the Costs report
      2m 51s
    5. Analyzing the Assignments report
      2m 13s
    6. Analyzing the Workload report
      1m 13s
    7. Creating custom reports
      3m 54s
  16. 10m 5s
    1. Copying project data into other applications
      4m 29s
    2. Linking projects
      3m 36s
    3. Import an Outlook task into Project
      2m 0s
  17. 6m 20s
    1. Setting defaults
      3m 4s
    2. Creating a Project template
      1m 55s
    3. Using a Project template
      1m 21s
  18. 15s
    1. Goodbye

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Covering everything from the basics of project management to the ins and outs of integrating Project 2007 with other Office applications, Project 2007 Essential Training is a comprehensive and valuable course. Instructor Lorna A. Daly teaches users how to work with Project 2007 to best analyze and manage business ventures of any scope. She explains how to organize resources and assign work, how to streamline processes and resolve project conflicts, and how to customize and optimize Project 2007 for future tasks.

This course qualifies for 4 Category A professional development units (PDUs) through, PMI Registered Education Provider #4101.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



Hi, I am Lorna Daly and I am going to be your guide on an exploration of the latest release of Project from Microsoft, Project 2007. I've been training people in software applications for the last 16 years, from users afraid to touch the keyboard to those who feel they are old pros. One of the things I like the most about training software is helping people make the transition from one space to the other. When you first open this new Project application you may feel like a novice user, but hopefully you'll feel much better by the time you're done.

Now, what we're going to learn about the Microsoft Project is all of the basics that you're going to need to know about creating a project within the application, so I'm really gearing this towards people that are brand-new to using the Project tool. I hope that you will enjoy these series of movies and learn a lot about Project 2007, and I'll see you again at the end.

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