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Project 2010 Essential Training (2010)
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Project 2010 Essential Training (2010)

with Bonnie Biafore
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Video: Welcome

Hi, I am Bonnie Biafore and welcome to Project 2010 Essential Training. Project Management is an important part of doing business, more than ever before. Workers have to do more with less to be more efficient with their time and more effective getting results. Microsoft Project is one of the most widely used project management applications, and I will show you how to get the most out of this powerful program. I will explain how to set up different kinds of tasks, like work tasks, summary tasks, milestones and recurring tasks.
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  1. 3m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 23s
    2. Choosing the right Project edition
      1m 23s
    3. Using the exercise files
      39s
  2. 46m 33s
    1. Using the Ribbon
      8m 4s
    2. Navigating the Backstage view
      3m 37s
    3. Creating a project
      9m 42s
    4. Saving a project
      8m 50s
    5. Defining project information
      3m 39s
    6. Setting up the project calendar
      12m 41s
  3. 37m 16s
    1. Creating a new task
      7m 12s
    2. Creating a milestone
      1m 21s
    3. Creating a summary task
      3m 20s
    4. Creating a recurring task
      3m 26s
    5. Copying and organizing tasks
      5m 11s
    6. Displaying summary tasks and WBS codes
      6m 21s
    7. Linking tasks
      4m 14s
    8. Setting task dates
      4m 1s
    9. Switching between manual and automatic scheduling
      2m 10s
  4. 20m 50s
    1. Understanding resources
      3m 51s
    2. Creating a work resource
      5m 14s
    3. Creating a material resource
      3m 23s
    4. Setting up resource costs
      5m 13s
    5. Creating a cost resource
      3m 9s
  5. 28m 0s
    1. Understanding duration, work, and units
      4m 47s
    2. Assigning resources to tasks
      6m 21s
    3. Viewing resource assignments and finding over-allocations
      6m 49s
    4. Modifying resource assignments
      5m 49s
    5. Using Team Planner to assign resources
      4m 14s
  6. 49m 38s
    1. Choosing a different view
      7m 0s
    2. Choosing a different table in a view
      2m 53s
    3. Inserting and rearranging columns in a table
      5m 39s
    4. Sorting tasks, assignments, and resources
      5m 14s
    5. Grouping tasks, assignments, and resources
      6m 32s
    6. Filtering tasks, assignments, and resources
      6m 53s
    7. Modifying task bar styles, text, and layout
      6m 44s
    8. Modifying text styles and text formatting
      3m 55s
    9. Using the Timeline view to summarize a project
      4m 48s
  7. 26m 34s
    1. Using the Task Inspector to handle scheduling issues
      6m 6s
    2. Splitting and delaying tasks and assignments
      4m 49s
    3. Adjusting a work contour
      4m 54s
    4. Leveling resources
      6m 51s
    5. Inactivating tasks
      3m 54s
  8. 34m 4s
    1. Understanding baseline, scheduled, and actual values
      4m 58s
    2. Saving and clearing a baseline
      3m 20s
    3. Editing tasks and adding them to a baseline
      2m 26s
    4. Updating the schedule
      4m 51s
    5. Using overtime
      5m 25s
    6. Updating costs
      2m 45s
    7. Making global progress updates to a project
      4m 21s
    8. Using earned value
      5m 58s
  9. 34m 56s
    1. Viewing project status
      4m 40s
    2. Looking for schedule and cost problems
      3m 57s
    3. Running a text-based report
      4m 37s
    4. Generating a visual report
      6m 34s
    5. Working with the Global Template
      4m 15s
    6. Importing and exporting information
      5m 38s
    7. Sharing project information in other ways
      5m 15s
  10. 39s
    1. Goodbye
      39s

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In Project 2010 Essential Training, project management expert Bonnie Biafore shows how individuals and teams can use Microsoft Project to manage any level of project. The course demonstrates setting up projects, adding tasks, assigning resources, fixing scheduling issues, dealing with resource conflicts, and tracking project progress. It also covers the new Project interface, featuring the new Ribbon and Backstage view, and explains how to use new features like user-controlled scheduling, the Timeline, and Team Planner.

This course qualifies for 4.5 Category A professional development units (PDUs) through lynda.com, PMI Registered Education Provider #4101.

Topics include:
  • Setting up projects and calendars
  • Creating tasks and milestones
  • Linking tasks
  • Setting start and finish dates using manual and automatic scheduling
  • Setting up and assigning resources
  • Understanding duration, work, and units
  • Filtering and grouping items
  • Modifying project views
  • Using the Task Inspector
  • Splitting and delaying items
  • Making tasks inactive
  • Updating progress and costs
  • Viewing project status
  • Running reports

  • The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Subjects:
Business Project Management
Software:
Project
Author:
Bonnie Biafore

Welcome

Hi, I am Bonnie Biafore and welcome to Project 2010 Essential Training. Project Management is an important part of doing business, more than ever before. Workers have to do more with less to be more efficient with their time and more effective getting results. Microsoft Project is one of the most widely used project management applications, and I will show you how to get the most out of this powerful program. I will explain how to set up different kinds of tasks, like work tasks, summary tasks, milestones and recurring tasks.

We will explore the different types of resources you use on projects. I will demonstrate how you link tasks together and assign resources to tasks to build a realistic project schedule. I will walk you through using different project views to look at your project from different angles, so you can check upon where things stand, how much things cost, or where the project might be getting into trouble. We will examine other Project features that help you evaluate your schedule and resource workloads to make sure you are bringing your project in on time and within budget.

By mastering the tools available in Project 2010, you can manage projects more successfully and help your company achieve its business objectives. So there is no time to waste. Let's get right into Project 2010 Essential Training.

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