Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Foundation

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Project 2007?

What is a Project?

Why Use Project 2007?

What's New in Project 2007?


Lesson 1.2: Meeting Project

Opening Project 2007

Interface Overview

Menus and Toolbars

Shortcut Keys

Dialog Boxes

Using the Project Guide Task Panes

Closing Project 2007


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Using Project

Menu Overview

Using the Standard Toolbar

Using the Formatting Toolbar

Using the Project Guide


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Managing Project Files

Opening Project Files

Saving Project Files for the First Time

Re-Saving a Project File

Switching Between Open Projects

Closing Project Files


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Project

Using the Help Menu

Using the Help Window

Using the Type a Question Box

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Starting a Project

Lesson 2.1: Creating a Project

Planning your Project

Creating a Project

Entering Project Information

Setting Working Time

Using the Project Guide


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Creating Tasks

Entering New Tasks

Changing a Task's Duration

Moving a Task

Inserting a Task

Deleting a Task


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Editing Tasks

The Task Information Dialog

Task Types

Setting Milestones

Creating Recurring Tasks

Creating Sub Tasks

Creating Summary Tasks


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Setting Constraints

Types of Constraints

Creating a Constraint

Setting Task Deadlines

Constraints versus Deadlines


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Scheduling a Project

Lesson 3.1: Creating the Project Calendar

Calendar Types

Setting up the Calendar

Creating a New Calendar

Using Calendar View

Adjusting the Timescale


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Setting a Project Baseline

Baseline Basics

Saving a Baseline

Viewing a Baseline

Clearing a Baseline


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Lesson 3.3: Setting an Interim Plan

Setting an Interim Plan

Viewing an Interim Plan

Clearing an Interim Plan


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Lesson 3.4: Setting the Critical Path

What is the Critical Path?

How Does Project Determine a Critical Path?

Viewing the Critical Path

Shortening the Critical Path


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Printing and Viewing a Project

Lesson 4.1: Basic Editing Tasks

Checking Spelling

Selecting Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting

Using Undo and Redo

Inserting Page Breaks


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Changing Your View.

Using Zoom

Using the View Bar

Using Basic Views

Using Advanced Views

Using the Find Dialog


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Lesson 4.3: Using Page Setup

Setting Page Options

Setting Margins

Setting Headers

Setting Footers

Modifying the Legend

View Settings


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Lesson 4.4: Printing a Project

Opening Print Preview

Using Print Preview

Using Print Commands

Using the Print Dialog

Using the Project Guide to Print your Project


Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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