Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Intermediate Course Outline

Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Intermediate

Section 1: File Tasks and Views

Lesson 1.1: Using My Computer within Project

Using the My Places Toolbar

Navigating with My Computer

Performing Basic Tasks

Changing Views


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Lesson 1.2: Saving your Files

Using File Formats

Using File Properties

Using Auto Save

Setting Save Options


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Lesson 1.3: Using Templates

Opening a Template

Creating a Template

Accessing a Custom Template

Using and Saving Template Previews


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Lesson 1.4: Viewing your Files

Opening a New Window

Arranging Windows

Hiding or Unhiding a Window

Splitting a Window


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Lesson 1.5: Advanced Views

Using Multiple Views

Viewing Tables

Sorting Information

Using Filters

Using AutoFilter


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Using Resources

Lesson 2.1: Resource Basics

The Work Units Duration Equation

Creating a Resource List

Assigning Work and Material to a Resource

Using the Resource Information Dialog Box

Using the Project Guide Task Pane for Resources


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Lesson 2.2: Editing Resources

Changing a Resource Calendar

Editing Working Time

Grouping Resources

Removing a Resource


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Lesson 2.3: Resources and Tasks

Assigning a Resource to a Task (Gantt View)

Assigning a Resource to a Task (Task Information Dialog)

Using Task Usage View to Modify Resources

Using the Assign Resources Dialog

Removing or Replacing a Resource


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Lesson 2.4: Resource Views

Resource Sheet View

Resource Graph View

Resource Usage View


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Lesson 2.5: Resource Conflicts

Determining when Resource Conflicts Exist

Using the Resource Management Toolbar

Reassigning Resources

Scheduling Overtime


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Lesson 2.6: Leveling Resources

Opening the Resource Leveling Dialog

Leveling Calculations

Leveling Range

Resolving Over Allocations


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Working with Tasks

Lesson 3.1: Viewing Tasks

Using the Task Usage View

Using the Task Form View

Using the Task Entry View

Using the Task Name Form


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Lesson 3.2: Working with Tasks

Task Indicators

Task Calendars

Using Change Highlighting

Using the Task Drivers Pane


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Lesson 3.3: Linking Tasks

Link Types

Linking Tasks within a Project

Unlinking Tasks within a Project

Linking Tasks Across Projects

Unlinking Cross-Project Tasks

Using Lag Time and Lead Time


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Lesson 3.4: Editing Tasks

Updating Calculation Options

Splitting a Task

Overlapping Tasks

Delaying Tasks

Assigning Variable Units to a Task

Organizing Tasks into Phases


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Lesson 3.5: Completing Tasks

Entering Task Completion

Updating Start and Finish Dates

Changing Task Duration

Changing Remaining Work


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Lesson 3.6: Working with Variances

Using the Variance Table

Checking for Variances

Work Variances

Cost Variances


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating Reports

Lesson 4.1: Creating Reports

Using the Reports Dialog Box

Creating a Pre-Defined Report

Creating a Custom Report


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Lesson 4.2: Creating Visual Reports

Opening the Visual Reports Dialog

Choosing a Report

Editing a Report

Creating a Template

Modifying a Template


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Lesson 4.3: Saving Cube Data

Choosing the OLAP Cube

Using the Field Picker

Saving the Cube

Saving a Database


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Lesson 4.4: Using Other Reports

Using the Copy Picture Feature

Using the Copy Picture to Office Wizard

Creating a Report with the Project Guide

Creating a Report from a View with the Project Guide


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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