Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Advanced Course Outline

Microsoft Office Project 2007 - Advanced

Section 1: Customizing Project

Lesson 1.1: Using Advanced Views

Using the Gantt Chart View

Using the Tracking Gantt View

Using the Network Diagram

Adjusting Time Scales

Changing Your Font


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Lesson 1.2: Formatting the Gantt Chart

Formatting Individual Bars

Formatting Categories

Adding Text to Bars

Adding Text Boxes to a Chart


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Lesson 1.3: Customizing How Project Looks

Adding Menus

Customizing Menus

Showing and Hiding Toolbars

Customizing Toolbars

Creating Toolbars


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Lesson 1.4: Setting Project's Options

Changing the Calendar or Date Format

Changing Your User Name and Undo Levels

Setting Time Units

Enabling AutoSave

Setting Calculation Options

Setting Security Options

The Interface Tab and Scheduling Options


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Advanced Topics

Lesson 2.1: Tasks

Setting Fixed Duration Tasks

Modifying Fixed Tasks

Adding a Hyperlink to a Task

Using the Tracking Toolbar


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Lesson 2.2: Project Costs

Setting Currency Options

Entering Costs

Using Cost Rate Tables

About Fixed Costs

About Cost Resources

Viewing Costs

Manually Updating Costs


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Lesson 2.3: The Work Breakdown Structure Code

Understanding the WBS Code

Assigning a WBS Code to a Task

Viewing the WBS Code of a Project

Customizing the WBS Code


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Lesson 2.4: Importing and Exporting Files

Importing a File

Exporting a File

Using Custom Maps

Exporting a Gantt Chart


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Finishing Your Project

Lesson 3.1: Adding a Drawing

Using the Drawing Toolbar

Drawing Two Dimensional Shapes

Drawing Lines

Drawing Arrows

Drawing Polygons


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Lesson 3.2: Editing a Drawing

Changing the Order of Shapes

Modifying Drawing Properties

Cycling the Fill Color

Attaching a Drawing to a Task


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Lesson 3.3: Updating and Filtering Your Project

Updating Tasks

Updating the Project

Applying Custom Filters


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Lesson 3.4: Creating Progress Lines

Displaying the Progress Line

Interpreting a Progress Line

Editing or Removing Progress Lines

Formatting a Progress Line


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Lesson 3.5: Tracking Progress

Using the Project Guide

About Status Indicators

Tracking Overdue Tasks with Filters

Tracking Completed Tasks

Tracking Tasks by Grouping


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Working With Multiple Projects

Lesson 4.1: Versions of Microsoft Project

Project 2007 Standard

Project 2007 Professional

Project Server 2007

Comparing Project Professional, Standard, and Server


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Lesson 4.2: Working with Resource Pools

Starting a Resource Pool

Linking a Project to the Pool

Creating a Resource Pool from Multiple Projects

Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool

Updating a Resource Pool


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Lesson 4.3: Working with Multiple Projects, Part One

Types of Multiple Projects

Inserting Sub Projects

Unlinking or Removing Sub Projects

Consolidating Projects

Consolidating Projects Using the New Window Command

Using Project Workspaces


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Lesson 4.4: Working with Multiple Projects, Part Two

Viewing a Master Project's Critical Path

Saving Baselines for a Master Project

Saving Baselines for a Consolidated Project

Viewing Information for Inserted Projects


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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