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Microsoft Project 2013 Beginners/Intermediate Training

The Fastest Way to Learn Microsoft Project 2013 Inside and Out - On Your Schedule

Description

Overview and Contents This course is designed for those who are new to Microsoft Project 2013, as well as those who are upgrading to 2013 from previous versions of the software. Knowledge of Microsoft Project is a great tool for anyone whose job involves managing many people and resources. The only requirement is access to the Microsoft Project 2013 program. Over the course of sixty-three lectures, downloadable transcripts and MP3s, and more than thirteen hours of content, this Simon Sez IT tutorial will guide you through the fundamentals of Microsoft Project, beginning with the basics, and marking your progress with an online quiz. Content will cover: designing custom projects, using templates, learning to trace task paths, exporting your work to other Microsoft programs, uploading to the cloud, accessing the ribbon and other toolbars, managing tasks, allocating resources, defining deadlines, managing calendars, and much more. Upon completion of this course, you will possess all the tools you need to use Microsoft Project 2013 to organize, access, and deliver your projects on time.
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Curriculum

  • Introduction
    Acquiring Project 2013; Exercise Files Preview
    14:30
    What's New in Project 2013
    3:08
    Course Exercise Files - Downloadable
    Online, Offline and Contextual Help Preview
    9:30
  • Project 2013 Workspace and Using Touch
    Start Screen, Project Workspace and Backstage View
    14:11
    Overview of Principles and Touch Gestures
    5:59
  • The Ribbon and Toolbars
    The Ribbon
    12:20
    Quick Access Toolbar
    5:16
    Mini Toolbar
    4:27
    Contextual Menu
    3:33
    Status Bar
    4:46
  • Keyboard Shortcuts and Project Options
    Keyboard Shortcuts and Key Tips
    6:23
    Customize Settings and the Use of Project 2013
    14:56
  • Tasks Basics
    Setting Up Tasks
    14:26
    Project Information
    6:06
    Project Options, Entry Bar, Timeline, Properties
    11:25
  • Dependency Basics
    Link/Unlink Tasks; Setting Up Dependencies between Tasks
    9:53
  • Resource Basics
    Resource Sheet View
    12:17
    Resource Assignment
    7:08
  • Opening, Closing and Saving
    Opening and Closing Projects; Switching Windows; Pinning to Recent List
    7:51
    Saving Projects; File Formats; AutoSave
    9:12
  • Calendars
    Creating New Calendar; Setting Up Working Time; Recurrence
    13:37
    Standard Calendar; Schedule Public Holidays; Adding Exceptions
    6:32
  • Views and Tables
    Task Views; Zoom; Timescale
    11:53
    Resource View and Split View
    12:58
    Tables, Columns and Fields
    13:03
    Timeline View
    6:49
  • Summary Tasks
    Inserting Tasks; Subtasks
    14:31
  • Scheduling and Leveling
    Scheduling
    14:38
    Basics of Leveling
    11:26
    Leveling Order; Resolving Resource Overallocations
    11:19
  • Critical Path and Milestones
    Critical Tasks; Slack; Critical Filter
    11:12
    Milestones; Milestone Filter
    6:02
  • Notes
    Adding Notes to a Task and Resource
    5:41
  • Tasks Types and Effort Driven
    Fixed Task, Duration and Units
    15:16
  • More about Resources
    Resource Types
    8:19
    More about Resource Assignments
    12:29
  • Constrains and Deadlines
    Constrains and Deadlines
    13:37
  • More about Dependencies
    Types of Dependencies; Lag and Lead
    13:26
  • Resolving Scheduling Issues
    Respect Links; Task Inspector; Resource Overallocations
    13:04
  • Costs
    Assigning Costs to Resources
    10:09
    Project Costs
    11:21
  • Project Outline
    Showing, Hiding and Moving Subtasks
    7:04
  • Baselines and Interim Plans
    Purpose of Interim Plan; Setting, Saving and Clearing a Baseline
    12:21
  • Tracking
    Progress Update
    15:21
    Tools for Tracking Progress
    6:11
    Project Options that Affect Progress Tracking
    14:47
    Tracing Task Paths
    5:29
  • Reporting
    Customizing Reports
    12:35
    Types of Report; Creating a New Report
    12:22
    Earned Value Reporting
    13:42
  • Printing and GANTT Chart
    Print Properties and Settings; Header and Footer
    12:10
    Gantt Chart Wizard; Formatting a Gantt Chart
    9:34
  • Import and Export, Organizer, and Skydrive
    Import/Export to/from an Excel Workbook
    13:21
    Organize Global Template
    4:51
    Storing Project Files on Skydrive
    7:07
  • Security
    Password Protect; Read-only; Trust Center
    6:01
  • Conclusion
    Recent Development of Project; Close
    2:20

Skills

  • Project Management
  • Project Estimation
  • Project Finance
  • Microsoft Project

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