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Microsoft Project 2010

This training combines online presentations, reading assignments, and hands-on practice, which you will participate in offline with provided practice files. Quizzes and short case studies will confirm your understanding of the topics. Each module builds on the previous one in a logical progression from entry level to very advanced level skills. You will also receive advice and direction from a trained instructor.

In addition, this program will provide you with the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) 70-178 certification and provide the prerequisite training hours for Project Management Institute’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential or PDUs to maintain your PMI qualified certifications. When you register, you receive six months to complete the program.

6 Months / 60 Course Hrs
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Microsoft Project 2010

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Microsoft Project 2010 Details + Objective

Course Code: GES833

You Will Learn
  • Demonstrate your understanding of project management scheduling terminology and concepts
  • Set up a project file with the appropriate default settings for your type of project and industry
  • Describe the four different types of calendars used in Project and how each is utilized during the planning and tracking of projects
  • Describe the five most common task types and how each is modeled in Project
  • Understand the differences and uses for manual versus auto-schedule modes
  • Demonstrate how to assign the three resource types to specific tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Perform a "sanity check" to validate that the planned schedule is correct and make adjustments as required
  • Use Project to manage and track the project’s performance including the use of Earned Value stat using and forecasting calculations
  • Use both the tabular as well as graphical reports available
  • Customize Project’s look and feel and adapt it to meet your own company's formats and standards
  • Create macros for repetitive project management tasks and save some keystrokes
  • Use Project to develop recovery scenarios to get a project back on track
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) 70-178 certification
  • Provide the prerequisite training hours for Project Management Institute’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential or PDUs to maintain your PMI qualified certifications
  • Gain confidence in your project management skills through hands-on experience
  • Master your usage of Microsoft Project 2010 software
Microsoft Project 2010 Outline
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Program Introduction

Learn the basics of Project, download practices files, gather project documentation, understand the Scope Statement, and understand your deliverables.

Terminology and Methodology

Learn terms and concepts, schedule analysis, ribbon menu navigation, backstage views, and templates.

Default Settings

Understand task views, resource views, tables, and forms. Set up an MSProject file with default settings.

Calendars

Know how to set up calendars including base calendars, resource calendars, and task calendars.

Tasks

Estimate task duration and efforts, create dependencies, and learn about auto and manual schedule modes. Cover task types and calculations, advanced task functionalities, constraints and deadlines, and task information dialog boxes.

Introduction to Resources

Complete the course by learning about resource terminology, resource types, resource sheets, and best practices.

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Microsoft Project 2010 Instructors
Nikki Choyce

Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.

Microsoft Project 2010 Requirements / Prerequisites

Students must already have access to the Microsoft Project 2010 software. The software will not be provided with the course. You also can not participate in this course using a Mac computer.

The following are compatible with the course:

  • PC Internet Explorer (version 5.5 through 10)
  • Safari Firefox (all versions)
  • Mozilla (version 1.7 or later)
  • Sea Monkey (all versions)
  • Windows 2000, 7, Vista, XP, or 8

You will need Adobe Reader installed. This program is based on Microsoft Project 2010 software, which students should install prior to enrollment.

The following textbooks are included in the course:

  • Microsoft Project 2010 Step by Step by Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson
Microsoft Project 2010 Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I use a Mac?

No, the software required for this course is not compatible with a Mac.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

You should have access to Microsoft Project 2010 before enrolling in the course.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Most programs allow you 180 days after your register to complete them.

Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

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