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Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010

5411 NE 107th Ave.
Vancouver, Washington 98662, United States (map)

Free on-street and lot parking available.



Class requires registration and costs $895.

7 PDUs available for this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Create, manage, and update effective project schedules
  • Create and manage resources, resource pools and assignments
  • Learn the do’s and don’ts of working with Microsoft® Project Professional
  • Create useful views for tracking, dashboards, printing, task usage, etc.
  • Formatting tricks for automating critical path tracking
  • Use reporting functions more effectively

Included Materials

This course includes a complimentary copy of Advisicon's Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010 book.

Who should take this course?

Project managers, project team members, project schedulers… and anyone who has used Microsoft® Project Professional and had a hard time getting it to do what they wanted.

Course Outline

  • Effective Use of Microsoft Project
    • MS Project Overview
    • Avoiding the pitfalls of working with MS Project
    • Creating project schedules, segments, milestones
    • Creating task relationships & dependencies
    • Setting task constraints and outlining
  • Managing and Tracking of Projects
    • Utilizing scheduling methods to shorten the critical path of a project
    • Utilizing MS Project Tools and Views to resolve resource conflicts
    • Advanced resource scheduling techniques
    • Managing costs, tracking baselines
    • Tracking completion of actual work between tasks and resources
    • Applying resource contours for forecasting and analyzing resource availability
    • Managing and viewing planned and actual durations, costs and schedules
  • Applying Resources and Calendars
    • Creating and utilizing resource pools
    • Applying layers of calendars
    • Utilizing project views
    • Formatting schedule layouts
    • Utilizing project reports
    • Understanding printing
  • Working with External Data & Applications
    • Linking data between applications
    • Importing & exporting data
    • Hyperlinking and web pages
    • Utilizing business analysis templates
  • Customizing for Better Management Results
    • Using filters, tables, details and groups
    • Creating views, filters, tables, and groups
    • MS Project scheduling methodologies
    • Utilizing effort‐driven scheduling