Project 2007 Foundation

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Description:
You need to gather information about the various tasks involved, resources required to accomplish the tasks, and the overall cost in order to plan a project. Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 acts as a tool that assists you in managing your projects. In this course, you will create and modify a basic project plan.
Prerequisites:
Students should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.
Starting Out :
What is Microsoft Office Project 2007?
What is a Project?
Why use Project 2007?
What’s New in Project 2007?
Meeting Project :
Opening Project 2007
Interface Overview
Menus and Toolbars
Shortcut Keys
Dialogue Boxes
Using the Project Guide Task Panes
Closing Project 2007

Using Project :
Menu Overview
Using the Standard Toolbar
Using the Formatting Toolbar
Using the Project Guide
Managing Project Files :
Opening Project Files
Saving Project Files for the First Time
Re-Saving a Project File
Switching Between Open Projects
Closing Project Files
Getting Help in Project :
Using the Help Menu
Using the Help Window
Using the Type a Question Box
Getting Help in a Dialogue Box
Creating a Project:
Planning your Project
Entering Project Information
Setting Working Time
Using the Project Guide
Creating Tasks :
Entering New Tasks
Changing a Task’s Duration
Moving a Task
Inserting a Task
Deleting a Task
Editing Tasks :
The Task Information Dialogue
Task Types
Setting Milestones
Creating Recurring Tasks
Creating Sub Tasks
Creating Summary Tasks

Setting Constraints :
Types of Constraints
Creating a Constraint
Setting Task Deadlines
Constraints versus Deadlines
Creating the Project Calendar :
Calendar Types
Setting up the Calendar
Creating a New Calendar
Changing Calendar Views
Adjusting the Time Scale
Setting a Project Baseline :
Baseline Basics
Saving a Baseline
Viewing a Baseline
Clearing a Baseline
Setting an Interim Plan :
Setting an Interim Plan
Viewing an Interim Plan
Clearing an Interim Plan
Setting the Critical Path :
What is the Critical Path?
How Does Project Determine a Critical Path?
Viewing the Critical Path
Shortening the Critical Path
Basic Editing Tasks :
Checking Spelling
Selecting Text
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Using Undo and Redo
Inserting Page Breaks
Changing Your View :
Using Zoom
Using the View Bar
Using Basic Views
Using Advanced Views
Using the Find Dialogue
Using Page Setup:
Setting Page Options
Setting Margins
Setting Headers
Setting Footers
Modifying the Legend
View Settings
Printing a Project :
Using Print Preview
Using Print Commands
Using the Print Dialogue
Using the Project Guide to Print your Project