Project 2010 Intermediate

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Description:
In the Foundation course, you used your project management skills to create a complete project plan. The plans need to be updated and modified regularly to keep the project moving on track. This course will build upon the knowledge gained, and give you the opportunity to work with a project plan once it reaches the project implementation phase. It deals with handling conflicts, tasks and reporting.
Prerequisites:
To ensure the successful completion of the Intermediate course, the completion of the Foundation course or equivalent knowledge is recommended.
Advanced Topics:
1. Using Windows Explorer within Project
Navigating Using Windows Explorer
Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer
Using Views in Windows Explorer
Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane
2. Saving your Files
Using File Formats
Changing File Properties
Using AutoSave
Setting Save Options
3. Using Templates
Creating a Template
Saving a Template
Accessing a Custom Template
Using and Saving Template Previews
4. Advanced Views
Overview of Task Views
Overview of Resource Views
Splitting the Window
Using Multiple Views
Viewing Tables
Working with Tasks:
1. Viewing Tasks
Using the Task Usage View
Using the Task Form View
Using the Task Entry View
Using the Task Name Form
2. Using the Timeline
Showing and Hiding the Timeline
Adding and Removing Tasks
Formatting Tasks
Exporting the Timeline
3. Working with Tasks
About Task Indicators
About Task Calendars
Using Change Highlighting
Using the Task Inspector
4. Linking Tasks
Link Types
Linking Tasks within a Project
Unlinking Tasks within a Project
Linking Tasks across Projects
Unlinking Cross-Project Tasks
5. Editing Tasks
Updating Calculation Options
Splitting a Task
Overlapping Tasks
Delaying Tasks
Assigning Variable Units to a Task
6. Completing Tasks
Entering Task Completion
Updating Start and Finish Dates
Changing Task Duration
Changing Remaining Work
Updating the Project
Working with Resources :
1. Resource Basics
The Work Units Duration Equation
Types of Resources
Creating a Resource List
Assigning Work and Material to a Resource
Using the Resource Information Dialog Box
2. Creating the Project Calendar
Calendar Types
Setting up the Calendar
Creating a New Calendar
Using Calendar View
Adjusting the Timescale
3. Editing Resources
Changing a Resource Calendar
Editing Working Time
Grouping Resources
Removing a Resource
4. Resource Views
Resource Sheet View
Resource Graph View
Resource Usage View
Team Planner View
Managing Resources :
1. Resources and Tasks
Assigning a Resource to a Task
Using the Assign Resources Dialog
Removing a Resource
Replacing a Resource
2. Using the Team Planner
Opening the Team Planner
Viewing Resources
Formatting the Team Planner
Resolving Unassigned Tasks
Allocating Work
3. Resolving Resource Conflicts
Determining when Resource Conflicts Exist
Using the Resource Management Toolbar
Reassigning Resources
Scheduling Overtime
4. Leveling Resources
Opening the Resource Leveling Dialog
Setting Leveling Options
Choosing the Leveling Range
Resolving Over Allocations
Clearing Leveling
Creating Reports:
1. Creating Reports
Using the Reports Dialog Box
Creating a Pre-Defined Report
Creating a Custom Report
2. Creating Visual Reports
Opening the Visual Reports Dialog
Choosing a Report
Editing a Report
Creating a Template
Modifying a Template
3. Saving Cube Data
Choosing the OLAP Cube
Using the Field Picker
Saving the Cube
Saving a Database
4. Comparing Projects
Choosing the Projects to Compare
Choosing the Fields to Compare
Using the Compare Projects Tab
Analyzing the Results