Project 2013 Core Essentials

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This one-level training course presents the skills that students need to get the most out of Microsoft Project 2013. The course covers topics such as setting up a project, scheduling work, managing resources, creating a timeline, managing tasks, working with deadlines and constraints, working with data, creating reports, adding the finishing touches, printing, and sharing.
Participants are expected to be IT literate. This is not an introduction to computers course.
The Basics:
Opening Project
Using the Welcome Project
Creating a New Project
Signing In
Saving a Project
Opening a Project
Setting Up a Project:
Entering Project Information
Setting Working Time
Choosing Automatic or Manual Scheduling
Entering Tasks
Scheduling Work:
Organizing Tasks into Phases
Linking and Unlinking Tasks
Moving Tasks
Rescheduling Tasks
Splitting Tasks
Deleting Tasks
Managing Resources:
Entering Resources
Using the Resource Information Dialog
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Removing and Replacing Resource Assignments
Creating a Timeline:
Showing and Hiding the Timeline
Customizing Timeline Tasks
Changing the Font for Individual Timeline Items
Modifying Global Text Styles
Copying the Timeline
Managing Tasks:
Creating Recurring Tasks
Importing Outlook Tasks
Inactivating Tasks
Updating Task Completion
Updating the Project
Working with Deadlines and Constraints:
Using the Task Information Dialog
Changing the Task Calendar
Using Lag and Lead Time
Creating Milestones
Setting Deadlines
Creating Constraints
Working with Data:
Sorting Data
Filtering Data
Highlighting Data
Grouping Data
Outlining Data
Creating Reports:
Creating a Built-In Report
Creating a Dashboard
Creating a Report from Scratch
Creating a Visual Report
The Finishing Touches:
Viewing the Entire Project
Checking Your Spelling
Running the Task Inspector
Applying a Gantt Chart Style
Highlighting Critical, Slack, or Late Tasks
Printing and Sharing Your Project:
Saving a Project as PDF or XPS
Exporting a Project as an Excel Workbook
Printing a Project
E-mailing a Project
Customizing the Interface:
Collapsing and Expanding the Ribbon
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
Resetting Interface Changes