Microsoft Project 2010:


Topic-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

          Prerequisites:  Windows XP: Basic, Windows Vista: Basic, Windows 7: Basic, or equivalent experience

                         Unit 1 :  Getting started

                               Topic A: 0  Project management concepts

                               A-1:                               Discussing project management concepts

                               A-2:                               Discussing project management tools

                               Topic B: 0  The Project window

                               B-1:                               Identifying interface components

                               B-2:                               Exploring Gantt Chart view

                               Topic C: 0  Project files

                               C-1:                               Creating a project file

                               C-2:                               Saving a project file

                               Topic D: 0  The Help window

                         D-1:                         Getting help with using Project

                         Unit 2 :  Tasks

                               Topic A: 0  Creating a task list

                               A-1:                               Exploring user-controlled scheduling

                               A-2:                               Adding tasks and durations in auto schedule mode

                               A-3:                               Changing the scheduling mode for all new files

                               Topic B: 0  Modifying a task list

                               B-1:                               Inserting and deleting tasks

                               B-2:                               Rearranging tasks

                               B-3:                               Formatting the task list

                               Topic C: 0  The Work Breakdown Structure

                         C-1:                         Creating a project summary task

                         C-2:                         Defining a Work Breakdown Structure

                         C-3:                         Setting milestones

                         C-4:                         Applying Gantt Chart styles

                         Unit 3 :  Task scheduling

                               Topic A: 0  Task links

                               A-1:                               Linking and unlinking tasks

                               A-2:                               Changing task predecessors

                               A-3:                               Adding lead time and lag time to tasks

                               A-4:                               Adding recurring tasks

                               Topic B: 0  Task relationships

                               B-1:                               Exploring Network Diagram view

                               B-2:                               Changing task relationships

                               Topic C: 0  Task options

                         C-1:                         Changing a task type

                         C-2:                         Applying task constraints

                         Unit 4 :  Resource management

                               Topic A: 0  The base calendar

                               A-1:                               Creating a base calendar

                               Topic B: 0  Resources and calendars

                               B-1:                               Creating a resource pool

                               B-2:                               Creating a resource calendar

                               B-3:                               Assigning a single resource to a task

                               B-4:                               Assigning multiple tasks and resources

                               B-5:                               Creating and applying a task calendar

                               Topic C: 0  Project costs

                         C-1:                         Entering resource costs

                         C-2:                         Using the Cost table

                         Unit 5 :  Views and tables

                               Topic A: 0  Working with views

                               A-1:                               Exploring Calendar view

                               A-2:                               Applying Form views

                               A-3:                               Working with the Timeline

                               A-4:                               Copying a Timeline into PowerPoint

                               Topic B: 0  Working with tables

                         B-1:                         Creating a table and displaying WBS codes

                         Unit 6 :  Filters, groups, and sorting

                               Topic A: 0  Filters

                               A-1:                               Filtering and highlighting information

                               A-2:                               Applying AutoFilters

                               A-3:                               Creating a custom filter

                               Topic B: 0  Groups

                               B-1:                               Grouping tasks

                               B-2:                               Creating a custom group

                               Topic C: 0  Sorting tasks and resources

                         C-1:                         Sorting a task list

                         C-2:                         Sorting a resource list

                         C-3:                         Renumbering a sorted resource list

                         Unit 7 :  Finalizing the task plan

                               Topic A: 0  Finalizing schedules

                               A-1:                               Displaying critical tasks and free slack

                               A-2:                               Editing effort-driven and non-effort-driven tasks

                               Topic B: 0  Handling resource conflicts

              B-1:              Viewing resource over-allocation

              B-2:              Discussing resource over-allocation

              B-3:              Filtering for specific resources

              B-4:              Leveling a resource

              Appendix A :  MOS exam objectives map

                               Topic A: 0  Comprehensive exam objectives