Microsoft® Project 2007: introduction
Project management is a skill that can help you get ahead, and Project 2007 can make it easy for youto sharpen and demonstrate your project management skills. It includes tools to help you get organizedso you can effectively manage a project's scope, deadlines, costs and resources. This class coversproject management fundamentals and how to use Project 2007 to plan your projects.
Introduction to project management1.This lesson provides the basics of managing a project using Microsoft Project2007. You'll discover how Project 2007 can help you manage project time,resources, costs and scope, plus you'll learn how to get started in Project 2007.Working with tasks2.Defining, listing, organizing and scheduling tasks are key to any project'ssuccess. In this lesson, you'll discover how to list tasks in a project, organizethem into phases and schedule them to be certain your project comes in ontime.Managing resources3.Most projects involve multiple resources. In this lesson, you'll discover how toassign people and equipment to tasks and define working times for resources toensure effective resource management.Tracking and reporting4.Once a project has been created and resources assigned, you need to track theproject and create reports. In this lesson, you'll learn how to save a baseline of your project, enter progress data, print your plan and generate reports.
Introduction to project management
This lesson provides the basics of managing a project using Microsoft Project 2007. You'll discover how Project2007 can help you manage project time, resources, costs and scope, plus you'll learn how to get started inProject 2007.
PMs (project managers) have a lot on their plates. They must plan, organize,and manage resources to successfully complete assignments while keepingspecific project goals and objectives in mind. Budgets, for instance, or projectscopes are traditionally under the control of a PM as much as schedulingaspects. For many PMs, the only way to balance the work is to use specialsoftware designed for project management.Microsoft® Project 2007 is a time-honored project management program thatoffers you the ability to control project work, schedules, and finances using afairly simple interface. It also makes it easy for you to sharpen and demonstrateyour project management skills by including organizational tools to help youeffectively manage a project's scope, deadlines, costs, and resources.This course is designed for a general business audience interested inunderstanding project management principles and working with Project2007. To get the most out of this course, you should be familiar withMicrosoft® Windows Vista® and basic computer functions.
What to expect in the course