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Project 2013 (74-343) Course

Project 2013 (74-343) Course

Project 2013 (74-343) Course

3 Sessions -
7 Hours of Interactive Training

Learnkey's Project 2013 course will introduce learners to the new features of Project 2013. Join LearnKey expert Michael Soloman as he teaches you how to start a project, create a schedule, resource management and more. This course is perfect for beginners and experts alike.

  • Learn from from an expert to confidently and effectively use Project 2013
  • Hundreds of pre/post test questions, interactive labs, and student workbook
  • Access your online courseware anytime, anywhere

About The Author
Michael Solomon, CISSP, PMP®, TICSA, is a speaker, consultant and trainer who specializes in project management and database application-level security topics. Since 1987 Solomon has worked on IT projects or instructed for more than 60 organizations including EarthLink, Nike, Lucent Technologies, BellSouth, UPS, Boart Longyear, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Solomon holds an MS in Computer Science from Emory University (1998), and a BS in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University (1987) where he was also an instructor from 1998 - 2001. He has been a contributor to various certification books.

Session 1

Section A: Project 2013 Introduction

  • Overview Project 2013
  • Launch Project 2013
  • Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon
  • Timeline, Table, and Charts
  • Task Bar, Zoom Bar
  • Views
  • Gantt Chart, Resource Sheet
  • Task Usage View, Resource Usage View
  • Backstage View
  • New Project, Save Project, Open Project
  • Print, Share, or Export Project
  • Account and Project Options
  • Schedule, Proofing, and Calendar Options
  • Customize Ribbon
  • Trust Center and Add-Ins

Section B: Understand Projects

  • What is a Project?
  • Project Uniqueness
  • Project Management
  • Role of Project Manager
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • PMBOK® Processes
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Stakeholders
  • The Project Team
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Manage Project Constraints
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Project Information
  • Project Management Information System
  • Project Charter Purpose
  • Project Charter Contents

Section C: Start a Project

  • Start Project from Scratch
  • Project Information
  • Summary Tasks
  • Create and Maintain Calendar
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • WBS Samples
  • Create Manually Scheduled Tasks
  • Top-Down Scheduling
  • Task Entry
  • Subtasks
  • Auto Schedule
  • Insert Task

Section D: Manage Tasks

  • Build a Schedule
  • Task Order
  • Dependencies and Task Type
  • Unlink and Link Task
  • Change Dependency Type
  • View Schedule, Hide Column, Add Column
  • Task Mode, Set Date Constraints
  • Duration Change Reasons
  • Definition of Work
  • Task Type

Section E: Deadline Constraints and Recurring Tasks

  • Create Deadlines
  • Missed Deadline Indicators
  • Define Constraint Types
  • Resolve Constraint Conflicts
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Modify Outline Level
  • Milestone Tasks
  • Lags
  • Leads

Session 2

Section A: Project Resources

  • Resource Types
  • Add Resource Types
  • Manage Resource Types
  • Effort-Driven Task
  • Enter and Edit Max Units
  • Cost per Use
  • Resource Group
  • Create Generic Resources

Section B: Manage Assignments

  • Manage and Assign Resources
  • Assign Multiple Resources
  • Manage Resources with Durations
  • Resolve Overallocated Resources
  • Use Resource on Multiple Projects
  • Create Dependency between Projects
  • Assign Resource-Based Costs
  • Accrual Method and Rate Table
  • View Task Usage
  • Resource Usage View
  • Resource Form and Graph
  • Resource Allocation View
  • Team Planner and Level Resources
  • Remove a Resource

Section C: Track and Analyze a Project

  • Critical Path and Slack
  • View Critical Path
  • Apply a Table
  • Baselines
  • Create a Baseline
  • Tracking Gantt View

Section D: Update Task Progress

  • Update Actual Progress
  • Reschedule Uncompleted Work
  • Update Task Menu
  • Gantt Details View
  • Manage Uncompleted Work
  • Cancel and Split Tasks
  • Add Resources
  • Earned Value Calculations

Section E: Compare Progress and Baseline

  • Date, Work, and Cost Variations
  • View Baseline Value Comparisons
  • Cost, Schedule, and Variance Tables
  • Progress Lines
  • Manage Multiple Baselines
  • Task Inspector
  • Task Path

Session 3

Section A: Custom Fields, Views, and Tables

  • Apply Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Create Custom Fields
  • Local Custom Fields
  • Create Resource Custom Field
  • Calendar View, Team Planner
  • Global Template
  • Create and Manage Tables

Section B: Manipulate Data

  • Sort Data
  • Filter Data
  • Highlight Data
  • Group Data

Section C: Communicate Project Information

  • Communication Methods
  • Reports
  • Printing Options
  • Sync to SharePoint
  • Timeline Feature, Format Timeline
  • Visual Report
  • Custom Reports
  • Saving and Sharing

Section D: Collaborate Project Information

  • Project Collaboration Options
  • Create Master Project
  • Create a Shared Resource Pool
  • Project Template
  • Existing Template, Online Template
  • Exchange Date with Excel
  • Create New Project from SharePoint
  • Save Project
  • Visual Basic Applications