Microsoft® Office Project 2007: Level 2

Course Specifications
Course number: 084775
Software: Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description
Microsoft® Project 2007: Level 2 is the second course in the Microsoft Project 2007 series. In Microsoft® Project 2007: Level 1, 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.

Course Objective: You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create visual reports, and reuse project plan information.

Target Student: This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans. It is also intended for a person who has a basic understanding of Microsoft Project 2003.

Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have:
􀁷An understanding of project management concepts.
􀁷Knowledge of a Windows operating system, XP or Vista.
􀁷Microsoft Office Project 2007: Level 1.

The following Element K courses would be helpful, but are not required: Project Management Fundamentals, Harvard Manage Mentor Project Management (online course), Project Management Fundamentals Part 1 and 2 (online course).

Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 applications would also be helpful.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
􀁷exchange project plan data with other applications.
􀁷update a project plan.
􀁷manage project costs.
􀁷report project data visually.
􀁷reuse project plan information.

Course Content
Lesson 1: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications
Topic 1A: Import Project Information
Topic 1B: Export Project Plan Data into Excel
Topic 1C: Copy a Picture of the Project Plan Information

Lesson 2: Updating a Project Plan
Topic 2A: Enter Task Progress
Topic 2B: Enter Overtime Work
Topic 2C: Split a Task
Topic 2D: Reschedule a Task
Topic 2E: Filter Tasks
Topic 2F: Set an Interim Plan
Topic 2G: Create a Custom Table
Topic 2H: Create a Custom Report

Lesson 3: Managing Project Costs
Topic 3A: Update Cost Rate Tables
Topic 3B: Group Costs
Topic 3C: Link Documents to a Project Plan

Lesson 4: Reporting Project Data Visually
Topic 4A: Create a Visual Report
Topic 4B: Customize a Visual Report
Topic 4C: Create a Visual Report Template

Lesson 5: Reusing Project Plan Information
Topic 5A: Create a Project Plan Template
Topic 5B: Create a Custom View
Topic 5C: Make Custom Views Available to Other Project Plans
Topic 5D: Share Resources
Topic 5E: Create a Master Project

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