Managing Resources and Assignments in Microsoft Project 2013

End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Project 2013 and more experienced users who want to learn more about Project 2013 and master the skills required to sit the Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013 certification exam.

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
83 minutes

Description
Microsoft Project 2013 simplifies project resource management, helping ensure optimal resource use. In this course, you will learn how to enter and edit resource information, create assignments, and manage resource allocation in Project 2013. You’ll also learn how to model project resource costs. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013 certification exam (74-343).

Objective

Managing Project Plan Resources

  • start the course
  • describe the project resource types used in Project 2013
  • enter and edit appropriate resource information in a project plan in Project 2013
  • use the Resource Sheet view to add resources to a project in Project 2013
  • create a resource rate table in Project 2013
  • specify the costs and availability of resources in Project 2013
  • create resource groups in Project 2013
  • create cost resources and recognize their uses in Project 2013
  • filter and highlight resources in Project 2013

Working with Resource Assignments

  • use task forms to create and modify resource assignments in Project 2013
  • assign multiple resources per task in Project 2013
  • assign part-time resources in Project 2013
  • edit resource assignments in Project 2013

Managing Resource Allocation

  • use task and resource views to monitor resource use in Project 2013
  • monitor resource use and availability across multiple projects in Project 2013
  • change resource assignment information and replace resources in Project 2013
  • work with leveling options in Project 2013.

Using Team Planner

  • access and navigate the Team Planner view in Project 2013
  • use Team Planner to allocate tasks in Project 2013
  • use the Team Planner view to assign and schedule tasks in Project 2013
  • substitute resources using the Team Planner view in Project 2013

Modeling Resource Costs

  • assign rate-based costs for resources in Project 2013
  • assign costs per use for material and work resources in Project 2013
  • assign fixed costs to tasks in Project 2013
  • use resource rate tables in Project 2013
  • add the Accrue At field to a resource view and select appropriate accrual options in Project 2013

Practice: Managing Resources

  • work with resources in Project 2013

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.