Setting Up a Project 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.

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
94 minutes

Description
Microsoft Project 2013 makes it easy to create and manage professional project plans for home and business use. In this course, you will learn how to navigate and use the Project 2013 interface, how to set up a project and a project calendar, how to add custom fields to a project plan, and how to set various project options.

Objective

The Microsoft Project 2013 Workspace

  • start the course
  • distinguish between the different editions of Project 2013
  • recognize elements of the Project 2013 interface
  • use the Project 2013 ribbon, toolbars, and Backstage view

Creating and Working with Projects

  • create and save a new project based on the default template in Project 2013
  • create a project using an existing project in Project 2013
  • open, save, and close projects in Project 2013
  • switch between projects and pin or unpin objects in Project 2013
  • add tasks to a project plan in Project 2013

Creating Templates

  • create a template from an existing project in Project 2013
  • create a template from a SharePoint task list in Project 2013
  • create a template from an Excel 2013 workbook in Project 2013

Creating and Maintaining Calendars

  • choose a base calendar and set it as the project calendar in Project 2013
  • modify the working times in a project calendar in Project 2013
  • create and work with resource calendars in Project 2013
  • create and work with task calendars in Project 2013

Creating Custom Fields

  • create custom task and resource fields in Project 2013
  • create and use a custom field containing a formula in Project 2013
  • use functions in custom fields that contain formulas in Project 2013
  • create a custom field with a lookup table in Project 2013
  • add graphical indicators to custom fields in Project 2013

Configuring Project 2013 Options

  • set general project options in Project 2013
  • set default task types in Project 2013
  • implement manual or automatic scheduling and recognize the implications of each scheduling mode in Project 2013
  • set default calendar options in Project 2013
  • customize the ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar in Project 2013

Practice: Creating and Modifying a Project

  • create and edit a new project in Project 2013

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.