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Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013

ISBN : 9781616913540

This course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment. It also covers the critical knowledge and skills a project manager needs to create a project plan with Project 2013 during the planning phase of a project.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
  • Why Do People Think Project Is Hard to Use?
  • When to Use Project
  • Strategic Importance of Project 2013
  • Improving Results with a Proven, Effective Approach
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Mapping Project to Your Methodology Will Increase Effectiveness
  • An Overview of the PM Process Groups
  • Summary
  • Key Terms
  • What Is EPM?
  • EPM as a Central Repository for Resources and Projects
  • Understanding Roles within EPM
  • Summary
  • Getting Started, and Moving Around Project
  • Key Options and Settings You Need to Know About
  • Working with Calendars
  • Summary
  • What Is a WBS, and Why Is It Important?
  • Entering Your WBS: Phases, Tasks, and Milestones
  • Managing Your WBS
  • Summary
  • Estimating Duration vs. Estimating Work What's the Difference?
  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique
  • Summary
  • Understanding Dependencies
  • Using Constraints and Deadlines
  • Understanding and Viewing the Critical Path
  • Summary
  • Setting Up Your Resource Pool
  • Assigning Resources and Costs
  • Analyzing Resource Usage and Resource Leveling
  • Summary
  • Six Factors that Drive the Calculation of Time (Dates and Duration) for Automatic Scheduling
  • Four Factors that Affect the Calculation of Cost
  • Switching from Manual Scheduling to Automatic Scheduling
  • Summary
  • Understanding Major View Components
  • Task Views
  • Resource Views
  • Summary
  • Creating Custom Fields
  • Using Tables and Creating Custom Tables
  • Summary
  • Using Filters and Highlights
  • Using Groups
  • Using Sorts and Auto-filters
  • Summary
  • Setting Dependencies
  • Creating Custom Views
  • Formatting Text and Bar Styles
  • Sharing and Sending Project Information and Reports
  • Summary
  • Creating Master Schedules
  • Critical Path Across Projects
  • Reporting and Analyzing Across Projects
  • Summary
  • Understanding and Setting Baselines
  • Viewing Baselines
  • Maintaining Baselines
  • Summary
  • Understanding and Entering Percent Complete
  • Understanding and Entering Actuals
  • Summary
  • Understanding Variance
  • Analyzing Variance and Taking Corrective Action
  • Earned-Value Analysis
  • Summary