Microsoft Project 2013 – Introduction

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Table of Contents

Getting to Know Project 2013

How Project 2013 Works

Starting Project in Windows 10

Understanding the Project Start Screen

The Project 2013 Screen

Project Operations

Using the Ribbon

Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon

Understanding the Backstage

Working With Views

Working With Split Screens

Understanding Sheet Views

Working With Tables

Gantt Chart View

Working With Gantt Charts

Understanding the QAT

Working With the QAT

Working With Project Files

Exiting From Project 2013

Project Management

Tasks and Resources

The Importance of Planning

Understanding the Gantt Chart

Computers and Project Management

Creating Tasks

Understanding Tasks

Understanding Scheduling Icons

Case Study Tasks

Reviewing the Project

Entering Tasks

Creating Summary Tasks

Assignment – Creating Summary Tasks

Working in a Sheet View

Working With Summary Tasks

Working With Task Views

Examining Task Information

Understanding Task Durations

Entering Task Durations

Checking Progress

Entering Milestones

Assigning a Calendar to a Task

Scheduling

Understanding Task Dependencies

Creating Dependencies Automatically

Creating Dependencies in Task Entry

Creating Dependencies in Task Information

Creating Dependencies in a Sheet View

Modifying a Schedule Using Dependencies

Auto Scheduling Tasks

Critical Path and Project Slack

Viewing the Critical Path

Examining Task Slack

Understanding Lag Time

Entering Lag Time

Understanding Lead Time

Entering Lead Time

Inactivating a Task

Resourcing a Project

Understanding Resources

Entering Work Resources

Entering Material Resources

Entering Cost Resources

Assigning Calendars to Resources

Understanding Resource Availability

Adjusting Resource Availability

Changing the Unit Display

Resourcing Concepts

Resource Assignment Calculations

Task Types and Work Effort

Creating a Simple Assignment

Working With Fixed Unit Tasks

Working With Fixed Duration Tasks

Making Multiple Assignments

Adding Additional Resources

Adding More of the Same Resource

More Resources in Multiple Assignments

Understanding Effort Driven Scheduling

Working With Non Effort Driven Tasks

Working With Effort Driven Tasks

Resource Assignment Summary

Assigning Resources

Simple Resource Assignments

Assigning Part Time Resources

Understanding Work Contouring

Specifying Resource Usage

Contouring Work Hours

Assigning Specific Work Times

Work Times for Multiple Assignments

Problem Assignments

Assigning Resources in Task Information

Assigning Resources in a Sheet

Assigning Resources You Do Not Have

The Case Study Resources

Printing And Reporting

Printing A Gantt Chart

Printing Sheet Views

Printing Tasks For Resources

Printing Resources For Tasks

Creating a New Project

Steps in Creating a Project

Understanding Your Project

Creating a New Project File

Calendar Options

Changing Calendar Options

Working With Calendars

Modifying the Standard Calendar

Entering Public Holidays

Creating a New Resource Calendar

Creating a New Task Calendar

Setting Up Project Information

Entering File Properties