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									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.

Hardware Requirements

To use Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 on each student's machine, you need the
following hardware:
    Intel® Pentium® 1.64 MHz or higher processor.
    512 megabytes (MB) of RAM or more.
    6 gigabytes (GB) of available hard-disk space or more.
    CD-ROM drive.
    Super VGA or higher resolution monitor.
    Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse®, or a compatible pointing device.
    Additional items or services are required to use certain features: 14.4 Kbps or faster
        modem, and a multimedia computer to access sound and other multimedia effects.
Platform Requirements

    Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 or Microsoft® Windows Vista™
        Business Edition.

Software Requirements

Software required on each machine includes the following:
    Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Business Edition or Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
    Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007.
    Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2007.
    Internet Explorer® 6.0.

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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