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Advanced Tools for Managing Multiple Projects with Project 2010


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
Most project managers in today's workplace are required to juggle many projects at the same time. The ability to efficiently monitor and adjust resources and task assignments is critical for the successful management of multiple projects. This course covers tools for managing multiple, related project files so that you can see the big picture relationships between your projects. Consolidating resources and task assignments allows you to prevent over-allocation or under-allocation, view cumulative resource costs across multiple projects, and integrate schedules so that dependent tasks across projects flow smoothly. This course covers the process for creating a master project that consolidates related projects into single project file, how to create and update a resource pool, and how to create a cross-project dependencies between tasks.

Target Audience
Individuals familiar with basic project concepts who wish to use Microsoft Project 2010 at an advanced level

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Advanced Tools for Managing Multiple Projects with Project 2010

  • create a resource pool in Project 2010
  • maintain resource information for projects that share a resource pool
  • create a master project plan
  • recognize when to use the consolidated projects feature in Project 2010
  • create dependencies between tasks in separate project files
  • create a resource pool
  • create a master plan that contains projects that are linked by dependent tasks
  • update resource information for projects that share a resource pool
  • Course Number:
    mo_aprj_a02_dt_enus