Managing Project Tasks in Project 2010 for Windows

Project 2010 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 13 videos | 1h 16m 7s
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Projects consist of a series of tasks that must be completed to finish the project. Learn how to manage tasks in Project 2010, including how to create and import tasks, track task progress, and organize and display tasks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Creating a task
    Creating a recurring task
    Importing tasks from outlook
    Keeping track of your tasks
    Linking or splitting your tasks
    Grouping your tasks
    Changing your task completion properties
  • Sorting & filtering tasks
    Displaying task properties in a table
    Highlighting certain tasks
    Adjusting your task display settings
    Speeding up your data entry
    Using customized fields

IN THIS COURSE

  • 6m 39s
    A project is composed of one or more tasks: these stages need to be completed before the project can be finished. This video tutorial will show you how to create new tasks in your project, and how to adjust their properties. FREE ACCESS
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    It can often be very useful to know how to create recurring tasks, which are tasks that are repeated a set number of times. The exact details and number of times that the task repeats can be defined using the recurring task wizard. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to define a recurring task's length, when it recurs, and how many times it recurs. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Importing tasks from Outlook in Project 2010 for Windows
    4m 5s
    If you have a number of tasks that you have created in Microsoft's Outlook application, you may find it useful to know that you can import them into your project. This video tutorial will show you how to go about doing this. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Keeping track of your tasks in Project 2010 for Windows
    6m 57s
    Keeping track of your tasks is extremely important if you want your project to be a success. In Project 2010, you can adjust the progress levels of your tasks, update them automatically, or even deactivate them. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Linking or splitting your tasks in Project 2010 for Windows
    5m 36s
    A project is not usually just a collection of unrelated events and tasks. In many cases, one task is dependent on another. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to create links between tasks, effectively creating prerequisites that have to be achieved before you can move onto the next job in your project. In Project 2010, it is also possible to split tasks in order to adjust their completion date. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Grouping your tasks in Project 2010 for Windows
    7m 6s
    Creating groups is a good way of organizing the different tasks in your project. In order to do this, you can use the indent tools, which allow you to adjust the level settings for each individual task. Project 2010 also allows you to group tasks according to particular search values or criteria. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Changing your task completion properties in Project 2010 for Windows
    5m 22s
    In Project 2010, you can adjust the task completion settings in order to ensure that your project stays on schedule. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to add deadline dates and constraints. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Sorting & filtering tasks in Project 2010 for Windows
    7m
    You can adjust how the tasks appear in your task list. Project 2010 allows you to apply sort criteria in order to visualize particular tasks in your selection. You can also apply filters in order to mask certain tasks that are not required at the present time. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Displaying task properties in a table in Project 2010 for Windows
    4m 18s
    Project 2010 stores a huge amount of information about the different tasks in your project. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to customize what sort of information is displayed in your task list. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Highlighting certain tasks in Project 2010 for Windows
    5m 43s
    In order to locate particular tasks, you can use the highlighting function. This tool temporarily changes the formatting of any task meeting your specified criteria, ensuring that you can find it quickly in your task list. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Adjusting your task display settings in Project 2010 for Windows
    4m 59s
    If you want to combine different views of your project on a single screen, you can do so in a few simple clicks. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to create a new display window, how to cycle between your different views, and how to arrange your different views in a single screen. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Speeding up your data entry in Project 2010 for Windows
    6m 48s
    In Project 2010, it is very easy to speed up your data entry. Using drop-down menus, you can specify certain data values that you want to select from when it comes to inserting information relating to you tasks. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to create a customized drop-down list in Project 2010. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using customized fields in Project 2010 for Windows
    5m 32s
    Using customized fields, you can modify what information appears in your task list columns. This video tutorial will show you how to create your own customized data columns in Project 2010. FREE ACCESS

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