Managing Project Tasks in Project 2013 for Windows

Project 2013 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Projects consist of a series of tasks that must be completed to finish the project. Discover how to manage tasks in Project 2013, including how to create, import, edit, group, split, sort, filter, and add notes to tasks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Inserting a task
    Inserting a recurring task
    Importing tasks from Outlook
    Editing a task
    Linking or splitting tasks
    Grouping tasks
    Adding Outline Numbers & WBS codes
  • Sorting & filtering tasks
    Using tables to reorganize your tasks
    Adding notes to your tasks
    Highlighting certain tasks
    Inserting columns
    Creating dropdown menus within a column
    Using formulas to create custom fields

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Inserting a task in Project 2013 for Windows
    6m 47s
    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 modify the associated… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Inserting a recurring task in Project 2013 for Windows
    3m 54s
    It can be 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.… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Importing tasks from Outlook in Project 2013 for Windows
    3m 8s
    If there are tasks that you have already created in Microsoft Outlook, you can import them directly into your project. We'll look at how to import these tasks individually or as an entire folder. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Editing a task in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 8s
    With Project 2013 it's easy to edit the information associated with a task, such as the deadline, the resource, or the name. Together we'll see where to find and change this information. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Linking or splitting tasks in Project 2013 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. We'll see how to create links between tasks, effectively creating prerequisites that have to… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Grouping tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 46s
    Creating groups is a good way of organizing the different tasks in your project. You can use the indent tools, which allow you to adjust the level settings for each individual task. Project 2013 also allows you to group… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adding Outline Numbers & WBS codes in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 50s
    In Project 2013 you can add outline numbers to better understand the structure of your tasks. If your company or organization uses its own numbering system, we'll also look at how to generate WBS codes for the items… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Sorting & filtering tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 39s
    You can adjust how the tasks appear in your task list. Project 2013 allows you to apply sort criteria in order to focus on specific kinds of information. You can also apply filters in order to more clearly focus on… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using tables to reorganize your tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 41s
    In Project 2013, there are many different tables available to help you work with your task information. Together we'll see how to change the information that you see using these tables, as well as how to create your… FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Adding notes to your tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    2m 34s
    With Project 2013 it's possible to add a layer of notes to your document that won't appear on the chart itself. Together we'll see how to insert these notes into the task properties. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Highlighting certain tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 55s
    In order to locate particular tasks, you can use the highlighting function. This tool temporarily changes the formatting of any task that meets your specified criteria, ensuring that you can find it quickly in your task… FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Inserting columns in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 53s
    You can use custom fields to create any kind of column you may need. We'll see how to change the information you see in your table by adding existing columns or by creating your own. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Creating dropdown menus within a column in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 15s
    You can save time for your coworkers or employees by limiting the possibilities within a column of data. In Project 2013, you can create dropdown menus within a data column to make enter information that much easier. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Using formulas to create custom fields in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 31s
    If you can use the data already contained in your document to calculate the information you need, you may be able to use a formula to create a custom field. This would then save you from having to calculate each cell of… FREE ACCESS

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