Microsoft Project 2007 Tutorials©

 

 

These tutorials were developed by Dr.Erik Larson and

the College of Business at Oregon State University.

They cannot be used without his permission.

 

 

Playback of these video tutorials requires a PC based computer running

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher and Windows Media Player/WMV compatible video players. 

 

 

To start a tutorial click on the link in the Tutorial Number column.

Those of you familiar with MS Project 2003 may want to look at Tutorial 30 first.

 

 

Video Tutorials for Microsoft Project 2007©

File Name

Topics

Length (Mins)

Tutorial 1

Introduction: What you see when you start MS Project 2007

2:21

Tutorial 2

How to create a WBS

2:07

Tutorial 3

How to code a WBS

0:34

Tutorial 4

How to use the Yellow Sticky approach to map out a network

2:02

Tutorial 5

How to enter estimated duration

1:25

Tutorial 6

How to enter predecessor information to create a project schedule

1:59

Tutorial 7

How to change a timescale

1:40

Tutorial 8

How to use the Gantt chart wizard

1:00

 

Tutorial 9A

Tutorial 9B

How to assess the sensitivity of a network

A) Using the schedule table to assess slack

B) The difference between free slack and total slack

 

2:26

3:00

Tutorial 10

How to introduce lags into a schedule

1:40

Tutorial 11

How to display the schedule as a network

A) How to hide summary tasks

B) How to manually move network nodes

2:18

Tutorial 12A

Tutorial 12B

A) How to create a resource pool

B) How to enter pay rate

2:46

2:37

Tutorial 13

A) How to assign resources to specific tasks 

B) Why durations change when you add resources

2:27

Tutorial 14

How to designate a start date for a project

1:01

Tutorial 15

How to insert milestones into your plan

1:14

Tutorial 16

How to alter the work calendar

1:41

Tutorial 17

Printing I

A) How to reduce the number of pages by scaling

B) How to fit figures to a specific number of pages

1:44

Tutorial 18

Printing II

A) How to use print preview

B) How to print a specific window

1:47

Tutorial 19

How to insert titles for figures and change location of legends

1:53

Tutorial 20

How to assess whether resources are over allocated

1:52

 

Tutorial 21A

Tutorial 21B

Tutorial 21C

How to resolve resource over allocations by leveling

A) Overview

B) Leveling within slack

C) Leveling outside of slack

 

0:30

2:05

2:04

Tutorial 22

How to find the total costs of the project by tasks and resources

1:00

Tutorial 23

How to generate a cash flow statement

A) Weekly cash flow

B) Monthly cash flow

1:28

Tutorial 24

How to save a plan as a baseline

0:47

Tutorial 25

How to insert a status date

0:46

Tutorial 26

How to record actual progress on a project

2:49

Tutorial 27

How to obtain earned value performance information

2:21

Tutorial 28

How to examine schedule variance in real time

1:59

Tutorial 29

How to get CPI and SPI

1:25

Tutorial 30

Some major changes between MS Project 2007 and earlier version

2:17