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Microsoft Project 2010 Dr. Nouh Alhindawi Jadara University
Project Management Jadara University Faculty of Information Technology Department of Software Engineering Instructor: Dr.Nouh Alhindawi Mo’ad Salem Shatnawi
Calendars At the beginning of any project you must have a special business calendar. In MS Project 2010 you can use standard calendar like - 24 Hours (No off day) - Night Shift (1PM – 11 PM) - Standard (8AM – 5 PM, Fri and Sat off) - Or Create new calendar
Tasks 1- Time Line : Line shows where we are from the timeline. 2-Gantt chart : Area which show tasks and everything related to and relationships between tasks. 3-Indicator : Information and note about task.
Tasks Mode 4-Task Mode : In MS-Project we have two types (mode) of tasks (Auto Or Manually) * Auto : We define the duration of the task and the program calculate the date of start and finish task. * Manually : We define the duration of the task and date of start and finish task.
Tasks 5-Task Name : The name of task. 6-Duration : Duration of the work task (per day, week, hour, etc.) 7-Start : Task start date 8-Finish : 8-Task finish date
Predecessors & Successors 1-Right Click and select show split. 2-Right Click and select Predecessors & Successors.
Predecessors & Successors Predecessor : the previous task Successor : the next task Any task has task before it or task after it or task before and task after it. The four relation between tasks 1- F-S(Finish – Start ) : after finish task 1 start task 2. 2- S-S(Start – Start ). 3- F-F(Finish – Finish ). 4- S-F(Start – Finish ).
Predecessors & Successors How do you define Predecessors & Successors of task X. Select the task, then choose the predecessors and successors, Type, and Lag (time delay allowed)
Milestone Task Milestone task : To insert event without duration to the project.
Recurring Task Recurring Task : Activity or a task is repeated regularly (daily, weekly or etc). - Such a meeting every Sunday at 8:00 AM.
Split Task If you want to split task (Painting, 10 days duration) each week, just two days. 1- select the task 2- click on split task image 3-by mouse cursor go to time scale and change as you like
Task Information To show or edit task information : 1- Right click on any task and select Information. 2-Or double click on any task.
Task Information Estimated : If you not sure of the duration of the task, ”?” beside the duration to remind. Inactive : disable the task.
Task Information * Dead line : select the last day to finish task. * Constrain type : constrain on the task by time. Note : by duration we can add “e” before day to work without off days. (10 eday, 10 eweek,…)
Note, Attachment file You can add note to your tasks and attach files.
Filter, Highlight Filter : If you want to watch a specific set of tasks or certain conditions You can create new filter. Highlight : the same of filter but without hide the other task and highlight on specific task. image below shows only the summery task by filter and highlight.
Resources 1- Resource Name : the name of resource (human,hardware,.. ) 2- Type : type of resource ( work, material, cost ) 3- Material : The material type or unit. 4- Max : Percentage your use of this resource (100% = Fulltime) 5- Std. Rate : standard salary. 6-Ovt. Rate : over time salary. 7-Cost use : cost paid for once when use the resource. 8-Accure : payment method - Start : when start project - Prorated : after each activity - End: after finish the work
Resources 9-Base: the base calendar Note : Change currency : File >> Option >> Display >> Currency.
Resources Information Right click or double click on any Resource :
Resources Information Booking type : (committed OR proposed), are you sure to use this resource or just a proposal?. Generic : this resource is generally (Job title) not employee ?. Windows Account : use with humans have outlook email. And many of option ….
Add Resources To Tasks 1- Back to Gantt chart. 2- Add column >> Cost 3- View split and chose cost