Microsoft Project 2010

Microsoft Project 2010

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Career Training Certificate Program
Delivery: Online
Program Code: HGBSEONL-833
Total Study Hours: 60
Fees: ₦547,500 NGN

Learning Type: Self Paced
Hours of Access: 24
Duration of Access: 6 Months
Session Start Date:

How To Enroll

Call 0814-939-3435, or email your contact details including program of interest to info@huritt.com, and we will get back to you. You may also visit our office in Abuja, FCT to speak with a specialist.


This online program will lead you through Microsoft Project 2010 features and functions one step at a time. You will learn how to plan out your work and keep projects on track using this powerful software. In addition, you will gain confidence and competency through hands-on practice exercises. You’ll be guided by a facilitator who is an expert using Microsoft Project. This program combines knowledge of project management scheduling disciplines with the use of the Microsoft Project 2010 software.

These courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI and have been reviewed by a Project Management Professional (PMP)® to ensure that they meet PMI’s expectations for professional development in project management.

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

Upon successful completion of the Microsoft Project training, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of project management scheduling terminology and concepts
  • Set up a project file with the appropriate default settings for your type of project and industry
  • Describe the four different types of calendars used in Project and how each is utilized during the planning and tracking of projects
  • Describe the five most common task types and how each is modeled in Project
  • Understand the differences and uses for manual versus auto-schedule modes
  • Demonstrate how to assign the three resource types to specific tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Perform a “sanity check” to validate that the planned schedule is correct and make adjustments as required
  • Use Project to manage and track the project’s performance including the use of Earned Value stat using and forecasting calculations
  • Use both the tabular as well as graphical reports available
  • Customize Project’s look and feel and adapt it to meet your own company’s formats and standards
  • Create macros for repetitive project management tasks and save some keystrokes
  • Use Project to develop recovery scenarios to get a project back on track

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.


This training combines online presentations, reading assignments, and hands-on practice, which you will participate in offline with provided practice files. Quizzes and short case studies will confirm your understanding of the topics. Each module builds on the previous one in a logical progression from entry level to very advanced level skills. You will also receive advice and direction from a trained instructor.

In addition, this program will provide you with the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) 70-178 certification and provide the prerequisite training hours for Project Management Institute’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential or PDUs to maintain your PMI qualified certifications.

When you register, you receive six months to complete the program.



Microsoft Project 2010 Training

  1. Program Introduction
    1. What is Project?
    2. Set up and download practice files
    3. What to expect
  2. Establishing a Good Project Management Foundation
    1. Gathering project documentation
    2. The Scope Statement
    3. Understanding your deliverables
    4. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  3. Schedule Terminology and Methodology
    1. Terms and Concepts
    2. Schedule Analysis
    3. Understanding Float
  4. Introduction to MSProject 2010
    1. Ribbon Menu Navigation
    2. The Backstage View
    3. Templates
  5. MSProject Terminology
    1. Understanding Task Views
    2. Understanding Resource Views
    3. Tables
    4. Forms
  6. Setting up a MSProject file: Default Settings
    1. The Purpose of Default Settings
    2. Finding Default Settings
    3. Default Settings Group 1
    4. Default Settings Group 2
  7. Setting Up Calendars
    1. Base Calendars
    2. Resource Calendars
    3. Task Calendars
    4. Calendar Tips
  8. Defining and Entering Tasks
    1. Microsoft Project Tasks Defined
    2. More Tasks Defined
    3. Creating a Task List
    4. Organizing your Tasks
  9. Task Estimates and Dependencies
    1. Estimating Effort and Task Durations
    2. Creating Dependencies
    3. Auto versus Manual Schedule Modes
  10. More Task Definition Modeling
    1. Task Types and Calculations
    2. Advanced Task Functionalities
    3. Constraints and Deadlines
    4. Task Information Dialog Box
  11. Introduction to Resources
    1. Resource Terminology
    2. Resource Types
    3. Setting up a Resource Sheet
    4. Best Practices



The following are compatible with the course:

  • PC
  • Internet Explorer (version 5.5 through 10)
  • Safari
  • Firefox (all versions)
  • Mozilla (version 1.7 or later)
  • Sea Monkey (all versions)
  • Windows 2000, 7, Vista, XP, or 8

You will need Adobe Reader installed.

This program is based on Microsoft Project 2010 software, which students should install prior to enrollment.

The following textbooks are included in the course:

  • Microsoft Project 2010 Step by Step by Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson



Students must already have access to the Microsoft Project 2010 software. The software will not be provided with the course. You also can not participate in this course using a Mac computer



Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 25 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, Healthcare and Telecommunications. Nikki has worked with Microsoft Project for over 15 years.



1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because our programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Most programs allow you 180 days after your register to complete them.

3. Do I have to buy additional materials?

You should have access to Microsoft Project 2010 before enrolling in the course.

4. Can I get financial assistance?

Our courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for financial aid.

5. What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

6. Am I guaranteed a job?

Our programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

7. Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

9. Can I use a Mac?

No, the software required for this course is not compatible with a Mac.

10. How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via email or call us at the telephone number above.  If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right.  We will answer your questions promptly.

11. When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

12.  What does the PMI R.E.P. logo signify, and how does it help me?

The program is thought by Instructors at U.S. colleges that are global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP®) to ensure that they meet PMI’s expectations for professional development in project management.

This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a credential from PMI.  It’s also an excellent choice for existing PMI credential holders looking for an approved activity for continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this course, you’ll be eligible to receive 60 PDUs, which is the equivalent to 60 program hours. You will need to create an account on pmi.org and add this course to your account in order to qualify for 60 PDUs.  Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans. (This course aligns to the PMI Talent Triangle™.)

For the Talent Triangle breakdown of PDUs for this course, please Click Here.

PMBOK® Guide, PMI®, PMP®, CAPM®, and the PMI R.E.P. logo are either marks or registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

13.  What if I don’t have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don’t worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.