Exam: 70-178 : Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010

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MCTS : Microsoft Project 2010

* This exam is a stand-alone exam and will be retired on January 31, 2014.

Audience Profile

This exam covers features of Microsoft Project 2010 such as how to build, maintain, and control well-formed project plans as well as how to schedule, estimate, coordinate, control, budget, and staff projects and support other users of Project.

Candidates for this exam use Project Standard 2010 and Project Professional 2010 desktop features (excluding Project Server features) to manage a project schedule and communicate the project to individuals, teams, and the enterprise.

Candidates should have skills and knowledge necessary for effectively scheduling, communicating, collaborating on, and delivering projects using Project Standard 2010 and Project Professional 2010. Candidates should know key project management concepts and terminology as related to scheduling.

At the course completion

This is a scenario-based program to guide students through the basic steps of creating and tracking a plan. You will create a new plan to learn how to create a schedule, add tasks to the plan, add resources to the plan, and assign the resources to tasks. Additionally, you will learn how to create Project reports to share with others, and track progress on tasks.

Topics covered in this course include:

Skills Measured

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after "This objective may include but is not limited to" is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.