Exam 70-632:

TS: Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects

Published:July 16, 2007
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Office Project 2007
Type:Proctored Exam

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Exam Topics CoveredCandidates for Exam 70-632 use Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007 or Microsoft Office Professional 2007 standalone desktop features (excluding Project Server features) to build, maintain, and control well-formed project plans.
Audience Profile
Candidates for Exam 70-632 use Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007 or Microsoft Office Professional 2007 standalone desktop features (excluding Project Server features) to build, maintain, and control well-formed project plans. Candidates should have experience scheduling, estimating, coordinating, controlling, budgeting, and staffing projects and supporting other users of Office Project. Familiarity with key project management concepts and terminology is recommended.
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-632: TS: Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):Exam 70-632: TS: Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
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Skills Being MeasuredThis 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.
Configuring Tools and Options (12 percent)
  • Set up Schedule options.
  • Set up Calculation options.
  • Set up Interface options.
  • Set up View options.
  • Set up General options.
  • Set up Calendar options.
  • Set up Security options.
Setting Up a Project (10 percent)
  • Create and modify a template.
  • Select a template.
  • Enter project information.
  • Manage calendars.
  • Import and export data.
Estimating, Scheduling, and Budgeting Tasks (30 percent)
  • Create a WBS.
  • Create and modify tasks.
  • Estimate and budget tasks.
  • Sequence tasks.
  • Identify and analyze critical tasks and critical path.
  • Manage multiple projects.
Resourcing Project Plans (24 percent)
  • Forecast time-phased generic skill or role requirements.
  • Create, modify, and use resource pools.
  • Add, change, substitute, or remove resource assignments.
  • Predict durations and work calculations.
  • Optimize resource utilization.
Updating and Reporting on Project Performance (24 percent)
  • Save and modify baselines.
  • Enter task updates.
  • Reschedule incomplete work.
  • Track project progress.
  • Analyze variance.
  • Create, modify, and delete objects.
  • Create reports.
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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Microsoft Online Resources
  • Learning Plan: Get started by creating a step-by-step study guide that is based on recommended resources for this exam.
  • 2007 Microsoft Office System – Learning Portal: Visit the Microsoft Office Project Web site for detailed information.
  • Product information: Visit Office Online for detailed information.
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