Project 2003 Courseware Materials for IT Trainers

Foundation Level Training Materials

Training Course Outline.

1. INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PROJECT 2003

WHAT IS PROJECT 2003?

THE PROJECT 2003 ENVIRONMENT

  • Using the Main Menu
  • Using the Ask a Question Box
  • Using Task Panes
  • Using the Getting Started Pane
  • Using the New Project Pane
  • Using the Search Results Pane
  • Using the Project Help Pane
  • Using Microsoft Project Help
  • Accessing the Office Assistant

TOOLBARS

  • Using Toolbars
  • Showing a Toolbar
  • Hiding a Toolbar
  • Moving a Toolbar
  • Using the Standard Toolbar
  • Using the Formatting Toolbar
  • Using the Project Guide

2. PROJECT 2003 – DEFINING THE PROJECT

CREATING A NEW PROJECT

  • Starting a New Project

OPENING A PROJECT

  • Opening a Project

USING FILE PROPERTIES

  • Utilising File Properties

ENTERING START AND FINISH DATES

  • Inputting Start and Finish Dates

ESTABLISHING A PROJECT CALENDAR

  • Setting up a Project Calendar
  • Making a New Calendar
  • Changing Calendar Options

SAVING

  • Saving Your Project

QUITTING AND CLOSING

  • Closing a Project
  • Quitting Project 2003

3. PROJECT 2003 – TASKS

ENTERING TASKS

  • Entering Tasks

ENTERING TASK DURATIONS

  • Entering Task Durations

ENTERING SUBTASKS

Entering Subtasks

  • Creating a Summary Task

USING RECURRING TASKS

  • Entering Recurring Tasks

USING TASK NOTES

  • Entering Task Notes

ASSIGNING MILESTONES

  • Assigning Milestones

ENTERING CONSTRAINTS

  • Adding Constraints
  • Using Deadlines

EDITING TASKS

  • Editing Tasks

DELETING TASKS

  • Deleting Tasks

MOVING TASKS

  • Moving Tasks

CREATING DEPENDENCIES

  • Establishing Dependencies
  • Using Finish-to-Start (FS) Dependencies
  • Using Start-to-Finish (SF) Dependencies
  • Using Start-to-Start (SS) Dependencies
  • Using Finish-to-Finish (FF) Dependencies

4. PROJECT 2003 – RESOURCES

CREATING A RESOURCE LIST

  • Creating Resources

ENTERING WORKING TIME

  • Entering Working Time

ENTERING COSTS

Entering Rates

  • Editing Resource Costs

ENTERING NOTES

  • Entering Notes

ASSIGNING RESOURCES TO A TASK

  • Assigning with the Assign Resources Dialog Box
  • Using the Resource List Options
  • Assigning in the Gantt Table View

5. PROJECT 2003 – VIEWS

INTRODUCTION TO VIEWS

USING THE CALENDAR VIEW

  • Applying the Calendar View

USING THE GANTT CHART VIEW

  • Applying the Gantt Chart View

USING THE NETWORK DIAGRAM VIEW

  • Applying the Network Diagram View

USING THE TASK USAGE VIEW

  • Applying the Task Usage View

USING THE TRACKING GANTT VIEW

  • Applying the Tracking Gantt View

USING THE RESOURCE GRAPH VIEW

  • Applying the Resource Graph View

USING THE RESOURCE SHEET VIEW

  • Applying the Resource Sheet View

USING THE RESOURCE USAGE VIEW

  • Applying the Resource Usage View

6. PROJECT 2003 – PRINTING REPORTS

VIEWING AND PRINTING REPORTS

USING PRINT PREVIEW

  • Understanding Print Preview

UNDERSTANDING PAGE SETUP

  • Using Page Setup

UNDERSTANDING THE PRINT DIALOG BOX

  • Using the Print Dialog Box

STARTING THE REPORTS DIALOG BOX

  • Understanding the Reports Dialog Box

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF REPORTS

  • Using Overview Reports
  • Using Current Activity Reports
  • Using Cost Reports
  • Using Assignments Reports
  • Using Workload Reports
  • Using Custom Reports

THE PROJECT GUIDE FOR PRINTING WIZARD

  • Using the Project Guide for Printing Wizard

CUSTOMISING REPORTS

  • Using Customised Reports
  • Creating a New Report
  • Editing Existing Reports

 

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