Microsoft Project 2003 Introduction

About the course

Project Management is a system for managing tasks, resources and costs efficiently in order to reach a predetermined goal.

Managing projects successfully is a matter of keeping scope, schedules, resources and costs in balance. Microsoft Project 2003 is a powerful tool that enables you to manage projects more effectively. This course takes you though the core tasks of Microsoft Project 2003.

You’ll learn how to

  • open Microsoft Project 2003
  • navigate the Help Screens
  • identify Screen Components
  • use and tailor menus and work with Toolbars
  • navigate the project guide
  • create new projects and set project information
  • create projects from templates
  • enter tasks and subtasks
  • enter task durations and identify task types
  • distinguish dependency types, create and edit dependencies
  • understand constraint types, apply a constraint and set a task deadline
  • understand and use different project views
  • use the Gantt Chart Wizard and understand formatting precedence

Modules

There are 17 modules in this course:

  • Starting Project and Help Options
  • Screen Components
  • Project Information
  • Working with Projects
  • Working with Tasks
  • Durations and Calendars
  • Dependencies
  • Constraints and Deadlines
  • Work Resources
  • Sheet and Form Views
  • Chart and Rollup Views
  • Combination and PERT Views
  • Formatting Gantt Bars
  • Formatting the Network Diagram
  • Calendar Formatting
  • Other Formatting Options
  • Using Graphic Images

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you're learning, providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so you can do your training in bitesize pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to dip in and out, so you can learn whenever suits you.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.