Project 2003 Level 1

Code: 50411
Course duration: 1 days

50411: Project 2003 Level 1 (1 Day)

About this Course

This one-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build Gantt Charts using Microsoft Project, track and report on the progress of the Project.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for Information Workers at the Basic Follower and/or Basic Influential levels.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Project interface.
  • Modify Calendars.
  • Enter Tasks and Durations.
  • Create and Modify Relationships between tasks.
  • Enter Fixed Cost data.
  • Save a Baseline.
  • Update the project.
  • Report.

Course Outline

Module 1: Exploring Project

This module explains how to start Project and the use of Toolbars, menus and the Project Guide.

Lessons

  • Start Microsoft Project
  • Use Menus and Toolbars
  • Display and Hide Toolbars
  • Display Full Menus and Toolbars
  • Use the Task Pane
  • Use The Project Guide
  • Navigate in Project
  • Close a File

Lab : Exploring Project

  • Requires the file “ExploreProject

Lab : Let’s Practise Exploring Project

  • Requires the file “ExploreProject”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Start Microsoft Project
  • Use Menus and Toolbars
  • Display and Hide Toolbars
  • Display Full Menus and Toolbars
  • Use the Task Pane
  • Use The Project Guide
  • Navigate in Project
  • Close a File

Module 2: Before Entering Tasks

This module explains how to edit Calendars and the Project Start date.

Lessons

  • Adjust the Calendar for Task Scheduling
  • Adjust the Working Time for Resources
  • Add Public Holidays
  • Create a Special Calendar for Resources
  • Set the Project Start Date
  • Use the Project Guide to set the Start Date
  • Use the Project Guide to adjust the Calendars

Lab : Before Entering Tasks

  • No existing exercise files are required

Lab : Let’s Practise Before Entering Tasks

  • No existing exercise files are required

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Adjust the Calendar for Task Scheduling
  • Adjust the Working Time for Resources
  • Add Public Holidays
  • Create a Special Calendar for Resources
  • Set the Project Start Date
  • Use the Project Guide to set the Start Date
  • Use the Project Guide to adjust the Calendars

Module 3: Tasks and Durations

This module explains how to enter tasks, durations, milestones and summary tasks.

Lessons

  • Enter Tasks
  • Enter Working Time Durations
  • Enter Elapsed Time Durations
  • Add Milestones
  • Add Summary Tasks
  • Collapse and Expand Summary Tasks
  • View WBS Codes
  • Reorder Tasks

Lab : Tasks and Durations

  • Requires the file “EnterTasks”

Lab : Let’s Practise Tasks and Durations

  • Requires the file “MoveOfficeTasks”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Enter Tasks
  • Enter Working Time Durations
  • Enter Elapsed Time Durations
  • Add Milestones
  • Add Summary Tasks
  • Collapse and Expand Summary Tasks
  • View WBS Codes
  • Reorder Tasks

Module 4: Relationships Between Tasks

This module explains how to create relationships between tasks, and modify them with constraints, deadlines leads and lags. It also shows how to create recurring tasks.

Lessons

  • Recognise Different Relationships
  • Use the Link Tasks Tool
  • Modify the Relationship Type
  • Modify Multiple Relationships
  • Apply Leads and Lags
  • Set Constraints
  • Set Deadlines
  • Create Recurring Tasks

Lab : Relationships Between Tasks

  • Requires the file “Relationships”

Lab : Let’s Practise Relationships Between Tasks

  • Requires the file “MoveOfficeRelationships”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recognise Different Relationships
  • Use the Link Tasks Tool
  • Modify the Relationship Type
  • Modify Multiple Relationships
  • Apply Leads and Lags
  • Set Constraints
  • Set Deadlines
  • Create Recurring Tasks

Module 5: Costs, Baselines and Tracking

This module explains how to add cost data, save the baseline, and track actual figures in the project.

Lessons

  • View Project Statistics
  • Add Fixed Costs for Tasks
  • Save The Baseline
  • Update the % Complete
  • Update Actual Start and Actual Finish
  • Update Actual and Remaining Duration
  • Update the Project

Lab : Costs, Baselines and Tracking

  • Requires the file “CostsBaselines&Tracking”

Lab : Let’s Practise Costs, Baselines and Tracking

  • Requires the file “MoveOfficeTracking”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • View Project Statistics
  • Add Fixed Costs for Tasks
  • Save The Baseline
  • Update the % Complete
  • Update Actual Start and Actual Finish
  • Update Actual and Remaining Duration
  • Update the Project

Module 6: Reporting

This module explains how to extract data from Project for reporting.

Lessons

  • Print the Gantt Chart
  • Use the Bar Styles dialog box
  • Use the Page Setup dialog box
  • Print Tables
  • Filter Tasks
  • Create a Custom Filter
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Add Progress Lines
  • Use Built-In Reports

Lab : Reporting

  • Requires the file “Reporting”

Lab : Let’s Practise Reporting

  • Requires the file “MoveOfficeReporting”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Print the Gantt Chart
  • Use the Bar Styles dialog box
  • Use the Page Setup dialog box
  • Print Tables
  • Filter Tasks
  • Create a Custom Filter
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Add Progress Lines
  • Use Built-In Reports

Module 7: Sharing Data with Other Office Programmes

This module explains how share data with other Office programmes such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.

Lessons

  • Export by Copy and Paste
  • Import by Copy and Paste
  • Use the Copy Picture button
  • Export Timescaled data as an Excel Chart
  • Export data as a Visio Organisation Chart

Lab : Sharing Data with Other Office Programmes

  • Requires the Project files “Exporting” and “Importing” and the Excel file “ExcelExport”

Lab : Let’s Practise Sharing Data with Other Office Programmes

  • Requires the file “MoveOfficeExporting”

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Export by Copy and Paste
  • Import by Copy and Paste
  • Use the Copy Picture button
  • Export Timescaled data as an Excel Chart
  • Export data as a Visio Organisation Chart

Before attending this course, students must have Basic Windows skills such as:

  • Using mouse and keyboard
  • Open, close and save files.

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2017-12-11 09:00 to 2017-12-15 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-11-27 09:00 to 2017-12-01 17:00
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