Microsoft ® Project 2003 Level 2

Microsoft® Project 2003 is a versatile and powerful project management tool that lets you manage the status of complex projects. This intermediate program, the second in the series, covers more advanced features of project management. The program gives you hands-on experience tracking and modifying the project that you created in the Microsoft® Project 2003 Level 1 program. You are also encouraged to bring a project to the workshop to be used to practice the tools and techniques covered.

Course Benefits:

  • Manage multiple resources
  • Control resource start time
  • View PERT charts
  • Use resource allocation and automatic resource leveling views
  • Resolve schedule conflicts
  • Establish the baseline
  • Understand critical path management
  • Modify a project plan
  • Compare baseline to actual
  • Develop custom filters and sorts
  • Work with multiple projects
  • Create master projects and subprojects
  • Print project progress reports
  • Use color to highlight critical tasks
  • View and modify resource graphs
  • Understand how to publish information to the Intranet or Internet
  • Explore the workgroup features that allow communication with team members vie e-Mail or the Web

Course Objectives:

  • Manage multiple resources
  • Control resource start time
  • View PERT charts
  • Use resource allocation and automatic resource leveling views
  • Resolve schedule conflicts
  • Establish the baseline
  • Understand critical path management
  • Modify a project plan
  • Compare baseline to actual
  • Develop custom filters and sorts
  • Work with multiple projects
  • Create master projects and subprojects
  • View and modify resource graphs
  • Adjust the timescale
  • Assign resources and their work schedules to tasks
  • Identify resource costs

Course Content:

  • Learn to effectively manage projects
  • Track project progress with the use of views and reports
  • Apply project management techniques to one of your own projects
  • Communicate your plans with ease

Who Should Attend:

  • Project managers, team members, and other individuals who will manage projects or are interested in using automated project management tools