Project 2003 Training

Microsoft Project 2003 Training Videos on CD or DVD

Project 2003 Training Course

Hosted by Rick James
Approx. 10 hrs. of Project training on CD or DVD w/194 pages of Full Color e-Study Guides

Unleash the power of Microsoft Project 2003 with four levels of video rich Project training. Microsoft Project has become an essential asset to millions of project oriented organizations. When it comes to managing independent projects or collaborating project objectives, Microsoft Project is the tool of choice.

At the end of this course, you will learn how to organize assets, develop useful Gant charts, and export reports for use across your organization in Project 2003. Learn project tracking, resource leveling, project server web access and much more.

Project 2003 Training Sample Video Clips:

Sample Video Clip Length Demo
Video 1: Project Management Course Intro 1:09
Video 2: Using The Tasks Pane Intro 0:32
Video 3: Using The Tasks Pane 4:48
Video 4: Level 4 Course Intro 1:19
Video 5: Web Access 1:04
Video 6: Starting Project Intro 1:07
Video 7: Starting Project 5:26
High-Speed Connection Recommended (DSL, Cable, T1 or Higher)

Project 2003 Training Series

w/e-Study Guides

Part#: mk-proj03 | Contents: Set of 5 CD-ROMs or 5 DVD-ROMs or via Online

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System Requirements: 400 MHz Processor (minimum), CD-ROM Drive (for CDs), DVD Drive (for DVD-ROMs & DVD-Videos) or TV DVD Player (for DVD-Videos), 64 MB RAM, Sound Card. Available Hard Disk Space 200 MB. Windows 98, NT, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Apple Mac.

Project 2003 Trainer: Rick James
Rick James has worked in the computer industry since 1985, when he began his career as a computer science major working for WordPerfect Corporation. His interests later turned from software development to business and marketing within the computer industry. James is a co-founder of Makau Corporation. His goal is to provide good technical and business training in laymen's terms. He presents complex concepts in ways that all employees in an organization or an individual student can understand.

Course Outline - Microsoft Project 2003 Training:

Approx. 10 hrs. of training

PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE INTRODUCTION (DISC 1)

1.0 Project Management Fundamentals

This section covers the fundamental building blocks of what project management really is and what we need to do in our various different roles as members of a project team. Whether you are a project leader or a participant, this section will provide a sound foundational knowledge of what a project is and what needs to be done to make sure the project goals are successfully accomplished.

1.1 Defining Project Management 
1.2 Project Management Phases 
1.3 Project Triangle 
1.4 Project Team Members 
1.5 Section Summary
1.6 Section Questions
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

2.0 Project Management Terms

This section will review some of the project management terms that have already been discussed and will also introduce some of the key terms that need to be understood as you utilize Microsoft Project and manage projects throughout the system.

2.1 Project 2003 Terms 
2.2 Section Summary 
2.3 Section Questions
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

3.0 Project 2003 Overview

This section begins with an overview of different editions of Project 2003 as well as the capabilities of each. In this section, we will also explore the Project 2003 interface as well as the different views it offers.

3.1 Starting Project 2003
3.2 Views
3.3 Section Summary
3.4 Section Questions
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

4.0 Creating a Basic Project

In this section, we will create a basic project that will involve some very basic items. We will also explore some project management features that will help us track the project.

4.1 Establishing Basic Project Information 
4.2 Saving Your Project 
4.3 Adding Tasks and Subtasks 
4.4 Ordering Our Tasks 
4.5 Milestone Task 
4.6 Tasks Dependencies 
4.7 Time Constraints 
4.8 Tracking Progress 
4.9 Tracking Your Project 
4.10 Section Summary 
4.11 Section Questions
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

Level Summary

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PROJECT 2003 LEVEL 1 (DISC 2)

1.0 Project Preparation

This section covers how to effectively plan for the different phases of a project.

1.1 Preparation 
1.2 Section Summary 
1.3 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

2.0 Launching Microsoft Project

This section covers how to launch Microsoft Project and what to expect depending on what version of Project you have installed.

2.1 Project Server Security Logon 
2.2 Overview of the Main Window 
2.3 Section Summary 
2.4 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

3.0 Creating a New Project Plan

This section covers how to create a new project from a template and also how to create a new project from scratch. This section also covers setting the project calendar and attaching project documentation.

3.1 From a Template 
3.2 From Scratch 
3.3 Saving Your New Project 
3.3 Setting Your Project Calendar 
3.3 Attaching Project Documentation 
3.4 Section Summary 
3.5 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

4.0 Tasks

In this section, we will cover how to enter tasks as well as customizing and organizing them to meet our specific needs.

4.1 Entering Tasks 
4.2 Sequencing Tasks 
4.3 Organizing Tasks into an Outline 
4.4 Setting Task Durations 
4.4 Establishing Task Dependencies 
4.4 Task Constraints 
4.5 Section Summary 
4.6 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

5.0 Work Breakdown Structure

This section covers how to manage projects more effectively using a Work Breakdown Structure.

5.1 Section Summary 
5.2 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

Level Summary

Post Exam

PROJECT 2003 LEVEL 2 (DISC 3)

1.0 Understanding Resources and Their Impact

This section covers the various different project resources that are utilized in most projects.

1.1 Section Summary 
1.2 Section Questions
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

2.0 Setting up Resources

This section covers how to manually enter resources into a project plan.

2.1 Adding Work Resources to the Project 
2.2 Specifying Resource Availability 
2.3 Multiple Individual Resources 
2.4 Variable Resource Availability 
2.5 Adding Material Resources to the Project 
2.6 Setting Resource Working Time Calendar 
2.7 Adding Detail Resource Information 
2.8 Section Summary 
2.9 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

3.0 Assigning Resources to Tasks

In this section, we will cover how to manage the overall resources and assign them to a task.

3.1 Assigning the Right Resource to a Task 
3.2 Assigning Material Resources to Tasks 
3.3 Changing Resources Assignments 
3.4 Section Summary 
3.5 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

4.0 Leveling Resources

In this section, we will cover how to view resource allocation and ensure they are properly allocated.

4.1 Finding Over Allocated Resources 
4.2 Leveling Resources 
4.3 Section Summary 
4.4 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

Level Summary

Post Exam

PROJECT 2003 LEVEL 3 (DISC 4)

1.0 Project Costs

In this section, we will cover understanding the cost associated with each individual task as well as the overall project itself.

1.1 Variable Task Costs 
1.2 Assigning Fixed Costs to Tasks 
1.3 Assigning a Variable Cost Resource 
1.4 Assigning a Fixed Cost Resource 
1.5 Viewing the Project’s Estimated Cost 
1.6 Resource Rate Changes 
1.7 Section Summary 
1.8 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

2.0 Preparing to Track Your Project

This section covers how to prepare to track the progress of each project and the project plan itself within Project 2003. We will also cover the overall principles and guidelines associated with tracking the progress of a project.

2.1 Overview 
2.2 Project Baselines 
2.3 Interim Plans 
2.4 Clearing a Baseline 
2.5 Section Summary 
2.6 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

3.0 Tracking Your Project

This section covers how to track and monitor the progress of a project throughout its fulfillment stage as well as the tools and techniques that make this possible.

3.1 Principles of Tracking 
3.2 Recording Percent Complete 
3.3 Recording Actual Durations of Tasks 
3.4 Recording Actual Start and Finish Dates 
3.5 Rescheduling Uncompleted Work 
3.6 Change the Remaining Duration 
3.7 Documenting Changes 
3.8 Section Summary 
3.9 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

4.0 Calculating Actual Costs

In this section, we will cover how to calculate the actual cost associated with a project plan as well as finding items that are unaccounted for and over budget.

4.1 Overview 
4.2 Entering Actual Task Costs 
4.3 Finding Over Budget Items 
4.4 Section Summary 
4.5 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

5.0 Viewing Progress

This section covers tracking the progress of a project using some of the many views available in Project 2003. This section also covers the various reports that can be generated within Project.

5.1 Reviewing Progress with a Work Table 
5.2 Reviewing Progress with a Cost Table 
5.3 Tracking Gantt 
5.4 Reports 
5.5 Section Summary
5.6 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

Level Summary

Post Exam

PROJECT 2003 LEVEL 4 (DISC 5)

1.0 Collaboration on a Project

This section covers the many benefits of using Project Server to collaborate on a project as well as how to prepare to use Project Server.

1.1 Overview 
1.2 Preparing to Collaborate 
1.3 Section Summary 
1.4 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

2.0 Beginning to use Project Server 2003

In this section, we will start using Project Server after establishing a connection to it for the first time. 

2.1 Enterprise Calendars 
2.2 Enterprise Resources 
2.3 Storing a Project in the Server Database 
2.4 Importing Projects to the Project Server 
2.5 Opening a Project from Project Server 
2.6 Viewing Project Server Pages 
2.7 Section Summary 
2.8 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

3.0 Creating and Managing Projects

In this section, we will cover how to manage resources and assign tasks to resources. This section will also cover how to make adjustments to information stored within a project.

3.1 Adding Enterprise Resources to a Project 
3.2 Notifying Resources of Assignments 
3.3 Assigning Tasks to Resources 
3.4 Receiving Updates From Team Members 
3.5 Adjusting Actuals 
3.6 Section Summary 
3.7 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

4.0 Using Project Server Web Access

In this section, we will cover how to connect to Project Web Access, as well as how it can be used to communicate with the project manager and make updates to tasks.

4.1 Accessing Project Web Access 
4.2 Web Access Basics 
4.3 Updating Tasks Assigned to You 
4.4 Communicating with the Project Manager 
4.5 Adding Tasks 
4.6 Attaching Documents 
4.7 Viewing Assignments/Tasks 
4.8 Section Summary 
4.9 Section Questions 
 Exercises (view sample exercises)

Level Summary

Post Exam

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