Microsoft Project 2003: Level 2
Course SpecificationsCourse number: 084726
Software: Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
Microsoft Project 2003: Level
2 is the second course in the Microsoft
Project 2003 series. In Microsoft Project 2003: Level 1 , you used your project
management skills to create a complete project plan. This course will build
upon that knowledge, and give you the opportunity to work with a project plan
once it has entered the project implementation phase.
Course Objective: You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update
project plans, create custom reports, and reuse project plan information.
Target Student: This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of
project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying
project plans, and who needs a tool to manage those project plans. It is also
intended for a person who has a basic understanding of Microsoft Project 2003.
Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have:
- An understanding of project management concepts.
- Knowledge of a Windows operating system.
- Microsoft Project 2003: Level
The following Element K courses would be helpful, but are not required:
Project Management FundamentalsHarvard Manage Mentor Project Management (online course)Project Management Fundamentals Part 1 and 2 (online course)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2003 applications would also be helpful.Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
To use Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003 on each student's
machine, you need the following hardware:
- Pentium 233 MHz or higher processor.
- 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or more.
- 612 megabytes (MB) of available hard-disk space or more.
- CD-ROM drive.
- Super VGA or higher resolution monitor.
- Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse®, or a compatible
- Additional items or services are required to use certain features:
14.4 Kbps or faster modem, and a multimedia computer to access sound and other
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home, or Windows 2000
Professional with Service Pack 3 or later operating system.
Software required on each student machine includes the following:
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
- Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003.
- Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003.
- Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1 or later, if you
wish to access the Microsoft Office Project help files on the Internet.
Performance-Based ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- exchange project plan data with other applications.
- update a project plan.
- create custom reports.
- re-use existing project plan information.
- Lesson 1: Exchanging Project Plan Data with Other Applications
- Topic 1A: Import a Task List from an Excel
File into a New Project Plan
- Topic 1B: Create a Custom Import Map
- Topic 1C: Export Project Plan Cost Data into
- Topic 1D: Copy a Picture into a Word Document
- Topic 1E: Save Project Plan Information as
a Web Page
- Lesson 2: Updating a Project Plan
- Topic 2A: Enter Task Progress Information
- Topic 2B: View Task Progress
- Topic 2C: Split a Task
- Topic 2D: Reschedule a Task
- Topic 2E: Filter Tasks in a Project Plan
- Topic 2F: Save an Interim Project Plan
- Topic 2G: Create a Custom Table
- Topic 2H: Add Custom Columns to a Table
- Topic 2I: Hyperlink Documents to Tasks
- Lesson 3: Creating Custom Reports
- Topic 3A: Create a Custom Report
- Topic 3B: Modify a Custom Report's Header
- Topic 3C: Add a Picture to a Report
- Topic 3D: Modify a Custom Report's Margins
- Topic 3E: Print a Custom Report
- Lesson 4: Re-using Project Plan Information
- Topic 4A: Create a Project Plan Template
- Topic 4B: Create a Custom Combination View
- Topic 4C: Make Custom Views Available to
Other Project Plans
- Topic 4D: Share Resources
- Topic 4E: Create a Master Project Plan