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This course is the beginning course to Project 2003 training. In this course, we will get started with using Project and focus on topics such as: Starting a Project; Scheduling a Project; Printing and Viewing a Project; and much more.

Course Outline
SECTION 1: Getting Started 
Lesson 1.1: Starting Out
What is Project 20037
What is a Project?
Why use Project 2003?
Practice Exercise
Lesson 1.2: Meeting Project
Opening Microsoft Project 2003
Interface Overview 
Using Task Panes
Using Menus and Toolbars
About Dialog Boxes
Closing Microsoft Project 2003
Practice Exercise
Lesson 1.3: Using Project
Menu Overview 
Using the Standard Toolbar
Using the Formatting Toolbar
Using the Project Guide
Practice Exercise
Lesson 1.4: Managing Project Files
Opening Project Files
Saving Project Files for the First Time
Re-Saving A Project File
Switching Between Open Projects
Closing Project Files
Practice Exercise
Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Project
Using the Help Menu
Using the Help Task Pane
Using Help Topics
Using the Office Assistant
Configuring the Office Assistant
Using the Type a Question Box
Getting Help in a Dialog Box
Practice Exercise
Section 1: Review Questions
SECTION 2: Starting a Project 
Lesson 2.1: Creating a Project
Planning Your Project
Creating a Project
Entering Project Information
Setting Working Time
Practice Exercise
Lesson 2.2: Creating Tasks
Entering New Tasks
Changing a Task’s Duration
Moving a Task
Inserting a Task
Deleting a Task
Practice Exercise
Lesson 2.3: Editing Tasks
Opening the Task Information Dialog
Task Types
Setting Milestones
Creating Recurring Tasks
Creating Subtasks
Creating Summary Tasks
Practice Exercise
Lesson 2.4: Setting Constraints
Types of Constraints
Creating a Constraint
Setting Task Deadlines
Constraints vs. Deadlines
Practice Exercise
Section 2: Review Questions
SECTION 3: Scheduling a Project 
Lesson 3.1: Creating the Project Calendar
Calendar Types
Setting up the Calendar
Creating a New Calendar
Changing Calendar Views
Adjusting the Timescale
Practice Exercise
Lesson 3.2: Setting a Project’s Baseline
Baseline Basics
Saving a Baseline
Viewing a Baseline
Clearing a Baseline
Practice Exercise
Lesson 3.3: Setting a Project’s Interim Plan
Setting an Interim Plan
Viewing an Interim Plan
Clearing an Interim Plan
Practice Exercise
Lesson 3.4: Setting a Project’s Critical Path
What is the Critical Path?
How Does Project Determine the Critical Path?
Viewing the Critical Path
Shortening the Critical Path
Practice Exercise
Section 3: Review Questions
SECTION 4: Printing and Viewing a Project 
Lesson 4.1: Printing and Viewing a Project
Checking Spelling in a Project
Selecting Text
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Using Undo and Redo
Inserting Page Breaks
Practice Exercise
Lesson 4.2: Changing Your View 
Using Zoom 
Using the View Bar
Using Basic Views
Using Advanced Views
Using the Find Dialog
Practice Exercise
Lesson 4.3: Using Page Setup
Setting Page Options
Setting Margins
Setting Headers
Setting Footers
Modifying the Legend
Changing View Settings
Practice Exercise
Lesson 4.4: Printing a Project
Opening Print Preview 
Using Print Preview 
Using Print Commands
Using the Print Dialog
Using the Project Guide for Printing Wizard
Practice Exercise
Section 4: Review Questions
Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Our public courses include courseware, certificates of completion, breakfast muffins and fruit and lunch

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations less than 2 business weeks before the expected delivery date are eligible for a 50% refund, or a credit voucher will be provided for regularly scheduled courses (choice being that of the registrant). Credit Vouchers are transferable within the same company. Please send your cancellation notice to info@itplanit.com.
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This course was very, very interesting due to the instructor. He was simple, gave good examples and made a few jokes. Also, being only 5 participants was a bonus for us as we were able to share our experiences in a timely manner.
Reviewed by 2016
I think there is too much material to cover in one session. It's a lot of information to absorb all at once.
Reviewed by 2013
The only thing I would add...if you know you don't have many participants, hands on practice would be great. I would like to have had more time applying what i learned in a diagram. Once I got back to my office...i didn't know how to move a shape and associated text together. I also would like to know where I can see all the shapes offered by visio instead of searching for the shape and not knowing what to call it?
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised by how interesting she made a potentially dry subject appear. Non-stop, great snacks provided all day from ham/egg bagels for breakfast, muffins, Valentines chocolate, chips, popcorn, gumball machine, coffee, juices etc etc. Perfect location for me as it was 2 blocks from my office.
Reviewed by 2013
I had no problem with the instructor's technigues, methods or delivery of the course material. He made what was otherwise fairly dry material as interesting as he possible and augmented it with practical examples that the class could relate to. The training facility and staff were also comendable, however what can't be overlooked is the IT infrastructure. During the exam the problems with latency were so bad that it affected my ability to concentrate on the material. Prior to the exam I completed 2 practice exams on paper in 35 & 37 minutes respectively. Doing the exam online it took over 1.5 hrs because it would take between 30 & 60 sec to refresh the page and show the next question. At times when I attempted to go back and review quesgtions I had marked I found my original answer wasn't recorded & I'd have to answer the question a second time. By the end of 70 min I was so digruntled I couldn't wait to finish regardless of the end result. It may not seem fair to evaluate the favility in this manner, but as a student the outcome is the ultimate measurement of a training favility.
Reviewed by 2013
A very interesting course. Claude Gerin, our instructor, was excellent in making this a very interesting and learning experience. THANKS!
Reviewed by 2012

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