Microsoft Project 2003 Training in Lansing

Enroll in or hire us to teach our Microsoft Project 2003 class in Lansing, Michigan by calling us @303.377.6176. Like all HSG classes, Microsoft Project 2003 may be offered either onsite or via instructor led virtual training. Consider looking at our public training schedule to see if it is scheduled: Public Training Classes
Provided there are enough attendees, Microsoft Project 2003 may be taught at one of our local training facilities.

Answers to Popular Questions:

Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

This introductory workshop helps project managers and team leaders master the basic features and functionality of Microsoft Project 2003, such as initiating projects, planning, executing, controlling and reporting on progress. Emphasis is placed on using software to effectively create and manage project schedules using accepted project management principles and techniques. Students are encouraged to bring to class samples from their work projects, which are then incorporated into the exercises. This ensures that key project management concepts are transformed into experiential knowledge, which can be immediately applied to real-life projects when participants get back to work. PDUs = 14.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $790 (US)


A solid understanding of project management principles is recommended. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows

Course Outline


1. Getting Started


Entering and Altering Task Information

Getting Started

2. Assigning Resources

Resource Sheet

Assigning Resources

3. Sequencing

Types of Logic


4. Scheduling

Resource Calendar

Activity Duration Estimates



Lags and Leads



5. Budgeting

Resource Costs

Material Resources

Resource Spend Plan

6. Validating the Schedule




Task Type

7. Saving a Baseline

Baseline Savings

Gantt Chart Wizard

8. Kick Off Meeting

Standard Reports

9. Updating the Schedule

As Scheduled

Percent Complete

Entering Actual Start and Actual Finish

Dates and Duration

Collecting Actual Effort

10. Time Variance

Time Variance

Milestone Reporting

Columns with Calculations

Milestone Trend Report

Project Summary

11. Closure

Saving Templates

Saving the Customized Items

12. Summary

Planning Section

Execution Section

Control Section

Closing Section

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