Upgrading To Project 2007 Course Outline

Upgrading To Project 2007

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Project 2007?

Why Use Project 2007?

What's New in Project 2007?

Why Upgrade?

Our Favorite Features

Interface Overview


Lesson 1.2: Creating a Project

Planning your Project

Creating a Project

Entering Project Information

Setting Working Time

Using the Project Guide


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Creating Tasks

Entering New Tasks

Changing a Task's Duration

Moving a Task

Inserting a Task

Deleting a Task

The Task Information Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Creating the Project Calendar

Calendar Types

Setting up the Calendar

Creating a New Calendar

Using Calendar View

Adjusting the Timescale


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Project

Using the Help Menu

Using the Help Window

Using the Type a Question Box

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Costs and Resources

Lesson 2.1: Resource Basics

Creating a Resource List

Assigning Work and Material to a Resource

Using the Resource Information Dialog Box


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Working With Tasks

Task Indicators

Task Calendars

Using Change Highlighting

Using the Task Drivers Pane

Assigning a Resource to a Task (Gantt View)


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Project Costs

Entering Costs

Using Cost Rate Tables

About Fixed Costs

About Cost Resources

Viewing Costs

Manually Updating Costs


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Updating and Filtering your Project

Updating Tasks

Updating the Project

Applying Custom Filters


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.5: Tracking Progress with the Project Guide

Opening the Project Guide

About Status Indicators

Tracking Overdue Tasks with Filters

Tracking Completed Tasks


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Creating Reports

Lesson 3.1: Basic Editing Tasks

Checking Spelling

Selecting Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting

Using Undo and Redo

Inserting Page Breaks


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Creating Reports

Using the Reports Dialog Box

Creating a Pre-Defined Report

Creating a Custom Report


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Lesson 3.3: Creating Visual Reports

Opening the Visual Reports Dialog

Choosing a Report

Editing a Report

Creating a Template

Modifying a Template


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.4: Saving Cube Data

Choosing the OLAP Cube

Using the Field Picker

Saving the Cube

Saving a Database


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.5: Using Other Reports

Using the Copy Picture Feature

Using the Copy Picture to Office Wizard

Creating a Report with the Project Guide

Creating a Report from a View with the Project Guide


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced Topics

Lesson 4.1: Project Versions

Project 2007 Standard vsProject 2007 Professional

Description of Project Server 2007

New Features in Project Server 2007

Comparing Project Professional, Project Standard, and Project Server


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Using Resource Pools

Starting a Resource Pool

Linking a Project to the Pool

Unlinking a Project from a Resource Pool

Updating a Resource Pool


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Using the Organizer

Opening the Organizer

Copying Project Elements

Renaming Elements with the Organizer

Deleting Elements


Skill Sharpener

The Custom Forms Toolbar

Modifying a Form

Using the Edit Menu

Using the Item Menu

Creating your Own Form


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Lesson 4.5: Using Project with other Applications

Inserting Objects

Importing Data from Outlook

Exporting Data to Outlook

Saving a Project as XML


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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