Course Code:14.01
Course Subject:Project Introduction
Course Title:Project 2003 Introduction
Aims:The student shall demonstrate their competence in the basic features of Project 2003.
Introduction:On completion of the course, the student shall be able to accomplish tasks such as creating projects, defining calendars, managing tasks, managing resources and assigning resources to tasks. He or she shall also be able to sort, filter and group tasks as well as create outline codes. The student shall be able to manage tables, views and charts.


The learner will be able to:

Assessment Criteria

The learner has achieved this objective because he/she can:

1. Navigate the Project Window

  1. Identify and use the Navigation Bar

  2. Identify the Table area/view

  3. Identify the Chart area/view

2. Define a Project

  1. Open an existing project

  2. Create a new project

  3. Set project information

  4. Set File properties

  5. Save a project

3. Manage Calendars

  1. Understand the concept and features of calendars

  2. View calendars

  3. Create new calendars

  4. Set default working time

  5. Select working time

  6. Delete calendars

  7. Change the calendar on a Gantt Chart

4. Manage Tasks

  1. Understand the concept of project tasks

  2. Enter tasks in a Gantt table

  3. Links tasks

  4. Create sub-tasks

  5. Create recurring tasks

  6. Move tasks

  7. Create milestones

  8. Create dependencies

  9. Enter constraints

10. Add deadlines

11. Delete Tasks

12. Add task notes

13. Specify work and tasks types

14. Show tasks complete percentages

15. Understand slippage and slack

5. Manage Resources

  1. Understand the concept of resources (Work and Material)

  2. Create a Resource List

  3. Set detailed resource information

  4. Group resources

  5. Change task/resource Work Contours

6. Assign Resources to Tasks

  1. Assign resources

7. Sort, Filter, Group and Outline

  1. Sort tasks and resources

  2. Filter tasks and resources

  3. Group tasks and resources

  4. Create Outline codes

8. Manage Tables, Views and Charts

  1. Select and manage tables

  2. Select and manage views

  3. Format Charts

9. Print projects

  1. Print Gantt Charts

  2. Print Reports

  3. Create custom reports