About this course

Course type Specialist
Course code DPR03L2
Duration 1 Day

In this course you will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create custom reports, and reuse project plan information.

This 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.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for those who have an understanding of project management concepts, who are responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who need a tool to manage those project plans. It is also intended for those who have a basic understanding of Microsoft Project 2003.


  • Understand fundamental project management concepts
  • Create a basic project schedule with tasks and task relationships
  • Organise tasks and subtasks
  • Work with task constraints
  • Understand project calendars
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Use a variety of Project views
  • Display a critical path
  • Save the baseline of a project
  • Run basic built-in reports
  • Print views, calendars, and reports

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you 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 Excel

  • 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 and Footer

  • 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

Specialist Course

1 Day

Microsoft Project
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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