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Upgrading to Microsoft Office Project 2007


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Upgrading to Microsoft Office Project 2007 could be the solution for your students if they are having trouble staying organized. Why not have all your resources in one place. Do you know how to properly train them on the techniques and skills to properly use the product.

We’ve prepared all the training material that you need to instruct them on everything they need to know. Our courseware is used around the globe to educate people. Instructors rely on our easily customizable training material to make them like an expert.

With our Upgrading to Microsoft Office Project 2007 courseware, you’re getting training material that has been industry tested and proven. With Upgrading to Project 2007 we provide you with all the training materials you need: an Instructor Guide, Power Point Presentations, a Student Manual and even Lesson Plans, we really have done all the work for you!

We think you’ll see the same value in the added features to Project 2007 as we did, like, multilevel undo, visual reports and change highlighting. The addition of Upgrading to Project 2007 training materials to your library will guide you through the steps to train and transform people into more efficient students/employees.

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


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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


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Lesson 1.4: Creating the Project Calendar

Calendar Types

Setting up the Calendar

Creating a New Calendar

Using Calendar View

Adjusting the Timescale


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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


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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


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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)


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Lesson 2.3: Project Costs

Entering Costs

Using Cost Rate Tables

About Fixed Costs

About Cost Resources

Viewing Costs

Manually Updating Costs


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Lesson 2.4: Updating and Filtering your Project

Updating Tasks

Updating the Project

Applying Custom Filters


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Lesson 2.5: Tracking Progress with the Project Guide

Opening the Project Guide

About Status Indicators

Tracking Overdue Tasks with Filters

Tracking Completed Tasks


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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


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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


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Lesson 3.4: Saving Cube Data

Choosing the OLAP Cube

Using the Field Picker

Saving the Cube

Saving a Database


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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


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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


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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


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Lesson 4.3: Using the Organizer

Opening the Organizer

Copying Project Elements

Renaming Elements with the Organizer

Deleting Elements


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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


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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