Microsoft Project 2003: Level 1


TCCIT Solutions provides high quality, affordably priced, training classes in Microsoft Project. With experienced instructors and a convenient midtown NYC location, we offer Microsoft Project courses for the corporate community. TCCIT Solutions offers group classes and private tutoring to beginner and more advanced corporate clients in Microsoft Project. We offer onsite training or classes at our facility on 34th Street and Madison in New York City.


The Microsoft Project Level 1 course is the first in a two-part series designed for individuals who will use the program as a tool that assists them in managing projects. The topics in this course cover the critical skills necessary to create and modify a project plan file with tasks, resources and resource assignments. Students will create a project plan file containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources and finalize the project in order to implement the project plan.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a work breakdown structure
  • Organize tasks and setting task relationships
  • Assign project resources
  • Finalize the project plan file


Before taking this course, students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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The Career Center Course Curriculum for Microsoft Project 2003 Level 1:

Lesson 1: Creating a Project Plan File

  • Topic 1A: Create a Project Plan File
  • Topic 1B: Create and Assign a Project Calendar
  • Topic 1C: Add Tasks to the Project Plan File
  • Topic 1D: Add a Project Summary Task
  • Topic 1E: Add a Recurring Task
  • Topic 1F: Enter Task Duration Estimates

Lesson 2: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Topic 2A: Outline Tasks
  • Topic 2B: Link Dependent Tasks
  • Topic 2C: Identify Deliverables in the Project Plan File
  • Topic 2D: Constrain Tasks
  • Topic 2E: Set a Task Deadline

Lesson 3: Creating and Assigning Resources

  • Topic 3A: Create Resources
  • Topic 3B: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic 3C: Assign Resources
  • Topic 3D: Assign Additional Resources to a Task
  • Topic 3E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

Lesson 4: Finalizing the Project Plan

  • Topic 4A: View the Critical Path
  • Topic 4B: Shorten the Project Duration
  • Topic 4C: Set a Baseline
  • Topic 4D: Display Project Summary Information


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