Office System Webcasts for April

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Improving New Product Development and Introduction with Microsoft Office 2003

Thursday, April 07, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Rory Granros, Vice President of Product Managment, Formation Systems

To address increasing competition and regulatory constraints, process manufacturers must develop innovative products for the global market in less time, at lower cost while significantly reducing the risks associated with new product innovation. Today, process manufacturers around the world are realizing profitable top-line growth by taking advantage of the real-time integration and collaboration benefits of Product Lifecycle Management solutions from Formation Systems. Formation Systems’ Optiva combined with Microsoft Office enable organizations to seamlessly automate the information and collaboration required to make product development a strategic competitive advantage.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43933

  

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Fully Utilizing 3D and 2D CAD Models and Design Data in Microsoft Office 2003 Documents

Thursday, April 21, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Randy Ochs, President and CEO, Actify

One of the largest problems manufacturing industry firms encounter is being able to make their design data-both 2D and 3D CAD and the associated metadata-available and usable by the extended enterprise and supply chain. This webcast shows how you can make this data easily accessible for sales, quoting/estimating to technical publications and the shop floor. The data is available with full 3D interactivity from within Microsoft Office documents including PowerPoint, Excel and Word without needing the original CAD software or any CAD expertise. Learn about the innovative solution that enables your firm to improve productivity, reduce time to market, reduce costs of production and remain competitive.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43754 

TechNet Webcast: Office 2003: Custom Installation Wizard Overview (Level 200)

Thursday, April 07, 2005 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

David Smith, Senior Technical Consultant, Entirenet

This intermediate-level technical session provides an overview of some of the hundreds of possible settings available in the Custom Installation Wizard. Topics covered include feature states, component states, and hidden/locked/not available settings. We also discuss planning for future installation updates, as well as using the Custom Maintenance Wizard to deploy features that may be brought to life in the future, but are already deployed.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=42334

TechNet Support Webcast: Troubleshooting fundamentals in Microsoft PowerPoint (Level 200)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Phil Melek and David Craig, Microsoft Corporation

This Support webcast will define troubleshooting issues in Microsoft PowerPoint and provide an overview of when and how to use available resources such as product Help and Microsoft Knowledge Base articles. We will also discuss how to determine where a problem is occurring and how to troubleshoot specific issues such as printing, opening a file, installation, movies, and starting the program.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=895615

TechNet Webcast: Office 2003 and Local Installation Source (Level 200)

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time

David Smith, Senior Technical Consultant, Entirenet

In this intermediate-level technical session, we will demonstrate Local Installation Source (LIS). LIS is a setup feature that copies required installation files to a hidden folder on the local computer when a user installs Office 2003 from a CD or from a compressed CD image on the network. Learn about what happens behind the scenes and how this deployment method can help users work more independently. We also highlight useful tools available to help you manage your LIS.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=42338

TechNet Support Webcast: Troubleshooting fundamentals in Microsoft PowerPoint (Level 200)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Phil Melek and David Craig, Microsoft Corporation

This Support webcast will define troubleshooting issues in Microsoft PowerPoint and provide an overview of when and how to use available resources such as product Help and Microsoft Knowledge Base articles. We will also discuss how to determine where a problem is occurring and how to troubleshoot specific issues such as printing, opening a file, installation, movies, and starting the program.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=895615

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks (Part 1 of 2): Outlook (Level 100)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Chris Bertelson, Senior Technology Specialist, Chrisber.com

From search folders to side-by-side calendars, Microsoft Outlook 2003 has many improvements to increase productivity. Attend this lively webcast and get strategies for battling spam and e-mail viruses, along with some keyboard shortcuts that can save you time every day. The presentation includes a link to a printable handout detailing the tips and tricks discussed. This is the first of two sessions covering Tips and Tricks on the Microsoft Office System.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43653

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks (Part 2 of 2): Microsoft Office Word and Excel (Level 100)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Chris Bertelson, Senior Technology Specialist, Chrisber.com

From document sharing with Windows SharePoint Services to information rights management, Microsoft has added numerous enhancements and productivity features to its Office cornerstones, Word 2003 and Excel 2003. Join us online and see the functionality of SmartTags, pivot tables and new time saving list tools in Excel, plus demonstrations of many techniques for improving the way you work every day. The presentation includes links to printable handouts detailing the tips and tricks discussed. This is the second of two of sessions covering Tips and Tricks on the Microsoft Office System.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43656

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Executive Administrative Assistants Schedule for Productivity with Microsoft Outlook 2003 and Mission Control (Level 100)

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Cathy Favre, Chief Learning Officer, Mission Control Productivity, Inc.

As an executive administrative assistant, do you face a schedule that is out of control? Do you have more things to do, handle and manage than the time available? Are you struggling with how to manage your calendar more effectively while managing calendars for others too? Tune in as Mission Control introduces you to a new way of working with Microsoft Outlook 2003 that will enable you to schedule and complete everything you have to do and handle while managing multiple calendars. This webcast explores new techniques for scheduling and completing your commitments using Outlook 2003, and offers best practices for the executive administrative assistant.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43765

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (Level 200)

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Evan Archilla, Senior Training Specialist, Projectline Services

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services, a key feature of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, takes file storage to a new level, providing community Web sites for team collaboration and making it easy for users to work together on documents, tasks, contacts, events, and other information. What’s more, all of a site’s collaborative content can be read and edited within Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003. Join us for this informative webcast to learn how you and your team can get more out of Windows SharePoint Services and make collaboration the engine of team productivity.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43766

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook from Someone Who Uses It Everyday! (Level 200)

Thursday, April 21, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Robin Eyman, Executive Assistant, Microsoft Corporation

Want to get real-world tips and tricks directly from a power user? Join us for this special webcast presented by Robin Eyman, executive administrative assistant at Microsoft Corporation. Robin will share what she has learned about using Microsoft Outlook to manage both her team and her boss. She will provide real examples of how groups and teams at Microsoft work together on a day-to-day basis; manage inboxes, schedule meetings, share documents on Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal sites, and much more. This special webcast is intended for the executive administrative assistant. It will provide an insider’s view of Microsoft and a day in the life of a true Outlook power user.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43767

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Top Word Tips and Tricks for Executive Administrative Assistants: Complex Documents Made Simple (Level 200)

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert, Arouet.net

Want tips that help you do less and get better results with those complex Microsoft Word documents? If you want better documents with less work but that sounds too good to be true, you might be pleasantly surprised. This webcast provides tips and techniques for getting documents done in less time, with less stress and better results-and your boss never needs to know your secret! You’ll get tips and tricks for the fastest, easiest approach to any document-including techniques for working with key Word features such as styles, tables, document layout, graphics, and more!

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43788

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Successful Project Management in Finance (Level 100)

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Robert Happy, BBA, Senior Consultant/Partner, Project Management Practice Inc.

Now more than ever, managing finance involves managing a series of projects. Microsoft Project Standard 2003 plays a key role in enabling the successful planning and execution of financial projects.  Designed to specifically address the needs of finance professionals, you will learn how to set up projects quickly, communicate project data effectively and track and analyze projects. Join us to discover how Project 2003 Standard can support the success of your financial initiatives. And take advantage of the special offer specifically associated with this Webcast: a FREE Finance Projects template and a Self-Training Kit.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43578

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Tips and Tricks for Executive Administrative Assistants: Save Yourself Time and Make Your Boss Look Good! (Level 100)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Jared Andersen, Microsoft Business Productivity Advisor, Microsoft Corporation

Do you get 10 emails from your team looking for a document or the notes from a meeting they had last week? Is just finding the information half the battle? From setting up meeting workspaces to side-by-side calendars, Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 has many little-known features to increase productivity for executive administrative assistants. This webcast focuses on easy-to-use time-saving tips that can help you keep track of the mass of information you and your team access everyday, helping you save time and making you and your team look good!

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43791

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Top Tips and Tricks for Executive Administrative Assistants: Complex Excel Charts Made Simple (Level 200)

Thursday, April 28, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert, Arouet.net

If there is logic to it, Microsoft Office Excel can do it- especially when it comes to charting. Interested in learning how to make Excel charting faster and easier? Want to wow your boss and impress your co-workers? Discover tips and techniques for the things you might not know Excel charts can do, from custom data labels to combining chart types. We’ll provide you with a full bag of tips and tricks for getting the perfect Excel chart in less time than you ever imagined. And, you’ll learn a fast and easy technique for getting that Excel chart into your Microsoft Word document flawlessly-no trial and error required.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43794

 

Small Business Webcast: OneNote: The Only Way to Take Notes and Make Them Usable (Level 100)

Monday, April 18, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Chris Smith, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

What do you do with all those notes you take? File them or throw them away? During this webcast you’ll see how Microsoft Office OneNote makes your notes more useable, conveys your message more effectively and helps you get organized! Find out how to collect hand-written notes, audio files, text, images, etc. into one place where you can easily annotate and organize the information for sharing your ideas with others now and for ready access and reuse of the information later.

http://web.archive.org/web/20051210052427/http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=43761