Office Webcasts for June

Microsoft Office System Webcasts: for business professionals, topics include: using Microsoft Office System products such as Visio, Project and OneNote.

Microsoft Project: Align people, work and priorities

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Manage and coordinate people, projects, and processes more effectively with the Microsoft Office Project 2003 family of products, including Project Standard, Project Professional, and Project Server 2003. Tune in to these free webcasts and learn how you can optimize project management in your organization, no matter what your role.


Discover Today’s Office: Learn tips and tricks for increased productivity
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Discover how to get the most out of Microsoft Office System to save time and be more productive. Tune in to these live and on-demand webcasts for time-saving tips on optimizing today’s Microsoft Office System. Explore products such as Microsoft Outlook 2003, Word 2003, Excel 2003, OneNote 2003, InfoPath 2003, and PowerPoint.

Office Tips and Tricks for Administrative Assistants: Learn shortcuts you can use right away

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In today’s fast-paced environment, administrative assistants are faced with new challenges. Beat information overload and collaborate with your team using Microsoft Office 2003. Learn steps you can take today to better manage Outlook, and new ways to manage documents and meeting notes, coordinate schedules, and support your team.

Microsoft Office System Webcast Calendar

Microsoft Office System webcasts listed in an easy-to-use calendar format.

BONUS: Attend any live webcast though June and you could win a Portable Media Center. See official rules for more details.

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Microsoft Office System Webcasts: Enhance Your Skill Set with Expert Tips

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Learn about the Microsoft Office System and productivity software such as Microsoft Outlook, OneNote, Visio, and Project.  Held live throughout the month and always available on demand, these online and interactive webcasts are an effective way for business professionals to learn how Microsoft products and technologies can help them be more efficient.

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Using Lean Thinking and Microsoft Project in the Microsoft Solution Framework v4.0

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 – 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time

David J. Anderson, Program Manager, Microsoft

In 2005, Microsoft is launching a new process guide for software development projects. This new approach incorporates many aspects of lean thinking and other principles used in highly-productive operational and manufacturing environments. It brings software development up to the same standards of operational management and governance held against other parts of an enterprise. Join this webcast to learn about the tools, techniques, and best practices used by Microsoft product development teams and other Global 1000 companies in meeting the demands of rapid innovation.


Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: What Do Office 2003, Information Security, and Regulatory Compliance Have in Common

Thursday, June 16, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Jason C. Hayek, President and Co-Founder, Triad Information Security Services, LLC

Organizations are constantly looking for better ways to secure Web content, documents, and e-mail; whether it’s to protect sensitive and confidential information, or to comply with government regulations. Information security, data protection, governance, and regulatory compliance must work hand-in-hand in today’s fast-paced, competitive, and regulated markets. In this webcast, Triad Information Security Services will highlight how Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) equip organizations with solutions that aid regulatory compliance efforts. See how implementing these technologies will help create an additional layer in your organization’s overall defense-in depth and data protection strategies.

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Radical New Ways to Create Legal Documents and Manage Legal Content

Friday, June 24, 2005 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Sherry Kappel, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Microsystems

Take steps to ensure consistent use of the best legal content and improve staff productivity to maintain a competitive advantage and increase firm profitability within your law firm. With Microsystems’ D3 (for Dynamic Document Drafting) and the enhanced technologies of Microsoft Office 2003, law firms are in a position to rethink, radically rework and drastically improve the methods by which their lawyers, associates, paralegals, and secretaries create documents and manage content.  Attend this 60-minute webcast to learn about Microsystems’ new D3 software application. See how the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl is improving productivity and ensuring content quality standards using D3 when creating legal documents.

TechNet Webcast: Office 2003 Deployment Using Windows Update (Level 200)

Wednesday, June 01, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time

David Smith, Senior Consultant, Entirenet

Configure and operate the new version of Microsoft Windows Update Services (WUS) to update and patch the Microsoft Office 2003 suite. In this webcast you will learn how to manage, configure and maintain the expanded feature sets within WUS. We will also cover the upgrade path for Microsoft Software Update Services clients, to bring Office 2003 functionality to Windows Update Services administrators.

TechNet Webcast: How Microsoft IT Customized Outlook for Use by the Microsoft Sales Force (Level 300)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 – 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Pacific Time

Vish Vadlamani, Microsoft IT Sr. Development Manager, Microsoft

Busy salespeople need an efficient and familiar way to get their job done. Microsoft IT has created a way for the Microsoft sales force to have critical information provided to them through a very familiar tool; Microsoft Office Outlook. This innovative approach has eliminated the need for salespeople to learn a new sales tool and, thus, has virtually insured widespread adoption throughout the Microsoft sales force. Salespeople are now able to retrieve critical sales account and opportunity data directly through Outlook. You won’t want to miss this informative webcast to see how Microsoft is now using Outlook to help the Microsoft sales force realize its potential.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks on How to Make Microsoft Outlook Work for YOU from a True Power User! (Level 200)

Thursday, June 02, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Robin Eyman, Executive Assistant, Microsoft Corporation

If you caught Robin’s last webcast you saw how she brings Microsoft Office Outlook to places you never knew were possible. Want to find out how to make Outlook work for you? Join us for this special webcast presented by Robin Eyman, Executive Administrative Assistant at Microsoft Corporation, as she shows us how to customize Outlook to do amazing things and be the center of your workday. This webcast shows how Outlook can access your documents, the Internet and more! Robin will walk us through how to set up those custom toolbars, custom notification boxes, to customized flags and more. If you want a “real person” to walk you through these more advanced Outlook features and how to apply them in every day use this is the webcast to watch.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Train-the-Trainer Tips and Tricks: Word Document Production Made Simple (Level 200)

Tuesday, June 07, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert

If you develop or deliver end-user Microsoft Office Word training, this webcast is a must see. Microsoft Office document expert Stephanie Krieger, author of “Microsoft Office Document Designer,” shows how you can effectively simplify the process of complex document production for your end-users using a practical, hands-on approach help them feel empowered. Stephanie covers resources available as well as the “tips and tricks” of the trade she has developed training Fortune 500 clients and some of the top law firms and investment banks in the country. This 60-minute webcast can help set the direction for your Word training plan, saving you and your end-users time and effort and making you more effective.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Quick and Easy Organization Charts with Visio 2003 (Level 200)

Thursday, June 09, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Drew Dodd, Project Manager, Visimation

Automate the creation of organization charts using Microsoft Visio 2003.  Visio 2003 has powerful auto-layout and connection features that easily creates hierarchical data structures. Through a simple API, the Organization Chart Wizard can be programmed to silently and automatically create org charts from existing corporate data. In addition, the powerful auto-layout and auto-connection features of this add-on can be used to create other types of hierarchical diagrams. Join this webcast to learn how you can save time by creating organization charts automatically, and also take advantage of an offer for qualified webcast attendees; a special discount on Visio templates and add-ons.


Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Legal Assistants: Complex Legal Documents Made Simple (Level 200)

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert

As a legal professional, you work with documents that are unique and complex—but sometimes it’s difficult to even know where to begin. Workarounds may take more time than doing it right, but one way or another it’s got to get done! Well, if you want better documents with less work but that sounds too good to be true, you might be pleasantly surprised. This webcast will provide you with some basic tips and tricks that can help simplify a wide range of legal document tasks—from working with styles or outline numbering to using tables and graphics. Regardless of how you need to use Word—from pleadings to offering memos and beyond—the techniques in this webcast will help you save time and stress while creating better legal documents.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: My How You’ve Changed: Side-by-Side Tips for PowerPoint 2000 and PowerPoint 2003 (Level 100)

Tuesday, June 21, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Evan Archilla, Senior Training Specialist, Projectline Services

If you are like some Microsoft Office users, the year 2000 is alive and well in your favorite productivity applications. Let go of the past and step into a whole new era of workplace computing with tips and tricks for the Microsoft Office System. In this informative webcast, discover how the capabilities of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 have evolved beyond those of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 to help you create, present, and collaborate on presentations that have more impact.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 (Level 100)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Evan Archilla, Senior Training Specialist, Projectline Services

The Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 Web conferencing service helps you and your employees run and participate in interactive meetings around the world with remote teams, prospects, customers, partners, colleagues, and global audiences in real-time and at a moment’s notice. With everyone participating from their desktops, teams can swap ideas, share information, mark up files, collaborate with whiteboards, or negotiate deals at a fraction of the cost of travel. This informative webcast shows how you can help shorten sales cycles, increase productivity, and improve the bottom line with Live Meeting 2005.

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Successful Project Management for the Pharmaceutical Industry (Level 200)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Robert Happy, Senior Consultant/Partner, PM Practice

Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003 plays a key role in enabling the successful planning and execution of pharmaceutical projects. This webcast has been developed to specifically address the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. Learn why project management is important to pharmaceuticals. Find out the critical success factors and challenges for the industry and see how Project 2003 can help with planning, communicating and the tracking and analyzing project data. Join us to take advantage of the special offer specifically associated with this webcast: free templates and a Project Management Health Assessment, valued up to $2,495!

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Making Best Use of OneNote Licenses in Your Company (Level 100)

Monday, June 27, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Scott Rockfeld, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Learn how to get the most value out of your Microsoft Office OneNote licenses with this exclusive webcast for OneNote customers. Join Scott Rockfeld, Microsoft senior product manager for OneNote, as he provides an overview of OneNote capabilities and other customer deployments. Scott will also provide answers to your questions on OneNote deployment and training resources.


Microsoft Office System Webcast: My How You’ve Changed: Side-by-Side Tips for Excel 2000 and Excel 2003 (Level 100)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Evan Archilla, Senior Training Specialist, Projectline Services

If you are like some Microsoft Office users, the year 2000 is alive and well in your favorite productivity applications. Let go of the past and step into a whole new era of workplace computing with tips and tricks for the Microsoft Office System. In this informative webcast, see how the capabilities of Microsoft Office Excel 2003 have evolved beyond those of Microsoft Office Excel 2000. Learn how to turn data into practical information with powerful tools that enable you to analyze, communicate, and share results.

Microsoft Small Business Webcast: Get More from Your Products: Visualize Your Business Information with MapPoint 2004 (Level 100)

Wednesday, June 8, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Matt Berg, Business Development Manager, Microsoft

This webcast shows how you can utilize Microsoft MapPoint 2004 data to help forecast your business growth. MapPoint is more than just a program for driving directions. MapPoint is an integrated set of products, servers, and services enabling you to locate and track key enterprise assets, as well as analyze geospatial data. MapPoint enables you to increase revenue, reduce operational cost and complexity, and improve business decisions.

Microsoft Small Business Webcast: Learn How to Maximize Outlook and Discover E-Mail Archiving (Level 100)

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific Time

Chris Smith, Business Development Manager, Microsoft

Are you an Outlook user? Microsoft Office Outlook provides an integrated solution for managing and organizing e-mail messages, schedules, tasks, notes, contacts and other information. This webcast shows you how to manage Outlook more effectively. Also, discover how archiving your e-mail can help you improve your productivity. See how easy it is to make the most of Outlook!

Microsoft Small Business Webcast: Get More from Your Products: Introduction to Office Updates (Level 100)

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Pacific Time

Ed Faulkner, Business Development Manager, Microsoft

What is Microsoft Office Update and do I need it? Microsoft Office Update is the online extension of Microsoft Office that helps you keep your office products up-to-date. Office product updates are created by Microsoft to bring you the highest levels of security, stability, and critical functionality available. In this webcast, learn about the security features built into Office Updates and discover how it can help you and your organization.