Effectively Using Microsoft Project Server Course Details:

This class is packed with hands-on labs to re-enforce class topics and provide you with the skills to successfully manage your project portfolio and individual projects. You'll learn best practices for implementing Project Server project management sites in SharePoint, and practical ideas for implementing the solutions within you organization.

Make better decisions, communicate more effectively, and increase project success with Project Server!

    No classes are currenty scheduled for this course.

    Call (919) 283-1653 to get a class scheduled online or in your area!

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Project Server as a Project Management Information System

  1. What is a PMIS
  2. Attributes of a good PMIS
  3. Why Use Project Server
  4. Mobile Access

Part 3: Overview of Project Server

  1. Project Server Components
  2. Architecture
  3. What’s New
  4. Licensing Options
  5. Hosting Options
  6. Project Server and MS Project Compatibility

Part 4: Introduction to SharePoint

  1. Understanding the SharePoint Hierarchy
  2. SharePoint Sites
  3. SharePoint Lists
  4. SharePoint Libraries
  5. Web Parts
  6. Pages
  7. SharePoint Security
  8. Document Sets

Part 5: The Project Web App

  1. Architecture and Setup
  2. PWA Layout
  3. Modules within PWA
  4. PWA Security

Part 6: Working with Projects

  1. Creating Projects
  2. Using Microsoft Project on Desktop
  3. Publishing
  4. Creating and Edit Tasks and Schedule
  5. Timelines

Part 7: Resource and Assignment Planning

  1. Using the Resource Center
  2. Creating Resources
  3. Editing Resources
  4. Assigning Resources to Projects and Tasks
  5. Viewing Resource Assignments
  6. Viewing Resource Availability

Part 8: Tracking Time and Task Progress

  1. Using Timesheets
  2. Using Task Progress
  3. Using Single Entry Mode
  4. Administrative Options and Configuration

Part 9: Working with Issues, Risks, and Deliverables

  1. Issues
  2. Risks
  3. Deliverables
  4. Reporting

Part 10: Configurating Enterprise Options

  1. Managing and Customizing Views
  2. Setting up Alerts and Reminders
  3. Job Queue

Part 11: Project Workflows and Governance

  1. Enterprise Project Types
  2. Custom Fields
  3. Project Detail Pages
  4. SharePoint Site Templates
  5. Microsoft Project Plan Templates
  6. Enterprise Project Workflows

Part 12: Designing a Project Site

  1. Pages
  2. WebParts
  3. Creating Templates

Part 13: Status Reporting

  1. Requesting Status Reports
  2. Submitting Status Reports
  3. Reporting on Status Reports

Part 14: Reporting and Business Intelligence

  1. Overview
  2. Using the Datawarehouse cubes
  3. Using Excel Services
  4. Using Excel Data Connections
  5. Building Adhoc Reports

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Provide Stakeholders With a Single Point of Access to Information
  • Lower Costs and Improve Operational Efficiency
  • Jumpstart Your Efforts to Create a Project Management Information System (PMIS)
  • Leave the Course With Everything You Need to Manage Your Enterprise Portfolio
  • Hands-On! Learn by Doing and Building Actual Solutions During Class
  • Increase Project Success Immediately With Learned Skills
  • Effectively Manage Both Agile and Waterfall Projects
  • Taught by Project Management and SharePoint Experts
  • Real-World Scenarios and Examples of How to Use Project Server in Your Organization
  • Get a Handle on Resource Management in Your Organization

This course is perfect for the following:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Directors/PMO Directors
  • Data Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Other Project Team Members

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