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Effectively Using Microsoft Project Server

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Professional Credits


ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.


Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    21.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs


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!

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
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
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Jul 22, 2019 – Jul 24, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Aug 26, 2019 – Aug 28, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Chicago, Illinois

Microtek Chicago
230 W. Monroe
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
United States

Aug 26, 2019 – Aug 28, 2019    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Sep 23, 2019 – Sep 25, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Sep 23, 2019 – Sep 25, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Atlanta, Georgia

Microtek Atlanta
1000 Abernathy Rd. NE Ste 194
Northpark Bldg 400
Atlanta, GA 30328
United States

Oct 28, 2019 – Oct 30, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm San Diego, California

San Diego Training and Conference Center
450 B Street
Suite 650
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Oct 28, 2019 – Oct 30, 2019    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 18, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 18, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

ASPE Training
2000 Regency Parkway
Suite 335
Cary, NC 27518
United States

Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm San Francisco, California

Learn IT
33 New Montgomery St.
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

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
Who should attend

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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