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Using SharePoint for Project Management

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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
    1.00 PMI-PBA Technical PDUs
    2.00 PMI-ACP Technical PDUs
    1.00 PMI-RMP Technical PDUs
    1.00 PMI-SP Technical PDUs


SharePoint makes project management easy for any user who needs to collaboratively manage a project or participate in a project team. Recent versions of SharePoint empower users both novice and experienced, with everything from handling the lightest projects using the new project site template & features, to the more sophisticated approach managing enterprise portfolio projects integrating SharePoint with Project Server 2013. Now, any Project Manager has an easy way to coordinate resources, track tasks, manage team members and communicate with stakeholders about projects in real time across their organization in an effective, efficient way.

This SharePoint project management class is designed for SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 365 users. Labs are conducted in SharePoint 2016.

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*Please note, if you are taking this class as part of the St. Louis University Certificate requirements, there is a $500 fee to claim your certificate once you have completed ALL requirements.

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You will learn how to:

How to use SharePoint's full feature set of collaboration features
Build and Use SharePoint Project sites & features
Allow project stakeholders instant access to critical project documents and information
Build and Use Dashboards and Business Intelligence reports to give management visibility into projects
Construct a PMIS using SharePoint to schedule planning, reporting and forecasting your project
Facilitate project team meetings and communication flow with Team Sites
Use SharePoint's built-in workflow capability to create custom workflows for your projects
Develop standard project management processes using SharePoint's BPM capabilities
Create custom lists, calendars, contacts and project tracking for each project
Establish project tracking guidelines through SharePoint for all projects
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
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Nov 18, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbus, Ohio

The Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Houston, Texas

Texas Training and Conference
11490 Westheimer Rd.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77077
United States

Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jan 27, 2020 – Jan 29, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Albuquerque, New Mexico

LaQuinta Inn & Suites Midtown
2011 Menaul Blvd. Northeast
Albuquerque, NM 87107
United States

Jan 27, 2020 – Jan 29, 2020    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 10, 2020 – Feb 12, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Atlanta, Georgia

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

Feb 24, 2020 – Feb 26, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Phoenix, Arizona

Dynamic Worldwide
4500 S. Lakeshore Dr
Suite 600
Tempe, AZ 85282
United States

Feb 24, 2020 – Feb 26, 2020    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Mar 9, 2020 – Mar 11, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Austin, Texas

Embassy Suites Austin Central
5901 North IH-35
Frontage Rd
Austin, TX 78723
United States

Mar 30, 2020 – Apr 1, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Denver, Colorado

Microtek Denver
999 18th Street
Suite 300 South Tower
Denver, CO 80202
United States

Mar 30, 2020 – Apr 1, 2020    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 13, 2020 – Apr 15, 2020    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 27, 2020 – Apr 29, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Sacramento, California

UC Davis
2901 K Street, Ste 204
Sutter Square Galleria
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States

Apr 27, 2020 – Apr 29, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

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

May 11, 2020 – May 13, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbus, Ohio

The Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

May 27, 2020 – May 29, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Dallas, Texas

Microtek Dallas
5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75240
United States

May 27, 2020 – May 29, 2020    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 8, 2020 – Jun 10, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbia, Maryland

Homewood Suites by Hilton
8320 Benson Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
United States

Jun 29, 2020 – Jul 1, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Seattle, Washington

Allied Business Systems - Computer Classrooms
10604 NE 38th Place, Suite 118
Yarrow Bay Office Park-1 North
Kirkland, WA 98033
United States

Jun 29, 2020 – Jul 1, 2020    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

Part 1: Introduction to SharePoint

  1. What is SharePoint?
    • What's New in SharePoint 
    • Hardware Requirements
    • Software Requirements
    • Licensing Options
    • Hosting Options – On-Premise versus Office 365
  2. What is a Project Management Information System?
    • Why SharePoint?

Part 2: Organizing your Project Sites

  1. Understanding the SharePoint Hierarchy
  2. Creating Site Collections, Sites, and Sub-Sites
  3. Managing Security in SharePoint
    • Creating Groups
    • Managing Site/Project Members
    • Setting up the "Access Request" Feature
    • Customizing Permissions
  4. Information Architecture in SharePoint

LAB: Creating PMO Site and Project Site

Part 3: Managing Project Data with SharePoint Lists

  1. Out-of-Box List Templates
    • Tasks Lists & Timelines
    • Project Calendars
    • Links & Promoted Links
    • Project Announcements
    • Discussion Boards
    • Issue Tracking
    • Surveys
  2. Creating Custom Lists
    • Column Options
    • List Options – Versioning, Content Approval, Ratings
    • Creating Views
    • Importing Data
    • Tracking Project Milestones, Deliverables, and Risks with Custom Lists

LAB: Working with Task Lists

LAB: Working with Calendars, Issues, and Surveys

LAB: Creating a Risk List and Deliverables List

Part 4: Managing Documents with SharePoint Libraries

  1. Out-of-Box Libraries
    • Document Library
    • Form Library
    • Wiki Pages
    • Pictures
    • Report Library
    • Asset Library (Videos, Audio, Images)
  2. Organizing Project Documents with Metadata
  3. Using Document Sets
  4. Collaborating on Project Documents
    • Check-in / Check-out
    • Versioning
    • Content Approval

LAB: Creating a Project Documents Library with Metadata

  • Uploading Files
  • Working with Versioning
  • Working with Documents in Office
  • Synchronizing files for Offline Use

LAB: Manage Project Requests using Document Sets

Part 5: SharePoint Communities and Social Features

  1. My Sites and SharePoint Profiles
  2. Newsfeeds
    • Following People, Documents, and Projects
  3. Community Sites
    • Posting and Replies
    • Membership
    • Reputations, Badges, and Social Features

LAB: Setting up your Profile and Newsfeed

LAB: Creating and Managing a Community Site

Part 6: SharePoint and Microsoft Office Integration

  1. Integrating with Microsoft Project
    • Publishing Project Plans to SharePoint
    • Managing Task Updates in SharePoint & Project
  2. Integrating with Microsoft Excel
  3. Integrating with Microsoft Outlook
    • Integrating Task Data with Outlook
    • Using the new integrated "Tasks" view in MySites
    • Integrating Project Calendars with Outlook
    • Integrating Discussion Boards with Outlook
    • Integrating Contact Lists with Outlook
  4. Using Site Mailboxes

LAB: Create and Manage Project Plans with SharePoint & Microsoft Project

LAB: Integrating Project Data with Microsoft Outlook

LAB: Using Site Mailboxes

Part 7: Designing a Project Site

  1. Working with Pages
  2. Working with Web Parts
  3. Reusable Project Templates with Site Templates

LAB: Design and Create a Full-Featured Project Site for your Team

Part 8: Project Dashboards and Reports with Excel & Visio Services

  1. Excel Services
  2. Visio Services

LAB: Display Project Progress Charts with Excel Services

LAB: Interactive Project Process Document with Visio Services

Part 9: Automating Approval and Other Processes with Workflows

  1. Configuring Out of Box Workflows
  2. Building Custom Workflows

LAB: Configure a Document Approval Workflow

LAB: Create a Custom "Change Control" Workflow for your Project

Part 10: Agile / SCRUM Projects in SharePoint

  1. Agile / SCRUM Concepts
    • Product Backlogs
    • Sprints
    • Task Boards
    • Daily Stand-up Meetings
    • Burn charts and Reports

LAB: Create a Product Backlog, a Task Board, and Sprints

LAB: Manage SCRUM Team Work in SharePoint

Who should attend

This Sharepoint project management training course is vital for anyone* working in a project environment and using Microsoft SharePoint, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Directors/PMO Directors
  • Business Analysts
  • Team Leads
  • Data Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Marketing Managers and Specialists
  • IT Managers
  • Operations Managers

Although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Introduction to SharePoint for End Users eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.


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