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Using SharePoint for Project Management


3 Days Classroom Session   |  
3 Days Live Online
Classroom Registration
Individual:
$1995.00
Group Rate:
$1795.00
(per registrant, 2 or more)
GSA Individual:
$1456.35
Live Online Registration
Live Online:
$1995.00
Private Onsite Package

This course can be tailored to your needs for private, onsite delivery at your location.

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Professional Credits

IIBA (CDU)

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.

PMI (PDU)

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

21
PMI PDUs
Certification
Overview

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.

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
Jan 28, 2019 – Jan 30, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Dallas, Texas

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

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Jan 28, 2019 – Jan 30, 2019    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 19, 2019 – Feb 21, 2019    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

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Feb 19, 2019 – Feb 21, 2019    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 20, 2019 – Feb 22, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm New York, New York

NYC Seminar and Conference Center
71 West 23rd
Suite 515-Lower Level
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Feb 25, 2019 – Feb 27, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

Microtek-Washington, DC
1110 Vermont Avenue NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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Mar 18, 2019 – Mar 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm San Francisco, California

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

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Mar 25, 2019 – Mar 27, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Mar 25, 2019 – Mar 27, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbia, Maryland

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

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Apr 22, 2019 – Apr 24, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

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

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Apr 29, 2019 – May 1, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Phoenix, Arizona

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

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Apr 29, 2019 – May 1, 2019    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
May 28, 2019 – May 30, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Denver, Colorado

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

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May 28, 2019 – May 30, 2019    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 17, 2019 – Jun 19, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Portland, Oregon

Kinetic Technology Solutions
15495 SW Sequoia Parkway
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97224
United States

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Jun 24, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 24, 2019 – Jun 26, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Boston, Massachusetts

Microtek Boston
25 Burlington Mall Road
2nd Floor
Burlington, MA 01803
United States

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Jul 29, 2019 – Jul 31, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jul 29, 2019 – Jul 31, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Charlotte, North Carolina

Doubletree Hotel Charlotte Airport
2600 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
United States

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Aug 26, 2019 – Aug 28, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Minneapolis, Minnesota

Embassy Suites Airport
7901 34th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425
United States

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Course Outline

1. Introduction to SharePoint

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

2. Organizing your Project Sites

  • Understanding the SharePoint Hierarchy
  • Creating Site Collections, Sites, and Sub-Sites
  • Managing Security in SharePoint
    • Creating Groups
    • Managing Site/Project Members
    • Setting up the "Access Request" Feature
    • Customizing Permissions
  • Information Architecture in SharePoint
  • LAB: Creating PMO Site and Project Site

3. Managing Project Data with SharePoint Lists

  • Out-of-Box List Templates
    • Tasks Lists & Timelines
    • Project Calendars
    • Links & Promoted Links
    • Project Announcements
    • Discussion Boards
    • Issue Tracking
    • Surveys
  • 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

4. Managing Documents with SharePoint Libraries

  • Out-of-Box Libraries
    • Document Library
    • Form Library
    • Wiki Pages
    • Pictures
    • Report Library
    • Asset Library (Videos, Audio, Images)
  • Organizing Project Documents with Metadata
  • Using Document Sets
  • 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

5. SharePoint Communities and Social Features

  • My Sites and SharePoint Profiles
  • Newsfeeds
    • Following People, Documents, and Projects
  • 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

6. SharePoint and Microsoft Office Integration

  • Integrating with Microsoft Project
    • Publishing Project Plans to SharePoint
    • Managing Task Updates in SharePoint & Project
  • Integrating with Microsoft Excel
  • 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
  • Using Site Mailboxes
  • LAB: Create and Manage Project Plans with SharePoint & Microsoft Project
  • LAB: Integrating Project Data with Microsoft Outlook
  • LAB: Using Site Mailboxes

7. Designing a Project Site

  • Working with Pages
  • Working with Web Parts
  • Reusable Project Templates with Site Templates
  • LAB: Design and Create a Full-Featured Project Site for your Team

8. Project Dashboards and Reports with Excel & Visio Services

  • Excel Services
  • Visio Services
  • LAB: Display Project Progress Charts with Excel Services
  • LAB: Interactive Project Process Document with Visio Services

9. Automating Approval and Other Processes with Workflows

  • Configuring Out of Box Workflows
  • Building Custom Workflows
  • LAB: Configure a Document Approval Workflow
  • LAB: Create a Custom "Change Control" Workflow for your Project

10. Agile / SCRUM Projects in SharePoint

  • 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
Pre-Requisites

Attendees should have at minimum basic SharePoint Power User knowledge. Recommended prerequisite course is SharePoint Site Owner and Power User Boot Camp.

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