Microsoft Project Server for Managers

Microsoft Project Server for Managers


This course is intended for project management professionals.


Attendees should have a good understanding of Microsoft Project.


3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course provides project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to create and maintain projects with Project Professional 2010 and Project Server 2010.

Course Content

Introduction to Project Server 2010
Microsoft Project Server Overview.
Understand Project Server Terminology.
Using Enterprise Resource Management Tools.
Understanding Windows SharePoint Services.
Understanding Project Server Databases.
Understanding Project Server Data Analysis.
Understanding Enterprise Global Concepts.
Understanding Custom Fields.

Preparing to use Project Server
Using the Project Web Access User Interface.
Creating a Login Account in Project Professional 2010.

Creating an Enterprise Project
Converting a Proposal to an Enterprise Project.
Creating an Enterprise Project Using Project Professional 2010.
Understanding the Local Cache.
Opening and Closing Projects.
Working with Offline Projects.
Importing Projects.

Task Planning
Understanding Change Highlighting.
Planning Project Tasks.
Using Task Dependencies.
Setting Task Constraints and Deadline Dates.

Resource and Assignment Planning
Understand Enterprise Resources.
Building a Project Team.
Assigning Resources.
Using the Resource Substitution Wizard.
Levelling over allocated resources.

Project Execution
Analyzing the Critical Path.
Understanding Task Drivers.
Working with Project Baselines.
Understanding Publishing.

Tracking Time and Progress
Tracking Time in Project Web Access.
Tracking Task Progress in Project Web Access Using the Task Center.
Publishing a Proposal.

Approving Task Progress Submissions
Viewing Timesheets.
Approving Timesheets.
Approving Administrative Time Requests.
Viewing Task Updates.
Approving Task updates.
Viewing the Task Updates History.
Creating Rules for Accepting Task Updates.

Working with the Project Workspace
Understanding the Project Workspace.
Managing Risks.
Managing Issues.
Managing Project Documents.
Working with Existing Documents in a Documents Library.
Using Team Discussions.
Using Calendars.
Setting Alerts.
Editing in Datasheet.
Viewing as RSS feeds.
Creating columns.
Creating views.
Managing the Project Workspace.

Working with Status Reports
Requesting a Status Report.
Responding to a Status Report Request.
Viewing Status Report Response.

Working in the Resource Center
Using the Resource Center.
Viewing Resource Availability.
Viewing Resource Assignments.
Editing Resource Details.

Working with Business Intelligence Center
Understanding Data Analysis.
Using Excel Services.
Using SSRS Reports.
Using Performance Point Services.

Managing Personal Settings
Personal Settings Overview.
Managing Alerts and reminders for Yourself.
Managing Alerts and Reminders for Your resources.
Managing My Queued Jobs.

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