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MS55107 - Managing Projects with Project Server 2013 (MS55107)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration : 2 Days

This two-day instructor-led course is intended for project team member or project managers who build an easy-to-maintain and reusable work schedule for team members and partners. Managing task status and evaluate the work schedule in terms of time, man-hours, tasks, budgets on demand. Also would like to improve effective project team communication and collaboration.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is intended for both novice and experienced project team members or project managers who will be managing a team or will be involved in project management tasks.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience with managing projects or project tasks

  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.

 

Course Objectives

At course completion

  • After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a project plan with MS Project and publish to MS Project Server 2013/Project Server Online

  • Managing project task

  • Managing project tasks resources

  • Reporting status

  • Generating project reports

 

 

Course Content

Module 1 : Understanding Projects and Project Management

This module explains the basic elements of project and what is the common tasks to perform when managing a project.

Lessons

  • What is a Project?
  • Determining Project Objectives
  • The project Triangle
  • Optizmie the Schedule
  • Introduction to Project Site 

Lab : Understanding Prroject SIte

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Understand the basics of project management 
  • Create a Project Site

 

Module 2 : Create a new Project

This module explains how to create a new project with MS Project 2013 and publish it to Project Site,

Lessons 

  • Understand MS Project 
  • Define the Project Scope 
  • Create a Project 
  • Overview of Project Calendars

Lab : Create a new project

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Describe the scope of a project
  • Create a new project
  • Editing project properties
  • Publish the Project to project site

 

Module 3 : Managing Project Task

This module explains how to manage project tasks in the project . Also explain the considerations for creating work breakdown schedule ( WBS ).

Lessons 

  • Defining WBS
  • Entering Task information into project
  • Create milestone and timeline 
  • Using Dependencies

Lab : Managing Project  Resources

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Describe the key concepts of WBS
  • Create task in project 
  • Creating dependencies between tasks.

 

Module 4 : Managing Project Resources

This module explain how to manage project resources in MS Project . This module also describe the concept of centralised resources pool with Project Server.

Lessons 

  • Defining Resources
  • Assigning Resources to Task
  • Estimating Project Cost
  • Resources levelinig

Lab : Managing Project Resources

After completing this module , students will be able to ;

  • Describe the key concept of managing project resources
  • Assigning resources to project plan
  • Estimate project cost

 

Module 5 : Using Timesheet

This module explains how to report project task status from project member prospective. This module also describe the configuration tasks for enabling timesheet.

Lessons 

  • Understanding Timesheet
  • Configuring Timesheet.
  • Completing timesheet

Lab : Using Timesheet 

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Describe the features of timesheet
  • Configuring timesheet
  • Completing timesheet.

 

Module 6 : Managing Issues and Rules 

This module explains how to manage issue and risk with Project Site. This also explains the basis of project issues and risks.

Lessons 

  • Understanding Issue
  • Understanding Risk
  • Managing Issue and Risk in Project Site

Lab : Managing Issues and Rule

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Describe the key concept of managing project issue and risk 
  • Using Project Site to manage Issue and Risk

 

Module 7 : Project Reporting 

This module explains how to use project report and project site to report tot understand the project status.

Lessons

  • Using Project Report
  • Using Project Server Report
  • Building Custom Report with Excel

Lab : Project Reporting

After completing this module , students will be able to :

  • Describe the reporting needs
  • Using Build-in reporting
  • Create custom reporting 

Course ID: MS55107


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