55107: Managing Projects with Project Server 2013

Managing Projects with Project Server 2013 is a two-day training course that teaches you to 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.

Exam Number:
74-344
Exam Name:
Managing Programs and Projects with Project Server 2013
Certifications:
MCP, Microsoft Specialist
Duration:
2 Days

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Course Content

  • 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 Outline

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.

  • Lesson 1: What is a Project?
  • Lesson 2: Determining Project Objectives
  • Lesson 3: The Project Triangle
  • Lesson 4: Optimize the Schedule
  • Lesson 5: Introduction to 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.

  • Lesson 1: Understand MS Project
  • Lesson 2: Define the Project Scope
  • Lesson 3: Create a Project
  • Lesson 4: Overview of Project calendars

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).

  • Lesson 1: Defining WBS
  • Lesson 2: Entering task information into project
  • Lesson 3: Create milestone and timeline
  • Lesson 4: Using Dependencies

Module 4: Managing Project Resources

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

  • Lesson 1: Defining Resources
  • Lesson 2: Assigning Resources to Task
  • Lesson 3: Estimating Project Cost
  • Lesson 4: Resources leveling

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.

  • Lesson 1: Understanding timesheet
  • Lesson 2: Configuring timesheet
  • Lesson 3: Completing timesheet

Module 6: Managing Issues and Risks

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

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Issue
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Risk
  • Lesson 3: Managing Issue and Risk in Project Site

Module 7: Project Reporting

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

  • Lesson 1: Using Project Report
  • Lesson 2: Using Project Server Report
  • Lesson 3: Building Custom report with Excel

Labs

  • Understanding Project Site
  • Create a new project
  • Managing Project Resources
  • Managing Project Resources
  • Using timesheet
  • Managing Issues and Risks
  • Project Reporting