Microsoft Project Professional & Project Server 2013 for Project Managers


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Microsoft Project Professional & Project Server 2013 for Project Managers

  1. 1. PLEASE USE YOUR INDIVIDUAL PICTURE Microsoft Project Professional & Project Server 2013 for Project Managers Amarnath Gupta, PMP, PgMP, MCT (Microsoft Project) 1
  2. 2. Trainer Profile  Author of the My Life My Way, Network Security Management with High-level Security Policies, Windows Administration – a Layman Guide and the Process Management – Dilbert’s play.  Upcoming title “Dynamics NAV Business Intelligence” is under progress, to be published by Packt Publishing, United Kingdom. Dr. Amarnath Gupta Ph.D., PMP, PgMP, MCP, MCTS, MCSE , CHFI, ITIL, Lean Six Sigma, CMMi3  Over 10 years of experience in IT, with more than 6 years in Microsoft Dynamics products Project deliveries.  Have worked with several international IT Training giants and taught in three management colleges as visiting lecture.  Visited India (Home Country), Dubai, Nepal, Nigeria, Ghana, United States of America, Ethiopia, United Kingdom, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia as Employee & Trainer 2
  3. 3. Course Objective The goal of this 1 day (Eight hours) course is to provide arvato’s Project Managers, Project Schedulers the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively to create, update & maintain projects using Microsoft Project Professional 2013 in a Project Server environment. Project Managers are taught how to create project plans and publish the plans to the server environment enabling them to collaborate with Team Members using Project Web App (PWA) and maintain their project documents, issues, risks and track key deliverables within Project Server. 3
  4. 4. Using Project in a Server Environment        Project Server 2013 Environment Connecting to Project Server Working with Server Views Using Enterprise Templates Changing Project Information Viewing the Project Calendar Saving and Publishing a Project 4
  5. 5. Creating a Project Schedule        Opening Enterprise Projects Checking In a Project Best Practices for Task Scheduling Setting Task Dependencies When to use Constraints and Deadlines Marking Deliverables Standard process for Setting Baselines 5
  6. 6. Managing a Resource Team         Understanding Resource Types Adding Local Work Resources Adding Enterprise Resources to a Team Working with Enterprise Cost Resources Assigning Resources and Viewing Assignment data Viewing Resource Workloads across Multiple Projects Assigning a Status Manager to Collaborate with Team Resources Publishing Resource Assignments 6
  7. 7. Viewing Enterprise Data & Reports      Viewing Projects on the Server Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping Projects Viewing Resources on the Server Sorting, Filtering, and Grouping Resources Viewing Resource Availability 7
  8. 8. Managing Projects in Project Web App (PWA)           Initiating a New Project Adding and Editing Tasks Viewing a Project Timeline Assigning Resources to Tasks Creating a Resource Plan Granting Project Permissions Closing Tasks from Updates Accessing the Project Site Entering and Editing Issues and Risks Uploading Documents to Project Site 8
  9. 9. Managing Project Updates           Reviewing Updates in the Approval Center Reviewing Updates in Microsoft Project Understanding the Update Types The Impact of Updates on the Schedule Viewing Progress on Assignments Replacing Resource Assignments Comparing Schedule Changes to Baseline Inactivating Tasks Closing out Task Assignments Sharing an Enterprise Project File 9
  10. 10. Using Project Web App for Task Updates            Viewing My Work in PWA Filtering and Grouping Assignments Reporting Task Progress Removing Tasks or Reassigning Work Adding a Task or Assignment Opening the Timesheet Adding Administrative Tasks Adding Tasks to the Timesheet The Timesheet Approval Process Submitting Timesheet Hours Recalling and Deleting a Timesheet 10
  11. 11. Question Hour 11