Managing Tasks with Microsoft Project Server, Project Online & Project Lite

After attending this course you will be able to…

Use the Project Web App component of Microsoft Project Server or Project Online or Project Lite to gain an understanding of what tasks you are responsible for across all projects and to enter task progress information, submit changes to those tasks, record time in timesheets, create and update information pertaining to project issues and risks, upload project-related documents and set up email alerts for your tasks.

Course Number: 2033-MSPS02
Course Length: 4 Hours
This Course is Available For: Microsoft Project Server 2013, Project Online and Project Lite
This Course is Available as: On-site training at your location or online. Online sessions are scheduled for groups at agreed-to times.

Course Materials:

All attendees receive a 150+ page Schedule Associates exclusive reference manual developed after years of working with project team members to understand what they would find most helpful in learning how to use the software. The reference manual is specifically designed to be easy to follow along in, to provide quick access to needed information and to provide guidance in using Microsoft Project Server, Project Online or Project Lite for providing project-related information.

Who Would Benefit From Attending:

This course is intended for project team members and is taught from the perspective of those who are responsible for providing information about the tasks to which they are assigned. Anyone who is responsible for tasks on one or more projects and who is expected to provide updates about those tasks in a Microsoft Project Server, Project Online or Project Lite environment will benefit from attending.

Course Credits:

Attendees will receive credit for 4 contact hours of project management training good toward PMI®‘s CAPM or PMP® project management certification.

PMP®s will receive 4 PDUs good toward re-certification.

Course Agenda:

Introductions and Learning Objectives

Orientation to Project Server, Project Online and Project Lite

Understanding Your Tasks and Projects

Getting Oriented in Project Web App (PWA) or Project Online

Working with Projects in Project Web App or Project Online

Working with Tasks in Project Web App or Project Online

Reporting What You’ve Done

Recording Task Progress

Submitting Task Progress Updates

Review and Approval of Task Progress Updates

Reporting How You Spent Your Time

Tracking How Time was Spent

Making Changes to Your Tasks

Setting Up Alerts and Reminders

Course Wrap-up and Next Steps

 

Course Format:

A mix of demonstrations in Project Online, explanation of concepts on flip charts or whiteboards and hands-on exercises in the software to confirm understanding.

Prerequisites:

Attendees should be familiar with how to navigate around Microsoft Windows applications prior to class.

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