Microsoft Project Reporting – An Essentials Certificate Series
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
**Please Note: You will only need to register once on this page to be registered for all three days (Sept. 17th, 18th, and 19th). We will send out calandar notices and log-in information for each session closer to the events**
Session Format and Credit:
The course comprise of 3 sessions of 90 minutes each. MPUG Certificate upon completion of series and opportunity for 4.5 hours PMI® PDU credit.
Session 1: Tuesday 17th Sept, 12-1:30 EST
Level 1 – Basic Project reporting – Microsoft Project Reporting using Project Desktop and Office (Using Project desktop, Excel, PowerPoint, etc). Cover built in reports, getting data out of project, formatting reports – understanding what you can get out of the default tool.
- Selecting, Editing, and Creating Basic Reports and the new Project 2013 Reports (Burndown, Resource, and more)
- Configuring Print and Page Setup Options
- Setting Options to Correct Printing Issues
- Exporting Reporting Data
- Viewing basic information across multiple projects including resource allocation – understanding Project Standard’s limitations and when you need to leverage Project Server or another reporting tool.
- Creating and Modifying Visual Reports
- Viewing a Visual Report
- Customizing a Microsoft Office Excel Visual Report
- Customizing a Microsoft Office Visio Visual Report
- Saving Local OLAP Cube Data
- Creating Visual Report Templates
- Editing Visual Report Templates
- Managing Your Visual Report Templates
Session 2: Wednesday 18th Sept, 12-1:30 EST
Level 2 – Intermediate Project Reporting – Microsoft Project Reporting using Project Server and Excel Services in SharePoint
- By using Excel Services in SharePoint, Project Server delivers a suite of pre-defined reports out of the box. This session will include explanations and demonstrations to cover the following topics:
- Outline your ability to generate your own reports and report templates
- Give an overview on how to manage projects and portfolio dashboards by creating key performance indicator (KPI) reports using PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint
- Show how organizations can visualize their project and portfolio management process by generating and integrating a dynamic visual report using Visio Services.
- Provide an overview of all new reporting features that Project Server 2013 has to offer
Session 3: Thursday 19th Sept, 12-1:30 EST
Level 3 – Advanced Project Reporting – Microsoft Project Reporting Using Project Server, SQL Reporting, Excel Services and PerformancePoint
Microsoft Project Server 2010 and 2013 integrate the Microsoft SharePoint Server Business Intelligence Center Web application, which provides a central point for hosting the reports, dashboards, and report connections that can be auto-created or manually authored to provide access to reporting data in Project Server for your users. The Business Intelligence Center can be used to host content created with Excel Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server, Visio Services in SharePoint, PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint, PowerPivot and SQL Server Reporting Services.
- Configure reporting for Project Server 2010/2013
- Come see the powerful Project Server 2010/2013 Reporting options:
- Understand which reporting tool can be leverage for your needs.
- Discover the possibilities of report configuration
- Online via your computer and internet connection using Citrix GoToWebinar
- Three 1.5 hour sessions (three sessions required for certificate).
Certificate and PMI® PDU Credit
- MPUG Certificate for “Microsoft Project Reporting” upon completion of three sessions
- 1 PMI PDU for each hour attended
Jacques Goupil, PMP, MCP, MCTS – Reporting Series Managing Partner at MS PROJECT NOW
Mr. Goupil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Services, is certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Manager Professional (PMP), and certified by Microsoft in Project Server 2003 and 2007, and Lead SME for the MCP Exam 70-178, Project 2010, Managing Projects. In addition, Jacques is a board member of the Boston and South Florida Chapters of the Microsoft Project User Group. He has over 13 years of professional experience with very strong background in project management, specializing in developing and improving Project Management processes for clients, and training. He has considerable experience in creating and delivering instructor-led, PMI aligned, Project Management training in both the commercial and public arenas – including several speaking engagements, training sessions, webcasts, and sessions for both PMI and MPUG. He has been recognized by MSFT for his blogs covering Project 2010. He is also an MPUG Project 2010 Certification Instructor. Most recently, Jacques was asked to moderate the 2011 Project Summit roundtable sessions.
Daniel Bell, PMP, MCT, MCTS, VTSP
Dan is the founder and Principal of MS Project Now!, and is MCTS Certified in Microsoft Project Server 2010, Microsoft Project 2010 and SharePoint 2010, as well as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He also has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI®, and has been successfully delivering Microsoft Project Server solutions for approximately 10 years. In particular, Dan has been working with the Microsoft Project Portfolio Server application since it was first acquired from UMT by Microsoft. Connect to his professional network.
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