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India Chennai: Manage Agile Projects with Microsoft Project AND Save Time Using Macros in Microsoft Project

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Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (IST)

Chennai, India

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** Please Note: An entry fee Rs.100 will be collected at the venue**

 

Location:  IIT Madras Research Park, Hall 5, 1st floor (above food court), 1, Kanagam Rd, Tharamani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - location map here

Please note the parking charges for four wheeler is Rs.50 and for two wheeler is Rs.25 at IIT Madras Research Park.


Agenda: 

09:45 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:10 MPUG Introductions
10:15 – 12:15 Topic: Manage Agile Projects with Microsoft Project AND Save Time Using Macros in Microsoft Project
12:15 – 12:30 Questions and Closing

Attendees may bring their laptops and try the options discussed. 

 

PDUs: 2.5 PDUs for PMP and PMI-SP credential holders


Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this session, you will be able to do the following tasks in Microsoft Project:

1. Manage Agile Projects using Microsoft Project

  • Use summary tasks to define Springs with fixed dates and duration 
  • Choose the right task mode for Springs and Stories 
  • Create Backlog of stories and move Stories to Sprints 
  • Alias / customize Project fields to define story points, velocity 
  • Validate the Spring schedule when scheduling stories 
  • Record detailed user stories for each Story 
  • Identify who does what and resource overallocations 
  • Analyze and compare the planned velocity with the current velocity of each Sprint 

2. Macros in Microsoft Project

  • Record and run a simple macro 
  • Enable or disable macros 
  • Describe Project Object Model objects, properties, methods and events 
  • Use objects, properties, methods of objects in macros
 

Presenter:

B Sai Prasad, PMP®, PMI-SP®

B Sai Prasad, Senior Manager - Learning & Development, has been with service provider Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd since 2001 where he was named winner of the company's Global Trainer of the Year award.

He is a Champion of Project Management from PMI India. He is awarded the Champion of the Quarter (Q4 – 2012) and Delivery Excellence Award (2011-2012) from PMI India. He works with Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) in promoting project management concepts to colleges. He has participated as a speaker, panelist in PMI REPs and Chapters events.

He's also the editor of the project management book, Forecast Scheduling with Project 2010. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Project 2010. He started the first Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG) Chapter in India. He is the President of MPUG India Chennai chapter - http://chennai.mpug.com - to promote and help practitioners on how to effectively use Microsoft Office Project.

 

 

 

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IIT Madras Research Park
Kanagam Road
Chennai, TN 600113
India

Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (IST)


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