Project Server Training: Installation, Configuration & Use

Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Installation, Configuration & Use (Project Server Training) teaches you how to install, configure & use MS Project Server. The training includes Windows Server preparation including the SQL Server, SharePoint, IIS and Active Directory components. The course covers Project Server installation & initial configuration including portal, data & workflow configurations. Finally, you learn to configure & use MS Project pro to manage corporate projects using MS Project Server.

Course Dates and Pricing

May 28 - 31, 2024$3,500.00Jun 25 - 28, 2024$3,500.00Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2024$3,500.00Aug 27 - 30, 2024$3,500.00Oct 1 - 4, 2024$3,500.00Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2024$3,500.00Nov 26 - 29, 2024$3,500.00

Course Outline

Project Server : Infrastructure and Installation

Overview of Project Server Components
Planning the Installation and the Topology
Preparing the Active Directory
Preparing the Web Server
Preparing SQL Server and Supporting Services
Installing SharePoint and Supporting Services
Installing Project Server
Verifying the Installation

SharePoint Sites and Architecture

About SharePoint Architecture
Planning and Creating Web Applications
Planning and Creating Site Collections
About Sub-Sites and Site Contents
Understanding Site Settings and Site Levels
About Custom Lists and Metadata
About Custom Fields and the Data Dictionary
Working with Document Libraries and Document Versions
Creating and Authoring Site Pages
Feature Activation and Deactivation

 Configuring Project Server

Navigating Central Administration
Working with Server Settings
About PWA Instances and the Project Topology
Working with PWA Settings
Configuring Data Analytics and Report Sources
Configuring Reporting
Configuring Workflows and Workflow Management
Performance Considerations

Calendars and Enterprise Custom Fields

Metadata Architecture
Working with Enterprise Custom Fields
Working with Lookup Tables
About Mandatory ECFs and Workflows
About Enterprise Calendars
Creating an Enterprise Calendar
Modifying Default Calendar Settings

 Managing Projects

Creating an Enterprise Project
Overview of Project Components
Setting ECF Values
Working with Project Properties
Setting the Work Schedule
About Project Check-In and Check-Out
Working with the Local Cache
Performance Considerations

 Task Planning

About Task Planning
Change Tracking and Management
Automatic versus Manual Task Scheduling
Task Creation and Modification
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Creating Milestones
Using Task Dependencies
Time Management and Task Dependencies
Working with Constraints
Working with Deliverables

 Resource Management

Working with Resources
Working with Project Teams
Overview of Task Types
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Working with Cost Resources
Planning Resource Use
About Resource Over-Allocation
Resource Substitution

 Project Execution

Analyzing the Critical Path
Working with Project Baselines
Publishing a Project
Managing Deliverables
Working with Deliverable Dependencies

 Time and Progress Management

Managing Time with Project Server
Configuring Timesheets
Accessing Timesheets
Task Progress Oversight
Generating Progress Reports
Managing Tasks
Timesheet Approvals

 Working with Project Proposals

About Demand Management
Implementing Demand Management
About Strategic Drivers
Prioritization of Strategic Drivers
Portfolio Analysis


Process Overview
ECFs and Workflows
Creating Project Detail Pages
Creating Project Templates
Creating Phases and Stages
Creating the Workflow
Creating the Enterprise Project Template

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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The course Project Configuration & Management (Project Server Training) is an exploration of Microsoft Project Server. This course covers everything from product installation to the use and configuration of Project Web Applications to manage projects. The training includes SharePoint integration, enterprise custom fields, project workflow design & implementation, MS Project configuration, demand management, project portfolio management & more. Training course titled Project Server Training: Project Configuration & Management that will allow you to hone your professional skills.

May 28 - 31, 2024$3,350.00Jun 25 - 28, 2024$3,350.00Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2024$3,350.00Aug 27 - 30, 2024$3,350.00Oct 1 - 4, 2024$3,350.00Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2024$3,350.00Nov 26 - 29, 2024$3,350.00