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Training and Consulting are synonymous is some people’s minds. And, for some they are very separate entities. We often end up combining both consulting and training while working with a client because our goal is to leave you in a better position than when we got there and that involves both consulting and training. However, for those looking specifically for training courses, we do provide public and private courses. Those courses are in the following areas:

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ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT MATURITY

  • Organizational Assessment
      • Current Status Analysis
      • Project, Program and Portfolio Standardization Assessment
      • Documenting Processes
      • Designing Strategic Plan to Implement
      • Implementing Processes
      • Training Individuals
      • Coaching, Mentoring and Training
      • Consulting on Organizational Project Management

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PROJECT/PROGRAM/PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Project Management Office
    • Analysis and Configuration that Meet Your Specific Needs (One size does NOT fit all)
    • Determining Correct Level of Governance and Standardization
    • Avoiding Becoming “Overhead” while Providing Value to the Entire Organization
    • Designing Processes
    • Documenting Processes (New and Existing)
    • Implementing Processes
    • Training Individuals – Executives, Project Managers, Team Members, the Organization as a Whole
    • Consulting
  • Process Mapping
    • Current Process Identification
    • Information Gathering
    • Interviewing and Mapping
    • Analysis
    • Suggesting modification (in necessary)
  • Project Management Training
    • PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) Based training
    • Customized Internal Training
    • Ongoing Consulting and Refresher Training
  • Project Portfolio Management
    • Implementing
    • Training – From Executives and Project Managers to Team Members
    • Consulting
  • Enterprise Project Management
      • Implementing
      • Training
      • Consulting
      • Administration
      • Scheduling Administration

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MICROSOFT PROJECT

  • Project Professional (or Standard where applicable)
    • (For customized classes the appropriate sections are taken for the need and audience)
    • Installation
    • Overview of the tool
    • Create a New Project
    • Create and Maintain Calendars
    • Create Custom Fields
    • Customize Project
      • Option Settings
      • Views
      • Ribbon
    • Set up Project Information
    • Understand WBS
    • Create Schedules
    • Enter Tasks
    • Create Assignments
    • Understand and Create Deadlines, Constraints and Milestones
    • Understand the difference between Fixed Units, Fixed Work and Fixed Duration
    • Manage Multiple Projects
    • Understand Resources
      • Create a Resource Pool
      • Resolve Over allocations
      • Edit Resource Information
      • Manage Resources
    • Understand the difference of Tasks, Resources and Assignments
    • Understand the difference between Users and Resources
    • Understand Project Costs
    • Understand Critical Path
    • Understand and Use the Update Cycle
    • Understand and Use Reporting
      • Use Dashboards
      • Use Custom Reports
      • Use Standard Reports
    • Share Data with other Applications
    • SharePoint
      • Linking information to SharePoint
      • Using information from SharePoint
      • Reporting on data from SharePoint and Project
      • Understanding Deliverables and Tasks
    • How to Extend Project
        • Apps
        • Automation
        • VBA

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  • Project Server
      • (All types of user training – From Team Members to System Administrators)
      • (Different users will need different pieces of this Training)
      • Installation
      • Understand Project Professional Integration
      • Configuration
        • Personal Settings
          • Alerts and Reminders
          • Queued Jobs
          • Delegate
        • Look and Feel
          • Views
          • Grouping Format
          • Gantt Chart Format
          • Quick Launch
        • Workflow and Project Detail Pages
          • Enterprise Project Types
          • Workflow Phases
          • Workflow Stages
          • Project Detail Pages
        • Enterprise Data
          • Custom Fields
          • Custom Lookup Tables
          • Enterprise Calendars
          • Resources
        • Time and Task Management
          • Fiscal Periods
          • Time Reporting Periods
          • Timesheet Line Classifications
          • Timesheet Settings
          • Task Settings
        • Security
          • Managing Users
          • Managing Groups
          • Managing Categories
          • Managing Security Templates
          • Managing Permissions
          • Managing Active Directory Synchronization
          • Managing Delegates
        • Queue and Database Administration
          • Managing Queue Jobs
          • Deleting Enterprise Objects
          • Checking-in Enterprise Objects
          • Daily Schedule Backup
          • Administrative Backup
          • Administrative Restore
          • OLAP Database Management
        • Operational Policies
          • Connecting SharePoint Sites
          • Additional Settings
          • Alerts and Reminders
      • Administration
        • Daily Administration
        • Weekly Administration
        • Monthly Administration
        • Annual Administration
        • Using Project Management Features
      • Using Program Management Features
      • Using Portfolio Management Features
      • Reporting
      • Customization
      • Template Creation
      • Documenting Procedures
  • Project Online
    • Installation
    • Project Web Access Configuration
    • Administration
    • Training
    • Consulting
    • Reporting
    • Customization
    • Template Creation
    • Documenting Procedures
  • Portfolio Server
    • Installation
    • Configuration
    • Training
    • Consulting
    • Procedure Documentation
  • Integration
    • Creating links between Microsoft Project and your other technologies
  • Administration
    • Ongoing administration of your technologies
    • Ongoing customization and implementation of your technology such as:
      • Project Web Access
      • Global Files
      • Global Templates
  • POWER BI
    • Installation
    • Configuration
    • Administration
    • Report Creation
    • Combining Data Sources
    • Understanding Visualizations