MOC 5929 Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Managing Projects and Programs

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to use the Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 enterprise tool to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close enterprise programs and to customize the enterprise environment. This is the third course in the Microsoft Office Project 2007 Official Curriculum series and addresses the Microsoft Office Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solution.
Before attending this course, students must have:-Fundamental knowledge of project management.-Experience using Microsoft Office Project to create project schedules.-Experience using Microsoft Office Project Web Access.-Experience with Microsoft Office Project Server, preferably Office Project Server 2007.-Experience with the Windows XP or Windows Vista operating system.-Experience with Microsoft Office Excel 2003 or 2007.In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have:-Familiarity with the key project management concepts and terminology found in the PMI PMBOK Guide - Third Edition.-Familiarity with the key program management concepts and terminology found in PMI's The Standard for Program Management.-Completed MOC Course 5927: Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects.-Completed MOC Course 5928: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Managing Projects.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is intended for project managers, program managers, members of the project management office, or participants in the deployment of an EPM solution, who are responsible for managing, analyzing, and reporting on projects and programs in the Microsoft Office EPM environment. Further, these individuals are able to refine the Office EPM environment to create solutions to business problems. A solid understanding of key project management concepts and terminology as found in the Project Management Institute (PMI), A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Third Edition, and The Standard for Program Management is recommended. Additionally, substantial hands-on experience is recommended in Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, Project Server 2007, and Project Web Access prior to attending the course.
  • Managing Enterprise Projects, Programs, and Portfolios
  • Working with the Enterprise Project Management Solution 2007
  • Program Management
  • Defining and Creating the Enterprise Environment
  • Setting Up the Program
  • Planning the Program
  • Managing the Resources
  • Tracking Timesheets and Task Progress
  • Performing Earned Value Management
  • Reporting and Analyzing the Program Data
  • Managing Project Workspaces for Programs and the Queue
  • Closing the Program and Refining the Environment

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