Author: Bill Raymond

Bill Raymond is an author, public speaker, trainer and consultant. While working in the product development, portfolio and project management markets, his personal objectives are to help organizations and individuals strategically plan and deliver business growth. Bill is committed to sharing best practices. Because of his commitment to the portfolio and project management community, he is the proud recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. Bill has also been honored with speaking awards from NASA and MPUG. Contact Bill through his website, Cambermast.

Webinar: Learn from the MVP, How to Manage Programs in Project Server

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Event Description: Microsoft Project Server 2007 has powerful new features that enable you to manage large Programs (a group of Projects) but there is no feature to turn on called “Manage Programs”.  In this session you will learn how to enable some powerful features in Project Server and SharePoint to manage your most critical Programs. Speaker Bio and Information: Bill Raymond, is an author, public speaker, trainer and consultant. While working in the product development, portfolio and project management markets, his personal objectives are to help organizations and individuals strategically plan and deliver business growth. Bill is committed to sharing best practices. Because of his commitment to the portfolio and project management community, he is the proud recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. Bill has also been honored with speaking awards from NASA and MPUG. Contact Bill through his website, Cambermast.   Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell MPUG viewers what you think! [WPCR_INSERT]

Webinar: Fully Enabled Project Portfolio Management (PPM) to Drive World-Class Performance

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speakers: Ron Thompson and Bill Raymond, Pcubed This one-hour online event will discuss how high performing companies are transforming to address complex program and portfolio management. Best practices and enabling technologies will be addressed along with a demonstration of a fully enabled PPM governance & control platform. Benefits Understand the framework and benefits of fully enabled PPM Understand PPM evolution, challenges and the efficient frontier Gain key insight into PPM Best practices See a demonstration of a fully enabled PPM governance & control platform As questions, get answers   Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell MPUG viewers what you think! [WPCR_INSERT]

Webinar: Microsoft Project for the Advanced User – Learn from the MVP

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speaker: Bill Raymond Bill Raymond is an author, public speaker, trainer and consultant. While working in the product development, portfolio and project management markets, his personal objectives are to help organizations and individuals strategically plan and deliver business growth. Bill is committed to sharing best practices. Because of his commitment to the portfolio and project management community, he is the proud recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. Bill has also been honored with speaking awards from NASA and MPUG. Event Description: If you have been using Microsoft Project for some time and consider yourself an advanced user, it may be time to look at how you can leverage your existing skills and collaborating with your team.  Microsoft Project Server can allow you to store your projects in a central database, enable a single centralized resource pool and allow members of your team to view and update their status on a website.   The following topics will be covered in this presentation: • A Brief overview of Project Server. • Adjustments you will need to make to your Project Plan before making the leap to Project Server. • How to use the Enterprise Resource Pool. • Requesting – and receiving – status updates from your team members. • Configuring Project Server views so others on your team can see – and understand – the GANTT Chart. • Creating visual OLAP Cube reports on PWA that show project and resource progress.   Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell MPUG viewers what you think! [WPCR_INSERT]

Webinar: Microsoft Project for the Intermediate User – Learn From the MVP

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speaker: Bill Raymond Bill Raymond is an author, public speaker, trainer and consultant. While working in the product development, portfolio and project management markets, his personal objectives are to help organizations and individuals strategically plan and deliver business growth. Bill is committed to sharing best practices. Because of his commitment to the portfolio and project management community, he is the proud recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. Bill has also been honored with speaking awards from NASA and MPUG. Microsoft Project for the Intermediate User – Learn From the MVP Are you using Microsoft Project and keep asking yourself a sentence that starts with “There must be an easier way to…”? In this session, we will look at ways to use Microsoft Project to become more efficient at managing your projects. We will also look at some ways to better visualize your projects with reporting. The following topics will be covered in this presentation: · Shortcuts for updating your project plan. · Creating calculated fields and indicators to easily find areas for improvement on your plan. · Create views and tables that will automate managing your schedule. · Create custom fields that let you filter, sort and group tasks to manage work packages and deliverables. · Create visual reports of your schedule using Excel and Visio. Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell MPUG viewers what you think! [WPCR_INSERT]

Webinar: Microsoft Project for the Beginning User – Learn From the MVP

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speakers: Bill Raymond Event Description: Have you been using Excel and e-mail to manage your projects? Or maybe you started using Microsoft Project and just don’t know where to get started? This is the session for you! Learn the basic fundamentals to creating and managing a project plan in Microsoft Project. The following topics will be covered in this presentation: 1) Setting up your first Project and configuring default settings. 2) Adding tasks to a project. 3) Adding resources to your project and assigning them to tasks. 4) Creating a work breakdown structure (WBS) to link. 5) Updating your project plan. Along the way, you will learn key tips and techniques such as how detailed the project should be, how to use and manage milestones and how to print your project plan. Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell MPUG viewers what you think! [WPCR_INSERT]

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