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Microsoft Project 2010/2007 Reporting Essentials

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Microsoft Project 2010/2007 Reporting  Essentials

Level 1 – Basic Project reporting (2 hrs)

Microsoft Project Reporting using Project Desktop and Office (Using Project desktop, Excel, PowerPoint, etc). Cover built in reports, getting data out of project, formatting reports – understanding what you can get out of the default tool.

  • Selecting, Editing, and Creating Basic Reports
  • Configuring Print and Page Setup Options
  • Setting Options to Correct Printing Issues
  • Exporting Reporting Data
  • Viewing basic information across multiple projects including resource allocation – understanding Project Standard’s limitations and when you need to leverage Project Server or another reporting tool.
  • Creating and Modifying Visual Reports
    • Viewing a Visual Report
    • Customizing a Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Visual Report
    • Customizing a Microsoft Office Visio 2007 Visual Report
    • Saving Local OLAP Cube Data
    • Creating Visual Report Templates
    • Editing Visual Report Templates
    • Managing Your Visual Report Templates

Level 2 – Intermediate Project Reporting (2 hrs)

Microsoft Project Reporting using Project Server and Excel Services in SharePoint

By using Excel Services in SharePoint, Project Server delivers a suite of pre-defined reports out of the box. This session will include explanations and demonstrations to cover the following topics:

  • Outline your ability to generate your own reports and report templates
  • Give an overview on how to manage projects and portfolio dashboards by creating key performance indicator (KPI) reports using PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint
  • Show how organizations can visualize their project and portfolio management process by generating and integrating a dynamic visual report using Visio Services.
  • Provide an overview of all new reporting features that Project Server 2010 has to offer

Level 3 – Advanced Project Reporting (2 hrs)

Microsoft Project Reporting Using Project Server, SQL Reporting, Excel Services and SharePoint

Microsoft Project Server 2010 integrates the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Business Intelligence Center Web application, which provides a central point for hosting the reports, dashboards, and report connections that can be auto-created or manually authored to provide access to reporting data in Project Server for your users. The Business Intelligence Center can be used to host content created with Excel Services in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Visio Services in SharePoint, PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint, PowerPivot and SQL Server Reporting Services.

  • Configure reporting for Project Server 2010
  • Come see the powerful Project Server 2010 Reporting options:
    • Understand which reporting tool can be leverage for your needs.
    • Discover the possibilities of report configuration


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