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Certificate Series: Managing Projects with SharePoint – Session 1

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has been in market for over 3 years with over 120 million users. Amazing really. The Microsoft SharePoint 2010 release included a new task list that synchronizes with Microsoft Project, extending the capabilities of both SharePoint and Project to manage work and projects. Then in January 2013 Microsoft formally released SharePoint 2013. In this latest release there are an amazing amount of slick new features. It’s clear the Microsoft SharePoint team are really encouraging us to use SharePoint to collaboratively manage projects. In this essentials course we will present, explain and demonstrate which pieces of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 will help you with project and everyday work management.

Session Format and Credit:
The course comprise of 3 sessions of 90 minutes each. MPUG Certificate upon completion of each recording and opportunity for 4.5 hours PDU credit upon completion of the series.

Session 1
Using SharePoint 2010 for Project Management


Course and Module 1 Introduction
The architecture of SharePoint 2010 simply explained
Collaborative Project Management – a Simple Process
Project Processes (e.g. issues, risks, deliverables) inside SharePoint 2010
Project Reporting (e.g. My Tasks) inside SharePoint 2010
Project Sites (e.g. our project) inside SharePoint 2010
Project Portfolios (e.g. Project Office) inside SharePoint 2010
Project Desktop to SharePoint 2010 synchronization – what works
Project Desktop to SharePoint 2010 synchronization – what is not included
SharePoint 2010 and Project Desktop versus SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010
What SharePoint 2010 does not include for Project Management
Two Free Enhanced SharePoint 2010 Template for Project Management – introduced
Two Free Enhanced SharePoint 2010 Template for Project Management – explained
References for you to learn more
Your questions answered

Session Outcome – Attendees will be able to identify what pieces SharePoint 2010 does and does not include for Project Management based on the session demonstration and questions.
Speaker Bio
Éamonn McGuinness is the CEO of BrightWork. From 1995 Éamonn has been involved in the development of commercial software products on Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange 2000 webstore, SharePoint 2001, SharePoint 2003, SharePoint 2007 and now SharePoint 2010, with the same basic product mission (process driven project management). Éamonn has been on various Microsoft SharePoint advisory councils since 2001. He has over 25 years of executive experience at various technology organizations including The Armed Services, The United Nations and Digital Equipment Corporation. He received his MSc from Dublin City University, Ireland. Since 1987 Éamonn has been involved in various international process and project management standards and was a TickIT/ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a Software CMM (Capability Maturity Model) Lead Assessor. At BrightWork he has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Boeing, Eastman Kodak, Fedex and US Army assisting with the introduction of very pragmatic project management practices and project offices.

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  1. Great information and great delivery. I know this will help me in my current position. Thank you!

  2. This was great presentation, I will use this in my projects.

  3. Still trying to get reporting info.

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    Hi Rosemary,

    Please let us know what reporting info we can help with. You can email us directly at info@mpug.com



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