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Project Server for Project Managers training Microsoft Project Server for Project Managers training

We are now back doing full face-to-face training, but we are also happy to train remotely via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, if that is your preferred option. Contact us to discuss or see Online training for details of smaller time slots.

If you’re looking for really great Microsoft Project Server for Project Managers training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Project Server training for Project Managers course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

On your Microsoft Project Server training course, you will add documents to the repository. You will assign project tasks to team members and learn how to ask them for status reports allowing you to track progress on your projects. You will assign risks and issues to tasks within the project. You will manage team member notifications and time tracking.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Microsoft Project Server training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals -raining manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft Project Server configuration
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

Visit our blog If Only I’d Known That,; we have called it that because we hear it so many times in training sessions. In fact, if only we had an extra £100 for every time someone says “If only I’d known that.” ….

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Course Type Cost per day
1 to 1 training £345
2 to 4 delegates £525
5 to 8 delegates £745

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay £745. All prices exclude VAT.

Provisional course outlines

Course Overview

This course is aimed at project managers who need to be able to manage using the Project Server system. This is a one/two day instructor-led hands-on course.

Aims and objectives of the course

 The aims of the course are to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively update and maintain projects using Project Server and Project Professional.

 By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Open and save projects to Project Server
  • Assign Enterprise resources to projects
  • Add and use documents to the document repository
  • Ask for and use status reports
  • Add issues and risks to projects and tasks
  • Manage team member notifications
  • Manage team member time tracking
  • Understand the basics of Programme (multi project) management


You should be familiar with Microsoft Project, Internet Explorer and should have some project management experience.

Understanding the Project Workgroup and Enterprise Model

  • Overview of Microsoft Project Server
  • Basics of the project communications life cycle within Project Server
  • The role of SharePoint Services
  • Understanding Project workgroup collaboration
  • Connecting to the Project Server
  • Logging on to the system
    • Via Project Professional
    • Via Project Web Access

 Developing and Maintaining Enterprise Projects

  • Creating a new Enterprise Project
  • Importing a Local Project to the Server
  • Opening Project plans
    • Checking out an Enterprise Project
    • Checking in and Enterprise Project
  • Developing an Enterprise Project
  • Reviewing the Enterprise Global Template
  • Working with Custom Enterprise Fields
  • Working with Published Versions of Enterprise Projects
  • Working Offline
  • Saving an Enterprise Project to the Server
    • Saving a project baseline

 Building an Enterprise Project Team

  • Building your team
    • Adding resources by name
    • Creating generic resources as placeholders
    • Working with Enterprise Resource outline codes
    • Finding Enterprise resources meeting specific criteria
    • Replacing resources
    • Resource availability graphs
    • Options for working with resource assignment
  • The Resource Center
    • Filtering, grouping and searching in the Resource Center
    • Printing Resource Center Views
  • Assigning resources to tasks

 Project Team Collaboration and Tracking Progress

  • The Project Center
    • Enterprise Custom Fields
    • Printing Project Center Views
  • Designing timesheets for team members
  • Configuring options for updated task information
  • Configuring e-mail notifications
  • Setting rules for accepting updates
  • Creating To-do lists

 Exchanging Information with your Team Members

  • The Collaborate toolbar
  • Publishing information for members of your team
    • The Project schedule
    • New assignments
    • Changed assignments
  • Requesting information from members of your team
    • Requesting updates on progress
    • Accepting updates from members of your team
  • Requesting status reports
  • Responding to status report requests
  • Viewing status report responses

 Managing Issues, Risks, Documents

  • Working with your Project documents
  • Dealing with risks and issues
    • Risks
    • Issues
  • Tracking Non-Project tasks and time
  • Working with document libraries
  • Using the Project Workspace

 Working with Project Server Analysis

  • Using the Portfolio Analyzer
  • Using the Portfolio Modeler

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