2010 – Project Web App for Project Managers Course

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (GMT)

Technology House

Shottery Brook Office Park
Timothy's Bridge Road
CV37 9NR Stratford Upon Avon
United Kingdom

Hosted By:
Technology Associates International Limited

Technology Associates International Limited is one of the leading global project management consultancies specialising in Microsoft Office Project and Enterprise Project Management Solutions. Since 1990, Technology Associates have provided deployment, consultancy, development and training services to more than 500 organisations including some of the world's leading companies, and we have an international presence throughout the world.

Technology Associates have deployed hundreds of EPM solutions and deployed more than 2,000 Microsoft Project solutions. With ten Microsoft Competencies under our belt, including ISV status, we have built a solid reputation for delivering high quality services and solutions, and providing exceptional value for money. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, with Offices in New York, San Francisco, India and Barcelona, and a strategic partner network covering AsiaPac, Middle East and ROW, we work internationally in delivering EPM and SharePoint solutions to our customer base in over 39 countries.

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Event Details:

Course Description:

Course Outline: This course is designed to cover all the features of the 2010 Project Web App (PWA) likely to be used by Project Managers. The project manager will understand how to manage projects via Web Access, and also see how they will update personal tasks. Through Web Access, the project manager can also view Enterprise project data, thus enhancing his/her understanding of the effect of individual projects on the collection of projects. In conjunction with functionality training, labs are used to provide each student with hands-on experience. In addition, each student receives a workbook that describes each topic and its implementation using Microsoft® Project.

Who Should Attend

Managers who have already attended the introductory course and had at least six to eight weeks as a consolidation period, but who are also responsible for Project Offices, Teams, or even the whole organisation!

Course Content:

Project Server Architecture and overview of the EPM solution:
How data is exchanged between Microsoft Project Professional 2010, Project Server and viewed in PWA. How users/stakeholders without Microsoft Project 2010 can interact with the Project Server database. The features of the Project Web App that are most helpful in editing and tracking a project and reporting progress. This includes Project Server’s timesheet capability, reporting of actual hours and percent complete, establishing and using auto-accept rules, and the creation and dissemination of status reports, as well as understanding how to use the wider features of the Project Web App, including accessing the right reports and data of relevance to the Project Manager.

An overview of the EPM Solution and the role of the Project Web App.

Home Page and overall navigation.

Security/roles in Project Server.

Editing and Publishing of Projects.

The Project approval process.

Tasks editing and updating.
Discuss and practice how team members update progress for tasks they are assigned, and include task rejection, delegation, and creation via the My Tasks page.


Reporting, Dashboards and Business Intelligence.

Learn about the Resource Center, including viewing Resource Availability & Assignments.

Discuss the project manager’s updates responsibilities.
Review accepting and rejecting team member updates, and updating the project plan based on team updates.

SharePoint Server:

The Project Workspace:

  • Document Management
    See how to manage documents for projects, including adding documents to projects and linking them to tasks, issues and risks.
  • Issues
    See how to raise and manage issues for projects, including creating new issues and linking them to tasks.
  • Risks
    See how to raise and manage risks in projects, including creating new risks and linking them to tasks.

Check-In and Check-out of projects. Active cache.

When to use PWA vs Project Professional.

Resources and downloads for the Project Manager.


Next Steps.


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