Posted by: kurtsh | April 16, 2013

TRAINING: Project 2013 QuickStart Training


Regardless if you are a novice user of Microsoft Project 2013 or you want to learn about IT Professional or developer topics, please consider our new quick start training for Project 2013 – it’s free and available on-demand!

Its over 9 hours content is divided into 13 modules and each module is broken down into individual videos so it’s even easier to pick the desired content – demos, slides or the entire module.


Modules 2 through 4 are providing overview of the new capabilities of Microsoft Project 2013 while modules 7 to 13 go deeper into IT Professional and developer topics. Please find the detailed description of individual modules below.





What is the New Project Quick Start Training

Introductory module for the Training Recording, sets expectations for the training and points to key resources.


What’s new in Project Pro for Office365 and Sync to SharePoint Online

Highlights the key investments in the Project Professional 2013 and Project Pro for Office 365 and the new exciting capabilities of building the schedule in a SharePoint list and seamlessly connecting the two – giving the Project Manager instant insight and additional tools to successfully manage the project.


What’s new with Microsoft’s Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution

Provide an overview and demonstrations of both the online and on-premise capabilities of Microsoft’s *latest* Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution.


Project Online Overview

This module will provide: an overview of Office 365, introduce Project Online and Project pro for Office 365, demonstrate how to get started with Project Online, and discuss Online frequently asked questions.


Business Intelligence in Microsoft Project

We will explain and demo the BI investments on the Project Desktop as well as the Project Server and Project Online. We will demonstrate technologies like PowerView and OData that Project is now using.


Timesheet and statusing

Overview of timesheet and statusing improvements in Project Online and Project Server 2013.


What’s new for IT Professionals – part 1 – Architecture

This module discusses Project Server 2013 architectural, administration and security changes.


What’s new for IT Professionals – part 2 – Deployment & Upgrade

Overview of procedure to deploy Project Server 2013, as well as upgrade methodologies from prior versions.


What’s new for IT Professionals – part 3 – Operations

Discuss Project Server 2013 operations improvements including Windows PowerShell, Active Directory Synchronization, Log Level Manager and Queue Stats Manager.


Demand Management

Demand management is a key process for many customers in the Project lifecycle – from initiation, selection to planning and managing. Typically follows the customer business process or methodology requirements Consists of Phases, Stages, Project Detail Pages (SharePoint page with Web Parts), Specific Custom Fields and Workflow. This session will discuss creation of a typical Demand Management process and showcase workflow creation in the Microsoft SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Visio!


Office Store opportunity

Apps that are extending the product functionality could be published and acquired by customer directly from the Office Store. Join us to learn how you can benefit from publishing your Apps, Trainings or Solutions. We will also highlight the process and showcase some of the Apps from the Office Store.


What’s new for Developers – part 1 – Project Desktop Extensibility

Project desktop is a popular tool for millions of Project Managers. It now incorporates the Web Extensibility Framework and allows you to build Apps for Office that display contextual contents right in Project. The demonstration will show how to build App for Office that runs in Project.


What’s new for Developers – part 2 – Project Online and Server Extensibility

This module goes deeper into Project Server’s extensibility and covers Client Side Object Model (CSOM), JavaScript Object Model (JSOM), Event Receivers and other key extensibility components.

To review the training go here:

[Hat tip to Angie Li-Clevenger, Microsoft Premier TAM, for forwarding this to me]


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