Post conference Instructor-led training sessions are available by pre-registration with your Project Conference 2012 participation. Limited seats are available. The trainings offered are not intended and should not be mistaken for exhaustive preparation for certification. These sessions are instead, introductions to training options available. Please carefully prepare for the exams as is applicable to your skill level and learning technique prior to taking the exam(s). These three hour training sessions will be held on Thursday, March 22nd from 2:30pm – 5:30pm and will provide an overview of training courses for the following certifications:
Project Professional 2010(Managing Projects 70-178)
Please join Dan Renier from Milestone Consulting Group in a hands-on lab for a comprehensive overview of Milestone’s prep course for the Microsoft 70-178: Microsoft Project 2010 Managing Projects exam. During this session, you will gain valuable insight into the structure of the Microsoft Project 2010 desktop certification exam, Milestone’s strategy for successfully preparing you to take and pass the exam, and most importantly why you should consider taking the exam. During this 3-hour, hands-on lab, key topics from each of the 5 objective domain sections, Initializing Project 2010, Creating a Task-Based Schedule, Managing Resources and Assignments, Tracking and Analyzing a Project,
Communicating Project Information, that make up the exam will be covered. Each student will be provided with a user manual that lists all topics from the objective domain with the key topics covered in detail. In addition to learning in depth elements of the exam and how to prepare for it, you will get a taste of the type of validated training that is available for you and your organization.
Project Server 2010 (Configuring 70-177)
Microsoft Project 2010 Server
This instructor led lab focuses on common questions and needs derived from msProjectExperts customers and students. Three areas tend to generate the most questions for those new to Project Server 2010; Implementation best practices, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Project Types. The session starts with a review of implementation best practices. You learn about the security preparations required prior to beginning an implementation so that you can avoid deployment delays. You also learn about common security issues and best practices for configuring Business Intelligence and about the infrastructure components that are involved with Business Intelligence, how they work together. Configuring Project Server to work the way your company works is a great way to get exceptional value out of the solution. You learn about Enterprise Project Types and get a clear understanding of how you can use these. You also walk through the process of modifying your SharePoint team site template and building out an Enterprise Project Type.
SharePoint 2010 (Administration 70-668)
Are you tired of "figuring out" how to get SharePoint Server 2010 installed and configured? If so then come to this half day workshop where renowned SharePoint Administrators and MVPs Todd Klindt and Shane Young will teach you everything you need to know. Between the two of them they have done over 100 customer installs and quite frankly have it down to a science. They will demo and walk you through one of those installs. And not a fancy, everything is magic demo but an honest, this is how they do it for customers demo.