M2732 Planning, Deploying & Managing an Enterprise Project Management Solution

5 Day Course
Hands On
Code M2732

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Project Management Skills Training Courses.

Modules

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Overview of an EPM Solution (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Identifying Project Terms
  • Deploying Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Identifying Processes and Components
  • Overview of Project Server 2003 Deployment (Lab)

Planning the Project Server 2003 Infrastructure (9 topics)

  • Introduction to the Logical Architecture of Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Identifying Project Server 2003 Components
  • Analyzing Current Infrastructure
  • Planning for High Availability and Scalability
  • Practice: Creating a High Availability and Scalability Plan
  • Planning the Physical Architecture for Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Creating a Physical Architecture Plan
  • Planning Security for System Servers
  • Practice: Creating a Security Plan for System Servers

Installing and Configuring Project System Servers (8 topics)

  • Creating Service Accounts
  • Practice: Creating and Configuring Project System Service Accounts
  • Installing and Configuring IIS 6.0 Servers
  • Practice: Configuring IIS 6.0 Server
  • Configuring SQL Server for Project Server 2003 Installation
  • Practice: Configuring SQL Server for Project Server 2003 Installation
  • Configuring Windows SharePoint Services
  • Practice: Installing and Configuring Windows SharePoint Services

Implementing Project Server (4 topics)

  • Installing Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Installing and Configuring Project Server 2003
  • Migrating Analysis Services Repository
  • Practice: Migrating the Analysis Services Repository

Planning the Deployment of Project Server 2003 Clients (4 topics)

  • Selecting Client Software
  • Practice: Creating a Client Software Plan
  • Planning Client Software Deployment
  • Practice: Creating a Client Software Deployment Plan

Deploying Project 2003 Clients (8 topics)

  • Deploying Project Professional 2003
  • Creating a Custom Installation of Project Professional 2003
  • Connecting Project Professional 2003 to Project Server 2003
  • Practice: Connecting Project Professional 2003 to Project Server 2003.
  • Configuring Project Web Access Client Computers
  • Practice: Configuring Project Web Access Client Computers
  • Configuring Microsoft Outlook® Integration for Project Server 2003 Clients.
  • Practice: Configuring Outlook Integration for Project Server 2003 Clients

Planning Project Server 2003 Operations (10 topics)

  • Planning the Project Server 2003 Security Structure
  • Practice: Creating a Project Server 2003 Security Structure PlaN
  • Planning to Integrate Project Server 2003 with Active Directory
  • Practice: Creating an Active Directory Integration Plan
  • Planning to Import Existing Data
  • Practice: Creating a Plan to Import Data
  • Planning Project Data Migration
  • Practice: Creating a Project Data Assessment Plan
  • Planning Disaster Recovery
  • Practice: Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

Configuring and Managing Resource and Project Data (3 topics)

  • Configuring Enterprise Custom Fields
  • Practical

Prerequisites

A working knowledge of basic project management concepts

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