Manage Projects on SharePoint Learning Options         

One Day | Live Online or Onsite Classroom

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Course Description

Training on technology accelerates learning and adoption.  Teach your teams to manage projects on SharePoint 2013.

Perform the most important project management activities using the out-of-the-box features of SharePoint. Learn how easy it can be to set up a project site that keeps your team informed and engaged.

SharePoint is designed as a platform for creating collaborative business applications. You’ll learn the SharePoint applications that already exist to help you manage the schedule, track issues and risks, and control critical project documentation, all while keeping your team updated with the latest project information.


Any project leader or team member responsible for maintaining up-to-date project information on SharePoint.

Prerequisite: Previous experience using SharePoint is essential before attending this course.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Create a new SharePoint sub-site for each project
  • Create a project home page with summary project information
  • Add pages to a SharePoint site
  • Add and modify lists to track issues and risks
  • Use a SharePoint list to manage your communication plan
  • Create and enter a useful list of tasks (a Work Breakdown Structure)
  • Quickly create a project schedule and view as a Gantt chart
  • Assign people to project tasks
  • Engage your team to track task accomplishment using percent complete
  • Establish Task Relationships to visualize which tasks must precede others
  • Generate a high-level project timeline for reporting to management
  • Generate simple project status reports

Course Outline

Lesson 1 – Practice the Most Important Project Management Activities Using SharePoint

Lesson 2 – Create a Unique SharePoint Sub-Site for Your Project

Lesson 3 – Adding and Modifying Lists for Risk and Issue Management

Lesson 4 – Create a Document Library for Configuration Management

Lesson 5 – Add a Schedule Page and a Task List

Lesson 6 – Construct Your Project Home Page

Lesson 7 – Increase Team Engagement with Discussions and Alerts