Our Services

 SharePoint  |  Microsoft Project  |  Project Management  |  Business Analysis

We offer services for: SharePoint, Microsoft Project, Project Management, and Business Analysis.

Project Integrators workshops incorporate hands-on exercises to keep the learning engaging, relevant and fun. Our facilitators have decades of real-world experience and address the specific needs of every client. Class sizes are kept small for maximum impact. We tailor our workshops to our client’s processes and needs.

 

SharePoint

Essential SharePoint for Project Management

Students use SharePoint for managing a complete project. Hands-on exercises teach best practices and SharePoint features improving project success and team collaboration. Examples of SharePoint sites are used and participants build project templates for immediate use back on the job. Topics include document management, process automation, managing security and permissions, synchronizing with Microsoft Project and Visio, as well as using shared calendars, issue and risk logs, and status reporting.

SharePoint for Team Members

Project Integrators offers training for the end users of your SharePoint system. This hands on workshop walks through the specific features what they use and they practice in a lab setting. Topics include uploading files to document libraries, synchronizing tasks, discussions, calendars and contacts with Microsoft Outlook, using RSS and alerts, entering new items to lists and using infopath forms and workflows.

SharePoint Development and Consulting

Project Integrators offers a full range of SharePoint services. These include assessments of existing SharePoint implementations, the installation and configuration of new SharePoint environments, Governance and Taxonomy development, creation of sites and portals, workflow and forms development, line of business systems integration, coaching, system administration, and ongoing support.  We utilize our own project methodology to manage our client engagements.  Every customer will have access to a dedicated project site for status updates, actual hours reporting as well as all documentation.

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Microsoft Project

Project Management Using Microsoft Project

This hands-on workshop focuses on the use of Microsoft Project across the lifecycle of managing a project. Participants will learn how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close out their projects using MS Project as the software tool. The instructional program is aligned with the Project Management Institute's "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK Guide)

Microsoft Project Coaching

This engagement is customized depending on the needs of the target audience. Coaching is best done in small groups (less than six) and duration of the engagement depends on client requirements.

EPM Implementation

Project Integrators can help your organization implement Microsoft's Enterprise Project Management system. We offer a turnkey solution including requirements gathering, governance definition, system development/configuration, end user training, and help desk support.

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Project Management

Project Management Essentials

This course provides a foundation level understanding of project management. Participants are introduced to the Project Management Framework as described by the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge. Participants will leave with a plan to "take action".

Project Management Using Microsoft Project

This hands-on workshop focuses on the use of Microsoft Project across the lifecycle of managing a project. Participants will learn how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close out their projects using MS Project as the software tool. The instructional program is aligned with the Project Management Institute's "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK Guide)

Project Estimating Essentials

Today's professional is required to manage expectations in ever-changing environments. Consequently, they must learn to accurately estimate time and cost requirements for other team members, outside resources, as well as for their own projects and tasks. Participants practice applying basic estimating tools and techniques to generate quick and accurate time and cost estimates. Participants will document estimating assumptions and evaluate trade-offs.

Project Finance Essentials

This workshop provides basic knowledge necessary to support the initiation and execution of a project. Participants will gain an appreciation for the need to analyze tangible and intangible benefits and costs. Get answers to questions such as why does the budget feel so tight, why is the timeline so short, why do we have to manage scope so carefully? Put fears of math aside and be ready for a hands-on, entertaining session.

Advanced Topics in Project Management

Participants will review the numbers that are near and dear to bringing projects in on time and on budget, including the business case decision and how it is made. Topics include: Earned Value calculations, report interpretation, trend analysis, Critical Chain, politics, quality issues, controls, scheduling and portfolio management.

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Business Analysis

Eliciting, Documenting and Managing Real-World Business Requirements

This two-day course will give you hands-on experience with the latest proven techniques for gathering requirements. Lively lectures combined with insightful demonstrations and realistic practice exercises will provide you with the competence and confidence to improve project outcomes through better requirements elicitation and management. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the challenges faced in defining correct requirements, practical approaches for eliciting and documenting requirements, and strategies for managing requirements throughout the project life cycle. If you participate in defining project scope, capturing requirements, or managing project scope, you can't afford to miss this course!

Business Analysis Fundamentals

In Business Analysis Fundamentals, you will learn key communications skills, leadership techniques and problem solving skills required to leverage your IT and business knowledge to effectively understand, document and present the requirements that define a project's scope. This indispensable course solidifies the foundations of business analysis and equips business analysts with the critical thinking, analytical skills, and necessary people skills for thriving in their roles and adding measurable value to every project.

Discovering and Documenting Requirements with Use Cases

Scope creep is one of the most frustrating challenges encountered in any project, but in systems development projects, it is ubiquitous. Attaining consensus among large numbers of disparate stakeholders remains difficult at best and on failed projects is sometimes nonexistent. Use cases offer a straightforward mechanism for involving users, developers, testers and business customers in discussions throughout the lifecycle, starting with project initiation. Developing and Documenting Requirements with Use Cases shows you how to focus your stakeholders on the functionality they desire, what they need the solution to do for its users, and shows you how to delineate firmly what's in scope and what's excluded.

Facilitating Requirements Workshops

A requirements workshop is a structured meeting of business and systems representatives for the purpose of defining business requirements and deciding other aspects of proposed systems. Using a structured approach, visual aids, and language that is very much the customer's, requirements workshops extract high-quality business requirements specifications in a compressed time frame. The participants are focused, the process is facilitated, and the understanding of those involved is greatly enhanced.

Facilitating Requirements Workshops equips participants with practical, proven techniques for ensuring successful workshops. This two-day course covers planning, facilitating, and documenting requirements elicitation sessions. The course introduces numerous techniques and tools used in the process of facilitating requirements workshops

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