The Power to Serve Workshop is an in-house and custom designed workshop for enterprises who want to improve their overall knowledge-sharing systems, to include Microsoft Sharepoint and other knowledge-sharing tools deployed.
While geared more for end users, this modular workshop optionally sets aside time at the front-end to install or upgrade Microsoft Sharepoint & Project servers (and any other pre-requisites). Installations are performed by our own Microsoft-certified associates.
This 5- to 7-day workshop is custom-tailored to your organizational needs – from helping marketing staff get the most from Sharepoint collaborations, to helping project managers share & collect data using Microsoft Project. This workshop brings together your IT, HR, marketing and PMO teams so everyone winds up on the same shared page.
The Power to Serve Workshop goals are simple:
Upgrade or install a state-of-the-art knowledge-sharing system, and build capacity within your IT group.
Train managers in the art of sharing information (whether it be project, HR or marketing-related data)
Set plans for further enhancing your organization’s ability to share knowledge and data after the workshop concludes
Typical Daily Schedule
How We Deliver
The Power to Serve Workshop is delivered in-house, with an optional advance team that will inspect, upgrade and otherwise make functional your systems. The remaining workshop days are spent with users of the system, making sure they are proficient and comfortable with changes made.
In addition, all of our workshops are participatory in nature, and allow time for experience sharing as well as a pre-flight expectation gathering. Our trainers are also skilled at gauging how the workshop is progressing and can adjust both the pace and content. Every workshop includes a comprehensive training report upon completion, that gives your management team a blow-by-blow accounting. using daily feedback results from each participant.
Workshop materials are all-digital in format, and provided to all registrants via this website (user registration required). Once your registration is confirmed, all materials can be downloaded at anytime – forever!. Specifically included with this workshop:
Software guides for any installed software (ebooks)
Trial versions of any software used during the training
Slides for workshop in PDF format
Lifetime access to the workshop’s participant page, chocked full of resources
Access to our own hosted Microsoft Sharepoint / Microsoft Project Server for training purposes
Training Certificates (in both printed and digital formats)
* Content and schedule of this workshop subject to change, and can be fully customized to meet your organization’s needs (i.e. for specific CRM tools in place, such as SAP or MS Dynamics)
Create a custom Red-Amber-Green (RAG) Indicator and explore other customizations
Create a master plan and subplans for better portfolio management, and discuss the establishment of a Project Management Office (PMO)
Create a common resource pool for a set of project plans that will help you manage resources across different teams (HR management)
Produce financial reports and other key project reports using built-in reporting tools
Learn how to best share project data from within Project Plan 365 or Microsoft Project, and how to best collaborate with team members, partners and stakeholders
Plus much more!
Typical Daily Schedule
The 5-day training (vs. the 3-day training) follows the same basic schedule, but has more exercises and time for a deeper dive into MS Project (and alternative apps). In addition, there is more time allowed for knowledge sharing between participants. A 5-day training also works best for groups greater than 9 and up to 20, and for a mixed-organization environment (i.e. public workshop).
How We Deliver the Power to Plan Workshop
The Power to Plan Workshop is best delivered in-house direct to your PMO team, or any group of planners responsible for the design and scheduling of projects. We can take existing plans or upcoming project ideas and render them in MS Project before the end of the training. This workshop is also offered publicly (several times a year, so sign-up now and we will let you know when & where the next workshop is taking place.
In addition, all of our workshops are participatory in nature, and allow time for experience sharing as well as a pre-flight expectation gathering. Our trainers are also skilled at gauging how the workshop is progressing and can adjust both the pace and content. Every workshop includes a comprehensive training report upon completion, that gives your management team a blow-by-blow accounting using daily feedback results from each participant.
Workshop materials are all-digital in format, and provided to all registrants via this website (user registration required). Once your registration is confirmed, all materials can be downloaded at anytime – forever! Specifically included with this workshop:
Certificates of Training (in both print and digital form)
Workshop slides in PDF format
Video tutorials & a 506-page E-book w/ exercises
Trial versions of all software used, with discounts available on select apps
Lifetime access to a special Participant Page, chocked full of resources