Webinars

Learn about the latest solutions and best practices, get your questions answered, and receive tips on how to evolve your productivity.

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Get Your Hands on the Future of PPM Join us for this 90-minute session to learn about the evolution of Microsoft Project, the Building Blocks of PPM™ and the "Why" behind choosing Project Online. Understand the benefits of moving to the Cloud and Project Online and how the subscriptions fit together to provide your team with the solutions they need to successfully manage their projects, programs and portfolios. We'll also cover powerful, new capabilities such as Apps, Reports, Power BI, the touch interface, task paths and more. In this presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will explore how Project Online works hand-in-hand with the new Microsoft Project to transform your approach to Project Manageme
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Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
10/10/201710:00 AEDT1.5 hours
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Microsoft Project Core Knowledge: Analyzing Variance and Revising the Project Schedule Without a Baseline, you cannot analyze variance. And without analyzing variance, how do you know whether your project is on schedule, ahead of schedule, or behind schedule? In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Raphael Santos will show you how to track and analyze all five types of variance in Microsoft Project, and will show you some commonly used methods for bringing the project schedule back on track.

Presenter Bio:

Raphael Santos is a PPM enthusiast, with expertise in providing Microsoft Project, Project Online and Project Server solutions. He has worked in several projects to implement PPM tools, including countries in Latin America (Brazil, Peru and Argentina), in the United States and in Africa. He is also a trainer, with more than 10 years of experience in teaching users on how to use Project Management tools in a more productive way. In 2016, Raphael was awarded with the MVP title by Microsoft, in recognition to his contributions in the Project Management community.
10/10/201711:30 CDT30 minutes
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Microsoft Project Core Knowledge: Analyzing Variance and Revising the Project Schedule Without a Baseline, you cannot analyze variance. And without analyzing variance, how do you know whether your project is on schedule, ahead of schedule, or behind schedule? In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will show you how to track and analyze all five types of variance in Microsoft Project, and will show you some commonly used methods for bringing the project schedule back on track.

Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
12/10/201711:00 AEDT30 minutes
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Online Learning - Why are you still taking PPM training classes? Sure, in-person, instructor led training courses provide maximum learning. But who has time to wait for the next class? We are in a real-time, get it done now world and your training options should support this Just-In-Time learning need. Sensei’s PPM eCoach is just such a solution. How will you bring new hires up to speed on PPM? How can you increase organizational PPM adoption and schedule performance/cost performance? Can you save money and time in the process? How can you earn 21 PMI PDU’s for completing the PPM eCoach? This fast-paced session will show how online video training, real-world examples and student exercises deliver what’s needed.

Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
13/10/201711:00 AEDT30 minutes
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How to use Microsoft Project with your Agile projects Yes……..you can be Agile with Microsoft Project! Learn how Microsoft Project and Project Online can provide full support for Scrum/Agile projects. In this presentation Steve Caseley, MBA, PMP/PMI-SP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master, will use Microsoft Project to review an Agile management framework that supports the rituals which are so critical for ensuring that Agile projects are effectively managed. You will learn how to begin to augment your existing PMO to provide full support for your Agile/Scrum project.

Presenter Bio:
Steve Caseley, MBA, PMP/PMI-SP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master
Steve has worked in the project management field for over 25 years, and has a wealth of practical experience in successful project delivery. As a result, he has many battle scars, but none have been fatal. Steve has helped a wide range of companies implement PPM Systems and Best Practices and has practical, hands-on PM experience in a wide range of industries, project types and sizes. Steve’s passion is working with organizations to improve overall project delivery efficiency through the implementation and adaption of Industry Best Practices in Project and Portfolio management and implementation of effective PPM tools supporting these best practices. Steve has presented at international PM conferences and Microsoft Project Users Group chapters over the years.
3/11/201712:00 PDT1 hour
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Microsoft Project Reporting #1: Using Timeline Reports and Visual Reports Your project stakeholders and executives all want reports on the progress of your projects. Microsoft Project offers multiple reporting tools to make this happen. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Raphael Santos will show you how to create powerful reports using the Timeline views feature in Microsoft Project, as well as the Visual Reports feature generated in Microsoft Excel. He will also showcase the new “multiple timelines” functionality in Timeline views.

Presenter Bio:

Raphael Santos is a PPM enthusiast, with expertise in providing Microsoft Project, Project Online and Project Server solutions. He has worked in several projects to implement PPM tools, including countries in Latin America (Brazil, Peru and Argentina), in the United States and in Africa. He is also a trainer, with more than 10 years of experience in teaching users on how to use Project Management tools in a more productive way. In 2016, Raphael was awarded with the MVP title by Microsoft, in recognition to his contributions in the Project Management community.
14/11/201711:30 CST30 minutes
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Microsoft Project Reporting #1: Using Timeline Reports and Visual Reports Your project stakeholders and executives all want reports on the progress of your projects. Microsoft Project offers multiple reporting tools to make this happen. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will show you how to create powerful reports using the Timeline views feature in Microsoft Project, as well as the Visual Reports feature generated in Microsoft Excel. He will also showcase the new “multiple timelines” functionality in Timeline views.

Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
17/11/201711:00 AEDT30 minutes
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Eliminate the Confusion – Deep Dive into Task Types and Effort Driven Features in Project  Task Types and Effort Driven are two of the most confusing features of Microsoft Project, both to novice users and experienced users alike. For example, have you ever changed one number in Microsoft Project, and then the software changed another number in response, and you don’t know why? In this webinar presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will unlock the mysteries of Task Types behaviour in Microsoft Project, showing you how their behaviour is both logical and predictable, and allowing you to harness the power of Task Types in your own projects. He will also show you how the Effort Driven status of tasks interacts with each Task Type.

Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
27/11/201714:30 AEDT1.5 hours
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Microsoft Project Reporting #2: Using Dashboard Reports Your project stakeholders and executives all want reports on the progress of your projects. Microsoft Project offers multiple reporting tools to make this happen. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Raphael Santos will show you how to use the new Dashboard Reports feature originally introduced in Microsoft Project 2013, as well as how to create your own custom Dashboard Reports.

Presenter Bio:

Raphael Santos is a PPM enthusiast, with expertise in providing Microsoft Project, Project Online and Project Server solutions. He has worked in several projects to implement PPM tools, including countries in Latin America (Brazil, Peru and Argentina), in the United States and in Africa. He is also a trainer, with more than 10 years of experience in teaching users on how to use Project Management tools in a more productive way. In 2016, Raphael was awarded with the MVP title by Microsoft, in recognition to his contributions in the Project Management community.
12/12/201711:30 CST30 minutes
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Microsoft Project Reporting #2: Using Dashboard Reports Your project stakeholders and executives all want reports on the progress of your projects. Microsoft Project offers multiple reporting tools to make this happen. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will show you how to use the new Dashboard Reports feature originally introduced in Microsoft Project 2013, as well as how to create your own custom Dashboard Reports.

Presenter Bio:

Francis Luzuriaga is a Training Consultant and Proactive PPM enthusiast with over 10 years of Workplace Learning and Performance experience. Francis is a Microsoft Certified Professional on a mission to help individuals and organisations achieve Instant Productivity and their greatest potential. 
14/12/201711:00 AEDT30 minutes
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