Career Development Workshop-Microsoft Project Workshop - Session II


Apr 01, 2017 Saturday 8:00AM - 5:30 PM 


The Office of Silicon Valley, 955 Benecia Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  94085

Last date for On-line Registration:  
Early Bird - 3/19/2017 
Regular - 3/26/2017



Many PMs are struck at "out of the box" level, while knowing MS Project could provide them much greater power - but how?   

Certification in MS Project can be a significant differentiator in job interviews.  The skills necessary, such as those covered in this workshop, can significantly increase the success of your projects, hence your value in the workplace.

This workshop serves as second session on the road to achieving your MS 74-343 certification.


 Who Should Attend This Workshop:

• Those work with multiple projects wish to learn about:

  • Resource Pooling 
  • X-project Dependencies  

• Those who wish to learn about estimating techniques using MS Project

• Those who wish to know how MS Project can support shock absorbers

• Those who wish to understand how to use MS Project for recovering troubled projects.

• Those who wish to know how leveling works in a single project and across projects


What You Will Learn

• Master/Integrated Schedules

• Resource Pools

• Leveling

• How to apply critical chain techniques in MS Project

• How to properly update schedules and reschedule incomplete work

• The enhanced Ribbon

• Visual Reports

• Introduction to Project Server

• And much more…


About the Instructor(s):




Oliver Gildersleeve, PMP, MCTS works remotely for Engility Corp. as the lead scheduler for the Dept. of Veterans Affairs’ Security Services program.  (It's a position than resulted from a PMI-SV job email.)  Additionally, he teaches Microsoft Project for San Francisco State University Extension and UC Santa Cruz Extension and two other PMI chapters.   Formerly he was a trainer of Microsoft Project Server at companies across the US.He presented at the 2013 PMI Scheduling Conference and has provided two WebnLearns for Microsoft Project Users Group ( - 32,000 members world-wide.  He taught sailing on the Bay at - Sausalito and - Redwood City.




Sutanu Ghosh, PMP, Certified ScrumMaster is a regular speaker at the Tools and Techniques Forum. He has served as a PMO as well as a hands-on PM on both SW and HW projects at many distinguished institutions in the Valley, including Bay Networks, Symbol Tech, Savi (Lockheed Martin) and NetApp.  After graduating from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1986, he worked for Tata Motors, which ignited his passion for “Lean.”  He has a MS from Arizona State in Mechanical Engineering (CAD), and has published in ASME on CAX tools.



 Project Management Education Hours: 

Earn 8 PDUs (Technical)


Meeting Leader: Sagar Amancherla  


Program Agenda:

Please note the door will be locked at 8:30 AM, so plan to arrive early.

08:00 AM - Sign In and Networking

08:30 AM - Workshop Begins

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

12:45 PM - Workshop Resumes

5:30 PM – Adjourn



Continental Breakfast, Coffee, and Lunch will be provided.

Attendees should indicate whether they want a vegetarian meal during the registration.


Plan Ahead Registration:

Early Bird:  PMISV member: $140    Non-PMISV member: $190

Regular:  PMISV member: $190   Non-PMISV member:  $240

At-the-Door Registration:  No walk-ins allowed. Please register for the course online in advance 


Cancellation Policy:

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members.


  • Cancellation before Early Bird Registration Date: Full refund
  • Cancellation between Early Bird Registration Date and Regular Registration Date: $30 cancellation fee; remaining amount refunded
  • Cancellation after Regular Registration Date and Day before workshop (by 5:00 PM Pacific): 50% refund

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