Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: IT Project Manager or a Chief Information Officer.

The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications enable professionals to target specific technologies and distinguish themselves by demonstrating in-depth knowledge and expertise in their specialized technologies. More than a product certification, the new Office Project 2007 certification family is designed specifically to help project managers apply the leading project management best practices and methodologies as established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), resulting in better project outcomes, greater efficiency, and optimal resource management.

The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007 certification for managing projects provides industry recognition to project managers and other professionals who use Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 and Office Project Server 2007 to manage and support projects in an enterprise environment. Candidates for this credential may use Office Project 2007 or Office Project Server 2007 to manage project and non-project efforts, risks, issues, documents, task progress, and timesheets. Candidates should be familiar with the key project management concepts and terminology found in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Book of Knowledge” (PMBOK Guide).

Exam 70-633: TS: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Managing Projects

This course provides students with the knowledge to:

  • Initiating Projects
  • Planning Projects
  • Executing Projects
  • Monitoring and Controlling Projects
  • Managing Project Professional and PWA Environments

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