Webinars

Join the Sensei team at these upcoming webinars.

Sensei-hosted Webinars

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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. 
8/28/201710:00am AEST1.5 hours
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Tips and Tricks for More Accurate Scheduling in Microsoft Project Without an accurate schedule, you cannot effectively manage a project using Microsoft Project. However, many users are not aware of the proper methods that must be followed to develop an accurate project schedule. In this presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will show you the important techniques you need to know to create an accurate project schedule in Microsoft Project, including techniques such as how to create meaningful calendars, how to effectively use constraints and Deadline dates, and how to properly assign resources to tasks.

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. 
9/6/201710:00am AEST1.5 hours
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Understanding Baselines and How to Manually Enter Task Progress The Baseline schedule is your original starting schedule for the project. It is how we “hope” the project schedule will proceed. Entering actual progress in your project schedule is how the “real world” intrudes on your Baseline schedule. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will show you how to properly save an original baseline for a project schedule, will show you options for using additional baselines, and will show you how to use three different methods for manually entering progress in Microsoft Project.

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. 
9/11/201711:00am AEST30 minutes
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Understanding Baselines and How to Manually Enter Task Progress The Baseline schedule is your original starting schedule for the project. It is how we “hope” the project schedule will proceed. Entering actual progress in your project schedule is how the “real world” intrudes on your Baseline schedule. In this high-energy, highly interactive 30-minute presentation, Dale Howard will show you how to properly save an original baseline for a project schedule, will show you options for using additional baselines, and will show you how to use three different methods for manually entering progress in Microsoft Project.

Presenter Bio:

Dale Howard is a seasoned training professional who is approaching 30 years of technical training experience. He has taught students how to effectively use every version of Microsoft Project beginning with version 4.0 for Windows 95, and every version of the Microsoft EPM tool beginning with Project Central in the year 2000. Dale possesses the coveted Project MVP title and is one of only 64 Project MVPs in the entire world. He is the co-author of 21 books on Microsoft Project and Project Server. Dale is known for high-energy, highly interactive style of presenting and teaching. He was voted the “Best Presenter” by conference participants at the Project Conference in 2012.
9/12/201711:30am CDT30 minutes
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Sensei Schedule Analyzer - 15 September The Sensei Schedule Analyzer™ performs a series of quality checks on your entire Microsoft Project schedule to ensure compliance to industry standards and best practices. A high quality project schedule can greatly improve timely delivery, reduce cost overruns, and improve scope management and resource capacity/demand management.

The quality checks are based on industry standards and best practices, including the Project Management Institute’s Practice Standards for WBS and Scheduling; and Sensei’s Proactive Scheduling principles. In this session, we will walk through this powerful app to give your organization a quantifiable means of measuring the quality of project schedules.

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. 
9/15/201711:00am AEST30 minutes
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Harnessing the Power of New Features in Microsoft Project 2013 & 2016 Microsoft Project 2013 and 2016 offer many new powerful features that have never been available in previous versions of the software. Some of these new features are literally “hidden gems” of which most users are not aware. For example, did you know that Microsoft Project 2013 offers 11 new task filters, several of which use a completely new date filtering technology?” In this presentation, Francis Luzuriaga will reveal these "hidden gems" to you and show you how to how to take advantage of these features in your own projects.

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. 
9/18/201710:00am AEST1.5 hours
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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. 
10/10/201710:00am 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, Dale Howard 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:

Dale Howard is a seasoned training professional who is approaching 30 years of technical training experience. He has taught students how to effectively use every version of Microsoft Project beginning with version 4.0 for Windows 95, and every version of the Microsoft EPM tool beginning with Project Central in the year 2000. Dale possesses the coveted Project MVP title and is one of only 64 Project MVPs in the entire world. He is the co-author of 21 books on Microsoft Project and Project Server. Dale is known for high-energy, highly interactive style of presenting and teaching. He was voted the “Best Presenter” by conference participants at the Project Conference in 2012.
10/10/201711:30am 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. 
10/12/201711:00am 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. 
10/13/201711:00am AEDT30 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, Dale Howard 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:

Dale Howard is a seasoned training professional who is approaching 30 years of technical training experience. He has taught students how to effectively use every version of Microsoft Project beginning with version 4.0 for Windows 95, and every version of the Microsoft EPM tool beginning with Project Central in the year 2000. Dale possesses the coveted Project MVP title and is one of only 64 Project MVPs in the entire world. He is the co-author of 21 books on Microsoft Project and Project Server. Dale is known for high-energy, highly interactive style of presenting and teaching. He was voted the “Best Presenter” by conference participants at the Project Conference in 2012.
11/14/201711:30am 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. 
11/17/201711:00am 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. 
11/27/20172:30pm 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, Dale Howard 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:

Dale Howard is a seasoned training professional who is approaching 30 years of technical training experience. He has taught students how to effectively use every version of Microsoft Project beginning with version 4.0 for Windows 95, and every version of the Microsoft EPM tool beginning with Project Central in the year 2000. Dale possesses the coveted Project MVP title and is one of only 64 Project MVPs in the entire world. He is the co-author of 21 books on Microsoft Project and Project Server. Dale is known for high-energy, highly interactive style of presenting and teaching. He was voted the “Best Presenter” by conference participants at the Project Conference in 2012.
12/12/201711:30am CST30 minutes
Register
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. 
12/14/201711:00am AEDT30 minutes
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