Exam 70-634:

Pro: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Managing Projects and Programs

Published:January 04, 2008
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Office Project Server 2007
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
The candidate who takes Exam 70-634 might be a project manager, program manager, member of the project management office, or participant in the deployment of an Enterprise Project Management (EPM) solution and be responsible for managing, analyzing, and reporting on projects and programs in the Microsoft Office EPM environment. This individual is able to refine the Office EPM environment further to create solutions for business problems. A solid understanding of 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) is recommended. Extensive hands-on experience in both Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 and Project Web Access 2007 is also recommended.
Credit Toward CertificationExam 70-634: Pro: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, Managing Projects and Programs: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
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Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Managing Data Access and Collaboration
  • Manage users, groups, categories, permissions, and Resource Breakdown Structure (RBSA).
  • Archive projects.
  • Maintain data integrity.
  • Manage project workspaces.
  • Apply regional settings.
  • Create a library of enterprise project templates.
  • Manage My Resources alerts and reminders.
Planning and Troubleshooting Active Projects and Programs
  • Optimize for time, cost, and resources.
  • Refine a program.
  • Plan a program.
  • Set baselines.
Controlling Projects and Programs
  • Account for time.
  • Create non-project time categories.
  • Identify variances outside threshold.
  • Control changes.
Managing Resources
  • Propose or commit a resource.
  • Set up skill-based resources.
  • Set up role-based resources.
  • Identify critical resources.
  • Manage resource pool.
  • Manage team assignments.
Reporting and Analyzing Business Data
  • Manage reporting.
  • Customize views.
  • Perform Earned Value Analysis.
  • Configure, modify, or build a cube.
  • Report risks and issues across enterprise by escalations.
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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Microsoft Online Resources
  • The 2007 Microsoft Office System – Learning Portal: Find special offers and information on training and certification.
  • Product information: Visit Microsoft Office Online for detailed information.
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