On-Site Training

ARES Project Management offers many engaging PRISM training courses, all with recommended durations.  This table will give you an idea of what to expect when our experienced trainers provide training at your site.  Note: the Fundamentals Training course is a prerequisite for all other courses. Make sure to review our training policies regarding cancellations and discounts.

Training Course: Duration:
PRISM Fundamentals Training – This course is required for any new user of PRISM regardless of the packages the user plans to work with. It includes a variety of topics to train the user on navigating the interface and explaining common ways to input, modify, import/export, and report data. It also explains some shared features between packages, which include coding and reporting periods. 1 Day
PRISM Advanced Fundamentals Training – This course is required for anyone who will be performing administrative functions such as assigning User permissions or maintaining database connections, or anyone performing enterprise functions such as creating projects or developing enterprise definitions. This training is also necessary if you intend on generating Enterprise Reports, creating snapshots of project data, using shared utilities, or creating new reports using the Report Writer. 0.5 Day
PRISM Cost Management Training – This course is necessary for anyone utilizing the Cost Management package. It provides a fundamental overview of Earned Value Management and how PRISM performs earned value and cost management tasks. It describes the baselining process of a project using three distinctly different methods. It details the monthly monitoring and analysis processes used for status and progress, to apply changes to the baseline, to calculate performance and variances, and to determine the projects’ forecast. This training also discusses the process to implement multiple currency projects. 3 Days
PRISM Advanced Cost Management Training – This course is necessary for anyone utilizing the more advanced features of the Cost Management package. It provides an understanding of how to plan a project using the Staffing Plan process, and how to develop costs from Staffing Plans or Resource-loaded Schedules using Rates and Multipliers. It describes the Funding and Escalation processes, and it describes how to include additional data though the use of User-defined Amount fields. 0.5 Day
PRISM Engineering Training – This course is necessary for anyone managing engineering tasks and deliverables in PRISM. It includes a process overview and application of Engineering Management: process introduction, process setup, documentation and tasks, progress, and status and document control process.*This training course includes Equipment & Materials training. Learn how to generate a bill of materials, create purchase requisitions, and assign equipment or materials directly to purchase orders. 1.5 Days
PRISM Procurement Training – This course is necessary for anyone creating requests for quotation and purchase orders. It provides you with a necessary understanding of how the procurement process works, developing requests for proposals, monitoring and tracking purchase orders, and having procured items shipped for installation in the field.*This training course includes both Invoicing Management and Equipment & Materials training. 2 Days
PRISM Contracts Training – This course is necessary for anyone who will be accessing PRISM Contracts package. It includes administration setup, RFP, bid analysis and contract award, trends and change orders, contract tracking and reporting.*This training course includes Invoice Management training. Learn how to track invoices and payments associated with purchase orders and contracts in PRISM. 2 Days
PRISM Field Management Training – This course is necessary for anyone who will be accessing the PRISM Field Management package. The Field Management training provides an overview of how to status and track quantities and hours for Field activities using Progress Accounts and Progress Items. Field Management also offers the Field Progressing mobile application that can be used to enter progress directly from the job site and have it seamlessly imported into PRISM G2 to fast and accurate reporting.  1 Day

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