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Basecamp Training

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Course duration

  • 2 Days

Course Outline

In this Basecamp (new version) training class, you will learn how to effectively manage your projects online using Basecamp, the leading web-based project collaboration tool.

  • Learn user and administrator's roles.
  • Learn an overview of Basecamp's major tabs.
  • Learn to use Project Dashboard.
  • Learn to post Discussion messages.
  • Learn to comment on discussion messages.
  • Learn to share files.
  • Experience with project management.
  1. User Role
    1. Overview of Basecamp's Major Tabs
      1. Projects
      2. Calendar
      3. Everything
      4. Progress
      5. Everyone
      6. Me
      7. Projects - Discussions
      8. Projects - To Do's
      9. Projects - Files
      10. Projects - Text Documents
    2. Using Project Dashboard
      1. Quickly View Project Activity on the Dashboard
    3. Posting Discussion Messages
      1. Multiple Ways to Start Discussions
    4. Commenting on Discussion Messages
      1. Multiple Ways to Comment on Discussions
      2. Subscribing and Unsubscribing
    5. Creating and Using Groups to Efficiently Notify People of Project Activity
    6. Sharing Files
      1. Upload and Manage Files on the Files Tab
      2. Attaching Files to Messages and Discussions
      3. Assigning Labels to Files and Use Labels
    7. Creating and Managing To-do lists and To-Do Tasks
    8. Using Basecamp's Calendar Functions
    9. Using iCal to Integrate Basecamp's Calendar with Your Company's Other Calendar Tools
    10. Collaborating with Basecamp's Text Documents
    11. Viewing Project Activity with RSS Tools
    12. Simplifying Access with a 37signals ID and Launchpad
    13. Using Basecamp with the iPad, iPhone, and Other Smartphones and Tablets
  2. Administrator Role
    1. Efficiently Manage People, Companies, and Permissions
      1. Assigning Superpower Permissions
      2. Creating and Using Groups
    2. Defining, Populating, Searching, and Managing Projects
    3. Creating and Using Project Templates
    4. Third-Party Add-ons that Can Extend Basecamp with Reporting, Charting, Billing, and Accounting

Sams Teach Yourself Basecamp in 10 Minutes

InterSource Geneva, a premier Information Technology training firm, offers over 400 different courses on server, database and programming technologies, as well as end-user classes for the most popular office, graphics and design applications. We serve clients in Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel, Zurich) and throughout Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, England, Netherlands, Spain, etc.).

InterSource offers custom, private courses at client sites, standard public courses in our Geneva classroom, and online training via live Web conference. Training is offered in English and many other languages (Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano.)

For an overall view of our offerings, please visit us at www.intersource.ch.