This course includes an overview of the Project Management Information System (PMIS) and its use and purpose within the National Park Service (NPS). There are step-by-step instructions about how to access PMIS, create a profile, and use the search and report functions of PMIS.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Project Management Information System (PMIS).

  • Explain the purpose and benefits of PMIS.

  • Explain the role of PMIS in the Servicewide Comprehensive Call (SCC).

  • Explain the importance of five-year plans.

  • Describe policies and business principles in PMIS.

  • Express the importance of consistent, timely, and accurate information in PMIS.

  • Differentiate between a project and component.

  • Explain the PMIS process from start to finish.

  • Access PMIS on your computer.

  • Use the PMIS search module to locate projects.

  • Use the PMIS report module to generate reports.

  • Create and/or update PMIS user profile.

  • State necessary user rights needed to complete functions within PMIS.