Cobra

Course Catalog

Asset Name Description Roles DLZ Subscription
Cobra Earned Value Management Series: Delivering Successful EVM Based Projects - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 1h
Description: In this 1-hour course, you will learn how to deliver successful EVM based projects. As well as the importance of using EVM and how it helps an organization, identify ways on how to deal with variances, and apply techniques to monitor and control projects.

Topics covered:
Why use Earned Value Management? - 20m
Analyzing Variances - 20m
Using EVM for Project Monitoring and Control - 20m
  • Project Manager
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra VLC On-Demand: Learn More This guide explains how the On Demand service for Virtual Live Classes works, and includes a list of all the available classes. The On Demand booking service for live classes is available to Enhanced Tier subscribers only.
  • Project Manager
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview Series: Online Help Learn about the different features of Cobra.
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview Series: Essentials - Clickguide Duration: 8m read

Learn about Cobra and its interface together with the components such as calendar, codes, rates, resources, classes, and costs sets..

Explore Cobra - 5m read
Cobra Components - 3m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview: Features and Navigation - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m read

Learn about the different features and navigation of Cobra.
General Overview
General Navigation
Performance Measurement
Forecasting
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Cobra Product Overview Series: Features and Navigation - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about how Deltek Cobra interacts with other Deltek products and the project architecture and a typical project scenario setup. This course is part of the Features and Navigation Series.

Topics Covered:
Navigate Cobra Interface
Key Feature of a Project Lifecycle
Manage Project Cost and Performance
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview Series: Features and Navigation - Learning Video Duration: 31m 20s

Learn about the purpose of Deltek Cobra, its structure and navigation within the system.

Topics covered:
Introduction to Deltek Cobra - 1m 27s
Cobra Projects Overview - 3m 51s
Cobra Interface - 13m 39s
Integration Wizard - 6m 12s
Day-to-day Cobra - 1m 32s
Backups and Reporting - 1m 31s
Summary and Conclusion - 3m
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview Series: MPM to Cobra Crosswalk - Learning Video Duration: 27m 3s

Learn about the differences of the features and functionalities between MPM and Deltek Cobra in this crosswalk training course.

Topics covered:
Introduction and In this Learning Video - 56s
About this course - 39s
Conceptual differences between MPM and Cobra - 5m 14s
Overview of MPM Globals vs Cobra Ancillary Files - 49s
MPM vs Cobra Calendars - 3m 13s
Elements of Cost (EOC) - 2m 51s
Resources and Burdens - 3m 51s
Projects - 1m 45s
OBS and WBS - 2m 8s
Period Range vs Status Date - 1m 45s
MSP Link vs Integration Wizard - 1m 45s
Actual Costs - 1m 45s
Other Direct Equivalent - 1m 45s
Summary and Conclusion - 1m 32s
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview: What's New in v8.1 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 7m read

Learn about the new features and enhancements in Cobra 8.1.

Topics Covered:
Enhancements and Updates - 1m read
Save and Share Views - 1m read
Element of Cost at the Resource Level - 1m read
Loading Actual Costs from a Database Table - 1m read
Cost Data Export to Acumen - 1m read
wInsight Integrated Security - 1m read
Microsoft Project 2016 Integration - 1m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Cobra Product Overview: What's New in v8.2 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 8m read

Learn about the new features and enhancements in Cobra 8.2.

Topics Covered:
Cobra 8.2 Enhancements - 1m read
Cobra 8.2 Compatibility - 1m read
Cobra 8.2 Technical Enhancements - 1m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Cobra Product Overview: What's New in v8.3 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 14m read

Learn about the new features and enhancements in Cobra 8.3.

Topics Covered:
Support for IPMDR - 2m read
Cost Data Export Updates - 2m read
Contract Information Tab New Fields - 1m read
Total Row in the New Project - 1m read
Integration with Primavera - 1m read
Costpoint to Cobra Integration - 1m read
Improved Process Logs Display - 1m read
Include Progress Classes During Reclass - 1m read
Secure Baseline Dates - 1m read
Edit Current Status Period - 1m read
Include Progress Classes During Reclass - 1m read
Other Enhancements - 1m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Cobra Product Overview: What's New in 8.4 - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 12m read

Learn about the new features and enhancements in Cobra 8.4.

Topics Covered:
Cobra 8.4 New Features - 5m read
Cobra 8.4 Enhancements - 7m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Product Overview Series: PPM Architecture - Infographic Duration: 5m read

Learn about the PPM Architecture and its best practices, and how the portfolio of products under the PPM umbrella integrate with each other.

Topics covered:
Project Portal
Project Control Artifacts
Proposal System
Accounting System
Project Management Control System Schedule and Cost Database
Risk Management ARM
Resource Management Schedule
Performance Analysis
Customer Reports
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Earned Value Management Series: EVM Concept - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 25m 

Learn about EVM Concepts including threshold requirements and Integrated Management System. 

Topics covered:
EVM Terms and Definitions - 3m read
EVM History and Concept - 5m
Earned Value within Contracting Process - 1m 12s
Threshold Requirements - 1m read
Earned Value Management Decision Process - 2m 10s
Integrated Management System - 2m 36s
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Earned Value Management Series: EVM Planning - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 25m 

Learn about EVM Planning including Work Breakdown Structure, project scheduling and baselines.

Topics covered:
Work Breakdown Structure - 1m 6s
Organizational Breakdown Structure - 48s
Resource Breakdown Structure - 39s
Project Scheduling - 1m 8s
Establish Time Phased Budgets - 46s
Budget Hierarchy - 1m read
The Baseline - 1m 34s
Integrated Baseline Review - 1m 1s
Integrated Baseline Review Process - 1m 32s
Keys to a Stable Baseline - 1m 9s
Budgeted Costs for Work Scheduled - 33s
Budget At Completion - 25s
EVM Planning Appendix - 5m
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Earned Value Management Series: EVM Execution - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 25m 

Learn about EVM Execution including ACWP, BCWP, SV, CV, EAC, VAC, CPI TCPI and BCWR.

Topics covered:
Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP) - 30s
Budgeted Cost of Work Performed (BCWP) - 33s
Schedule Variance (SV) - 35s
Cost Variance (CV) - 43s
Estimate At Completion (EAC) - 28s
Variance At Completion (VAC) - 35s
Cost Performance Index (CPI) - 54s
Schedule Performance Index (SPI) - 1m 2s
To-Complete Performance Indices (TCPIs) - 54s
Tripwires - 3m
Budgeted Cost for Work Remaining (BCWR) - 23s
Calculating Forecast EAC - 37s
Forecasts - 1m
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Earned Value Management - Quick Reference Guide Duration: 5m read 

Learn about terminologies, definitions and concepts.

Topics covered:
EVM Terms and Definitions - 3m read 
EVM Threshold Requirements - 1m read 
EVM Budget Heirarchy - 1m read
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Codes - Learning Video Duration: 40m 30s

Learn about the purpose of Cobra Code files, different Code file types, and the process of creating a Cobra Code file and loading data into a Code file.

Topics covered:
Introduction - 51s
Overview of Cobra Code files - 1m 44s
Code File Types - 7m 18s
Creating a Code file - 12m 29s
Loading Data into a Code file - 15m 21s
Summary and Conclusion - 2m 43s
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Calendars - Learning Video Duration: 22m 7s

Learn about the purpose of Cobra calendars and the process of setting up a Calendar Set 19 for IPMR Format 3 and 4 reporting.

Topics covered:
Introduction - 1m 7s
Understanding Fiscal Calendars - 1m 21s
Creating a New Calendar - 6m 27s
Calendar Sets - 7m 41s
Entering Holidays - 3m 25s
Summary and Conclusion - 2m 1s
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Calendars and Codes - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 2h 6m 56s

Learn about purpose of Cobra calendars and codes and the process of creating a new calendar.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 4m 20s
Understanding Cobra Calendars - 1m 13s
Creating a Cobra Calendar - 40m 49s
Understanding Cobra Codes - 9m 59s
Creating a Cobra Code - 1h 9m 23s
Summary and Conclusion - 1m 12s
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Rates and Resources - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 1h 44m 3s

Learn about the purpose of Cobra rates and resources and the process of creating a Cobra Rate file.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 4m 36s
Understanding Cobra Rates - 1m 51s
Creating a Cobra Rate File - 45m 4s
Understanding Cobra Resources - 12m 17s
Creating a Cobra Resource File - 38m 58s
Summary and Conclusion - 1m 17s
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Planning and Budgeting Part 1 - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 1h 12m 35s

Learn about creating a project, adding Control Accounts and Work Packages, backing up and restoring a project and project data.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 4m 35s
Creating a Project - 38m 43s
Backing Up and Restoring a Project - 2m 13s
Understanding Progress Techniques - 9m 51s
Assigning and Mapping Progress Techniques - 16m 4s
Summary and Conclusion - 1m 9s
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Planning and Budgeting Part 2 - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 1h 5m 28s

Learn about resources and costs and the process of assigning resources at the Work Package and Control Account levels.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 4m 44s
Defining Resources and Costs - 5m 21s
Assigning Resources - 10m 54s
Loading Schedule Data - 6m 29s
Integrating Project Data - 37m
Summary and Conclusion - 1m
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Creating Calendars (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1hr

Learn about Cobra calendars, and how to create calendar sets, add holidays to the calendar, extend the calendar, and add flags to periods.

Topics covered:
An introduction to the purpose of Cobra fiscal calendars
Fiscal calendar creation in Cobra
Defining productive hours
Entering holiday exception dates
Extending the fiscal calendar
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Creating Codes (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1hr

Learn about Cobra codes, code file types, and how to create code files, and load code files from a spreadsheet.

Topics covered:
An introduction to the purpose of Cobra code files
Code file types explained
Code file creation
Manual code record entry
Loading code records using the Integration Wizard
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Calendars and Codes (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2.5hrs

Learn about the Work Breakdown Structure and which form the foundation for organizing and managing projects in Cobra. This course is part of the Project Setup Series.

Topics Covered:
Types of Code Files
Thresholds Management by Exception Reporting
Calendars
Create Calendar Sets
Reporting
Rolling Wave Calendar
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Rates and Resources (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how rate files can be associated with a single project or shared across your organization using Cobra. This course is part of the Project Setup Series.

Topics Covered:
Create and Apply Direct Rates For Labor and Non-Labor Resources
Indirect Rates, Fringe, Overhead and G&A
Non-Currency Rates, Full-Time Equivalent Calendars
Calculate Project Costs with the Rate Files
Associate Resource Files to Your Organization
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Project Definition and Architecture (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the various properties and components to setup a project and maintain it during execution and how templates can be created, to navigate the dialog boxes that supply Cobra with project content. This course is part of the Project Setup Series.

Topics Covered:
Modify Project Terminology
Create Cobra Project by Associating Ancillary Data
Apply Security To A Project to Ensure Correct Personnel Access
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Integrating with Scheduling Tools (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how to prepare and configure three project scheduling tools and to facilitate integrating the schedule with Cobra. This course is part of the Project Setup Series.

Topics Covered:
Best Practices in Preparing Project Schedules
Types of Data That Can Be Moved
Integrate Project Budget
Forecast and Status
Load a Budget Change from Schedule to Cobra
Employ Reclass utility
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Planning and Budgeting Part 1 (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how to enter the initial budget into your newly created project and how performance measurement techniques, milestones and steps can be used to extend the functionality of Cobra through EVM. This course is part of the Project Setup Series and is Part 1 of 2 courses.

Topics Covered:
Build Control Accounts and Work Packages
Resource Assignments using UI
Loading Batch Data from MS Excel File
Performance Measurement Techniques
Milestones and Steps
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Setup Series: Planning and Budgeting Part 2 (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn how to set the baseline to establish the point for managing changes, and to differentiate the various ways Cobra can be used to calculate or track costs. This course is part of the Project Setup Series and is Part 2 of 2 courses.

Topics Covered:
Budget from Funding
Actuals from Accruals
Manual and Statistical Forecasts
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Outputs and Reports Series: Exporting IPMDAR JSON Files - Learning Video Duration: 7m
Learn about the IPMDAR DID and how to export its JSON files.

Topics covered:
Introduction and In this Learning Video - 43s
IPMDAR DID Overview - 1m 1s
Exporting the JSON Files - 4m 37s
Summary and Conclusion - 47s
  • Project Manager
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Outputs and Reports Series: Retaining Contracts through IPMR Compliance - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 52m 33s

Learn how to interpret the Contract Data Requirement List (CDRL) to identify IPMR requirements, decide on the correct IPMR required for compliance, deliver IPMR compliant reports using Cobra, identify and mitigate situations that may result in IPMR reporting non-compliance, and apply best practices to effectively generate an IPMR compliant report.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 3m 51s
The CDRL and IPMR - 2m 53s
IPMR Formats - 2m 43s
IPMR Formats in Cobra - 11m 5s
Preparing against non-compliant IPMR Reporting - 3m 3s
Best Practices - 13m 32s
On your own - 15m
Summary and Conclusion - 26s
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Outputs and Reports Series: Managing Project Performance Issues Through Data-Centered Variance Analysis - Self-Paced Learning Duration: 55m 10s

Learn how to interpret the data in the IPMR to guide the project's next action, recognize the value of maintaining Calendar Set 19 in Cobra, evaluate the purpose and importance of reporting variance, identify trends pointing to breaking of reporting thresholds, and apply best practices to effectively analyze Cobra data reports.

Topics covered:
Introduction to this course - 3m 42s
Reading the IPMR Formats 1-4 - 13m 40s
Maintaining the Calendar Set 19 - 3m 18s
Variance Reporting - 3m 19s
Threshold Explained - 2m 46s
Best Practices - 7m 9s
On your own - 15m
Summary and Conclusion - 6m 16s
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Outputs and Reports Series: Reporting (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the Reporting properties and how changing specific parameters can affect its attributes. This course is part of the Outputs and Reports Series.

Topics Covered:
Calculating Results
Report Filters
Batch Reporting
Report Templates
Modified Report Output
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Outputs and Reports Series: Results and Reporting (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the use of and the steps to create calculated results and project results. This course is part of the Outputs and Reports Series.

Topics Covered:
Batch Reports
Updating Your Intranet
Copy and Modify a Report
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Updates Series: Updating Status (DLL) - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how and when to backup and restore projects, to advance the calendar to ensure you are working with the appropriate reporting/fiscal period. This course is part of the Project Update Series.

Topics Covered:
Update Actual Dates on your Accounting System and Transaction File
Update Forecast Dates for Project Performance
Update ETC and Run Month-End Results
Variance Analysis Reporting
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Updates Series: Forecasting - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the difference between manual and statistical forecasts, how project trends can be used to help calculate forecasts. This course is part of the Project Update Series.

Topics Covered:
Copy or Move Cost Using the Reclass Feature
Cost Sets
Estimate to Complete (ETC)
Estimate at Complete (EAC)
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Updates Series: Advanced Forecasting Techniques - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the assignment Export/Import functionality that provides simple data entry through an Excel spreadsheet. This course is part of the Project Update Series.

Topics Covered:
Exporting and Updating Cobra Data
Manipulate Budget and Forecast Data in Excel
Update Excel Files
Retain EAC To Manage EAC Values
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Apportionment - Learning Video Duration: 24m 19s

Learn about the process of creating Apportionment Definitions, Apportionment Mappings, and calculating progress using the Calculated Apportionment Earned Value Technique (EVT).

Topics covered:
Introduction - 1m 10s
Introduction to Apportionment - 2m 24s
Apportionment Setup Steps in Cobra - 3m 30s
Apportionment Setup - 8m 35s
Calculated Apportionment EVT - 6m 4s
Summary and Conclusion - 2m 12s
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Import and Export - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1hr

Learn how to export and edit ancillary data existing in Cobra and to import ancillary data. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Rates
Resources
WBX Structures
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Master Projects - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how to create a Master Project and the different Master Project operations. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Aligning Status Dates
Sharing a Master Project Calendar with Sub-Projects
Advancing the Calendar
Loading Status
Calculating Status
Loading Actuals
Generating Reports
Analyze Functionality on a Master Project
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Processes - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the different processes in Cobra. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Re-plan a Project
Recalculate Results
Slip Projects
Perform Top-down Planning
Reclassify a Cost Class
Replace Resources
Align Time-Phased Dates
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Change Control - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about Change Control and how to use Classes to separate out the change. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Produce a Report
Roll into the Baseline Using Reclass
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Integration - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn how to use the Integration Wizard that loads activities cost control points of activities on a scheduling network. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Create Cobra Project from Schedule
Load Codes and Rates from Schedule
Load Resource Template
Load Schedule Budget
Rates and Resources
Schedule Status in Cobra
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Project Lifecycle Management Series: Apportionment - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1hr

Learn how to create Apportionment Definitions on a resource file and Apportionment Mappings on a Cobra project. This course is part of the Project Lifecycle Management Series.

Topics Covered:
Calculate Apportionment
Calculate Progress using the Calculated Apportionment Earned Value Technique
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra System Administration Series: EPM Security Administrator - Recorded Session In this 1-hour course, you will learn the various ways System Administrators can use Cobra security features to grant or restrict users access to data and processes, how EPM Security Administrator (EPM SA) is a powerful tool used to set up users, groups, and roles that are shared across all Deltek PPM products, including Cobra, and how EPM SA allows you to view and manage your organizations licensing for the Deltek PPM suite.
  • System Administrator
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra System Administration Series: EPM Security Administrator - Virtual Live Class Duration: 1.5hrs

Learn about the various ways System Administrators can use Cobra security features to grant or restrict users' access to data and processes. This course is part of the System Administration Series.

Topics Covered:
Cobra Security Features
View and Manage your Organization’s Deltek PPM Suite Licensing
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra EVM Application Series: API Scripts and SQL Statements - Learning Video Duration: 40m 02s

Learn about how different API scripts are used in Deltek Cobra to automate functions and features, and how SQL Statements are used to output Cobra data to spreadsheets.

Topics covered:
Introduction - 1m 5s
Cobra API Introduction - 10m 16s
Running the API script from a shortcut - 3m 16s
Adding Processes to the API Script - 5m 38s
API Scripts Summary - 1m 15s
SQL Command Utility - 11m 17s
Custom Menu - 2m 48s
Data Dictionary - 2m 25s
SQL Statements Summary - 1m 31s
Summary and Conclusion - 1m 58s
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra EVM Application Series: API Scripts and SQL Statements - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the Transaction Files and the Cobra Integration Wizard, and how to use the SQL Command Utility. This course is part of the EVM Application Series.

Topics Covered:
Create Project
Load Project
Ancillary File Data
Export Data
Cobra Database Tables
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra EVM Series: Weekly Earned Value and Batch Processing - Virtual Live Class Duration: 2hrs

Learn about the Rolling Wave process and how use its different functionalities. This course is part of the EVM Series.

Topics Covered:
Creating a Weekly Calendar
Attach a Weekly Rolling Wave Calendar
Generate a Weekly Window
Cobra API
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra Certification Exam Duration: 1h 30m

The Deltek Cobra Certification validates skills within the Cobra product suite. Successful completion of the Certification exam is required to receive the Professional Certification. A candidate who passes the Deltek Cobra Certification exam has demonstrated proficiency within multiple areas of Deltek Cobra. To receive Deltek Cobra Certification, you must pass the knowledge based exam.
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra - Learning Lab Duration: 4h

This course provides you with up to 4 hours of hands-on experience, navigating the Cobra interface in a Learning Lab sandbox environment. Please note that Learning Lab Courses require you to fill in and send a Request Form before the course can be made available to you. The Request Form will open on your screen when you click on the link to launch the course.
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra VLC On Demand Request Form Use this form to request a private Virtual Live Class on a date of your choice.
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced
Cobra VLC On Demand - FAQ This printable document covers the frequently asked questions by people interested in taking the virtual live classes (VLC).
  • System Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Cost Analyst
  • DLZ Enhanced