Overview

Effective project management from start to finish

Take control of projects large and small with Microsoft Project 2010 and this in-depth book. A step-by-step guide to Project 2010, as well as a complete reference for when you're mid-stream in a project and need some advice, the Project 2010 Bible is packed with information to help you become a better project manager. Build a schedule, assign tasks, analyze ...

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Project 2010 Bible

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Overview

Effective project management from start to finish

Take control of projects large and small with Microsoft Project 2010 and this in-depth book. A step-by-step guide to Project 2010, as well as a complete reference for when you're mid-stream in a project and need some advice, the Project 2010 Bible is packed with information to help you become a better project manager. Build a schedule, assign tasks, analyze results, and get more out of Project 2010 with this practical book.

  • Master project management concepts and terms

  • Get to know Project 2010's user interface and tools

  • Start your first project by creating subtasks and schedules, and allocating resources

  • Resolve conflicts, track progress, and generate reports

  • Analyze results and make necessary course corrections to schedules or budgets

  • Use macros and import/export data

  • Work in Web-based teams with Project Web App and Project Server

Companion Web Site

Find a wealth of sample projects, trial software, and timesaving templates as well as helpful links to additional resources on this book's companion Web site. Visit the site at www.wiley.com/go/project2010bible

  • Manage your projects more effectively

  • Plan, implement, track, and analyze

  • Harness Project Server and Project Web App

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470877777
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/10/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 410,085
  • File size: 32 MB
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Meet the Author

Elaine Marmel is President of Marmel Enterprises, Inc., an organization that specializes in technical writing and software training. Her project management experience includes building financial management systems for New York City and Washington, D.C. Elaine has authored or coauthored over 30 books on topics such as Windows, Microsoft Project, Quicken, Excel, and Word.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Project Management Basics.

Chapter 1: The Nature of Projects.

Chapter 2: Exploring the Microsoft Project Environment.

Part II: Getting Your Project Going.

Chapter 3: Creating a New Project.

Chapter 4: Building Tasks.

Chapter 5: Creating Resources and Assigning Costs.

Part III: Getting Information about Projects.

Chapter 6: Understanding the Basics of Views.

Chapter 7: Using Views to Gain Perspective.

Chapter 8: Modifying the Appearance of Your Project.

Chapter 9: Reporting on Progress.

Part IV: Refining Your Project.

Chapter 10: Resolving Scheduling Problems.

Chapter 11: Resolving Resource Problems.

Part V: Tracking Your Progress.

Chapter 12: Understanding Tracking.

Chapter 13: Recording Actuals.

Chapter 14: Ways to Review Progress.

Chapter 15: Analyzing Financial Progress.

Part VI: Advanced Microsoft Project.

Chapter 16: Customizing Microsoft Project.

Chapter 17: Using Macros to Speed Your Work.

Chapter 18: Importing and Exporting Project Information.

Part VII: Working in Groups.

Chapter 19: Coordinating Multiple Projects Outside Project Server.

Chapter 20: Preparing to Use Project Server.

Chapter 21: Project Server and the Administrator.

Chapter 22: Project Server and the Project Manager.

Chapter 23: Project Server and the Day-to-Day User.

Chapter 24: Project Server and the Executive.

Part VIII: Appendices.

Appendix A: What’s on the Web Site.

Appendix B: Project Management Worksheet.

Appendix C: Available Fields and Functions for Custom Field Formulas.

Appendix D: Project Management Resources.

Appendix E: Glossary.

Index.

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