Project 2010 Bible

  • ID: 1403826
  • Book
  • 864 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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 [external URL]

  • Manage your projects more effectively

  • Plan, implement, track, and analyze

  • Harness Project Server and Project Web App

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Part I: Project Management Basics 1

Chapter 1: The Nature of Projects 3

Chapter 2: Exploring the Microsoft Project Environment 21

Part II: Getting Your Project Going 39

Chapter 3: Creating a New Project 41

Chapter 4: Building Tasks 91

Chapter 5: Creating Resources and Assigning Costs 131

Part III: Getting Information about Projects 167

Chapter 6: Understanding the Basics of Views 169

Chapter 7: Using Views to Gain Perspective 211

Chapter 8: Modifying the Appearance of Your Project 257

Chapter 9: Reporting on Progress 293

Part IV: Refining Your Project 339

Chapter 10: Resolving Scheduling Problems 341

Chapter 11: Resolving Resource Problems 369

Part V: Tracking Your Progress 399

Chapter 12: Understanding Tracking 401

Chapter 13: Recording Actuals 415

Chapter 14: Ways to Review Progress 447

Chapter 15: Analyzing Financial Progress 465

Part VI: Advanced Microsoft Project 487

Chapter 16: Customizing Microsoft Project 489

Chapter 17: Using Macros to Speed Your Work 517

Chapter 18: Importing and Exporting Project Information 539

Part VII: Working in Groups 563

Chapter 19: Coordinating Multiple Projects Outside Project Server 565

Chapter 20: Preparing to Use Project Server 601

Chapter 21: Project Server and the Administrator 615

Chapter 22: Project Server and the Project Manager 655

Chapter 23: Project Server and the Day–to–Day User 693

Chapter 24: Project Server and the Executive 723

Part VIII: Appendices 741

Appendix A: What s on the Web Site 743

Appendix B: Project Management Worksheet 749

Appendix C: Available Fields and Functions for Custom Field Formulas 759

Appendix D: Project Management Resources 775

Appendix E: Glossary 783

Index 789

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