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Microsoft Office Project 2003 Bibleby Elaine J. Marmel
Synopses & Reviews
If Project 2003 can do it, you can do it too...
If you’re responsible for project management, you need Project 2003 and the complete information in this comprehensive guide. From understanding the project life cycle to setting up and refining schedules, analyzing costs, allocating resources, and tracking progress, this book guides you through the basics and into increasingly detailed Project applications. When you’re ready, explore using Project Server to manage Web-based projects across multiple locations, and learn to extend and customize Project’s capabilities using VBA and VBScript. It’s all here.
Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of Project 2003
Includes trial versions of
Plus other trial and demo software and helpful Web links to project management resources.
"Microsoft Project X Bible" shows project managers how to use the latest version of Microsoft Project, the popular project management software. It includes coverage of building tasks, using views, modifying the appearance of a project, and resolving scheduling and resource problems.
CD-ROM includes sample projects, bonus appendixes, and demo software.
This comprehensive, soup-to-nuts resource shows business people how to master the latest version of this popular project management software. It includes coverage of building tasks, using views, modifying the appearance of a project, and resolving scheduling and resource problems. In addition, this update features new sample projects and a new chapter on using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and VBScript with Microsoft Project.
About the Author
Elaine Marmel is president of Marmel Enterprises, Inc., an organization that specializes in technical writing and software training. She routinely employs project management software and skills to manage critical business projects, and otherwise spends most of her time writing. Elaine has authored or coauthored more than 30 books about software, including Project, Word for Windows, Word for the Mac, Quicken for Windows, Quicken for DOS, 1-2-3 for Windows, Lotus Notes, and Excel. Elaine is a contributing editor to the monthly magazines Peachtree Extra and QuickBooks Extra.
Elaine left her native Chicago for the warmer climes of Florida (by way of Cincinnati, Ohio; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, New York; and Washington, D.C.) where she basks in the sun with her PC, her dog, Josh, and her cats, Cato, Watson, and Buddy. Elaine also sings in the Toast of Tampa, an International Champion Sweet Adeline barbershop chorus.
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: Refining Your Project.
Chapter 6: Understanding the Basics of Views.
Chapter 7: Using Views to Gain Perspective.
Chapter 8: Modifying the Appearance of Your Project.
Chapter 9: Resolving Scheduling Problems.
Chapter 10: Resolving Resource Problems.
Part IV: Tracking Your Progress.
Chapter 11: Understanding Tracking.
Chapter 12: Recording Actuals.
Chapter 13: Reporting on Progress.
Chapter 14: Analyzing Financial Progress.
Part V: Working in Groups.
Chapter 15: Coordinating Multiple Projects Outside Project Server.
Chapter 16: Using Project in an E-mail Workgroup.
Part VI: Project, Project Web Access, and Project Server.
Chapter 17: Preparing to Use Project Server.
Chapter 18: Installing and Configuring Project Server.
Chapter 19: Organizational Roles and Project Server: The Administrator.
Chapter 20: Organizational Roles and Project Server: The Project/Resource Manager.
Chapter 21: Organizational Roles and Project Server: The Day-to-Day User.
Chapter 22: Organizational Roles and Project Server: The Executive.
Part VII: Advanced Microsoft Project.
Chapter 23: Customizing Microsoft Project.
Chapter 24: Using Macros to Speed Your Work.
Chapter 25: Customizing Microsoft Project Using VBA and Active Scripting.
Chapter 26: Importing and Exporting Project Information.
Chapter 27: Project Case Studies.
Part VIII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Whata??s on the CD-ROM.
Appendix B: Project Management Worksheet.
Appendix C: Available Fields and Functions for Custom Field Formulas.
Appendix D: Project Management Resources.
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