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Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

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Publisher Comments:

Get up to speed on Microsoft Project 2013 and learn how to manage projects large and small. This crystal-clear book not only guides you step-by-step through Project 2013s new features, it also gives you real-world guidance: how to prep a project before touching your PC, and which Project tools will keep you on target. With this Missing Manual, youll go from project manager to Project master.

The important stuff you need to know

  • Learn Project 2013 inside out. Get hands-on instructions for the Standard and Professional editions.
  • Start with a project management primer. Discover what it takes to handle a project successfully.
  • Build and refine your plan. Put together your team, schedule, and budget.
  • Achieve the results you want. Build realistic schedules with Project, and learn how to keep costs under control.
  • Track your progress. Measure your performance, make course corrections, and manage changes.
  • Create attractive reports. Communicate clearly to stakeholders and team members using charts, tables, and dashboards.
  • Use Projects power tools. Customize Projects features and views, and transfer info via the cloud, using Microsoft SkyDrive.

Synopsis:

Schedules, budgets, communications, changes. Projects big and small include them all, and Microsoft Project 2013 can help you control the variables--rather than be controlled by them. But Project is a complex program, and who has the time to take on the project of learning it? Get up to speed fast with Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual." Written by project management expert Bonnie Biafore, the book teaches you how to do everything from setting, tracking, and adjusting schedules and budgets to testing scenarios and understanding the impact of changes. No project manager should be without this book.

About the Author

Bonnie Biafore is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 25 years' experience helping clients large and small make project management excellence part of their business strategies. Shes written 26 books about project management, investing, personal finance, Microsoft Project, QuickBooks, and other software programs.

Table of Contents

The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart 1: Project Management: The Missing ManualChapter 1: Projects: In the BeginningChapter 2: Planning a ProjectPart 2: Project Planning: More Than Creating a ScheduleChapter 3: Getting to Know Microsoft ProjectChapter 4: Creating a Simple ProjectChapter 5: Setting Up a Project FileChapter 6: Identifying the Work to Be DoneChapter 7: Building a ScheduleChapter 8: Building a Team for Your ProjectChapter 9: Assigning Resources to TasksChapter 10: Setting Up a Project BudgetChapter 11: Reviewing and Fine-Tuning Your PlanChapter 12: Saving the Project PlanPart 3: Projects in ActionChapter 13: Tracking StatusChapter 14: Evaluating and Correcting Project PerformanceChapter 15: Managing ChangeChapter 16: Reporting on ProjectsChapter 17: Closing a ProjectPart 4: Project Power ToolsChapter 18: Working on More Than One ProjectChapter 19: Exchanging Data Between ProgramsChapter 20: Linking and EmbeddingPart 5: Customizing ProjectChapter 21: Viewing What You WantChapter 22: Customizing the Ribbon and Quick Access ToolbarChapter 23: Reusing Project InformationChapter 24: Saving Time with MacrosPart 6: AppendixesInstalling ProjectGetting HelpKeyboard Shortcuts

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449357962
Author:
Biafore, Bonnie
Publisher:
Pogue Press
Author:
Biafore,
Author:
Bonnie
Subject:
Software Engineering-Project Management
Subject:
EPM;Microsoft Project 2013;critical path;project management;project manager;schedule
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
810
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 in

Related Subjects

Business » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Applications
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Windows 95 » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Desktop Applications » Project Management Software

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Schedules, budgets, communications, changes. Projects big and small include them all, and Microsoft Project 2013 can help you control the variables--rather than be controlled by them. But Project is a complex program, and who has the time to take on the project of learning it? Get up to speed fast with Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual." Written by project management expert Bonnie Biafore, the book teaches you how to do everything from setting, tracking, and adjusting schedules and budgets to testing scenarios and understanding the impact of changes. No project manager should be without this book.

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