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by Patti Jansen Pmp

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0321423429, Paperback)

Microsoft Office Project for Mere Mortals® strips away the mysteries of Microsoft Office Project, giving you practical skills, methodologies, and best practices for building schedules and budgets that work.

 

Using the clear, concise, and friendly style that’s a hallmark of the For Mere Mortals ® series, Jansen provides step-by-step instructions for every feature you really need to master, whether you’re using Project 2007, 2003, or 2002. You’ll learn why Project works as it does, so you can make the best possible decisions about how to use it. Realistic exercises offer extensive hands-on practice, and a start-to-finish case study covers the entire project lifecycle. Jansen shows you how to:

• Scope projects using work breakdown structures and task outlines

• Define projects rapidly with Microsoft Project templates

• Work with milestones, deadline dates, and task information

• Manage resource sharing across multiple projects

• Calculate accurate budgets

• Avoid common scheduling errors and oversights

• Tighten critical paths to reduce work overload and resource overallocation

• Use baselining to track variances, adjust projects “on-the-fly,” and become a more effective scheduler

• Uncover potential problems, identify alternatives, and avoid crises

• Discover little-known tips and tricks for better formatting and printing

• Use Project to close projects successfully, and learn from your experience

 

Whatever your title, organization, or project, this book will help you get powerful results with Microsoft Office Project—quickly, efficiently, and painlessly. The CD-ROM contains a searchable electronic version of the book and Microsoft Project (.MPP) files (available for Project 2002 and above) of the book’s step-by-step scheduling practices and case studies.

 

Praise for Microsoft Office Project for Mere Mortals®

“This book stands out of the ordinary, as it is the first one on Microsoft Office Project I know to be completely driven by project management methods.”

–Jan De Messemaeker, M.S., Microsoft Project Most Valuable Professional

 

“Patti Jansen’s practice sessions are a great way to become familiar with Microsoft Project and the step-by-step instructions make it easy.

–Kimberly Amaris, PMP

 

Patti Jansen, PMP, is a Senior Project Manager at QuantumPM, a leading project management consultancy that works closely with Microsoft. She has more than 10 years of senior project management experience, and is a well-known Microsoft Project and PMI instructor. She was a technical contributor to PMP: Project Management Professional Study Guide, Deluxe Edition, PMP: Project Management Professional Workbook, and PMP: Project Management Professional Certification Kit.

 

Foreword     xvii

Preface        xix

Acknowledgments  xxvii

About the Author   xxix

CHAPTER 1  Introducing Microsoft Office Project     1

CHAPTER 2  Revealing the Secrets of Microsoft Project     23

CHAPTER 3  Building Your Schedule: Scoping Your Project 87

CHAPTER 4  Understanding Task Information 137

CHAPTER 5  Sequencing the Work: Creating the Critical Path      195

CHAPTER 6 Understanding Resources and Their Effects on Tasks 235

CHAPTER 7  Using Project to Enter Cost Estimates 301

CHAPTER 8  Polishing Your Schedule    347

CHAPTER 9  Reviewing Work Overload and the Critical Path        389

CHAPTER 10 Baselining: The Key to Tracking Your Schedule        431

CHAPTER 11 Tracking Your Schedule    451

CHAPTER 12 Closing Down Your Schedule: The End Is Only the Beginning        521

CHAPTER 13 Project Mysteries Resolved!       535

APPENDIX    Answers to Review Questions    573

Glossary      591

Index 601

 

 

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:29 -0400)

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