Microsoft Office Project 2007 For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2011 - Computers - 408 pages
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Create project plans that make the most of your money and time

Get your projects on track, manage resources, and share information online

Project 2007 helps you keep your projects on track by providing sophisticated tools for building task outlines and important timing relationships; efficiently assigning people, cost, and material resources; and keeping everyone and everything on schedule. Get an overview of the benefits of Project Server and Project Web Access for communicating with your team and managing your project online.

All this on the bonus CD-ROM

  • Tools for creating enhanced graphics and reports
  • Strategic planning and brainstorming tools
  • Project add-ons that improve your time reporting and tracking capabilities
  • For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

Discover how to

  • Employ the powerful new features of Project 2007
  • Track down problems with Task Drivers
  • Explore Project's new Visual Reports
  • Get tips for saving time and money on your projects

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Setting the Stage for Project
7
The BestLaid Plans
35
Mark It on Your Calendar
51
A Tisket a Task Kit
69
Getting Your Outline in Line
93
Timing Is Everything
113
People Who Need People
127
A Project with a View Observing Progress
249
Youre Behind Now What?
263
What Does Project Have to Say About This?
277
Spreading the News Reporting
279
Spiffing Things Up
289
Getting Better All the Time
303
Customizing Project Guide
314
Working with Enterprise Projects
317

Whats All This Gonna Cost?
147
Assigning Resources to Get Things Done
161
Well It Looks Good on Paper
177
Making Your Project Look Good
203
Avoiding Disaster Staying On Track
215
It All Begins with a Baseline
217
On the Right Track
227
Project Web Access for the End User
335
Ten Golden Rules of Project Management
347
Ten Project Management Software Products to Explore
357
On the CD
365
Glossary
371
Index
379
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About the author (2011)

Nancy Muir has written dozens of books on topics ranging from desktop applications, project management, and distance learning, to an awardwinning book on character education for middle-schoolers. Prior to her freelance writing career, Nancy taught workshops in project management to Fortune 500 companies and was a manager in both the computer and publishing industries. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband Earl, with whom she has collaborated on three books, including Electronics Projects For Dummies.

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