Project 2010 Project Management: Real World Skills for Certification and Beyond (Exam 70-178) (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 15, 2010 - Computers - 484 pages
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The ideal on-the-job reference guide for project managers whouse Microsoft Project 2010

This must-have guide to using Microsoft Project 2010 is writtenfrom a real project manager's perspective and is packed withinformation you can use on the job. The book explores using Project2010 during phases of project management, reveals best practices,and walks you through project flow from planning through trackingto closure. This valuable book follows the processes defined in thePMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, and also provides exam prep forMicrosoft's MCTS: Project 2010 certification.

  • Explains Microsoft Project 2010, the leading software tool forproject managers
  • Shows working project managers practical ways to use Project2010 on the job
  • Delves into project planning, tracking, reporting, and projectclosure, and explores best practices for all phases ofplanning
  • Reveals new software features, including tools that show whatfactors are affecting the schedule, a "what-if" scenario builder,and how slippages affect other aspects of the project
  • Follows processes and procedures from The Guide to ProjectManagement Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Fourth Edition
  • Covers the skill set required for the MCTS: Microsoft Project2010, Managing Projects certification, so you can use this book forexam prep 

This valuable book follows the processes defined in the PMBOKGuide, Fourth Edition, and also provides exam prep for Microsoft'sMCTS: Project 2010, Managing Projects certification.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

  

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Contents

About the Author
Estimating and Entering Duration or Work
Setting and Maintaining Baselines
Getting Started the Right
Key Terms
Getting Started and Setting Up the Microsoft Project Environment
Planning Essentials
HandsOn Exercises
HandsOn Exercises
Using Tables and Custom Fields
HandsOn Exercises
HandsOn Exercises
HandsOn Exercises
Updating and Tracking Status
Variance Analysis and Taking Corrective Action
Microsofts Certification Program

Assigning Resources and Costs
Understanding the Calculation Engine for Automatic Scheduling
Troubleshooting
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Robert Happy, PMP, MCT, MCTS, is President and Senior Consultant of Project Management Practice, Inc., a PMI Registered Education Provider and Microsoft Certified Partner. Robert has over 17 years' project management experience. He is the author of Implementing an Effective Project Management Culture, which was presented and published at the 2001 Project Management Institute's (PMI) international symposium.

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