Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 98: For Windows

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998 - Microsoft Project - 384 pages
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This clear, concise guide for project managers explains the fundamentals of project management and the full features of Microsoft Project '97, the latest version of the software to be released by Microsoft in July 1997. In today's increasingly competitive, customer-focused environment, the ability to manage multiple business projects simultaneously is an occupational necessity. With Managing Projects with Microsoft Project '97 new and experienced project managers alike will learn how to successfully manage all their projects.

Combining job-tested project management strategies with valuable tips for mastering today's most powerful and versatile desktop project management tool, this business resource is designed to help users optimize every schedule and manage every project on time and on budget. It presents a practical primer on the concepts and practices of project management and a hands-on tutorial for mastering the latest version of Microsoft Project, the standard in desktop project management software.
-- Leads readers step-by-step through key project management stages
-- Explores multiple ways to tailor Microsoft Project '97 to your specific users needs and styles
-- Explains how to effectively manage multiple projects
-- Includes detailed tutorials for mastering Microsoft Project's high performance tools
-- Written by a Microsoft insider

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Contents

How Microsoft Project Helps You to Manage Projects
9
Starting a Project
17
Creating and Refining Your Project Plan
25
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About the author (1998)

GWEN LOWERY gained insider's knowledge as an original member of Microsoft Project's software documentation team. A well-known writer of computer hardware and software manuals, she began her career at Hewlett-Packard before joining Microsoft.
TERESA STOVER is a technical writing consultant and owner of Stover Writing Services. She has been a key member of the Project team at Microsoft for four versions, including Project 2000. She has authored eight other books on personal computer hardware and software.

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