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Table Of Contents

Picking the Right Projects
Gaining Support for a Project
Publicizing a Project and Its Manager
NuTshell Project Planning in a Nutshell
Defning the Project
Documenting How You’ll Run the Project
Laying Out Project Processes
Project Planning: More Than Creating a Schedule
Launching Project 2013
Getting Around Project
Scheduling Manually or Automatically
file Creating a New Project File
Creating a Task List
Organizing Work
Putting Tasks in the Right Order
Switching Tasks to Auto Scheduled Mode
Assigning People and Other Resources
ProjecT Saving Your Project
Setting the Project Start Date
Saving a New Project
Opening a Project File
Setting Standard Workdays
Defning Work Times with Calendars
Adding Tasks to Your Project File
Organizing Tasks
Documenting Task Details
Setting Up a Custom WBS Code
Estimating Task Work and Duration
Linking Tasks
Scheduling Tasks to Accommodate Specifc Dates
resources Identifying Project Resources
Understanding Project’s Resource Types
Adding Resources to Your Project File
Removing Resources from Your Project
Defning When Work Resources Are Available
Defning Costs for Resources
Using Generic or Tentative Resources
iNforMaTioN Adding More Resource Information
Tasks Assigning Work Resources to Tasks
Assigning Material Resources to Tasks
Assigning Cost Resources to Tasks
Reviewing Resource Assignments
Understanding Duration, Work, and Units
Modifying Resource Assignments
Putting a Price Tag on Your Project
Reviewing Cost Information
Comparing Costs to Your Budget
Setting the Project’s Fiscal Year
Reviewing the Schedule and Cost
Project Tools for Change
Building Reality into Assignments
Balancing Workloads
Shortening the Schedule
Reducing Project Costs
Is the Project on Time?
Is the Project Within Budget?
Earned Value Analysis
Getting Back on Track
Setting Up a Change-Management System
Managing Changes in Project
An Overview of Project’s Reports
Working with Graphical Reports
Working with Visual Reports
Tying Up Loose Ends
Producing Project Closeout Reports
What to Do with Project Information
Managing Multiple Projects
Sharing Resources Among Projects
Copying Information
Importing and Exporting Data
Integrating Project and Outlook
Understanding Linking and Embedding
ProjecT daTa Linking and Embedding Project Data
Linking and Embedding Data into Project
Working with Linked and Embedded Objects
Hyperlinking to Information
Creating Your Own Views
TaBles Changing Tables
Formatting Text
Filtering Through Information
eleMeNTs Grouping Project Elements
Defning Your Own Fields
ToolBar Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Customizing the Ribbon
Sharing a Custom Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Understanding the Types of Templates
Storing Project Settings and Elements
Sharing Custom Elements
Building Templates for Projects
What You Can Do with Macros
Recording Macros
Running Macros
Viewing and Editing Macro Code
ProjecT Learning More About Programming Project
Installing Project on Your Computer
ProjecT Activating Project
Maintaining and Repairing Project
In Search of Project Help
Microsoft Ofce Online
Interactive and In-Depth Assistance
How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts
Project Keyboard Shortcuts
Index
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Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual

Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual

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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 2013’s 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, you’ll 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 Project’s power tools. Customize Project’s features and views, and transfer info via the cloud, using Microsoft SkyDrive.

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 2013’s 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, you’ll 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 Project’s power tools. Customize Project’s features and views, and transfer info via the cloud, using Microsoft SkyDrive.

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