Microsoft Project 2013 Step By Step

by Carl Chatfield, Timothy Johnson

Pearson Education | March 15, 2013 | Trade Paperback

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Experience learning made easy - and quickly teach yourself how to manage the complete project life cycle with Project 2013. With Step by Step, you set the pace - building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Work with Project 2013 on your PC or touch-enabled device
  • Build and fine-tune your project plan
  • Schedule tasks and milestones, and assign resources
  • Track progress and costs, and manage variances
  • Troubleshoot delays and budget overruns
  • Customize Gantt chart views, tables, and calendars
  • Learn project-management best practices

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 576 pages, 8.8 × 7.3 × 1.4 in

Published: March 15, 2013

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0735669112

ISBN - 13: 9780735669116

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Microsoft Project 2013 Step By Step

Microsoft Project 2013 Step By Step

by Carl Chatfield, Timothy Johnson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 576 pages, 8.8 × 7.3 × 1.4 in

Published: March 15, 2013

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0735669112

ISBN - 13: 9780735669116

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
    • Chapter 1: Microsoft Project, project management and you
    • Chapter 2: A guided tour of Project
  • Simple Scheduling Basics
    • Chapter 3: Starting a new plan
    • Chapter 4: Building a task list
    • Chapter 5: Setting up resources
    • Chapter 6: Assigning resources to tasks
    • Chapter 7: Formatting and sharing your plan
    • Chapter 8: Tracking progress
  • Advanced Scheduling Techniques
    • Chapter 9: Advanced task scheduling
    • Chapter 10: Fine-tuning task details
    • Chapter 11: Fine-tuning resource and assignment details
    • Chapter 12: Fine-tuning the Project plan
    • Chapter 13: Organizing project details
    • Chapter 14: Tracking progress on tasks and assignments
    • Chapter 15: Viewing and reporting project status
    • Chapter 16: Getting your project back on track
  • In-Depth and Special Subjects
    • Chapter 17: Applying advanced formatting and printing
    • Chapter 18: Advanced report formatting
    • Chapter 19: Customizing Project
    • Chapter 20: Sharing information with other programs
    • Chapter 21: Consolidating projects and resources
  • Appendices
    • A short course in project management
    • Developing your project-management skills
    • Collaborating: Project, SharePoint, and PWA
    • Using this book in a classroom
  • Glossary
  • About the authors

From the Publisher

Experience learning made easy - and quickly teach yourself how to manage the complete project life cycle with Project 2013. With Step by Step, you set the pace - building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Work with Project 2013 on your PC or touch-enabled device
  • Build and fine-tune your project plan
  • Schedule tasks and milestones, and assign resources
  • Track progress and costs, and manage variances
  • Troubleshoot delays and budget overruns
  • Customize Gantt chart views, tables, and calendars
  • Learn project-management best practices

About the Author

Carl ChatfieldandTimothy Johnsonare the authors of every version of the popular Microsoft Project Step by Step going back to Project 2000.

Carl is a principal content project manager at Microsoft, where he oversees development of user assistance material, UI text, and web content for a range of products and services.