# Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2007

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Special Edition Using Microsoft ® Office Project 2007

We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward Project proficiency and use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on Project 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office Project2007 is the only book you need.

Covers:

• Leverage Microsoft Project 2007 to support your management processes, communication and collaboration within your   organization

• Manage your project through initiation, tracking, controlling, performance measuring , and closing

• Model real life project scenarios with the scheduling engine

• Customize the project to fit your needs

• Use views, tables, filters, and groups to review your project and application interface schedule

• Manipulate Microsoft Project 2007 data using other Microsoft Office applications

• Implement Visual Reports to allow 3D models of project data for sharing and analysis

Unlike most books, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2007 was not written by an individual, but rather a group of experts from QuantumPM, LLC (QPM). The authors are undeniable experts; they have used Microsoft Project within their organization and have helped hundreds of customers understand and use this software. In addit...
Title:Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2007Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 15, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132714639

ISBN - 13:9780132714631

## Reviews

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

I Getting Started with Microsoft Project 2007

1 Power of Microsoft Project 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9

2 Microsoft Project 2007 Quick Start . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

3 Microsoft Project and the Project Management Domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69

II Organizing for Success–Project Initiation and Planning

4 Getting Started After Business Initiative Is Approved . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87

5 Setting Up Project for Your Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

6 Creating Your Project Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

7 Defining Task Logic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197

8 Defining Project Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249

9 Understanding Work Formula Basics . . . . . . . . . . .283

10 Scheduling Single and Multiple Resource Assignments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .313

11 Using Standard Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups to Review Your Schedule . . . . . . .369

12 Performing a Schedule Reality Check . . . . . . . . . .419

III Project Execution Through Completion

13 Tracking Your Project Progress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .443

14 Analyzing Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .473

15 Using Reports for Tracking and Control . . . . . . . . .519

16 Revising the Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .557

17 Closing the Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .565

IV Tailoring Microsoft Office Project 2007 to Your Needs

18 Managing Project Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .581

19 Formatting Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .601

20 Creating and Customizing the Basic Reports . . . .657

21 Creating and Customizing Visual Reports . . . . . . .707

22 Customizing Views, Tables, Filters, Groups, and Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .755

23 Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Forms . . . . . .813

V Microsoft Office Project 2007 Knowledge In Depth

24 Working with Multiple Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .853

25 Resolving Resource Allocation Problems . . . . . . .885

26 Exporting and Importing Project Data . . . . . . . . . .913

27 Manipulating Data Using Other Applications . . . .959

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .995