Your Office: Getting Started With Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2016 by Amy S. KinserYour Office: Getting Started With Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2016 by Amy S. Kinser

Your Office: Getting Started With Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2016

byAmy S. Kinser, Kristyn A. Jacobson

Paperback | December 23, 2016

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This two-workshop book provides an overview of key project management topics and skills, using Microsoft Project 2013 to give students hands-on learning.

Real world problem solving for business and beyond

The Your Office series prepares students to use both technical and soft skills in the real world. Hands-on technical content is woven into realistic business scenarios and focuses on using Microsoft Office® as a decision-making tool. The series features a unique running business scenario that connects all of the cases together and exposes students to using Office to solve problems relating to business areas like finance and accounting, production and operations, sales and marketing.


Each chapter introduces a realistic business case for students to complete via hands-on steps that are easily identified in blue shaded boxes.  Each blue box teaches a skill and comes complete with video and interactive support. Chapters are grouped into Business Units, which collectively illustrate a specific set of business concepts to achieve AACSB-related outcomes.  Each Business Unit ends with a Capstone section, testing students' ability to apply concepts and skills beyond a single chapter.


Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyITLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.


Amy S. Kinser, Esq., Series Editor Amy holds a B.A. degree in Chemistry with a Business minor from Indiana University, and a J.D. from the Maurer School of Law, also at Indiana University. After working as an environmental chemist, starting her own technology consulting company, and practicing intellectual property law, she has spen...
Title:Your Office: Getting Started With Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2016Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.3 inPublished:December 23, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134480929

ISBN - 13:9780134480923


Table of Contents

Workshop 1: Plan a Project
Prepare Case: Painted Paradise Golf Resort - Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Preparing a project plan
Understand Project Management and Microsoft Project Terminology
Starting a Project
Explore the Project 2016 Window
Modify the Quick Access Toolbar and Collapse the Ribbon
Prepare a Project Schedule
Preparing a Project Schedule Using Project Information Dialog Box
Modify a Project Calendar
Modifying a Project Calendar
Adding Exceptions to the Project Calendar
Understand Manually Scheduled Versus Auto Scheduled Projects
Auto Scheduling a Project

Creating a project plan
Identify and Enter Project Tasks
Entering Project Tasks
Modify Project Tasks in Project 2016
Adding and Modifying Project Tasks in the Entry Table
Deleting Project Tasks in the Entry Table
Moving, Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Modifying Project Tasks in Calendar View
Modifying Project Tasks in Network Diagram View
Create Task Dependencies
Adding Task Dependencies
Modify Task Dependencies and Task Constraints
Modifying Dependencies and Constraints
Adding Tasks to the Timeline
Deleting Task Dependencies
Prepare Project for Printing Project Views
Preparing to Print in Gantt Chart View
Preparing to Print in Calendar View
Preparing to Print in Network Diagram View
Concept Check
Key Terms
Visual summary
Problem solve
Perform 1
Perform in Your Life

Workshop 2: Creating a Detailed Project Plan
Prepare Case: Painted Paradise Golf Resort — First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Detailing a project plan
Identify the Critical Path
Identifying the Critical Path
Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Filtering a WBS in Gantt Chart and Network Diagram Views
Displaying WBS Code in the Entry Table
Create and Assign Project Resources
Creating Project Resources
Assigning Project Resources
Change Task Durations by Adding Resources
Setting Your Project to Effort Driven
Changing Task Durations with Resource Assignments
Using the Work Task Form in Split View
View Resource Assignments in the Team Planner View
Enhance a Project Schedule with Elapsed Duration and Recurring Tasks
Adding Elapsed Durations
Adding a Recurring Task
Sharing Project Information
Create Project Reports
Creating Project Reports
Copy and Paste Project Information to Other Applications
Copying and Pasting Project Information to Excel and Word
Copying Project Information as a Picture
Share Project Information with Microsoft Excel
Exporting Project Information to Excel
Importing Project Information from Excel
Adjusting Imported Project Tasks
Adding a Project Summary Task
Linking Excel Data to Project
Use and Create Project Templates
Creating a Project Plan from an Existing Project Template
Creating a Custom Project Template
Using a Custom Project Template

Concept Check
Key Terms
Visual summary
Problem solve
Perform 1
Perform in Your Career
Project 2016 Module 1 Capstone
More practice 1
Problem solve 1
Problem solve 2
Perform in Your Life
Perform in Your Career