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Microsoft Project For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

Blow past the jargon and get hands-on, practical guidance on managing any project with Microsoft Project 

Lean. Agile. Hybrid. It seems that project management these days comes with more confusing buzzwords than ever. But you can make managing your next project simple and straightforward with help from Microsoft Project For Dummies. 

This book unpacks Microsoft’s bestselling project management platform and walks you through every important feature, step-by-step, until you’re ready to take on virtually any project, no matter the size. From getting set up for the first time to creating tasks, managing resources and working with time management features, you’ll learn everything you need to know about managing a project in Microsoft’s iconic software. 

You’ll also find: 

  • Totally updated guidance that applies to both the desktop version and Microsoft’s new subscription-based Microsoft Project Online 
  • Helpful information on integrating Agile practices and techniques into your project 
  • “Golden rules” that keep a project on-track and on-time 
  • Ways to effectively manage your resources with Microsoft Project’s built-in functionality 

Managing a project, big or small, is no easy task. Luckily, Microsoft Project For Dummies can take a lot of the hassle out of your day-to-day life. Learn how to take advantage of this powerful software today! 

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Microsoft Project 2019 For Dummies

Published 02-20-2019

Keep projects on track

Microsoft Project 2019 is a powerhouse project management, portfolio management, and resource management tool. Whether you’re a full-time project manager or manage projects as part of a larger set of duties, Microsoft Project 2019 For Dummies will get you thinking and operating at the level of a project management guru.

Written by a noted project management pro, this book covers the ins and outs of Microsoft Project. Throughout the book, you’ll find project management best practices and tips for keeping any project on schedule and under budget.

  • Reference the full set of Microsoft Project 2019 features
  • Learn to think like a project management professional
  • Get into the nuts and bolts of Project for better productivity
  • Create a task schedule that keeps a project moving
  • Identify the golden rules that keep projects on track

With Microsoft Project 2019 For Dummies, you’ll soon get a grip on all the powerful features of this popular project management software. No matter your level of training or experience, this book will show you how improve your project management with Microsoft Project 2019.

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Project 2016 For Dummies

Published 03-21-2016

The easy way to take control of project timelines, resources, budgets, and details

Project manager, meet your new assistant! Once you discover Project 2016 you'll be amazed at how efficient and effective the project management process can be. Written by an expert author who knows project management processes backward and forward, this friendly, hands-on guide shows you how to get started, enter tasks and estimate durations, work with resources and costs, fine-tune your schedule, set baselines, collect data, analyze progress, and keep your projects on track.

How many times have you heard people in the office mutter under their breath, 'These projects never run on time?' Well, now they can! Project 2016 For Dummies shows you how to use the latest version of Microsoft Project to create realistic project timelines, make the most of available resources, keep on top of all those pesky details, and, finally, complete your project on time and on budget. Easy!

  • Fully updated to reflect the latest software changes in Microsoft Project 2016
  • All-new case studies and examples highlight the relevance of key features of Microsoft Project 2016
  • Exposes the correlation between what project managers do and how Microsoft Project 2016 supports their work
  • Covers working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, gathering and tracking data, and more

If you're a time-pressured project manager looking to make your life—and your projects—easier, Project 2016 For Dummies shows you how to get things done!

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Project 2010 For Dummies

Published 05-10-2010

A friendly reference guide to Microsoft Project, the leading enterprise project management software

As project management software, Microsoft Project allows you to oversee your business activities effectively. You can manage resources, share project info, perform modeling and scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes. This easy-to-understand guide is completely updated to cover the latest changes and newest enhancements to Project 2010 and shows you how to get Project 2010 to work for you.

After an introduction to basic project management concepts, you’ll discover the mechanics of using Project software to create and manage projects. Other topics covered include working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, and creating templates.

  • Microsoft Project allows you to manage resources, share project information, perform scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes
  • Offers completely updated coverage of the new Project 2010, which is expected to implement the Office Ribbon
  • Reviews formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, and working with reports
  • Addresses using and sharing resources, creating templates, and managing projects

Let the friendly For Dummies writing style guide you through maximizing the new features of Project 2010.

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