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Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Elaine Marmel, Nancy C. Muir

ISBN: 978-0-470-13767-3

Aug 2007

740 pages

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Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a compilation of multiple short reference-style books covering Microsoft Project, enhanced by the format of a single, easy-to-use, task-oriented step-by-step package. All-in-One For Dummies books are made up of multiple minibooks that could each stand alone. Each minibook covers one topic completely.

This book features a companion Web site where readers can download Microsoft Project add-ins, templates, and author-generated materials. The book also features a gate-fold cheat sheet that contains myriad quick-reference information, tips, and shortcuts for reference when using Microsoft Project 2007.

The structure of the book is as follows:
Book I: Project Basics
Book II: Structure of a Project
Book III: Defining Task Details
Book IV: Establishing Task Timing
Book V: Working with Resources and Costs
Book VI: Communicating Project Information
Book VII: Resolving Problems with Your Plan
Book VIII: Tracking
Book IX: Advanced Project Topics
Book X: Project in the Enterprise Environment
Book XI: Project Case Studies


Book I: Project Management.

Chapter 1: A Project Management Overview.

Chapter 2: The Ins and Outs of Using Project.

Chapter 3: Just What Tasks Should You Include?

Chapter 4: Exploring the Project Environment.

Chapter 5: What’s New in Project 2007.

Book II: Project Basics.

Chapter 1: Building a Project Plan.

Chapter 2: Creating That First Task.

Chapter 3: Exploring Task Views.

Chapter 4: Working with Calendars.

Chapter 5: Getting Help.

Book III: Getting Your Plan in Order.

Chapter 1: Organizing the Structure of a Project Plan.

Chapter 2: Assigning Outline Codes to Tasks.

Chapter 3: Using WBS Coding.

Chapter 4: Linking and Consolidating Projects.

Book IV: Establishing Task Timing.

Chapter 1: Looking at Timing.

Chapter 2: Defining What Drives Task Timing.

Chapter 3: Adding Dependencies.

Chapter 4: Working with Constraints and Deadlines.

Book V: Working with Resources and Costs.

Chapter 1: Creating Resources.

Chapter 2: Understanding Costs.

Chapter 3: Assigning Resources to Tasks.

Chapter 4: Tallying Costs.

Book VI: Communicating Project Information.

Chapter 1: Working with Views.

Chapter 2: Working with Tables.

Chapter 3: Preparing Traditional Reports.

Chapter 4: Creating Visual Reports.

Book VII: Resolving Problems in Your Plan.

Chapter 1: Working with Filters.

Chapter 2: Solving Resource Conflicts.

Chapter 3: Reviewing Timing and Costs.

Chapter 4: Putting Final Changes into Place.

Book VIII: Tracking.

Chapter 1: Working with Baselines and Interim Plans.

Chapter 2: Entering Actuals.

Chapter 3: Reviewing Your Budget.

Book IX: Advanced Project Topics.

Chapter 1: Working Your Own Way.

Chapter 2: Changing the Look of a Project.

Chapter 3: Using Macros.

Chapter 4: Importing Information into Project.

Chapter 5: Exporting Project Information.

Book X: The Basics of Project Server.

Chapter 1: Understanding Project Server.

Chapter 2: The Project Server Administrator.

Chapter 3: Project Server and the Project Manager.

Chapter 4: Project Server and the Team Member.



" excellent book...represents cracking value for money." (Project Manager Today, November 2007)
The nine files are for the Case Studies contained within the book.