Project 2013 For Dummies
By Cynthia Snyder
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: April 2013
Pages: 360

Learn to:

  • Create project plans, assign resources, and manage costs
  • Track your progress to stay on schedule and on budget
  • Communicate and collaborate with all members of your team
  • Implement project management best practices in your organization

Project manager, meet your assistant! Learn how to get things done with Project 2013

Once you master Project 2013, you'll be amazed at how efficient and effective the project management process can be. This friendly 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. Take charge of your next project with Project 2013 For Dummies.

  • Ready to start — learn to navigate Project views, develop a work breakdown structure, and enter and sequence tasks
  • Get resourceful — find out how to assign people, material resources, and fixed costs to tasks in your project and how they impact your budget
  • Finishing touches — use the Project toolbox to modify resource assignments, trim costs, adjust schedules, and set up a baseline
  • Make tracks — track your progress and develop a communications management plan
  • Report the news — take advantage of Project 2013's revamped reporting function to create lively reports

Open the book and find:

  • Various ways to enter tasks
  • Different estimating techniques
  • Types of resources and calendars
  • How to give your plan a tune-up
  • What a Gantt Chart is and how to format one
  • Secrets of setting baselines
  • How to manage consolidated projects
  • Ten "golden rules" of project management
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