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Microsoft� Office Project 2003

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ISBN-10: 0735619557

ISBN-13: 9780735619555

Edition: 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Carl S. Chatfield, Timothy Johnson

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Experience learning made easy -- and quickly teach yourself how to manage project resources, schedules, and scope with Project 2003. With Step by Step, you can take just the lessons you need, or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction -- building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson are the authors of every version of the popular Microsoft Project Step by Step going back to Project 2000.Carl is a principal content project manager at Microsoft, where he oversees development of user assistance material, UI text, and web content for a range of products and services.

Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson are the authors of every version of the popular Microsoft Project Step by Step going back to Project 2000.Tim is a program manager at Microsoft who has extensive experience with Microsoft Project, going back to Project 3.0. He is a former member of the Project User Assistance team.

What's New in Microsoft Office Project 2003
Getting Help
Getting Help with This Book and Its CD-ROM
Getting Help with Microsoft Office Project 2003
Using the Book's CD-ROM
What's on the CD-ROM
System Requirements
Installing the Practice Files
Using the Practice Files
Uninstalling the Practice Files
Conventions and Features
Quick Reference
Chapter 1 Getting Started with Project
Chapter 2 Creating a Task List
Chapter 3 Setting Up Resources
Chapter 4 Assigning Resources to Tasks
Chapter 5 Formatting and Printing Your Plan
Chapter 6 Tracking Progress on Tasks
Chapter 7 Fine-Tuning Task Details
Chapter 8 Fine-Tuning Resource and Assignment Details
Chapter 9 Fine-Tuning the Project Plan
Chapter 10 Organizing and Formatting Project Details
Chapter 11 Printing Project Information
Chapter 12 Publishing Project Information Online
Chapter 13 Sharing Project Information with Other Programs
Chapter 14 Tracking Progress on Tasks and Assignments
Chapter 15 Viewing and Reporting Project Status
Chapter 16 Getting Your Project Back on Track
Chapter 17 Applying Advanced Formatting
Chapter 18 Customizing Project
Chapter 19 Measuring Performance with Earned Value Analysis
Chapter 20 Consolidating Projects and Resources
Chapter 21 Planning Work with Project Server
Chapter 22 Tracking Work with Project Server
Chapter 23 Managing Risks, Issues, and Documents with Project Server
Managing a Simple Project
Getting Started with Project
Managing Your Projects with Project
Starting Project Standard
Starting Project Professional
Exploring Views
Exploring Reports
Creating a New Project Plan
Setting Nonworking Days
Entering Project Properties
Creating a Task List
Entering Tasks
Estimating Durations
Entering a Milestone
Organizing Tasks into Phases
Linking Tasks
Documenting Tasks
Checking the Plan's Duration
Setting Up Resources
Setting Up People Resources
Setting Up Equipment Resources
Setting Up Material Resources
Entering Resource Pay Rates
Adjusting Working Time for Individual Resources
Documenting Resources
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Assigning Additional Resources to a Task
Assigning Material Resources to Tasks
Formatting and Printing Your Plan
Creating a Custom Gantt Chart View
Drawing on a Gantt Chart
Formatting Text in a View
Formatting and Printing Reports
Tracking Progress on Tasks
Saving a Project Baseline
Tracking a Project as Scheduled
Entering a Task's Completion Percentage
Entering Actual Values for Tasks
Advanced Project Scheduling
Fine-Tuning Task Details
Adjusting Task Relationships
Setting Task Constraints
Viewing the Project's Critical Path
Interrupting Work on a Task
Adjusting Working Time for Individual Tasks
Changing Task Types
Entering Deadline Dates
Entering Fixed Costs
Setting Up a Recurring Task
Fine-Tuning Resource and Assignment Details
Entering Multiple Pay Rates for a Resource
Setting Up Pay Rates to Apply at Different Times
Setting Up Resource Availability to Apply at Different Times
Delaying the Start of Assignments
Applying Contours to Assignments
Applying Different Cost Rates to Assignments
Entering Material Resource Consumption Rates
Fine-Tuning the Project Plan
Examining Resource Allocations over Time
Manually Resolving Resource Overallocations
Leveling Overallocated Resources
Examining Project Costs
Checking the Project's Finish Date
Organizing and Formatting Project Details
Sorting Project Details
Grouping Project Details
Filtering Project Details
Customizing Tables
Customizing Views
Printing Project Information
Printing Your Project Plan
Printing Views
Printing Reports
Publishing Project Information Online
Copying Project Information as a GIF Image
Saving Project Information as a Web Page
Changing the Look of a Project Web Page
Sharing Project Information with Other Programs
Copying and Pasting with Project
Generating a Project Summary Report for Word, PowerPoint, or Visio
Opening Other File Formats in Project
Saving to Other File Formats from Project
Tracking Progress on Tasks and Assignments
Updating a Baseline
Tracking Actual and Remaining Values for Tasks and Assignments
Tracking Timephased Actual Work for Tasks and Assignments
Rescheduling Incomplete Work
Viewing and Reporting Project Status
Identifying Tasks That Have Slipped
Examining Task Costs
Examining Resource Costs
Reporting Project Cost Variance with a Stoplight View
Getting Your Project Back on Track
Troubleshooting Time and Schedule Problems
Troubleshooting Cost and Resource Problems
Troubleshooting Scope-of-Work Problems
Special Subjects
Applying Advanced Formatting
Formatting Bar Styles in a Gantt Chart View
Formatting the Network Diagram View
Formatting the Calendar View
Customizing Project
Working with the Organizer
Recording Macros
Editing Macros
Customizing a Toolbar
Measuring Performance with Earned Value Analysis
Viewing Earned Value Schedule Indicators
Viewing Earned Value Cost Indicators
Consolidating Projects and Resources
Creating a Resource Pool
Viewing Assignment Details in a Resource Pool
Updating Assignments in a Sharer Plan
Updating a Resource's Information in a Resource Pool
Updating All Projects' Working Times in a Resource Pool
Linking New Project Plans to a Resource Pool
Opening a Sharer Plan and Updating a Resource Pool
Working with Consolidated Projects
Creating Dependencies Between Projects
Introducing Project Server
Planning Work with Project Server
Understanding the Key Pieces of Enterprise Project Management
Building a New Plan from an Enterprise Template
Staffing an Enterprise Project with Resources
Publishing a Plan to Project Server
Tracking Work with Project Server
Reporting Actual Work Through Project Web Access
Reporting Actual Work Through Outlook
Handling Actuals from Resources
Keeping Stakeholders Informed
Managing Risks, Issues, and Documents with Project Server
Managing Risks
Managing Issues
Managing Documents
Appendixes
A Short Course in Project Management
Understanding What Defines a Project
The Project Triangle: Seeing Projects in Terms of Time, Cost, and Scope
Time, Cost, and Scope: Managing Project Constraints
Managing Your Projects with Project
What's Next?
Joining a Project Learning Community
Joining a Project Management Learning Community
Final Words
Glossary
Index