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    Microsoft Project can be a godsend for project managers. The powerful software helps both full-time project managers and those who manage projects as one of many job functions keep projects on track. Microsoft Project 2019 For Dummies offers some assistance with this valuable software assistant. Written by a project management pro, the book helps you figure out the nuts and bolts of the software while providing valuable project management insight that keeps tasks on schedule and projects under budget. Cynthia Snyder Dionisio is a project management consultant, trainer, and author with a dozen books to her credit. She leads the team that creates the PMBOK Guide, the guidebook that outlines the project management standards and frameworks advocated by the Project Management Institute._x000D_..

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    Sold By Wiley India
    Author Cynthia Snyder Dionisio
    ISBN-13 9788126523207
    Edition 1st Edition
    Format Paperback
    Language English
    Pages 364 Pages
    Publication Year 2019

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    Microsoft Project can be a godsend for project managers. The powerful software helps both full-time project managers and those who manage projects as one of many job functions keep projects on track. Microsoft Project 2019 For Dummies offers some assistance with this valuable software assistant. Written by a project management pro, the book helps you figure out the nuts and bolts of the software while providing valuable project management insight that keeps tasks on schedule and projects under budget. Cynthia Snyder Dionisio is a project management consultant, trainer, and author with a dozen books to her credit. She leads the team that creates the PMBOK Guide, the guidebook that outlines the project management standards and frameworks advocated by the Project Management Institute._x000D_ Introduction _x000D_ About This Book _x000D_ Foolish Assumptions _x000D_ Icons Used in This Book _x000D_ Beyond the Book _x000D_ Where to Go from Here _x000D_ _x000D_ Part 1: Getting Started with Project 2019 _x000D_ Chapter 1: Project Management, Project 2019, and You _x000D_ ·Introducing Project Management _x000D_ ·Defining project manager _x000D_ ·Identifying what a project manager does _x000D_ ·Introducing Project 2019 _x000D_ ·Getting to Know You _x000D_ ·Navigating Ribbon tabs and the Ribbon _x000D_ ·Displaying more tools _x000D_ ·Tell Me What You Want to Do _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 2: Starting the Project _x000D_ ·Creating the Project Charter _x000D_ ·Introducing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) _x000D_ ·Organizing the Work _x000D_ ·Starting the Project _x000D_ ·Entering project information _x000D_ ·Weighing manual scheduling versus automatic scheduling _x000D_ ·Entering the WBS _x000D_ ·Entering tasks _x000D_ ·Importing tasks from Outlook _x000D_ ·Inserting hyperlinks _x000D_ ·Inserting one project into another _x000D_ ·Promoting and demoting: The outdent-and-indent shuffle _x000D_ ·Saving the Project _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 3: Becoming a Task Master _x000D_ ·Creating Summary Tasks and Subtasks _x000D_ ·How many levels can you go? _x000D_ ·The project summary task _x000D_ ·Moving Tasks Up, Down, and All Around _x000D_ ·Moving tasks with the drag-and-drop method _x000D_ ·Moving tasks with the cut-and-paste method _x000D_ ·Now You See It, Now You Don't: Collapsing and Expanding the Task Outline _x000D_ ·Showing Up Again and Again: Recurring Tasks _x000D_ ·Setting Milestones _x000D_ ·Deleting Tasks and Using Inactive Tasks _x000D_ ·Making a Task Note _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 4: The Codependent Nature of Tasks _x000D_ ·How Tasks Become Dependent _x000D_ ·Dependent tasks: Which comes first? _x000D_ ·Dependency types _x000D_ ·Allowing for Murphy's Law: Lag and lead time _x000D_ ·Setting the Dependency Connection _x000D_ ·Adding the dependency link _x000D_ ·Words to the wise _x000D_ ·Understanding that things change: Deleting dependencies _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 5: Estimating Task Time _x000D_ ·You're in It for the Duration _x000D_ ·Tasks come in all flavors: Identifying task types _x000D_ ·Effort-driven tasks: 1 + 1 = ½ _x000D_ ·Estimating Effort and Duration _x000D_ ·Estimating techniques _x000D_ ·Setting the task duration _x000D_ ·Controlling Timing with Constraints _x000D_ ·Understanding how constraints work _x000D_ ·Establishing constraints _x000D_ ·Setting a deadline _x000D_ ·Starting and Pausing Tasks _x000D_ ·Entering the task's start date _x000D_ ·Taking a break: Splitting tasks _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 6: Check Out This View! _x000D_ ·A Project with a View _x000D_ ·Navigating tabs and views _x000D_ ·Scrolling around _x000D_ ·Reaching a specific spot in your plan _x000D_ ·More Detail about Views _x000D_ ·Home base: Gantt Chart view _x000D_ ·Resourceful views: Resource Sheet and Team Planner _x000D_ ·Getting your timing down with the Timeline _x000D_ ·Going with the flow: Network Diagram view _x000D_ ·Calling up Calendar view _x000D_ ·Customizing Views _x000D_ ·Working with view panes _x000D_ ·Modifying Network Diagram view _x000D_ ·Resetting the view _x000D_ _x000D_ Part 2: Managing Resources _x000D_ Chapter 7: Creating Resources _x000D_ ·Resources: People, Places, and Things _x000D_ ·Becoming Resource-Full _x000D_ ·Understanding resources _x000D_ ·Resource types: Work, material, and cost _x000D_ ·How resources affect task timing _x000D_ ·Estimating resource requirements _x000D_ ·The Birth of a Resource _x000D_ ·Creating one resource at a time _x000D_ ·Identifying resources before you know their names _x000D_ ·Many hands make light work _x000D_ ·Managing Resource Availability _x000D_ ·Estimating and setting availability _x000D_ ·When a resource comes and goes _x000D_ ·Sharing Resources _x000D_ ·Skimming from resource pools _x000D_ ·Importing resources from Outlook _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 8: Working with Calendars _x000D_ ·Mastering Base, Project, Resource, and Task Calendars _x000D_ ·Setting the base calendar for a project _x000D_ ·Understanding the four calendar types _x000D_ ·How calendars work _x000D_ ·How one calendar relates to another _x000D_ ·Scheduling with Calendar Options and Working Times _x000D_ ·Setting calendar options _x000D_ ·Setting exceptions to working times _x000D_ ·Working with Task Calendars and Resource Calendars _x000D_ ·Setting resource calendars _x000D_ ·Making the change to a resource's calendar _x000D_ ·Creating a Custom Calendar Template _x000D_ ·Sharing Copies of Calendars _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 9: Assigning Resources _x000D_ ·Finding the Right Resource _x000D_ ·Needed: One good resource willing to work _x000D_ ·Custom fields: It's a skill _x000D_ ·Making a Useful Assignation _x000D_ ·Determining material and cost-resource units _x000D_ ·Making assignments _x000D_ ·Shaping the contour that's right for you _x000D_ ·Benefitting from a Helpful Planner _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 10: Determining a Project's Cost _x000D_ ·How Do Costs Accrue? _x000D_ ·Adding up the costs _x000D_ ·When will this hit the bottom line? _x000D_ ·Specifying Cost Information in the Project _x000D_ ·You can't avoid fixed costs _x000D_ ·Entering hourly, overtime, and cost-per-use rates _x000D_ ·Assigning material resources _x000D_ ·How Your Settings Affect Your Costs _x000D_ _x000D_ Part 3: Before You Baseline _x000D_ Chapter 11: Fine-Tuning Your Plan _x000D_ ·Everything Filters to the Bottom Line _x000D_ ·Setting predesigned filters _x000D_ ·Putting AutoFilter to work _x000D_ ·Creating do-it-yourself filters _x000D_ ·Gathering Information in Groups _x000D_ ·Applying predefined groups _x000D_ ·Devising your own groups _x000D_ ·Figuring Out What's Driving the Project _x000D_ ·Inspecting tasks _x000D_ ·Handling task warnings and suggestions _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 12: Negotiating Project Constraints _x000D_ ·It's about Time _x000D_ ·Applying contingency reserve _x000D_ ·Completing a task in less time _x000D_ ·Getting What You Want for Less _x000D_ ·The Resource Recourse _x000D_ ·Checking resource availability _x000D_ ·Deleting or modifying a resource assignment _x000D_ ·Beating overallocations with quick-and-dirty rescheduling _x000D_ ·Finding help _x000D_ ·Leveling resources _x000D_ ·Rescheduling the Project _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 13: Making the Project Look Good _x000D_ ·Looking Good! _x000D_ ·Formatting the Gantt Chart _x000D_ ·Formatting taskbars _x000D_ ·Zeroing in on critical issues _x000D_ ·Restyling the Gantt chart _x000D_ ·Formatting Task Boxes _x000D_ ·Adjusting the Layout _x000D_ ·Modifying Gridlines _x000D_ ·Recognizing When a Picture Can Say It All _x000D_ ·Creating a Custom Text Field _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 14: It All Begins with a Baseline _x000D_ ·All about Baselines _x000D_ ·Saving a baseline _x000D_ ·Saving more than one baseline _x000D_ ·Clearing and resetting a baseline _x000D_ ·In the Interim _x000D_ ·Saving an interim plan _x000D_ ·Clearing and resetting an interim plan _x000D_ _x000D_ Part 4: Staying on Track _x000D_ Chapter 15: On the Right Track _x000D_ ·Developing a Communications Management Plan _x000D_ ·Gathering data _x000D_ ·Applying a tracking method _x000D_ ·Using the tracking tools _x000D_ ·For everything, there's a view _x000D_ ·Tracking Work for the Record _x000D_ ·Specifying the status date _x000D_ ·Remaining on track _x000D_ ·Determining the percent complete _x000D_ ·Recording start and finish information _x000D_ ·Knowing what to do when John works three hours and Mary works ten _x000D_ ·Uh-oh -- we're in overtime _x000D_ ·Specifying remaining durations for auto-scheduled tasks _x000D_ ·Entering fixed-cost updates _x000D_ ·Moving a Task _x000D_ ·Update Project: Sweeping Changes _x000D_ ·Tracking Materials _x000D_ ·Tracking More Than One: Consolidated Projects _x000D_ ·Consolidating projects _x000D_ ·Updating consolidated projects _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 16: Project Views: Observing Progress _x000D_ ·Seeing Where Tasks Stand _x000D_ ·Baseline versus actual progress _x000D_ ·Lines of progress _x000D_ ·Delving into the Detail _x000D_ ·Tracking Progress Using Earned Value Management _x000D_ ·Calculating Behind the Scenes _x000D_ ·Earned-value options _x000D_ ·An abundance of critical paths _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 17: You're Behind -- Now What? _x000D_ ·Using Project with Risk and Issue Logs _x000D_ ·Printing interim plans and baselines _x000D_ ·Printing task notes _x000D_ ·What-If Scenarios _x000D_ ·Sorting tasks _x000D_ ·Filtering _x000D_ ·Examining the critical path _x000D_ ·Using resource leveling (again) _x000D_ ·Determining which factors are driving the timing of a task _x000D_ ·How Adding People or Time Affects the Project _x000D_ ·Hurrying up and making modifications _x000D_ ·Throwing resources at the problem _x000D_ ·Shifting dependencies and task timing _x000D_ ·When All Else Fails _x000D_ ·Taking the time you need _x000D_ ·Finding ways to cut corners _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 18: Spreading the News: Reporting _x000D_ ·Generating Standard Reports _x000D_ ·What's available _x000D_ ·Overviewing the dashboard reports _x000D_ ·Creating New Reports _x000D_ ·Gaining a new perspective on data with visual reports _x000D_ ·Creating a visual report _x000D_ ·Fine-Tuning a Report _x000D_ ·Dragging, dropping, and sizing _x000D_ ·Looking good! _x000D_ ·Spiffing Things Up _x000D_ ·Call the Printer! _x000D_ ·Working with Page Setup _x000D_ ·Getting a preview _x000D_ ·Printing, at last! _x000D_ ·Working on the Timeline _x000D_ ·Adding tasks to the Timeline _x000D_ ·Customizing the Timeline _x000D_ ·Copying the Timeline _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 19: Getting Better All the Time _x000D_ ·Reviewing the Project _x000D_ ·Learning from your mistakes _x000D_ ·Debriefing the team _x000D_ ·Comparing Versions of a Project _x000D_ ·Building on Success _x000D_ ·Creating a template _x000D_ ·Mastering the Organizer _x000D_ _x000D_ Part 5: The Part of Tens _x000D_ Chapter 20: Ten Golden Rules of Project Management _x000D_ ·Roll with It _x000D_ ·Put Your Ducks in a Row _x000D_ ·Expect the Unexpected _x000D_ ·Don't Put Off until Tomorrow _x000D_ ·Delegate, Delegate, Delegate _x000D_ ·Document It _x000D_ ·Keep the Team in the Loop _x000D_ ·Measure Success _x000D_ ·Maintain a Flexible Strategy _x000D_ ·Learn from Your Mistakes _x000D_ _x000D_ Chapter 21: Ten Cool Shortcuts in Project 2019 _x000D_ ·Task Information _x000D_ ·Resource Information _x000D_ ·Frequently Used Functions _x000D_ ·Subtasks _x000D_ ·Quick Selections _x000D_ ·Fill Down _x000D_ ·Navigation _x000D_ ·Hours to Years _x000D_ ·Timeline Shortcuts _x000D_ ·Quick Undo and Repeat _x000D_ _x000D_ Appendix: glossary _x000D_ Index

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