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Managing projects with Microsoft Project 2000
Lowery, Gwen, 1950-
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New York : J. Wiley, [2001]

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xvi, 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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Learn proven project management strategies as you master the world′s #1 project management software

Here′s a winning combination: a series of successful project management strategies that cover every phase of the process AND an insider′s guide to the most powerful and versatile project management software available anywhere. That′s what you′ll find in Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2000 .

A synchronized learning system helps you get with the program
Microsoft Project 2000 brings 21st-century power to this already formidable tool. Whether you′re an experienced user preparing to upgrade to Microsoft Project 2000 or an aspiring project manager who needs to understand the big picture as you gain control of the details, this remarkable one-stop guide helps you make the most of this outstanding new program. It puts you in control of every new feature and enhanced capability, including how to:

SCHEDULE TASKS AND TRACK PROGRESS using task calendars, deadline dates, estimated durations, baseline and interim plans, and more MANAGE RESOURCES FOR BETTER TASK SCHEDULING with new methods that let you vary resource availability, specify material resources, and set task priorities for resource leveling MODEL PROJECTS GRAPHICALLY WITH NETWORK DIAGRAM VIEW, which offers flexible viewing and formatting of program information in a graphical layout of tasks MANAGE TASKS AND RESOURCES ACROSS A WORKGROUP with Microsoft Project Central-a Web-based companion to Microsoft Project 2000 that allows for task delegation up and down organizational lines, task progress reporting, and narrative status reporting WORK FASTER AND SMARTER by jump-starting new products with templates, grouping tasks and resources, creating your own work breakdown structure numbering scheme-and much, much more

Author Notes

GWEN LOWERY gained insider′s knowledge as an original member of Microsoft Project′s software documentation team. A well-known writer of computer hardware and software manuals, she began her career at Hewlett-Packard before joining Microsoft.
TERESA STOVER is a technical writing consultant and owner of Stover Writing Services. She has been a key member of the Project team at Microsoft for four versions, including Project 2000. She has authored eight other books on personal computer hardware and software.

Table of Contents

Introducing Microsoft Project 2000
Your Project Takes Shape
The Elements of Project Management
How Microsoft Project Helps You Manage Projects
Starting a Project
Creating And Refining Your Project
Entering and Structuring Your Tasks
Making Tasks Happen at the Right Time
Assigning Resources to Tasks
Specifying Resource and Task Costs
Fine-Tuning Your Project
Tracking And Updating Your Project
Keeping Your Project on Track
Updating Task Information Using E-Mail
Updating Task Information Using the Web
Reviewing Project Information
Viewing Your Information
Making Your Project Look How You Want
Printing and Publishing Basics
Printing Views
Printing Reports
Using Other Projects And Programs
Managing Several Projects at Once
Sharing Project Information with Other Programs
Customizing Microsoft Project Tools
Customizing Microsoft Project