ISBN 9788183333962, Planning & Control Using MS Project 2010

Planning & Control Using MS Project 2010


Paul E Harris


BPB Publications



BPB Publications

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788183333962

ISBN-10 8183333966


Number of Pages 390 Pages
Language (English)

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This book is primarily a MS Project book and designed to teach project management professionals, who understand the PRINCE2TM methodology, to use MS Project to plan and control PRINCE2 TM projects. It identifies which PRINCE2 TM processes may be handled with MS Project 2010 and how the software may be effectively used to assist in managing a project.

Paul Harris' manual unlocks the power and versatility of MS Project with a logical presentation of the tool in the context of a PRINCE2? project scenario.BACKGROUND ON BOOK MS Project 2010 is an extensive software update with many new functions and as a result this is a complete rewrite of the author's previous book. This book stays focused on the information required to create and update schedules using MS Project 2010 by: 

  • Explaining which elements PRINCE2TM may be supported by MS Project and demonstrating how.

  • Showing practical ways that MS Project may be used to manage programmes, portfolios and projects in a PRINCE2TM environment.

  • Concentrating on the core functions required to plan and control a project.

  • Keeping the information relevant to each topic in the appropriate chapter.

  • Providing a quick reference listing of commands at the start of each chapter.

  • Providing a comprehensive index of all topics.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction

  • 2 Creating A Project Schedule

  • 3 Navigation And Setting The Options

  • 4 Creating Projects And Templates

  • 5 Defining Calendars

  • 6 Adding Tasks

  • 7 Organizing Tasks Using Outlining

  • 8 Formatting The Display

  • 9 Adding Task Dependencies

  • 10 Network Diagram View

  • 11 Constraints

  • 12 Filters

  • 13 Tables And Grouping Tasks

  • 14 Views And Details

  • 15 Printing And Reports

  • 16 Tracking Progress

  • 17 Creating Resources And Costs

  • 18 Assigning Resources And Costs To Tasks

  • 19 Resource Optimization

  • 20 Updating Projects With Resources

  • 21 Project Options

  • 22 More Advanced Scheduling

  • 23 Tools And Techniques For Scheduling

  • 24 What Is New In Ms Project 2010

  • 25 Appendix 1 ? Screens Used To Create Views

  • 26 Index