ISBN 9788183332750,Planning & Scheduling Using MS Office Project 2007

Planning & Scheduling Using MS Office Project 2007



BPB Publications

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788183332750

ISBN-10 8183332757


Number of Pages 215 Pages
Language (English)

General studies

??Explains some of the more difficult calculations, that are often omitted inother books, in plain English.??Includes exercises to reinforce the learning outcomes, a large number ofscreen dumps, numerous tips and a detailed index.??Every function and form in the book is listed in a very easy to use index thatrefers the user directly to the page and not to another index item.??It has a chapter dedicated to the new functions available in MS Project2007 and??Covers some of the more advanced features of the software.SHORT DESCRIPTION ON FRONTCOVERA user guide written for Project Management Professionals in any industry who wishto learn or improve their skills in MS Project 20007 and discover how to get themost out of the software up to an intermediate level in a single project environmentusing Standard or Professional versions.ABOUT THE AUTHORPaul Harris holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering obtained in the UK and is aCertified Cost Engineer through AACEI International, a certified PRINCE2Practitioner and Approved PRINCE2 Trainer. He has worked in the project controlsindustry for a number of years and has assisted many companies in a range ofindustries to set up and run project controls systems. His Melbourne, Australia basedcompany, Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd, offers project controls consulting and trainingservices world wide with a strong focus on MS Project and Primavera software.CUSTOMIZATION FOR TRAININGCOURSESTraining organisations or companies who wish to conduct their own training mayhave the book tailored to suit their requirements. This may be achieved by removing,reordering or adding content to the book and by writing their own exercises. Pleasecontact the author to discuss this service.AUTHOR’S COMMENTAs a project controls consultant I have used a number of planning and schedulingsoftware packages for the management of a range of project types and sizes. I havewritten and published books for Primavera SureTrak®, Primavera P3®, PrimaveraEnterprise andandMS Project. This book follows the same proven layout of myprevious books and I trust this book will assist you in understanding how to useMS Project on your projects.TABLE OF CONTENTS1 Introduction2 Creating a Project Plan3 Creating Projects and Setting up the Software4 Navigating Around the Screen5 Defining Calendars6 Adding Tasks7 Organizing Tasks Using Outlining8 Formatting the Display9 Adding Task Dependencies10 Network Diagram View11 Constraints12 Filters13 Views, Tables and Details14 Printing and Reports15 Tracking Progress16 Grouping Tasks, Outline Codes and WBS17 Options18 Creating Resources19 Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks20 Resource Histograms, Tables, S-Curves & Leveling21 Statusing Projects with Resources22 Tools and Techniques for Scheduling23 What Is New In Microsoft Project24 Items Not Covered in This Book25 Appendix 1 – Screens Used To Create Views26 Index