Special Edition Using Microsoft Project 2000

Special Edition Using Microsoft Project 2000

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In an increasingly complex world, the necessity for greater flexibility and understanding of project management is coming in to its own--even though most people manage projects as part of their other duties. Special Edition Using Project 2000 provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the features, functions and best practices of project management, by thoroughly covering the industry's leading project management tool. This book provides you with a firm grasp of the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Microsoft Project. You will learn to schedule tasks effectively, track costs, review and distribute information (especially Web distribution), project analysis, juggling multiple projects effectively, and customization, including macro and VBA integration.
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  • Mixed media product | 1312 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 73.66mm | 2,199.91g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0789722534
  • 9780789722539

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In an increasingly complex world, the necessity for greater flexibility and understanding of project management is coming in to its own--even though most people manage projects as part of their other duties. Special Edition Using Project 2000 provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the features, functions and best practices of project management, by thoroughly covering the industry's leading project management tool. This book provides you with a firm grasp of the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Microsoft Project. You will learn to schedule tasks effectively, track costs, review and distribute information (especially Web distribution), project analysis, juggling multiple projects effectively, and customization, including macro and VBA integration.
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Table of contents

Introduction.
I. Getting Started with Microsoft Project 2000.

1. The Power of Microsoft Project 2000.
2. Learning the Basics of Microsoft Project.
3. Setting Up a New Project Document.
4. Working with Project Files.
II. Scheduling Tasks.

5. Creating a Task List.
6. Entering Scheduling Requirements.
7. Viewing Your Schedule.
III. Assigning Resources and Costs.

8. Defining Resources and Costs.
9. Understanding Resource Scheduling.
10. Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks.
11. Resolving Resource Assignment Problems.
IV. Reviewing and Distributing the Project.

12. Reviewing the Project Plan.
13. Printing Views and Reports.
14. Publishing Projects on the Web.
15. Using Microsoft Project in Workgroups.
V. Tracking and Analyzing Progress.

16. Tracking Work on the Project.
17. Analyzing Progress and Revising the Schedule.
VI. Coordinating Projects and Sharing Data.

18. Working with Multiple Projects.
19. Exporting and Importing Project Data with Other File Formats.
20. Copying, Pasting, and Inserting Data with Other Applications.
VII. Working with Views and Reports.

21. Using the Standard Views, Tables, and Filters.
22. Formatting Views.
23. Customizing Views, Tables, Fields, and Filters.
24. Using the Standard Reports.
25. Customizing Reports.
VIII. Customizing and Programming Microsoft Project 2000.

26. Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Forms.
27. Introduction to Visual Basic Macros with Project 2000.
28. Developing Visual Basic Macros.
IX. Appendixes.

Appendix A. Reviewing the Basics of Project Management.
Appendix B. Microsoft Project 2000 Shortcut Keys.
Appendix C. Companion Products for Microsoft Project 2000.
Glossary.
Index.
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About Ira Brown

Tim Pyron is the Information Systems Manager for the Central Region of Productivity Point International, a leading provider worldwide of computer training and support services. Tim provides consulting services and conducts training in Microsoft Project and in spreadsheet and database applications. His previous Microsoft Project books include Using Microsoft Project 4, Special Edition Using Project for Windows 95, STY Project 98 in 24 Hours and Special Edition Using Microsoft Project 98, which have collectively sold over 240,000 copies.
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