Microsoft Project is brimming with features to help you manage any project, large or small. But learning the software is only half the battle. What you really need is real-world guidance: how to prep your project before touching your PC, which Project tools work best, and which ones to use with care. This book explains it all, helping you go from project manager to project master.
Get a project management primer. Discover what it takes to handle a project successfully
Learn the program inside out. Get step-by-step instructions for Project Standard and Project Professional
Build and refine your plan. Put together your team, schedule, and budget
Achieve the results you want. Build realistic schedules, and learn how to keep costs under control
Track your progress. Measure your performance, make course corrections, and manage changes
Use Project's power tools. Customize Project's features and views, and transfer info directly between Project and other programs
About the Author
Bonnie Biafore is an award-wining author of more than a dozen books, including Missing Manuals on Quicken 2009, QuickBooks 2009, and Project 2007, as well as The Better Investing Stock Selection Handbook, Online Investing Hacks, and On Time! On Track! On Target!. She also writes regularly about financial topics for Better Investing bankrate.com and interest.com. As an engineer, she's fascinated by how things work and how to make things work better, and has a knack for mincing dry subjects like accounting and project management into easy-to-understand morsels and spicing them up with her warped sense of humor.