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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2003
By Tim  Pyron
 
Publisher : Que
Pub Date : February 06, 2004
ISBN : 0-7897-3072-3
Pages : 1248
   


                                          
      Copyright
      About the Authors
        Lead Author
        Contributing Authors
        About the Technical Editor
      Acknowledgments
      We Want to Hear from You!
      Introduction
        Why You Should Use This Book
        Why You Should Use Microsoft Project
        What's New in Microsoft Project 2003
        How This Book Is Organized
        Special Features in This Book
      Part I:   Getting Started with Microsoft Project 2003
          Chapter 1.   The Power of Microsoft Project 2003
        Exploring Project Management
        What Microsoft Project 2003 Can Do for You
        Some General, Common-Sense Guidelines for Project Managers
        A Checklist for Using Microsoft Project
        Project Management Scheduling Techniques
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 2.   Learning the Basics of Microsoft Project
        Starting and Exiting Microsoft Project
        Exploring the Microsoft Project Window
        Using Learning Aids
        Introducing the Gantt Chart View
        Changing Views
        Scrolling and Selecting Data Fields
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 3.   Setting Up a Project Document
        Supplying Information for a New Project
        Selecting the Environment Options
        Defining a Calendar of Working Time
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 4.   Managing Project Files
        Saving and Protecting Files
        Creating and Using Templates
        Working with the Organizer and the Global File
        Troubleshooting
      Part II:   Scheduling Tasks
          Chapter 5.   Creating a Task List
        Approaching the Planning Process
        Entering Tasks in a Gantt Chart
        Understanding the Fields in the Task Table
        Entering Task Names
        Editing the Task List
        Using the Task Information Dialog Box to Edit Tasks
        Entering Task Duration
        Defining Milestones
        Using Recurring Tasks
        Attaching Notes to Tasks
        Attaching Hyperlinks to Tasks
        Using Other Views to Create Tasks
        Outlining the Task List
        Using Custom WBS Codes
        Using Custom Outline Numbers
        Printing the Project Task List
        Troubleshooting
        Project Extras: Letting Project Calculate Duration
          Chapter 6.   Entering Scheduling Requirements
        An Overview of Scheduling
        Understanding Dependency Links
        Entering Dependency Links
        Working with Task Constraints
        Entering Deadline Dates
        Splitting Tasks
        Creating and Using Task Calendars
        Troubleshooting
        Project Extras
          Chapter 7.   Viewing Your Schedule
        Working with the Gantt Chart View
        Adding Graphics and Text to Gantt Charts
        Working with the Calendar View
        Working with the Network Diagram View
        Troubleshooting
      Part III:   Assigning Resources and Costs
          Chapter 8.   Defining Resources and Costs
        Understanding How Project Uses Resources and Costs
        Understanding Resources and Costs
        Defining the Resource Pool
        Using the Resource Fields
        Setting the Automatically Add New Resources and Tasks Option
        Sorting Resources
        Grouping Resources
        Filtering Resources
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 9.   Understanding Resource Scheduling
        Learning About Resource Scheduling
        Reviewing the Essential Components of Work Resource Assignments
        Understanding the Resource Assignment Fields
        Understanding the Work Formula
        Choosing the Task Type
        Understanding Effort-Driven Tasks
        Modifying Resource Assignments
        Understanding the Driver Resource Concept
        Calculating Task Duration with Multiple Resources Assigned
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 10.   Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks
        An Overview of Assigning Resources
        Selecting the Appropriate Task Settings
        Assigning Resources to Tasks
        Assigning Fixed Costs and Fixed Contract Fees
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 11.   Resolving Resource Assignment Problems
        Understanding How Resource Overallocations Occur
        Identifying Resource Overallocations
        Strategies for Eliminating Resource Overallocations
        Eliminating Resource Overallocations Yourself
        Letting Project Level Overallocated Resources for You
        Troubleshooting
      Part IV:   Reviewing and Distributing the Project
          Chapter 12.   Reviewing the Project Plan
        Looking at the Big Picture
        Realigning the Plan
        Finalizing the Plan
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 13.   Printing Views and Reports
        Using the Print Commands
        Changing the Printer Setup
        Using the Project Guide Toolbar
        Printing Views
        Printing Project's Predesigned Reports
        Troubleshooting
      Part V:   Tracking and Analyzing Progress
          Chapter 14.   Tracking Work on a Project
        An Overview of Tracking
        Using Project Guide for Tracking
        Working with Project Baselines
        Tracking a Project's Performance and Costs
          Chapter 15.   Analyzing Progress and Revising the Schedule
        Project Management Overview
        Reviewing the Current Status of a Project
        Analyzing Performance with Earned Value Analysis
        Revising a Schedule to Complete on Time and on Budget
        Troubleshooting
      Part VI:   Coordinating Projects and Sharing Data
          Chapter 16.   Working with Multiple Projects
        Using the Window Commands
        Displaying Tasks from Different Files in the Same Window
        Creating Subprojects and Master Projects
        Creating Links Between Tasks in Separate Projects
        Sharing Resources Among Projects
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 17.   Exporting and Importing Data with Other File Formats
        Exchanging Project Data with Other Applications
        File Formats Supported by Microsoft Project 2003
        Importing Project 2003 Data from Other Project Management Applications
        Exporting Project 2003 Data to Older Versions of Microsoft Project
        Using the Import/Export Wizard
        Saving an Entire Project in a Database
        Exchanging Selected Parts of a Project with Other Formats
        Using Microsoft Project 2003 As an OLE DB Provider
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 18.   Copying, Pasting, and Inserting Data with Other Applications
        Copying Selected Data Between Applications
        Linking Selected Data Between Applications
        Working with Objects
        Placing Objects into Microsoft Project
        Placing Project Objects into Other Applications
        Troubleshooting
      Part VII:   Using and Customizing the Display
          Chapter 19.   Using the Standard Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups
        Exploring the Standard Views
        Exploring the Standard Tables
        Exploring the Standard Filters
        Exploring the Standard Groups
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 20.   Formatting Views
        Using the Common Format Options in the Standard Views
        Formatting the Gantt Chart View
        Formatting the Calendar View
        Formatting the Network Diagram View
        Formatting the Task and Resource Form Views
        Formatting the Resource Graph View
        Formatting the Resource Usage View
        Formatting the Task Usage View
        Formatting the Sheet Views
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 21.   Customizing Views, Tables, Fields, Filters, and Groups
        Creating New Views
        Using and Creating Tables
        Customizing Fields
        Creating Custom Filters
        Creating Custom Filters with AutoFilter
        Creating Custom Groups
        Organizing Views and Other Custom Elements in Project Files
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 22.   Using and Customizing the Standard Reports
        Understanding the Standard Reports
        Customizing Reports
        Creating Reports
        Using the Common Customization Controls
        Customizing Specific Report Types
        Saving and Sharing Custom Reports
        Troubleshooting
          Chapter 23.   Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Forms
        Altering the Behavior of Personalized Menus and Toolbars
        Customizing Toolbars
        Customizing Menu Bars
        Customizing Forms
        Troubleshooting
      Part VIII:   Using Project Server and Project Professional
          Chapter 24.   Introduction to Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
        Enterprise Project Management Using Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
        System Architecture and Requirements
        Planning for Enterprise Information Sharing
        Planning for Global Settings
        Using Enterprise Global Settings
          Chapter 25.   Enterprise Project Administration
        System Administration
        Project Web Access Administration
        Managing Views
        Building OLAP Cubes and Updating Resource Tables
        Managing Project Versions
        Database Administration and Management
        Project Professional Administration
        Managing the Enterprise Global Template
        Using Enterprise Outline Codes and Custom Fields
        Managing Enterprise Project and Resource Calendars
        Performing Enterprise Global Backup and Restore
        Importing Resources
        Importing Projects
          Chapter 26.   Enterprise Project Management
        Using the Project Center Views
        Using Project Center Build Team
        Opening and Using Multiple Enterprise Projects
        Check-in Projects from Project Center
        Using Administrative Projects
        Analyzing Enterprise Projects
        Using Enterprise Templates
        Working with Enterprise Versions
        Working with Enterprise Project Codes
          Chapter 27.   Enterprise Resource Management
        An Overview of Enterprise Resource Management
        Managing Enterprise Resources in Resource Center
        Creating Custom Enterprise Resource Outline Code
        Working with Enterprise Resources
          Chapter 28.   Enterprise Collaboration
        Introduction to Enterprise Collaboration
        Using Project Web Access Tasks for Timesheets
        Updating and Revising Timesheets
        Using Project Status Reports
        Storing Project Artifact Documents
        Managing Risks
        Managing Issues
        Using Microsoft Outlook with Project Server 2003
        What's on the CD-ROM
        Windows Installation Instructions
        Chapter 1.   Publishing Projects on the Web
        An Overview of Project 2003's Internet Features
        Exporting Project Data to Web Pages
        Defining Import/Export Map HTML Options
        Modifying Project's HTML Templates
        Publishing Web Documents
        Troubleshooting
        Chapter 2.   Using Visual Basic with Project 2003
        Why Use Visual Basic Macros?
        Getting Started with Visual Basic Macros
        Creating a Macro That Works in Different Situations
        Fixing a Macro
        The VBE
        Working with Tasks
        Debugging Code
        The TraceDependencies Macro
        Working with Other Applications
        Working with Events
        Working with Application-Level Events
        Getting Help
        Chapter 3.   Customizing and Administering Project Server Access
        Creating and Deleting Users from Project Server
        Managing User Groups
        Project Server User Security
        Using Categories to Control Access to Project Information
        Using Security Templates
        Authentication Options
        Creating Custom Views
        Setting Features Available on a Project Server
        Adding New Menu Choices
        Windows SharePoint Services
        Customize Microsoft Project Web Access
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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2003
Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Project 2003
ISBN: 0789730723
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 283
Authors: Tim Pyron

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