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Microsoft® Project 2010 In Depth

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Project 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for every serious Project user who wants to get more done in less time. World-renowned project management consultants QuantumPM provide specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems experienced Project users run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. QuantumPM thoroughly covers all facets of working with Project 2010, and adds new chapters on mastering Project's brand-new Ribbon interface; developing plans, assigning resources, tracking progress, managing budgets, analyzing workloads, collaborating with colleagues and partners, and much more. As with all In Depth books, Project 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out.

  • World-renowned project management consultants QuantumPM reveal powerful tips and tricks for getting the most out of Project 2010

  • Covers all aspects of working with Project 2010 including its updated Ribbon interface, developing plans, tracking progress, and collaborating with colleagues and partners

  • For all serious Project users who want to get the most out of Project 2010

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Author
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Reader Services
    10. Introduction
    11. Part I. Getting Started with Microsoft Project 2010
      1. Chapter 1. Power of Microsoft Project 2010
      2. Chapter 2. Microsoft Project 2010 Quick Start
      3. Chapter 3. Microsoft Project and the Project Management Domain
    12. Part II. Organizing for Success—Project Initiation and Planning
      1. Chapter 4. Getting Started After the Business Initiative Is Approved
      2. Chapter 5. Setting Up Project for Your Use
      3. Chapter 6. Creating Your Project Schedule
      4. Chapter 7. Defining Task Logic
      5. Chapter 8. Defining Project Resources
      6. Chapter 9. Understanding Work Formula Basics
      7. Chapter 10. Scheduling Single and Multiple Resource Assignments
      8. Chapter 11. Using Standard Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups to Review Your Schedule
      9. Chapter 12. Performing a Schedule Reality Check
    13. Part III. Project Execution Through Completion
      1. Chapter 13. Tracking Your Project Progress
      2. Chapter 14. Analyzing Performance
      3. Chapter 15. Using Reports for Tracking and Control
      4. Chapter 16. Revising the Schedule
      5. Chapter 17. Closing the Project
    14. Part IV. Tailoring Microsoft Office Project 2010 to Your Needs
      1. Chapter 18. Managing Project Files
      2. Chapter 19. Formatting Views
      3. Chapter 20. Creating and Customizing the Basic Reports
      4. Chapter 21. Creating and Customizing Visual Reports
      5. Chapter 22. Customizing Views, Tables, Filters, Groups, and Fields
      6. Chapter 23. Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Forms
    15. Part V. Microsoft Office Project 2010 Knowledge In Depth
      1. Chapter 24. Working with Multiple Projects
      2. Chapter 25. Resolving Resource Allocation Problems
      3. Chapter 26. Exporting and Importing Project Data
      4. Chapter 27. Manipulating Data Using Other Applications
    16. Index