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Project 2010 For Dummies [Paperback]

Nancy C. Muir
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Book Description

May 10 2010 For Dummies
A friendly reference guide to Microsoft Project, the leading enterprise project management software

As project management software, Microsoft Project allows you to oversee your business activities effectively. You can manage resources, share project info, perform modeling and scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes. This easy-to-understand guide is completely updated to cover the latest changes and newest enhancements to Project 2010 and shows you how to get Project 2010 to work for you.

After an introduction to basic project management concepts, you’ll discover the mechanics of using Project software to create and manage projects. Other topics covered include working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, and creating templates.

  • Microsoft Project allows you to manage resources, share project information, perform scenario analysis, and standardize reporting processes
  • Offers completely updated coverage of the new Project 2010, which is expected to implement the Office Ribbon
  • Reviews formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, and working with reports
  • Addresses using and sharing resources, creating templates, and managing projects

Let the friendly For Dummies writing style guide you through maximizing the new features of Project 2010.


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In charge of a project? Manage it better with Project 2010 and this book!

If you've never used project management software before — or you've used previous versions of Project and want to master the all-new Project 2010 interface and features — this is the book for you! You'll find the project management concepts you need to know, how Project 2010 works and how to get up to speed, what's new, and most importantly, how to apply it to a real project.

  • What do I do with this thing? — set up Project, learn what types of input you need to provide, and begin building project plans

  • Be resourceful — create and assign work resources, material resources, and fixed costs, and manage resources effectively

  • A perfect fit — ensure your project has a high chance of success by fine-tuning your plan

  • Running on rails — learn to use baselines, track progress and materials, and create reports that help keep projects on track

  • Enterprise options — get an overview of online collaborative features using Project Server, Web Application, and SharePoint

Open the book and find:

  • How to maximize control with the new manual scheduling feature

  • Your way around the Project interface

  • The new Timeline and Team Planner views

  • Tips on assigning resources

  • Advice on communicating with your team

  • All about reports and how to use them

  • Scheduling help from the new Task Inspector

Learn to:

  • Manage project schedules with Project 2010

  • Work with new scheduling tools and the Ribbon interface

  • Assign and share resources and understand calendars

  • Create impressive reports

About the Author

Nancy C. Muir has written more than 50 books on technology and business topics including Windows, Office applications, PCs, laptops, and Internet safety. She has presented workshops to Fortune 500 companies on project management and related software. Her credits include more than a dozen For Dummies books.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book for MS Project 2010 Dec 4 2011
Format:Paperback
Great book for quick access to HOW TO in ms project 2010. Highly recommend it to all levels of project users.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Less-Technical Way to Learn MS Project April 3 2011
By TGW - Published on Amazon.com
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While there are several ways to learn Project 2010, for my money, this is the easiest way to get started. If you're a confirmed "techie," this may not be for you. But if your computer skills fall into the average range,
you'll be able to use several of the applications faster than you might imagine.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Definitely NOT for Beginners or Intermediates! June 22 2013
By Nusaram - Published on Amazon.com
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When I buy an "<XYZ> for Dummies" book, I'm expecting it to teach me at least the basics of how to use <XYZ>. This book, however, is written more in the form of a reference, but if I were to buy a reference, I'd buy a TRUE reference and not a "Dummies" book.

It doesn't walk you through any exercises; rather, it explains things. For example, it explains the differences between Task Types but doesn't walk you through any tutorial examples where you create different Task Types and see the results of each. Rather, it just tells you the steps needed to do activities. For example, "If you want to create a Fixed Duration task, follow these steps..." and it lists the steps.

I was looking to brush up on and improve my MS Project skills, so I researched several books. I finally settled on this book and the "MS Project Step By Step" book. Fortunately, I decided to start with that book and it was a GREAT start and I very-much HIGHLY recommend that book instead of this one!

The Step-By-Step book comes with example Project Plans and walks you through examples/tutorials. I learned A LOT from that book.

Even though this "Dummies" book may serve best as a reference, there are better reference-written books/series out there than this "Dummies" book, so I urge you to also AVOID this book, even if you're looking for a reference.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Project 2010 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers)) Sept. 19 2012
By IANO - Published on Amazon.com
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Book is OK. But is a drier read than I had hoped and would have benefitted from the inclusion of a DVD to actually demo the concepts or to populate a dummy project so that you could practice the concepts discussed and described in the text.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job Oct. 2 2011
By Douglas R. Wood - Published on Amazon.com
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Book told me what I wanted to know and was relatively useful. It is like it said, "for dummies," so if you're looking for advanced project help, look elsewhere.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unfathomable. I Guess I Need - an Even Dummier Version !! March 14 2013
By Aaryanna - Published on Amazon.com
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I once used MS Project 2003 for a job years ago. I had self-taught myself the program using a book much like this one. Unfortunately, I haven't used the software much since.

My latest firm, though - wanted me to use MS Project 2010.

Sadly for me, Project 2010 has changed so much - that even when using this book - I was unable to teach myself how to use this tool. I probably just need someone to help me get started. But, unfortunately, no one in my company - can even do spreadsheets - let alone project planning software.

I draw my own `fake' Gantt charts using MS Excel. That's more than advanced enough for everyone else I work with.

(Plus, I'd rather keep my `slack' time secret.)

Unless you really need its features - Project 2010 is overkill - and so is this book. I don't think I've ever felt - dummier.
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