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Project 2013 For Dummies Kindle Edition

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Learn to:

  • Create project plans, assign resources, and manage costs
  • Track your progress to stay on schedule and on budget
  • Communicate and collaborate with all members of your team
  • Implement project management best practices in your organization

Project manager, meet your assistant! Learn how to get things done with Project 2013

Once you master Project 2013, you'll be amazed at how efficient and effective the project management process can be. This friendly guide shows you how to get started, enter tasks and estimate durations, work with resources and costs, fine-tune your schedule, set baselines, collect data, analyze progress, and keep your projects on track. Take charge of your next project with Project 2013 For Dummies.

  • Ready to start — learn to navigate Project views, develop a work breakdown structure, and enter and sequence tasks
  • Get resourceful — find out how to assign people, material resources, and fixed costs to tasks in your project and how they impact your budget
  • Finishing touches — use the Project toolbox to modify resource assignments, trim costs, adjust schedules, and set up a baseline
  • Make tracks — track your progress and develop a communications management plan
  • Report the news — take advantage of Project 2013's revamped reporting function to create lively reports

Open the book and find:

  • Various ways to enter tasks
  • Different estimating techniques
  • Types of resources and calendars
  • How to give your plan a tune-up
  • What a Gantt Chart is and how to format one
  • Secrets of setting baselines
  • How to manage consolidated projects
  • Ten "golden rules" of project management

About the Author

Cynthia Snyder is a project manager, author, consultant, and trainer in project management. She has written eight books on project management, including PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies. Nancy Muir has written more than 100 books on topics ranging from desktop applications and project management to distance learning.


Product Details

  • File Size: 5016 KB
  • Print Length: 360 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (April 12, 2013)
  • Publication Date: April 12, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CCS3Q22
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #345,228 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Joanne Shull on June 30, 2014
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Finally using this for my PMP projects and getting real experience from start to finish; also helps in showing me how my deliverables get updated and what a help!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Donnie on April 30, 2014
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This book allowed me to jump into MS project and run in a short time, I am very impressed with it!! Highly recommend to all Project Managers out there!!
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Excellent overview of the programme especially as a back-up for retaining information gained from other training sessions. Great resource book.
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I use this book as a quick lookup for answers to my questions and thus far it has been helpful.
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Done very well. Enjoyed it and learned a few new items.
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By jamesrf408 on May 21, 2015
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Good reference book for this program.
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