9780470133125

Microsoft Project 13

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470133125

  • ISBN10:

    0470133120

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/10/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Project Basics

Software Orientation

Navigating in Microsoft Project 2013

Starting Microsoft Project 2013

Opening a Template

The Ribbon and Its Dynamic View

The Backstage Area

How Microsoft Project Handles Project Data

Default Views

Creating a Project Schedule

Specifying the Project’s Start Date

Saving the Newly Created Project Schedule

Defining Project Calendars

Defining the Project Calendar

Software Orientation

Calendar Options

Entering Tasks and Task Details

Entering Tasks

Entering Task Durations

Switching to Automatic Scheduling

Creating a Milestone

Entering Task Notes

Organizing Tasks into Phases

Create Summary Tasks

Linking Tasks

Linking Two Tasks

Linking Several Tasks

Linking Milestones

Reviewing the Project Schedule’s Duration

Checking Project Duration

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 2: Establishing Resources

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Resource Sheet View

Establishing Work Resources

Establishing Individual People Resources

Establishing a Group Resource

Establishing Equipment Resources

Establishing Material and Cost Resources

Establishing Material Resources

Establishing Cost Resources

Entering Resource Cost Information

Establishing Work Resource Pay Rates

Establishing Material Resource Rates

Adjusting Work Resource’s Working Times

Establishing Nonworking Times

Establishing Specific Work Schedules

Adding Resource Notes

Entering Resource Notes

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment


 

Lesson 3: Resource and Task Assignments

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Assign Resources Dialog Box

Assigning Work Resources to Tasks

Making Individual Resource Assignments

Assigning Multiple Resources Simultaneously

Adding More Work Resource Assignments to Tasks

Adding Work Resources to a Task

Adding Work Resources to an Effort-driven Task

Using the Actions tag to Change Project’s Scheduling Behavior

Assigning Material Resources to Tasks

Assigning Cost Resources to Tasks

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 4: Refining Your Project Schedule

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Change Working Time and Create New Base Calendar Dialog Boxes.

Task Calendars

Creating a Task Calendar

Assigning a Task Calendar to an Individual Task

Changing Task Types

Task Types and the Effect of the Work Formula

Using the Task Information Dialog Box to Change a Task Type

Splitting a Task

Splitting a Task

Establishing Recurring Tasks

Setting Up a Recurring Task

Assigning Resources to a Recurring Task

Applying Task Constraints

Applying a Constraint to a Task

Reviewing the Project’s Critical Path

Reviewing the Project’s Critical Path

Viewing Resource Allocations Over Time

Reviewing Resource Allocations

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 5: Fine-Tuning Tasks

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Task Information Dialog Box—General Tab

Managing Task Constraints and Relationships

Exploring Effects of Constraints and Task Relationships

Setting Deadline Dates

Setting Task Deadline Dates

Establishing Task Priorities

Establish Manually Scheduled tasks

Manually Scheduling Tasks

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Circling Back 1


 

Lesson 6: Fine-Tuning Resources

Entering Material Resource Consumption Rates

Entering Costs Per Use for Resources

Assigning Multiple Pay Rates for a Resource

Applying Different Cost Rates to Assignments

Specifying Resource Availability at Different Times

Resolving Resource Overallocations Manually

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Resource Leveling Dialog Box

Leveling Overallocated Resources

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 7: Project Information: Sorting, Grouping, and Filtering

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Sort dialog box

Sorting Data

Grouping Data

Filtering Data

Using the Custom AutoFilter

Using Predefined Filters

Creating and Applying a Custom Filter

Using Microsoft Project templates

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 8: Project Schedule Formatting—Fundamentals

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Bar Styles Dialog Box

Gantt Chart Formatting

Modifying the Gantt Chart Using the Bar Styles Dialog Box

Modifying the Gantt Chart Using Gantt Chart Styles

Modifying Text Appearance in a View

Modify the appearance of  text in a view

Modify appearance of a single piece of text

Creating Custom Fields

Creating a Custom Text Field

Creating and Editing Tables

Creating Custom Views

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 9: Project Reporting

Software Orientation

Customizing and Printing a View

Customizing and Printing Reports

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment


 

Lesson 10: Project Schedule Tracking — Fundamentals

Software Orientation

Tracking Table

Establishing a Project Baseline

Tracking a Project as Scheduled

Entering the Completion Percentage for a Task

Identifying Over Budget Tasks and Resources

Identifying Time and Schedule Problems

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Circling Back 2

Lesson 11: Advanced Project Schedule Tracking

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Earned Value Table

Recording Actual Start, Finish, and Duration Values of Tasks

Adjusting Remaining Work or Duration of Tasks

Rescheduling Uncompleted Work

Saving an Interim Plan

Comparing Baseline, Interim, and Actual Plans

Reporting Project Status

Evaluating Performance with Earned Value Analysis

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 12: Integrating Microsoft Project with Other Programs

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Copy Picture Dialog Box

Using the Timeline View to Display Project Information

Saving Project Information in Other File Formats

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 13: Project Schedule Optimization

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Calendar Tab of the Options Dialog Box

Making Time and Date Adjustments

Viewing the Project’s Critical Path

Delaying the Start of Assignments

Applying Contours to Assignments

Applying a Contour to a Resource Assignment

Manually Editing a Task Assignment

Optimizing the Project Schedule

Identifying the Project Finish Date and Total Cost

Compressing the Project Schedule

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment


 

Lesson 14: Advanced Project Schedule Formatting

Software Orientation

WBS Codes and Unique IDs in the Task Sheet View

Customizing the Calendar View

Using Task IDs and WBS Codes

Formatting the Network Diagram

Using Visual Reports

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 15: Managing Multiple Projects

Software Orientation

Consolidated Project Gantt Chart View

Managing Consolidated Projects

Creating Task Relationships Between Projects

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 16: Working with Resource Pools

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Share Resources Dialog Box

Developing a Resource Pool

Viewing Assignment Details in a Resource Pool

Revising Assignments in a Sharer File

Updating Resource Information in a Resource Pool

Updating Working Time for All Projects in a Resource Pool

Adding New Project Schedules to a Resource Pool

Revising a Sharer File and Updating a Resource Pool

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Lesson 17: Customizing Microsoft Project

Software Orientation

Microsoft Project’s Organizer Dialog Box

Defining General Preferences

Working with Templates

Working with the Organizer

Summary Skill Matrix

Knowledge Assessment

Competency Assessment

Proficiency Assessment

Mastery Assessment

Circling Back 3

Appendix A

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