Microsoft Project 2016 Step by Step

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/28/2016
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press

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The quick way to learn Microsoft Project 2016!

This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Project 2016. Jump in wherever you need answers–brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
  • Quickly start a new plan, build task lists, and assign resources
  • Share your plan and track your progress
  • Capture and fine-tune work and cost details
  • Use Gantt charts and other views and reports to visualize project schedules
  • Share resources across multiple plans and consolidate projects
  • Master project management best practices while you learn Project
  • Look up just the tasks and lessons you need

Author Biography

Tim Johnson’s first connection with Project began as a product support professional at Microsoft, starting with Project 3.0 for MS-DOS. Later, Tim worked on the Project user assistance team, where he brought his firsthand knowledge of customers’ issues to new learning solutions for Project. Tim remains involved in the computer industry and continues to look for ways to help customers better understand and use their computer applications. Tim is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

Carl Chatfield is a content strategist and technical writer in the software development industry. Carl teaches in the Professional Technical Writing program at the University of Washington. He is a graduate of the masters program in Technical Communication at the University of Washington and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents from previous edition:


Introduction to Microsoft Project

Chapter 1: Microsoft Project, project management and you

Chapter 2: A guided tour of Project


Simple Scheduling Basics

Chapter 3: Starting a new plan

Chapter 4: Building a task list

Chapter 5: Setting up resources

Chapter 6: Assigning resources to tasks

Chapter 7: Formatting and sharing your plan

Chapter 8: Tracking progress


Advanced Scheduling Techniques

Chapter 9: Advanced task scheduling

Chapter 10: Fine-tuning task details

Chapter 11: Fine-tuning resource and assignment details

Chapter 12: Fine-tuning the Project plan

Chapter 13: Organizing project details

Chapter 14: Tracking progress on tasks and assignments

Chapter 15: Viewing and reporting project status

Chapter 16: Getting your project back on track


In-Depth and Special Subjects

Chapter 17: Applying advanced formatting and printing

Chapter 18: Advanced report formatting

Chapter 19: Customizing Project

Chapter 20: Sharing information with other programs

Chapter 21: Consolidating projects and resources


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