Microsoft Project Fundamentals: Microsoft Project Standard 2021, Professional 2021, and Project Online Editions

  • 3h 58m
  • Teresa S. Stover
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2022

Get a firm grip on one of the most popular project management applications on the market today

In Microsoft Project Fundamentals: Microsoft Project Standard 2021, Professional 2021, and Project Online Editions, accomplished project management leader Teresa Stover delivers a hands-on introduction to Microsoft’s popular project management software filled with real-world examples and plain-language guidance. The book walks you through how to plan, schedule, manage resources, track progress, and more.

In the book, you’ll:

  • Learn principles and best practices of project management while mastering Microsoft Project capabilities, calculations, and views
  • Understand how task durations, dependencies, and date constraints power the project schedule
  • Manage human, equipment, and material resources, including availability, cost, and task assignments
  • Adjust the project to optimize for the project finish date, budget, and resource allocation
  • Use Microsoft Project to manage waterfall or agile projects

Ideal for anyone seeking to unlock the potential of Microsoft’s leading project management software for their own project work, Microsoft Project Fundamentals is an essential resource for those new to Microsoft Project and project management, as well as previous users and seasoned project professionals looking for a refresher in the latest features of the newest version of Microsoft Project.

About the Author

Teresa Stover is a project management consultant bringing her expertise to help client organizations develop solutions, serve their customers, and grow to their next level. An award-winning author with more than two decades of technical communication expertise, she has also consulted with the Microsoft Project team since version 4. Career highlights have included serving as a grants program manager, nonprofit interim executive director, and author of 14 books about project management, Microsoft Project, office productivity software, and personal computers. Teresa has served as project manager for needs assessments, feasibility studies, curriculum development, web design and content management, and online help system development. She conducts workshops on project management, business, and writing.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Project Management Basics
  • Introducing Microsoft Project
  • Establish a Strong Foundation
  • Set Up the Project and Tasks
  • Build the Schedule
  • Set Up Resources
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Check and Adjust the Project
  • Track Project Information
  • View Project Information
  • Customize Project Information
  • Report Project Information
  • Obtain Project Acceptance
  • Retain Project History
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