PRINCE 2 Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project: Updated for Microsoft Office Project 2007

  • 3h 58m
  • Paul Eastwood Harris
  • Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd
  • 2004

This book is designed to teach people how to use Microsoft Project in a PRINCE2 environment and identifies which PRINCE2 processes may be managed with Microsoft Project. The book is based on Microsoft Project 2007.

The book is aimed at PRINCE2 Practitioners and Project Managers in any industry who are using Microsoft Project in a PRINCE2 environment to plan and control their projects. A user guide written for Project Management Professionals who wish to learn how to schedule projects in a single project environment with or without Resources in a PRINCE2 environment. The book is packed with screen shots, constructive tips. The book contains workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter for the reader to practice the skills taught in the chapter.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Creating a Project Schedule
  • Creating Projects and Setting Up the Software
  • Navigating Around the Screen
  • Defining Calendars
  • Adding Tasks
  • Organizing Tasks Using Outlining
  • Formatting the Display
  • Adding Task Dependencies
  • Network Diagram View
  • Constraints
  • Filters
  • Views, Tables and Details
  • Printing and Reports
  • Tracking Progress
  • Grouping, Outline Codes and WBS
  • Options
  • Creating Resources
  • Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks
  • Resource Histograms, Tables, S-Curves & Leveling
  • Statusing Projects with Resources
  • Tools and Techniques for Scheduling
  • What is New in Microsoft Project
  • Items Not Covered in This Book