English | 2020 | ISBN-13 : 978-1838988722 | 504 Pages | True (EPUB, MOBI) | 184.68 MB
Microsoft Project is one of the most popular project management tools designed for enterprises of all sizes and provides several features such as project scheduling, project budgeting, built-in templates, and scheduling tools.
Explore practice questions, detailed explanations, and examples to get up and running with the five phases of the project management lifecycle and integration of project management principles and teology in your projects
Learn to create a simple functional plan with Tasks, Gantt Chart view, and task linking
Explore the various algorithms and latest features of MS Project to organize and keep track of your projects
Understand Work Breakdown Structure to improve the productivity of your projects
Learn Microsoft Project 2019 will get you started with the basics and gradually guide you through the complete project lifecycle.
The book starts with an overview of Microsoft Projects 2019 and a brief introduction to project management concepts. You will cover the different phases - Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control, and Closure. You will learn to identify and handle real-life problems such as scheduling, costing, resourcing, and work allocations. Moving on, you will understand how to use dynamic reports to create powerful, automated reports and dashboards at the click of a button. The book will later demonstrate how to avoid overallocation by showing you how to assign resources in a project schedule, use different resource views and load resources according to a team's capabilities. Finally, you will get up to speed with the execution of Agile projects and understand how to use Kanban and Scrum features.
By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with Microsoft Project and have the skills you need to use it effectively in every stage of project management.
What you will learn
Create efficient project plans using Microsoft Project 2019
Identify and protect the critical path in your project and mitigate project risks
Understand how to create automated dynamic reports
Get to grips with resolving complex issues related to , budget and resource allocation
Become well-versed with executing Agile projects using MS Project
Understand how to create custom reports and make them available for future projects
Who This Book Is For
This book is for anyone using Microsoft Office and looking to use MS Project to manage their projects efficiently. Project managers or anyone interested in project management will also find this book useful. Basic knowledge of Windows UI and MS Office products is expected.