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  • NEW - Comprehensive coverage of all versions of Microsoft Project 2002, including Project Standard, Project Professional, and Project Server.
    • Covers the skills students will need to succeed with Microsoft Project regardless of their role or responsibilities.

  • NEW - Three bonus downloadable chapters covering publishing projects to the Web, using Visual Basic with Project 2002, and customizing and administering Project Server access.
    • Gives students access to even deeper information on specialized topics whenever they are ready for it.

  • NEW - Comprehensive coverage of Microsoft Project Web Access, Microsoft's new set of Web-based collaboration, analysis, and reporting tools.
    • Helps students collaborate and manage projects across the Web and via private intranets.

  • Start-to-finish coverage of the entire project management process—Organized to follow the typical project lifecycle: starting a project, developing and implementing a plan, tracking and analyzing progress, adjusting to changes and unforeseen events, and preparing final reports.
    • Helps students understand Microsoft Project 2002 in the context of actual project management environment.

  • Keyboard shortcuts card—Includes pullout card with more than 50 Microsoft Project 2002 keyboard shortcuts.
    • Gives students a handy resource for using Microsoft Project 2002 as efficiently as possible.

  • Detailed step-by-step techniques—Walks students one step at a time through using all key Project 2002 features, including starting new projects, creating task lists, scheduling, reviewing project plans, printing views and reports, ongoing tracking and analysis, data sharing, and much more.
    • Enables students to rapidly master all the Microsoft Project 2002 skills they will need.

  • Practical overview of the discipline of project management—Begins with a simple and practical guide to managing projects, and a clear explanation of how Microsoft Project 2002 can help.
    • Gives students the context they need to succeed with project management in general, and Microsoft Project 2002 in particular.

  • Hundreds of notes, tips, and cautions—Gives students practical, hard-won insights they would otherwise have to learn from experience.
    • Shows students how to become effective with Microsoft Project 2002 far more quickly.

  • Troubleshooting coverage in virtually every chapter—Presents a wide range of troubleshooting topics and techniques.
    • Shows students how to avoid and resolve the most common problems they will face in working with Microsoft Project 2002.

  • Downloadable source files at companion Web site—Enables students to explore sample projects while following along in the book, or experiment on their own.
    • Gives students essential hands-on practice for mastering Microsoft Project 2002 more rapidly and understanding it at a deeper level.

  • Lead author: Tim Pyron, one of the world's leading Microsoft Project experts—Authored by the editor of Woody's Project Watch, one of the world's leading publications for Microsoft Project users.
    • Gives students confidence that they are receiving information that is thorough, accurate, clear, and useful and reflects the challenges Microsoft Project 2002 users actually face.


  • Copyright 2002
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2701-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2701-5

Special Edition Using Microsoft Project 2002 gives you direct answers about how to put a project schedule together with this best-selling project management software. It's organized to follow the project cycle of initializing and developing a plan, implementing the plan, tracking and analyzing progress, adjusting to changes and unforeseen events, and preparing the final reports. You'll find step-by-step procedures for using Project's features, plus you'll get help with common problems.



Publishing Projects on the Web - 7013Web1.PDF
Using Visual Basic with Project 2002 - 7013Web2.PDF
Customizing and Administering Project Server Access - 7013Web3.PDF

Source Code

Source code for the examples developed in the book - 2MB -- setup.exe

Database needed to work examples from the book - 9MB -- QUE_Example_DB.zip

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapters

How to Set Up a Project Document in Microsoft Project 2002

Setting Up a Project Document

Table of Contents



 1. The Power of Microsoft Project 2002.
 2. Learning the Basics of Microsoft Project.
 3. Setting Up a Project Document.
 4. Managing Project Files.


 5. Creating a Task List.
 6. Entering Scheduling Requirements.
 7. Viewing Your Schedule.


 8. Defining Resources and Costs.
 9. Understanding Resource Scheduling.
10. Assigning Resources and Costs to Tasks.
11. Resolving Resource Assignment Problems.


12. Reviewing the Project Plan.
13. Printing Views and Reports.


14. Tracking Work on a Project.
15. Analyzing Progress and Revising the Schedule.


16. Working with Multiple Projects.
17. Exporting and Importing Project Data with Other File Formats.
18. Copying, Pasting, and Inserting Data with Other Applications.


19. Using the Standard Views, Tables, Filters, and Groups.
20. Formatting Views.
21. Customizing Views, Tables, Fields, Filters, and Groups.
22. Using and Customizing the Standard Reports.
23. Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Forms.


24. Managing Collaboration with Project Server.
25. An Overview of Microsoft Project Professional 2002.
26. Managing Projects Using Microsoft Project Professional 2002.
27. Managing Project Portfolios with Microsoft Project Professional.
28. Administering Project Portfolios with Microsoft Project Professional.


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