Microsoft Project 2013

This is an introduction to Microsoft Project 2013 and project management. Learn the key concepts, let us introduce you to the user interface and the methods for creating and managing project by using the new version of Microsoft Project.Table of Contents:Introducing Microsoft Office Project 2013Why you should use Microsoft Office Project 2013Microsoft Office Project 2013 is a valuable planning tool forWhen the project is progressing, you can use Microsoft Office Project 2013 forFour important stepsIntroducing the Microsoft Office Project 2013 user interfaceThe RibbonViewsTablesChartsThe time axisTimelineFormsSplit line and boxNavigationShortcut keysGeneral settingsThe time settings of the tasksFiscal yearThe calendarWorking hourHolidays and days offNew calendarsResse calendars in other projectsProject PropertiesCreate new projectsStarting or finishing dateDefault calendarProject statisticsWorking timProtection with passwordCreate TasksManual or automatic calculationEntering tasksDurationTask InformationNotesPriorityWBS codeMilestonesRecurring TasksSummary tasksInsert and delete tasksDependencies of the tasksPredecessors and SuccessorsTypes of dependencies, FS, FF, SS, SFLag and lead timeConstraintsThe critical pathAdjusting the starting date of projectBaselines & Interim plansResourcesRessource PoolImport resourcesGroup resourcesCostsHourly pay, Overtime and increasesResource AvailabilityShare resources with other projectsAssign Resources to tasksTeam PlannerWorkUnitsEffort drivenOvertime WorkDuration = Work/Units (Duration x Units = Work)Assignment InformationWork contourOver allocationsResource LevellingTrackingAdding tasks, edit baselineSplit TaskUpdate tasks with real numbers and datesUpdate ProjectUpdate costsPrint reportsVisual reportsCompleting projectsLinking projects

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