APPENDIX C

A Quick Introduction to MS-Project 2016

Introduction

Managing projects effectively is a challenge many a managers’ face. MS-Project 2016 is a software that is designed to assist managers to more effectively manage their projects. It helps them by allowing them to simplify things such as linking tasks, defining work resources, assigning tasks to workers, visualizing a project, and managing a budget. This appendix covers the essentials of MS-Project 2016; provides a brief overview of the graphical user interface; and covers creating and linking tasks, adding resources and assigning them to tasks, and scheduling. This section uses tasks and resources related to a small project of interior finishing of an apartment to build an example. ...

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