It might seem daunting when you realize that, as a project manager, you’re responsible for such a tremendous balancing act throughout the life of the project. However, this responsibility can be broken down into the following four manageable processes:
Initiating and planning the project
Executing the project
Controlling the project
Closing the project
Most of the chapters in this book are structured with these four processes in mind. For each process, you use Microsoft Project in specific ways. Standard project management practices are also related to planning, executing, controlling, and closing the project. Throughout this book, the Microsoft Project procedures as well as the project management practices ...