O'Reilly logo

Project 2016 For Dummies by Cynthia Snyder

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1

Project Management, Project 2016, and You

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the elements of a project

arrow Laying out the project manager’s role

arrow Benefitting from Project 2016

arrow Exploring the software interface

arrow Finding help in Project

Welcome to the world of computerized project management with Microsoft Project. If you’ve never used project management software, you’re entering a brave new world.

Everything you used to do with handwritten to-do lists, word processors, and spreadsheets magically comes together in Project. However, this transition doesn’t come in a moment, and you need a basic understanding of what project management software can do to get you up to speed. If you’ve used previous versions of Project, the overview in this chapter can refresh your memory and ease you into a few of the new Project 2016 features.

Even if you’re a seasoned project manager, this chapter provides the foundation for how to work with Project.

Introducing Project Management

You probably handle ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required